Talent Acquisition Specialist / Recruiter vacancy in DHL Global Forwarding Chicago, IL

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Job Title: Talent Acquisition Specialist
Job Location: Chicago, IL

We have an exciting opportunity for a Talent Acquisition Specialist to join our DHL Global Forwarding (DGF) team. We are looking for an individual with Passion, Excellence, Teamwork, and an Entrepreneurial spirit that can help us find similar talent.


Do you have an eye for talent? Do you know how to leverage your network and build recruiting strategies to bring top talent to an organization in a competitive marketplace? If YES, then we want YOU to join our dynamic Talent Acquisition team!

Key Responsibilities

  • Partners with managers to obtain and confirm search requests that clearly indicate key responsibilities, requirements, environmental conditions, target audience, time frames, etc.
  • Create and execute comprehensive targeted sourcing strategy via various methods (internal Applicant Tracking System, external job boards, schools, professional associations, personal networks, etc.) for qualified active and passive candidates
  • Interviews and screens candidates to ensure their qualifications meet open position requirements
  • Manage applicant tracking flow, record maintenance and candidate dispositions to ensure compliance with company policy and applicable laws
  • Provide functional guidance, advice and/or training to colleagues and stakeholders
  • Deliver high quality results in a timely manner individually and through others
  • Initiate action and accomplish goals across a wide range of teams and projects in the face of multiple demands; grow professionally by actively staying up to date in areas of expertise

Skills / Requirements

  • Experience in recruiting and sourcing required, logistics industry experience is a plus
  • Ability to source, recruit, and fill national positions in an efficient and timely manner
  • Self-motivated, self-starter, who is extremely organized, with exceptional follow-up skills delivering regular updates and feedback
  • Strong creativity and sourcing skills; ability to create and maintain a continuous pipeline of candidates
  • Proficiency in related business technology (Applicant tracking systems, Microsoft Office suite (especially Excel), databases, etc.)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, teamwork, and customer service skills; ability to clearly communicate in discussions and written documents
  • BS/BA in related discipline preferred
  • Experience with using sites such as LinkedIn and Indeed for recruiting preferred
  • Experience with high volume recruiting a plus
  • CIR, CSSR, CSMR certifications are a plus

Why join DHL Global Forwarding?

We are part of Deutsche Post DHL, the world’s leading logistics provider with operations in over 220 countries. Visit our career site on the web at https://www.logistics.dhl/us-en/home/careers.html

Our TOP EMPLOYER prestigious certification attests to our best-in-class efforts to attract and retain talent by fostering a positive work environment and encouraging personal and professional development among employees. At DGF, we don’t build businesses. We believe in building people so they can build the business and this means every success that we have comes from our employees. Together, our employees continue shaping our environment as a great place to work and community that we are all proud of.

As the world’s leading logistics’ company, DHL offers a wide range of interesting job challenges and opportunities in our different divisions around the globe. Our performance management system supports us in recognizing your potential, evaluating your performance, and continuously planning the development of your career with DHL. We will always enable you to take on responsibility and encourage your growth, personally and professionally.

We are proud of our history and what we have created, a global market leader with 30,000 passionate employees. Our aspiration is to become the undisputed leader in our industry, when people think of forwarding; we want them to think DGF, because we have:

  • The largest global network with more than ~30,000 passionate employees

  • The most efficient processes and fastest response times

  • The best solutions and best customer service

Our Vision: The Logistics Company for the World

Our Mission: Excellence. Simply Delivered.
Our Purpose: We connect people, improving their lives.
Our Values: Respect & Results
Our Goals: Employer, Provider, and Investment of Choice, Living Responsibility

About DHL Global Forwarding (DGF):

DHL Global Forwarding (DGF) is the world leader in air freight services and one of the leading providers of ocean freight services. Around 30,000 employees work to ensure the transport of all kinds of shipments by air or sea. DGF’s logistics solutions span the entire supply chain, from the factory to the shop floor. They also include special transport-related services.

Our business model is very asset-light, as it is based on the brokerage of transport services between customers and freight carriers. We consolidate shipments to achieve higher volumes, purchase cargo space at better conditions and optimize network utilization. Our global presence means we can offer a variety of routing options and meet our customers’ increasing demand for multimodal shipments.

We are part of Deutsche Post DHL, the world’s leading logistics provider with operations in over 220 countries. Visit our career site on the web at https://www.logistics.dhl/us-en/home/careers.html

DHL Global Forwarding is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

Work Authorization:

DHL Global Forwarding will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which visa sponsorship will be provided. Individuals who need sponsorship for work authorization, now or in the future, are not eligible for hire for this role.

Company: DHL Global Forwarding

Vacancy Type: Full-time · Mid-Senior level 

Job Location: Chicago, IL

Application Deadline: N/A

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