A leader in technology and innovation, Southwire Company, LLC is one of North America's largest wire and cable producers. Southwire and its subsidiaries manufacture building wire and cable, metal-clad cable, portable and electronic cord products, OEM wire products and engineered products. In addition, Southwire supplies assembled products, contractor equipment and hand tools. We are proud to offer competitive compensation, employee benefits, tuition reimbursement, and unlimited growth opportunities. Our nearly seven decades of progressive growth can be attributed to our determination to developing innovative systems and solutions, exercising environmental stewardship and enhancing the wellbeing of our communities. How will you power what's possible?

Location: Canada Office


The Talent Acquisition Specialist will partner with the Talent Acquisition Manager to provide excellent customer service and recruiting to assigned Southwire locations while meeting the needs of the business. The focus for the Talent Acquisition Specialist will be on communication, candidate sourcing/screening, and recruitment process effectiveness.

Key Responsibilities

  • Oversee the full cycle of recruitment including sourcing, screening, interviewing, testing (if applicable), and offers to candidates for both hourly and salary positions. Maintains and ensures compliance with applicable equal employment opportunity (EEO) and related employment laws and regulations.
  • Consults with hiring managers to understand the requirements, duties, and qualifications desired for the specified position(s).
  • Identifies the most effective methods for recruiting and attracting candidates. Post job ads on the company's website, social media channels, and relevant job boards. Partner with 3rd party recruitment sources as needed.
  • Evaluate resumes, cover letters, and job applications. Arranges interviews, travel, and/or accommodations for applicants when needed.
  • Conduct interviews and evaluate the candidates' skills, knowledge, and experience. Follows up with hiring managers and business partners after the interview process to determine whether a placement can be made.
  • Liaison between the candidate and the company during and throughout the interview process.
  • Manage and update systems/spreadsheets for all assigned open requisitions.
  • Evaluate process improvement efforts to increase customer service to all stakeholders through collaboration and communication.
  • Pull, analyze, and report data findings regarding recruiting performance, geographic data and needs of each role as needed.
Qualifications and Experience
  • Bachelor's degree
  • 5+ years related experience

  • Local utility experience preferred
  • Effective communication skills
  • Organized, detail oriented, ability to multi-task
  • Ability and understanding of how to recruit both active and passive candidates.
  • Required Education, Experience, and Skills

    Minimum Education Level: Bachelor's

    Specialized Degree: None

    Certificates: None

    Years of Experience: 5+

    Field of Expertise: Recruiting

    Preferred Education, Experience, and Skills

    Minimum Education Level: Bachelor's

    Specialized Degree: None

    Certificates: None

    Years of Experience: 5+

    Preferred Field of Expertise: Recruiting

    Reporting Spans of Control

    Reports To (Supervisor Title): TA Manager

    Does this role Manage Southwire Team Members: No

    Scope: Multiple Locations

    Travel: Domestic

    Travel % of Time: Up to 25%

    Workplace Setting: In Office / On Site (4+ days a week)


    Action Oriented

    Balances Stakeholders


    Customer Focus

    Nimble Learning

    Plans and Aligns

    Benefits We Offer:

    • 401k with Matching
    • Family and Individual Insurance Packages (Health, Life, Dental, and Vision)
    • Paid Time Off & Paid Holidays
    • Long & Short-Term Disability
    • Supplemental Insurance Plans
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Employee Referral Program
    • Tuition Reimbursement Programs
    • Advancement & Professional Growth opportunities
    • Parental Leave
    • & More

    Southwire is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

    Additional Information

    Mississauga, ON, Canada
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