Technical Recruiter

Employer: TORC Robotics, Inc.
Job Location: Blacksburg, Virginia
Category: Other
Employment Type: Full Time
Last Updated: 7/20/2021
Closing Date: 8/20/2021
TORC Robotics, Inc.
TORC changes the way mobile robotic systems are designed, integrated, tested and deployed by empowering engineers with a suite of modular, customizable products. TORC’s Robotic Building Blocks product line is used by leading academic, commercial and government organizations to shorten the development process, lower costs and mitigate risks. TORC provides products and custom solutions for drive-by-wire conversion, emergency stop, power management, autonomous navigation and operator control.
Job Description

At Torc, we have always believed that autonomous vehicle technology will transform how we travel, ship goods, and do business.

A leader in autonomous driving since 2007, Torc has spent over a decade commercializing their autonomous solutions with experienced partners. Now a part of the Daimler family, we are developing automated trucks to transform transportation.

Join us and take your career to new heights with a company that helped pioneer autonomous technology. You’ll work with an experienced team of people who are committed to creating safer roads, and your contributions will have an impact on the future of transportation.

About the Role:

Talent acquisition at Torc is comprised of a collaborative and dedicated team of individuals operating in a very fast-paced environment. We are looking for Technical Recruiters to help scale our growing engineering teams. Responsibilities include sourcing, screening and serving as recruiting partner to the various hiring teams. This role will perform all duties of a full life cycle Recruiter. You will also network online and offline with potential candidates to promote our employer brand, reduce our time-to-hire, and build a strong tech talent pipeline - helping to hire and retain skilled employees for our current and future positions.

Job Duties:

  • Partner with engineering hiring teams to set recruiting strategy and achieve annual hiring goals.
  • Responsible for full life cycle recruitment from sourcing, screening and selection to negotiation, offer and close, ensuring an outstanding candidate experience.
  • Source and recruit candidates using a variety of methods including but not limited to job postings, referrals, local partnerships, and social media platforms.
  • Strategically plan and own a pipeline of exceptionally qualified candidates and maintain their interest throughout the entire process.
  • Prolifically source passive candidates for tough-to-fill positions and creatively source for niche roles.
  • Partner with dedicated recruiting coordinators to schedule and coordinate interviews.
  • Maintain and update all pertinent applicant and interview data in the applicant tracking system.
  • Consult with hiring managers in creating and maintaining job descriptions to accurately reflect role responsibilities.
  • Stays informed of trends and innovative recruiting techniques and lead the way in industry best practices.
  • Develops a deep understanding of Torc and our culture and use this understanding to provide inspiring information to candidates about Torc, our business strategy and the opportunity.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • 4-6 years of experience managing full life cycle recruiting.
  • Experience gained within the IT industry, experience hiring software engineers is required.
  • Solid background using direct sourcing strategies to identify and hire top technical talent.
  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain productive partnerships with Hiring Managers and Leaders.
  • The ability to influence key stakeholders with the courage to challenge and set expectations.
  • Solution orientated, able to solve complex recruitment problems and challenges.
  • Creative approach to recruitment and ways to attract top quality candidates with the ability to present new recruiting concepts to stakeholders.
  • A drive for results, able to manage a high-volume workload in a fast-paced environment.
  • Sense of urgency with the ability to respond and follow through in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Experience with applicant tracking system (ATS) software.
  • Effective communication approaches that include proactively keeping others informed.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with considerable independence and make decisions requiring applications of judgment based on the knowledge of policies, procedures, and operating practices.
  • Exceptional organizational and planning skills and the ability to balance multiple priorities.
  • Professional demeanor with attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to handle highly sensitive and confidential information appropriately.

**We are open to considering remote support for this role.**

Perks of Being a TORC’r

TORC cares about our team members and we strive to provide benefits and resources to support their health, work/life balance, and their future. Additionally, we are always open to suggestions to accommodate individual employee needs.  TORC offers:

  • Flexible work hours and generous paid vacation
  • Collaborative, energetic, and team-focused work environment
  • Being a part of a cutting-edge technology company 
  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Medical/dental/vision/AD+D and Life Insurance
  • Annual learning and development stipend
  • Leadership development training
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