Associate, Talent Acquisition

Saputo Cheese

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Montr, AL

Job Description

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Job Overview:

At Saputo, our best comes from our people. We’re a talented and caring team with a longstanding history of excellence. Since our first days delivering cheese on a bicycle, we’ve grown into a leading global dairy processor by staying true to the culture that defines us. Each of our employees is committed to uphold our tradition of care, quality, and passion through food, and together, we foster an environment where we can all make contributions that matter–from our manufacturing plants to our office locations and everywhere in-between.

Overview of the Role

Be part of our extremely talented, collaborative, and friendly talent acquisition team! We are looking for a passionate Talent Acquisition Associate who is keen to build and grow pipeline of qualified candidates, while working alongside a solid team who strongly support each other.

At Saputo, our people are our most important asset.

The Talent Acquisition Associate will provide continuous support for our partners’ recruitments across our Quebec plants (both hourly and salaried) and while working closely with Hiring Managers and Human Resources colleagues.

You have strong relationship-building skills and are result oriented? You enjoy meeting and exchanging with candidates? You possess strong analytical skills and are always looking for the best ways to do things? We want to meet you!

How you will make contributions that matter:

  • Actively participate in the recruitment and hiring of various candidates for hourly and salaried positions for all Saputo's Quebec plants, while providing personalized high-touch approach with them throughout the process;
  • Work continuously with partners/hiring managers in relation to their talent acquisition needs;
  • Source candidates proactively and maintains healthy talent pipelines and identify innovative sources of talent;
  • Represents Saputo at local recruitment campaigns, career fairs, etc.;
  • Support the implementation of new talent attraction and networking strategies to attract the best candidates;
  • Manage job openings on our ATS platform (Workday) and various targeted job boards;
  • Actively participate in the development and evolution of the recruitment and hiring process.

You are best suited for the role if you have the following qualifications:

  • University degree in human resources, industrial relations or equivalent discipline
  • Minimum 2-3 years of experience in recruitment, in a Manufacturing and Warehousing environment would be asset
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment;
  • Superior interpersonal skills;
  • Driven team player while also managing your own projects independently;
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Teams);
  • Proven enthusiasm and self-starter with a passion for talent acquisition;
  • Results oriented and desire to exceed goals and objectives;
  • Excellent time management and multi-tasking skills coupled with the ability to prioritize effectively;
  • Experience with LinkedIn recruiter (asset);
  • Experience working with Workday ATS would be considered an asset
  • Bilingualism, English and French

We support and care for our employees and their families by providing:

  • Competitive salaries
  • Full range of group insurance benefits
  • Group retirement pension plan with employer contribution
  • Purchase option of company stocks
  • Health and wellness program in the workplace
  • Assistance program for employees and their families
  • Saputo products at a discounted price

Our story began in Canada in 1954, when the Saputo family's hard work and dedication created a thriving dairy business. More than 65 years later, our roots in this country remain strong with our Corporate Headquarters in Montréal. Today, we are a leading cheese manufacturer and fluid milk and cream processor in Canada with well-loved brands, such as Saputo, Alexis de Portneuf, Armstrong, Baxter, Dairyland, Joyya, Milk2Go, Milk2Go Sport, Neilson, Nutrilait, Scotsburn* and Woolwich Goat Dairy. Thanks to our national footprint, we're proud to bring our best to our customers and consumers, and have plenty of opportunities for our employees to grow in their own way. And we do it while also striving to build a healthier future for our people and the communities where we operate, guided by our values and the Saputo Promise. To learn more about Saputo in Canada, please click here. (

Join the Saputo Dairy Products Canada team to make your contributions matter every day!

* SCOTSBURN is a registered trademark and is used under license by Saputo Dairy Products Canada G.P.

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Saputo welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations may be available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.