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Associate Recruiter


Cleveland, OH, US, 44115

Company:  1100-Applied Industrial Technologies

We are searching for an Associate Recruiter to focus on recruiting and hiring the best talent for our business. You will work directly with business leaders, partner across HR, and drive quality hires for positions at various levels. This position offers the opportunity for growth, exposure to multiple HR functions, and a great team environment. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following: 


  • Responsible for full life cycle recruiting for high volume roles to include resume screening, candidate phone screens, candidate communications, coordination of interviews, and the post-offer acceptance process
  • Collaborate with other members of the Recruitment team, HR Managers and Hiring Managers to fully understand recruiting needs of the business
  • Administer and execute recruitment processes to hire for current openings and proactively develop pipeline for future talent
  • Source, screen, interview and recommend candidates for open positions
  • Develop recruiting strategies designed to identify qualified candidates through various recruiting tools and social media  
  • Work with managers in functional business areas, presenting best qualified candidates that meet job requirements
  • Maintains updated candidate status / disposition in applicant tracking (SuccessFactors) system to ensure compliance with company policies as well as federal and state employment laws
  • Develop relationships and provide high level customer service to the business
  • Contribute to various recruiting projects on an as-needed basis
  • Other responsibilities as assigned




  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field or equivalent professional experience
  • At least 1 year of experience in a human resources, recruiting, or related function
  • Technical proficiency in Outlook and MS Office Suite, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 
  • Ability to provide accurate and efficient service under the pressure of constant deadlines
  • Ability to work with a high degree of self-direction and flexibility, especially with respect to taking initiative, prioritizing multiple tasks, and using good judgment to resolve problems
  • Experience using an applicant tracking system, a plus
  • Experience in a professional services or corporate setting a plus 

Applied Industrial Technologies (NYSE: AIT)  is a leading industrial distributor that offers more than 6.5 million parts to serve the needs of MRO and OEM customers in virtually every industry. In addition, Applied® provides engineering, design and systems integration for industrial and fluid power applications, as well as customized mechanical, fabricated rubber and fluid power shop services. Applied also offers storeroom services and inventory management solutions that provide added value to our customers.


We are an equal employment opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, medical condition or any other characteristic protected by law.


If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a disability, please send an email to or call 216-426-4389 to let us know the nature of your request.

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland

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