Senior Recruiter - Driver Teams - Charlotte, NC

Requisition Id:  367423
Business Unit:  LTL

Charlotte, NC, US, 28277


Solutions driven success.


XPO is a top ten global provider of transportation services, with a highly integrated network of people, technology and physical assets. At XPO, we look for employees who like a challenge and can communicate effectively in all situations. We want to leverage your skills and years of experience to drive positive results while ensuring a bright future for yourself and XPO. If you’re looking for a growth opportunity, join us at XPO. 


XPO is currently seeking top Recruiting talent to help us build out our recently announced over the road CDL-A team driver operation.  Successful incumbents will join us on the ground floor as we build upon XPO’s leading LTL brand in this exciting new space. As a Senior Recruiter for Driver Teams at XPO, you’ll focus on managing the entire recruiting life cycle from candidate identification through onboarding to ensure a positive candidate experience including helping us leverage best practice sourcing and marketing strategies for this space. Successful candidates must be resilient and willing to work in a high-pressure production environment to help XPO meet aggressive hiring goals.


Pay, benefits and more.

We are eager to attract the best, so we offer competitive compensation and a generous benefits package, including full health insurance (medical, dental and vision), 401(k), life insurance, disability and more.


What you’ll do on a typical day:

  • Proactively partner with senior management to develop recruitment strategies, including building pipelines for current and future needs, for OTR Driver Teams
  • Develop and maintain a network of OTR Driver Team contacts to easily identify and source qualified talent through a variety of channels, including internet and social networking sites, cold calling, referrals, job fairs, networking events, etc.
  • Conduct complex sourcing and in depth research techniques 
  • Recruit both passive and active candidates for senior level, leadership, newly created roles and hourly roles as needed
  • Screen candidates in regard to work history, skill level, and organizational fit, and make recommendations to the hiring teams
  • Manage interview scheduling and logistics
  • Conduct regular business partner meetings to advise on recruiting best practices with the ability to present information on candidate pool and market data appropriately
  • Manage offer process to include salary recommendations, offer letter generation and offer acceptance/rejection; collaborate with business partners on all negotiations 
  • Maintain data integrity within the applicant tracking system  
  • Ensure a smooth and positive candidate experience

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent related work or military experience 
  • 3 years of experience with full life cycle recruiting including 2 years of recent over the road and Team Driver experience
  • 2 years of experience with a leading applicant tracking system

It’d be great if you also have:

  • 7 years of experience with full life cycle recruiting
  • 5 years of experience with a leading applicant tracking system, preferably SuccessFactors
  • Search firm experience coupled with recruitment experience
  • Demonstrated expertise in advanced internet searching, researching candidates and cold calling
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; highly organized work style with proven capacity to multitask effectively and manage multiple tasks in an environment with competing demands
  • Experience managing customer relationships, providing exceptional customer service and working in a large team environment
  • Demonstrated confidence in all settings when advising/collaborating with business partners; capacity to maintain professionalism and focus in an ambiguous environment 
  • A solutions-oriented work style with solid problem-solving and follow-up skills 

Be part of something big.



We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran or other protected status.


All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment may be required to take and pass a pre-employment drug test. 

The above statements are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties and skills for this job classification.  

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