Experienced Driver Recruiter US
Regular Full-Time

Job Summary:

Merx Global, Inc. is hiring! We are growing our owner-operator fleet and looking for an experienced and dynamic Driver Recruiter to join our team in Elk Grove Village! As an experienced Driver Recruiter, your key responsibility is to sell driving opportunities to prospective truck driver candidates. Bring your engaging personality, cheerful outlook, and ability to connect with truck driver candidates and hire qualified drivers for Merx!

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead sourcing to increase pipeline of qualified driver candidates.
  • Communicate to driver candidates, our hiring requirements.
  • Pre-qualify driver candidates and extend conditional job offers to those qualified
    candidates.
  • Guide driver candidate through hiring requirements to ensure driver candidate understands all documentation required to be hired as an Owner-Operator.
  • Coordinate with Processing and Safety teams to arrange pre-qualifying driver interview at our Channahon terminal, including required truck inspection.
  • Prospecting new leads via phone calls to increase driver candidate pool.
  • Follow-up with candidates who meet our hiring requirements via phone, text, or written contact to ensure they understand our employment offer.
  • Meet or exceed monthly driver hiring goals.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead sourcing to increase pipeline of qualified driver candidates.
  • Communicate to driver candidates, our hiring requirements.
  • Pre-qualify driver candidates and extend conditional job offers to those qualified
    candidates.
  • Guide driver candidate through hiring requirements to ensure driver candidate understands all documentation required to be hired as an Owner-Operator.
  • Coordinate with Processing and Safety teams to arrange pre-qualifying driver interview at our Channahon terminal, including required truck inspection.
  • Prospecting new leads via phone calls to increase driver candidate pool.
  • Follow-up with candidates who meet our hiring requirements via phone, text, or written contact to ensure they understand our employment offer.
  • Meet or exceed monthly driver hiring goals.

Experience

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience as a driver recruiter for a trucking company.
  • Experience working with Tenstreet.
  • Experience with high call volume lead screening
  • Interviewing skills to include the ability to listen and analyze answers and ask
    appropriate questions.
  • Ability to make decisions based on objective data from review of applications and
    phone screening of applicant.
  • Pleasant but assertive-persuasive telephone personality.
  • Mastery of English speaking and writing skills required.
    Exceptional customer service skills
  • Effective interpersonal skills – both oral and written
  • Mastery of Gmail, Gchat and all Microsoft Office Products required.
  • Initiative-taker, requiring little to no oversight.
  • Ability to work with a team by providing support to other team members and
    maintaining personal productivity levels.
  • Extremely flexible, can handle rapid change and responds well to pressure.
    Positive, collaborative, can-do attitude
  • Ability to uphold the highest ethical standards when performing the job.

Merx Global Inc., 1454 Elmhurst Road, Elk Grove Village, Illinois

Office environment subject to frequent interruptions and changing priorities from
time to time.

  • Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a variety of standard office equipment.
  • Sitting or standing for extended periods of time

Headquartered in Elk Grove Village, IL, Merx Global is a growing asset-based transportation
company that provides comprehensive transportation solutions to customers throughout the
United States. Our services include full truckload, regional, and long haul with a dedicated private fleet. The company invests substantial resources into our fleet operations, including state of the art tractors, GPS-equipped trailer tracking capabilities, our own fleet maintenance facility, and a secured lot for load storage.
Merx Global, Inc. is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive organization and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other dimensions of identity.

Monday to Friday (8am – 5pm)

  • $45-60K base salary (based on experience)
  • Bonus incentive for each new hire
  • Bonus incentive for referral new hires

INTERESTED?

We’re always looking for talent to join our team. If you have what it takes, send us an application.

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