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Bilingual Recruitment Specialist

Date: May 18, 2022

Location: Brampton, ON, CA, L6S 2A8

Company: Sonepar

Sonepar Canada is an independent family-owned company with global market leadership in the business-to-business distribution of electrical, industrial and safety products and related solutions. We are a proud member of the Sonepar Group, the world's largest privately-held electrical distributor. In Canada, we are represented by 7 locally managed electrical and industrial distributors and have over 114 locations with coverage in all 9 provinces.


Why Join Us?  

  • You will be joining a market leader with over 40 years of experience to help you elevate your potential.  
  • You will be working for the world's #1 privately held business to business distributor of electrical products and related solutions.  
  • We house the largest inventory to better service our customers and deliver on sales commitments.  
  • We are passionate about offering our employees challenges, responsibilities, coaching and learning opportunities to bring their careers to the next level.
  • In-depth process and product training provided by a mentored approach, and product knowledge sessions.


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The Recruitment Specialist plays a central role in building and developing a qualified pool of candidates and will act as a talent scout, by being actively engaged in the external labour market, targeting individuals to consider working at Sonepar Canada. Additionally, this role will support the company’s employer branding.



  • Drives a high volume, full life cycle, recruitment and hiring process for a wide range of positions. This includes: requisition creation, job ad creation, website postings on various job boards & networking sites, ATS management, advertising, database mining, cold calling, networking, pipelining, market and competitor research, career fairs, sourcing, screening, interviewing, assessing and presenting a diversified and high quality pool of candidates to the business leaders in a timely manner, offer process, and onboarding.
  • Collaborates with business leaders to build a recruitment plan to address their position requirements as well as any gaps within their team.
  • Develops and maintains internal relationships with other HR team members and hiring managers to understand career levels, compensation, business requirements, and deliverables.
  • Build up a network and pipeline of qualified candidates and leads for present and future needs by sourcing active and passive candidates through a variety of traditional and creative techniques.
  • Negotiate and extend job offers while coordinating with the hiring manager and HR.
  • Establish, maintain and manage relationships with agencies, professional associations, universities, and colleges.
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of the recruitment process through collecting recruitment metrics, feedback from candidates, market trends, documenting the process, generating regular recruitment reports and advising the business of updated market trends & opportunities.
  • other related duties as assigned.



  • 3-5 years in a Recruitment Coordination/Recruiter position in a fast paced environment with a focus on understanding business requirements and delivering results .
  • Post-secondary degree in Human Resources, business or other related discipline preferred.
  • CPHR designation preferred.
  • Experience with interpreting position requirements, conduct a hiring plan discussion and assess candidates against the position profile.
  • Adaptable, resilient and able to drive the full cycle recruitment process, including proactive candidate sourcing, networking, qualifying, assessing, interviewing and identifying target markets.
  • Well versed in Social Media Platforms specifically Facebook and Instagram, various job boards and other recruiting portals in order to develop and execute marketing initiatives to continuously expand potential candidate pipeline and employer brand.
  • Experience with internet search, job board posting, and applicant tracking systems.
  • Proficient in the use of behavioural interviewing and candidate assessment.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational and execution skills and the ability to work in a high volume, fast paced environment while driving a consistent recruitment process.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office.

Benefits & Perks

  • We offer a competitive salary, plus a full set of benefits, including:
  • Flexible benefits program allowing you to choose from options that best fit you and your dependents’ needs. Benefit options include: Medical, Dental, Vision, Health Spending Account & RRSP matching.
  • Employee Assistance Program, Tuition Reimbursement, Employee Discounts and a career path.
  • Regardless of your benefits program, you will receive company paid Life Insurance, and employee paid disability.


We are interested in knowing you more. Start an exciting new career and enjoy many employee benefits by applying online. Sonepar Canada is thankful for your interest in joining the team, only individuals selected for interview will be contacted.    


More information on Sonepar Canada:



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Sonepar is committed to providing a safe environment for our employees, customers, and the communities we serve. We believe the COVID vaccination adds a layer of protection that complements the extensive and necessary health and safety protocols that we have taken to date. In order to be considered for employment at any Sonepar location you must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.