Tradesmen International, Inc. Director of Centralized Recruiting in Macedonia, Ohio


Director of Centralized Recruiting is responsible for all daily operations and team members aiming for maximum efficiency and cost-effectiveness focused on recruitment of skilled crafts workers. You will also ensure that technology is utilized to a maximum and that staff are well-organized and productive.

This is a unique opportunity to get in at the ground floor of building a centralized recruiting center at our corporate headquarters, near Cleveland, OH. The goal is to lead a team to do everything possible to attain goals and achieve great results for our company.


  • Support the development of the Recruiting Center to manage one of the core functions of our business: sourcing and selecting skilled tradespeople

  • Develop objectives for the recruiting center’s day-to-day activities.

  • Conduct effective resource planning to maximize the productivity of resources (people, technology, etc.)

  • Collect and analyze recruiting center statistics

  • Assume responsibility of budgeting and tracking expenses.

  • Hire, coach, and provide training to personnel to maintain high customer service delivery standards.

  • Evaluate performance with key metrics (time to fill, quality of fill and fill rate.)

  • Identify talent needs and build a strong employment brand and ensuring excellent candidate experience.

  • Develop and lead employment branding initiatives to support existing needs and future growth plans throughout the organization.

  • Identify progressive, currently relevant sourcing tools and methodologies for targeting tradespeople for recruitment into key roles within the organization.

  • Develop and train field recruitment teams in best practices for utilizing innovative recruitment methods and tools.

  • Acquire and develop recruitment tools specific to address business objectives, focusing on experienced passive sourcing gaps.

  • Provided direction for matters pertaining to systems, processes, life-cycle recruitment, workforce planning, forecasting, and development of talent pipelines, metrics and reporting.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or related field.

  • Proven experience as recruitment center manager or similar position.

  • Experience with successfully implementing recruitment process outsourcing (RPO)

  • Experience in centralizing business functions.

  • Knowledge of performance evaluation and customer service metrics.

  • Solid understanding of reporting and budgeting procedures.

  • Experience in basic financial analysis (cost-effectiveness, cost-benefit, etc.).

  • Proficient in MS Office and call center equipment/software programs.

  • Flexibility to work varied hours of the day depending on call center operation.

Skills, Abilities, and Competencies:

  • A hands-on leader with strong relationship development and interpersonal skills who can command respect and confidence from all stakeholders.

  • A proven developer of talent who knows how to engage and inspire a team to get the most and best out of the people he/she has; sets and communicates guiding goals; measures accomplishments, holds people accountable, gives useful feedback; delegates and develops; keeps people informed; and provides coaching for today and for the future.

  • Collaborative, yet willing to challenge views. A team player with a reputation for building strong teams and promoting capable individuals.

  • A doer, someone who comfortable rolling up his/her sleeves and becoming involved in the details of the business.

  • A detail/facts-oriented, knowledgeable, results-focused leader who can build a strong case for and support business initiative.

  • An exceptional communicator who can translate issues into easily understood business decisions, and build confidence and trust within the organization.

  • Demonstrate strong operational management, including business discipline and process optimization.

  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills with a problem-solving ability.

Company Details

About Tradesmen International, LLC:

Tradesmen International, LLC, headquartered in Macedonia, Ohio, and owned by affiliates of The Blackstone Group L.P., provides skilled craftsmen staffing services to the commercial, heavy industrial, manufacturing and marine construction industries in North America (mostly United States).

With more than 170 office locations, Tradesmen International employs a team of over 25,000 office, service and craft professionals.

Tradesmen International is full of success stories where people embrace game-changing challenges and are rewarded with excellent advancement opportunities within a fun and winning culture.

Tradesmen International is an equal opportunity employer that embraces diversity of backgrounds, perspectives, experience, and skills. Tradesmen International offers a collaborative, innovative, achievement focused culture with unique opportunities for growth in a global company and we evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

About The Blackstone Group:

The Blackstone Group is a leading global alternative asset manager and provider of financial advisory services. It is one of the largest independent alternative asset managers in the world. Its alternative asset management businesses include the management of corporate private equity funds, real estate opportunity funds, funds of hedge funds, senior debt funds, proprietary hedge funds and closed-end mutual funds.

Recruiter Name

Diana Krizanic



Req ID 2019-212691IN

Category Other

Job Board IN

Location US-OH-Macedonia

Employment Type Regular Full-Time

Corporate Position Yes