AAR CORP Recruiter in WOOD DALE, Illinois

Title: Recruiter

Location: United States-Illinois-Wood Dale

Job Number: 7382


AAR is a global aftermarket solutions company that employs more than 5000 people in over 20 countries. Based in Wood Dale, Illinois, AAR provides aviation services to commercial and government customers in over 100 countries through two operating segments: Aviation Services and Expeditionary Services. Aviation Services include inventory management; parts supply; OEM parts distribution; aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul; and component repair. Expeditionary Services include airlift operations; mobility systems; and command and control centers in support of military and humanitarian missions. In addition, AAR offers an award winning network of maintenance, repair and overhaul facilities throughout the United States and Canada. AAR provides industry leading maintenance, repair and overhaul for regional, narrow- body and wide -body aircraft operators. AAR is the largest MRO services provider in the Americas and third worldwide.


The Recruiter develops innovative and aggressive methods to source, evaluate, and pipeline candidates through various sourcing methods including Internet and database mining, professional networking, proactive headhunting and identifying additional recruiting sources for specialized searches/skill sets. High outbound call volumes are expected in this role. In addition, the Recruiter builds candidate pools or databases, identifies potential candidates and uses cost-effective sourcing techniques to attract applicants, minimizing the use of external agencies. The Recruiter fosters and cultivates relationships with key candidates and large-scale aviation talent pools to deliver upon both immediate and short-term needs. This role will report to the Sr. Recruiter.


Support recruiting team by building and maintaining a pipeline of qualified candidates. Actively source passive candidates by conducting market research, developing professional relationships and referral networks, finding and reaching out to individuals via, LinkedIn, and other channels. Advanced skills in problem solving, decision making and the ability to overcome difficult challenges. Work closely with Recruiters and Hiring Managers to build innovative talent sourcing strategies for existing openings across North America Source new talent through various channels including: Internet & Online Research, Social Media & Blogs, Networking, Professional Associations, Alumni, Employee Referrals, Job Boards, Direct Applications and the company ATS (Applicant Tracking System) Sit in on new role discussions with Recruiters and Hiring Managers to outline job descriptions and candidate profiles Create sourcing activity and candidate reports for active searches to be shared with Recruiters and the Hiring teams Provide responsive and proactive service and solution support to Recruiters and candidates via telephone, e-mail, etc.


Commitment to company values and ethics

Dependability: personally responsible, completes work in a timely manner, and performs tasks accurately

Motivation: must maintain a positive attitude and strong work energy Organization: very detail oriented and always comes prepared

Initiative: plans work and carries out tasks without detailed instructions, prepares for problems or opportunities in advance, undertakes additional responsibilities

Communication: excellent interpersonal and oral and written communication skills

Problem Solving: ability to develop and implement new ideas to improve processes To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.



Bachelor degree or equivalent from four-year College or technical school or four years related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience. A minimum of 6 - 12 months of work experience in a fast-paced corporate research or sourcing role is desirable, but not essential Advanced internet research experience using Boolean search techniques is desirable Can demonstrate a genuine interest in corporate recruiting and sourcing. This includes headhunting, building talent pipelines, making high outbound call value, building market intelligence reports and recommending strong talent Knowledge of recruiting and placement laws a plus Comfortable engaging with senior-level candidates and stakeholders Excellent communication skills and maturity A team player with excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills. Must have the ability to work on multiple projects in parallel and prioritize Attention to detail and a strong work ethic Proficiency with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint Good sense of humor appreciated


The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be regularly required to sit, stand, bend, reach and move about the facility. The environmental characteristic for this position is an office setting. Candidates should be able to adapt to a traditional business environment.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran