Job Location:
Arkansas – Danville Plant

PRIMARY FUNCTION: Primarily responsible for managing the hourly recruiting process from sourcing qualified candidates through the job offer process. This role develops and implements staffing strategies to attract qualified candidates and establish Wayne Farms as an employer of choice in the poultry industry.


  • Manage recruiting process including sourcing and screening qualified candidates to ensure candidates are aware of duties, environment, etc., schedule and participate in interviews with appropriate production, feed mill or hatchery leadership and recommend best candidate for opening
  • Manage Job Preview process for all hourly candidates to ensure applicants fully understand the job duties prior to hire
  • Initiate job offers for successful candidate ensuring Workday generated letter is electronically signed or manual letter is signed and uploaded into Workday at time of hire
  • Initiate post-offer background screening and partner with HR Coordinator for start date for cleared candidates
  • Partner with HR Coordinator on job bid openings to interview and create/present offer letters  
  • Manage applicant tracking within Workday ATS system; review all applicant records, disposition candidates in a timely manner and follow up with leaders on any unresolved candidate statuses to ensure records are up-to-date and accurate
  • Manage job postings through Workday to ensure posting content accurately reflects the duties and responsibilities of the position, meets formatting guidelines and is posted to appropriate site (agency, job boards colleges, etc.); validate title, duties and grade to ensure Workday system data reflects the correct title, grade, etc. prior to extending offer
  • Pull and compile data for recruiting metrics (sourcing, cold calling, interviews, hires, etc.) format into reports and distribute to appropriate personnel in a timely manner
  • Represent and participate in all recruiting events (job fairs, open houses, college visits, etc.) to build and foster strong relationships within the community, schools, local agencies, etc.; introduce and build on the company brand to make Wayne Farms a company of choice with qualified applicants
  • Partner with hiring managers and the HR team to understand position and duties to ensure positions are filled with qualified candidates
  • Periodically support recruiting duties for salaried openings (source, screen, coordinate interviews, etc.) as requested
  • Identify and communicate opportunities for process improvement to streamline processes and improve efficiency
  • Follow and promote all safety initiatives, (i.e. wear appropriate PPE in areas where mandatory)  helping to maintain a zero accident culture
  • Perform additional relevant duties as assigned


  • None. This is an individual contributor role with required competencies: Functional/Technical Skills, Action Oriented, Problem Solving, Learning on the Fly, and Interpersonal Savvy


  • High School diploma or equivalent; Bachelor’s degree preferred


  • Minimum two (2) years progressively responsible experience in Staffing and Recruiting, sourcing specifically in high volume, hourly recruiting, EEO and compliance; staffing agency high volume, recruiting experience highly preferred
  • Strong computer skills with Applicant Tracking experience; knowledge/ experience within Workday or other similar ATS system preferred
  • Must have the ability to effectively communicate in English, both verbal and written, with internal and external customers in a timely and professional manner; ability to communicate in multiple languages preferred
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills with the ability to prioritize
  • Ability to work effectively with others, possessing tact and discretion and demonstrate a high level of confidentiality in all matters
  • Must have strong technical skills: MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook
  • Self-starter who demonstrates strong initiative and sense of urgency, with the ability to work in a fast paced environment


  • Wear required protective equipment in all areas where mandatory


  • Ability to remain stationary for extended periods of time
  • Ability to work non-standard hours (i.e. holidays, weekends and/or extended shifts as needed per business need
  • Ability to travel up to 15%


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.