• Position : Recruiter
  • Department : Human Resources
  • Requisition :19HRCN-038
  • Job Type : Full Time
  • Posting Date : 06/13/2019
  • Location : Brampton, Ontario

Taro is a multinational; science-based pharmaceutical company dedicated to meeting the needs of its customers through the discovery, development, manufacturing and marketing of the highest quality healthcare products.

Our Brampton location is presently looking for a Recruiter to join our Human Resources team.

Reporting to the Director, Human Resources, the Recruiter will be responsible for supporting and partnering directly with hiring managers and HR Business Partners to successfully fill a variety of roles within the Organization.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities :

  • Manage and deliver full-cycle recruitment for all Taro Canada position including sourcing, screening, interviewing, background checking, testing, if applicable, and applicable hiring process
  • In collaboration with the HR Business Partners and each line of business, understand and assess Talent needs
  • Leverage a variety of channels to support sourcing of candidates, including: online job boards, employee referrals, social media, community organizations, campus recruitment etc. (Linkedin, Indeed, etc.)
  • Coach Managers on effective interviewing techniques and hiring decisions
  • Manage the Summer Internship Program in collaboration with the HR Business Partners
  • Initiate offer processes and make recommendations based on market and internal comparators
  • Maintain up-to-date recruitment reports and analytics. Manage the ATS tool at the site level including preparation and analysis of reports / data of all relevant recruitment metrics – weekly requisition update, monthly vacancy report, time to fill, source utilization, recruitment cost by source, etc.
  • Monitor industry strategies; participate in the development of new innovative ideas and initiatives to distinguish Taro from its competition and build / promote the Taro brand
  • Ensure all internal and external recruitment related communications are aligned with the Taro branding strategy
  • Contribute to special projects, such as rewards and recognition program, employee incentives program, employee referral program, summer student program and retention strategy and initiatives, etc.
  • Support and optimize employee referral process to ensure recruitment practices are cost effective
  • Facilitate process of accumulating and providing feedback on job descriptions and titles to ensure compliance with regulatory bodies
  • Ensure compliance with all human rights legislation and employment standards legislation 
  • Other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Minimum University Degree / College Diploma in a relevant Human Resources / Business discipline
  • Minimum five (5) years of progressive talent acquisition experience recruiting for a variety of roles across all levels
  • Experience in a manufacturing/pharmaceutical environment is preferred
  • Experience with Applicant Tracking Systems 
  • Understand and possess a high degree of sensitivity and confidentiality 
  • Collaborative  team player with demonstrated professional and emotional maturity and judgment to handle confidential and sensitive situations with integrity, diplomacy, tact and high ethical standards
  • Demonstrated ability to build  and maintain relationships with clients at all levels of the organization combined with strong ability to influence decisions
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal; able to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization and build strong relationships with key stakeholders
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail and sound judgement
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and take action when required  while maintaining focus on timely and quality completion of projects
  • Demonstrated ability to develop creative, diverse and cost effective strategies for recruiting and identifying candidates
  • Strong technical skills to keep up with today’s electronic environment including Proficiency with PC applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), and web recruitment tools, including social media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook)
  • Creative, innovative, detail oriented  and demonstrates high level of initiative
  • Strong problem solving abilities required to act as internal consultant to Management and employees on recruitment related activities
  • Knowledgeable on HR practices and employment legislation
  • Ability to work in a fast paced Human Resources environment


If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit your resume to hr@taro.ca referencing Recruiter in the subject line. We thank all applicants, but only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. No phone calls please.

This position is open to applicants legally authorized to work in Canada.

Taro Pharmaceuticals embraces diversity in the workplace and is committed to achieving employment equity. Our goal is to attract, develop and retain highly talented employees from diverse backgrounds, allowing us to benefit from a wide variety of experiences and perspectives. We ensure that our recruitment practices are supportive of this commitment and do not infringe on any characteristics protected by law.


In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Taro Pharmaceuticals will provide accommodation throughout the recruitment and selection process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment and selection process, please inform Human Resources of the nature of accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.


NOTE: All employment is conditional upon the completing and obtaining of a satisfactory background check which may  include educational, employment, references and criminal records (for which a pardon has not

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