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Recruiter (Global Forwarding)

Job ID R10562 Address 1515 W. Webster Ave, Chicago, Illinois, United States, 60614

We are looking for a consultative, organized and collaborative Recruiter to support our Global Forwarding division.

In this role, you’ll lead full cycle recruitment for operations positions supporting our Global Forwarding division. In this role, you’ll serve as the main contact for hiring manager and interview teams, provide an excellent candidate experience and meet time to fill metrics. You’ll join a team of recruiters who share ideas, serve as coaches and mentors for one another and partner effectively with business leaders to bring in talented and diverse employees to C.H. Robinson.


  • Create full-cycle recruitment strategies for a wide variety of Global Forwarding positions and other roles in the company as needed.

  • Lead a thorough and strategic alignment meeting that informs the recruitment strategy and ensures alignment across the hiring team.

  • Write inclusive, marketable, and succinct job postings that attract a broad and diverse range of candidates.

  • Source candidates as needed to recruit talent to meet business needs.

  • Ensure a positive and seamless candidate experience throughout the entire recruitment cycle. 

  • Train hiring managers and interview teams on best practices to enable an effective and inclusive interview process.

  • Build strong relationships with a wide variety of departments, establishing credibility as a trusted partner.

  • Partner effectively with Recruiters, HR Business Partners, Compensation Analysts and other HR Centers of Excellence to ensure a “One HR” approach to supporting business leaders.

  • Manage accurate and timely candidate information, reporting and communications in applicant tracking system (Workday).

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum 2 years’ recruitment experience

  • High school diploma

  • 50% travel to Wood Dale, IL office*

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with global forwarding or freight forwarding roles

  • Experience building relationships and partnerships with high schools, colleges and universities to source and attract talent

  • Values a diverse and inclusive work environment

  • Strong sense of urgency and solution orientation

  • Resourceful and self-directed

  • Organized with a strong ability to manage a high volume of open positions

  • Collaborative and team-oriented

*Our main priority continues to be the health and safety of our employees. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this position will be remote until further notice. We continue to monitor when it will be safe to return to the office and travel to Wood Dale, IL.

Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer

C.H. Robinson is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We believe in equality for all and celebrate the diversity of our employees, customers and communities. We believe this increases creativity and innovation, drives business growth and enables engaged and thriving teams.  We’re committed to providing an inclusive environment, free from harassment and discrimination, where all employees feel welcomed, valued and respected.

Affirmative Action Employer/EOE/M/F/Disabled/Veteran 


We are proud to offer a top-tier benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, prescription drug coverage, paid parental leave, paid holidays and paid time off (PTO), 401K, employee stock purchase plan, as well as a broad range of career development opportunities.

About C.H. Robinson

From the produce you buy, to the water you drink, C.H. Robinson delivers products to people all around the globe. We are one of the world’s largest 3rd party logistic providers. Join our diverse team to innovate, solve problems, have fun and thrive.

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