Senior Recruiter - Calabasas Bakery

Position Overview:¬ 
You may know us for our delicious cheesecakes?and for being recognized by Fortune Magazine as one of the ?100 Best Companies to Work For?? five years in a row! What you may not know is our Talent Selection team is reinventing what it means to be ?resourceful?.¬ 

As the Senior Recruiter- Bakery you?ll staff all open positions in the various departments of our bakery headquarters and East Coast bakery. As an accomplished recruiter who leverages technology and strong relationship building skills, you will continuously improve and implement recruiting strategies to support the business initiatives and recruitment priorities.¬ 

Reporting to the Director, Human Resources in the bakery, you will be exposed to every level of the organization and play an integral part in maximizing a robust talent acquisition tool set, while working toward a goal of hiring the very best bakery staff to support two manufacturing facilities with over 600 staff members.¬ 

You?ll thrive in this position if you are: ¬ 

  • Driven by results: you are conscientious and persistent about delivering timely, high quality deliverables. You are never satisfied with your latest accomplishment and are always focused on hitting your next goal.

  • Resourceful: you have an astounding ability to think outside-the-box, using the resources at hand to identify and recruit passive candidates.¬ 

  • Adaptable: you?re at ease in a fast-paced environment and you?re able to change direction rapidly when priorities shift and personalities change.¬ 

  • Service minded: you?re a people person who effortlessly provides exceptional support whether it is over the phone or in person.¬ 

  • Thick skinned: you naturally let things roll right off your back and are relaxed and easy-going in the face of adversity.¬ 

Here?s what you?ll get to do:¬ 

  • Conduct intake meetings, partnering with hiring managers in order to identify requisition requirements, competencies, sourcing strategies, hiring deadlines and compensation ranges.¬ 

  • Partner with hiring managers on writing effective job descriptions and utilizing proper interview techniques.

  • Partner with hiring managers to source candidates, interview applicants, make hiring recommendations and prepare and negotiate offers.

  • Develop creative sourcing strategies that will attract top talent and reduce time to fill.¬ 

  • Perform extensive pre-screening of candidate resumes within Taleo applicant tracking system, resume boards and LinkedIn.

  • Develop metrics to evaluate successful sourcing strategies and identify opportunities for improvements.

  • Assist with ongoing efforts to enhance the Talent Selection team's recruiting best practices.¬ 

  • Serve as a project lead or team member for various human resource projects as they develop throughout the year.

  • Ensure ongoing integrity of data in the applicant tracking system.¬ 

  • Monitor hiring progress, ensuring the successful and timely completion of: professional reference checks, written offer letters, accurate background checks and electronic onboarding paperwork.¬ 

  • Develop strong relationships with third party staffing vendors who support our hiring efforts.

  • Ensure employment branding is successful and Bakery portal is pertinent, current and authentic.

  • Identify, propose and lead specific recruiting strategies to improve talent acquisition across the Bakery, including; measuring quality of hire, partnering on hiring criteria, workforce planning, and other initiatives as needed to drive best in class results.

  • Administrative support including scheduling/event logistics, candidate offer letter generation, ongoing candidate correspondence, background check and substance test administration, database updates etc.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • Minimum of 4 years full cycle corporate recruiting experience.

  • Bilingual in Spanish and English is preferred.

  • Prior experience recruiting within the manufacturing industry is preferred.

  • Ability to foster and develop hiring manager relationships through excellent interpersonal skills and commitment to deliverables.

  • Proven effective written and verbal communication skills.

  • The ability to be influential, self-motivated, self-managed, and highly organized in an autonomous environment.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office programs (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint).

  • Bachelor?s Degree is preferred.

About Us:¬ 

Recognized as one of the FORTUNE ?100 Best Companies to Work For?, The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated operates more than 200 full-service, casual dining restaurants throughout the U.S. and Puerto Rico.¬  The Cheesecake Factory Bakery is headquartered in beautiful Calabasas, California with more than 600 staff members working in our manufacturing facilities in Calabasas, CA and Rocky Mount, NC. We create all of the delicious desserts on the menu at The Cheesecake Factory restaurants and we offer The Dream Factory brand cheesecakes and desserts in retail outlets nationwide. ¬ #SoCheesecake ¬  ¬ #LifeAtCheesecake


The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated is an Equal Opportunity and E-Verify¬ Employer and¬ provides reasonable accommodations consistent with its legal obligations.¬ ¬ 

Company Description:

Recognized as one of the FORTUNE "100 Best Companies to Work For¬ " in 2016, for the third consecutive year, The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated operates more than 200 full-service, casual dining restaurants throughout the U.S. and Puerto Rico. Internationally, eleven The Cheesecake Factory¬ restaurants operate under licensing agreements. Continuing on our path to becoming a Global Iconic Brand, we employ more than 35,000 staff members, 320 of whom work at the corporate support center in Calabasas Hills, CA. ¬ #SoCheesecake ¬ #GreatPlaceToWork2016
The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated is an Equal Opportunity and E-Verify Employer and provides reasonable accommodations consistent with its legal obligations.


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