Talent Acquisition Manager – Restaurant Operations
At CEC Entertainment, we build careers around great food, family and fun! Our purpose and passion is to create the best place for kids and families to eat and play!
CEC Entertainment is seeking a Talent Acquisition Manager – Restaurant Operations to join our team in our Corporate Support Center located in Irving, TX. This person will support both our Chuck E. Cheese and Peter Piper Pizza brands. This person will also provide TA operational support by co-supporting all our systems and programs. This individual will report to the Director, Talent Acquisition.
Our ideal candidate will be highly skilled in the art of recruiting, passionate about their work, and always a culture champion. Leave behind an ordinary career with an ordinary company. Join a dynamic team at an iconic and growing company. This position is known internally as a Recruiting Manager.
- Consult with leaders to clearly identify immediate and near-term hiring needs.
- Initiate, develop and execute comprehensive and compelling sourcing strategies that will attract top talent.
- Creatively source qualified candidates through a wide variety of channels including direct sourcing and internet mining. Act as a subject matter expert to our leaders and hiring managers.
- Responsible for providing reports on activity levels, hires against target, competitor information and market information.
- Responsible for achieving key Talent Acquisition metrics.
- Support key initiatives and projects through research, recommendation, development, and implementation.
- Management of all requisitions in full compliance with employment laws and company policy.
- Obtain and use IBM Brassring ATS certifications in support of ATS administration and reporting.
- Adjudicate backgrounds and review drug screen results.
- Assist with the Employee Referral and Relocation Programs.
- Support the Department SharePoint site.
- The Talent Acquisition team is responsible for following processes and utilizing tools and services approved by the Talent Acquisition Department.
- Supports the Support Center Objectives, including: “If you are not serving the Guest, serve someone who is.”
- Bachelor’s Degree (Alternate forms of education and experience may be considered in lieu of degree).
- 5+ years of full cycle recruiting experience for entry-level to senior leader positions.
- Demonstrated experience managing a high REQ load (60+ open positions).
- Agency experience is a plus.
- Working knowledge of employment laws.
- Demonstrated excellent skills with follow-through and a strong attention to detail.
- Expert problem solver with a demonstrated ability to sort through complex issues and determine the best option available.
- Possess a high level of integrity, demonstrating the ability to handle confidential information appropriately.
- Strong verbal and written communication skills – including active listening skills.
- Responds to requests with a sense of urgency.
- Ability to manage requests from multiple sources, and to seek prioritization when needed.
- Must be adaptable to unexpected changes.
To perform the duties of this position, the incumbent must have the ability to sit, walk, stand, bend, twist, reach, and carry, lift, pull, push between 1 – 25 lbs. Incumbent must use a computer, with repetitive movement of both hands. Incumbent must be able to work an 8-hour shift, with some overtime. Incumbent must also be available to travel internationally to various locations by airplane or by operating a vehicle if needed.
For 40 years, CEC Entertainment has proudly served as the nationally recognized leader in family dining and entertainment and the place Where A Kid Can Be A Kid®. As the award-winning, number-one, kid-friendly restaurant for millions of families across the world, the company and its franchisees operate a system of more than 600 Chuck E. Cheese stores located in 47 states and 16 foreign countries and territories, and a system of more than 120 Peter Piper Pizza franchise and company-owned locations. More than 17,000 employees are dedicated to ensuring Every Guest Leaves Happy!
CEC Entertainment offers a wide variety of benefits including medical, dental, vision, life, disability and 401(k) retirement savings plan to eligible U.S. employees as part of their overall employment package. We also offer job training and career growth opportunities.
At CEC Entertainment, we believe that our workforce should reflect the diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives of the many guests we serve. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we do not discriminate against applicants due to race, ancestry, color, genetics, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, veteran status, or on the basis of any other federal, state or local protected class.