Talent Acquisition Advisor

Posted Date:  3 Jul 2024

Tomago, NSW, AU

At WesTrac, we’re made for more of what matters most. More family time, with paid parental leave, flexible working arrangements and purchased leave programs to give you the work life balance you’ve always wanted. More development opportunities, with WesTrac's own in house RTO - 50737, access to your own guided learning platform and a range of pathways to help you steer your career in the direction of your dreams. More diversity, with over 4,000 team members with a tonne of differences, united by our passion for building a better tomorrow. As an industry leader and employer of choice, we’re Made for More.


About the role

WesTrac has an exciting opportunity for a resourceful and detail-oriented Talent Acquisition Advisor to join our People and Culture team based in the Tomago Head Office.


Reporting to the Talent Acquisition Lead, you will partner with Hiring Managers and play a pivotal role in sourcing, engaging, and delivering top-tier talent in blue collar roles.  This role offers an exciting blend of relationship building, strategic thinking, and continuous learning, making it ideal for ambitious individuals who thrive in a fast paced, dynamic environment.


This permanent full-time role offers opportunities for ongoing development, exposure to large-scale recruitment projects, and career progression into specialist and leadership roles for the right applicant.


Key Responsibilities

  • Create bespoke advertisements to attract top talent.
  • Use applicant tracking systems to effectively manage your candidates.
  • Plan and facilitate interviews and participate in assessment centres.
  • Manage the pre-employment process for candidates and ensure compliance with role requirements.
  • Partner with hiring managers to get an in depth understanding of their requirements.
  • Think outside the box to deliver creative solutions and ideas for improving our attraction strategy.
  • Proactively problem solve to navigate changing market conditions.
  • Review and issue employment offers.
  • Leverage WesTrac’s strong employer brand to create a robust talent pipeline.
  • Contribute to bulk recruitment projects such as apprentice intakes and international recruitment drives.
  • Use data and reporting to adapt your approach and/or boost efficiencies in the recruitment process.
  • Lead by example modelling WesTrac’s values of Safety, Pride, Accountability, Respect & Customer.

Skills & experience

  • Ideally 2 years of experience in recruitment, preferably within the blue collar sector.
  • Proven experience in managing the end-to-end recruitment life cycle.
  • High level of emotional intelligence and ability to maintain confidentiality standards.
  • A people centric approach and desire to work within a fast-paced environment.
  • Great attention to detail and exceptional time management.
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills.
  • Tertiary qualifications in HR are highly desirable.
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct interviews.
  • Exposure to awards and industrial agreements (desirable but not essential).


As one of the World's leading Caterpillar dealers, WesTrac services a broad range of customers across NSW, ACT & WA. Our ongoing success is attributed to the individuals that make up our teams, which is why we offer a competitive benefits package and pride ourselves on our Safe, Engaged, and Customer Focused Culture. As a WesTrac team member, you will receive:

  • Job security and serious potential for career advancement
  • Competitive remuneration
  • WFH day available
  • RDO Opt-in available
  • Fitness Passport for the whole family
  • Annual Remuneration and performance review
  • Discounted CAT Hand Tools
  • Generous relocation assistance for eligible candidates 
  • Income protection with 24/7 coverage
  • 12 weeks paid parental leave.
  • Online Learning Library to support your continued development
  • Refer a friend program – work alongside your mates and receive up to $3000!
  • Novated leasing options
  • Purchased Leave program
  • Opportunities for growth and development
  • Employee Wellness Program
  • Discounted private health insurance
  • On-boarding and welcome day at our head office in Newcastle

Apply Now

To be considered for this exciting role, submit your resume and cover letter. Applications may close once a suitable candidate is identified. For further information please contact Kezia Zur – Talent Acquisition Lead on 02 4964 5169. Successful applicants will be required to complete a satisfactory National Criminal History Check as part of the recruitment process.

At WesTrac, our primary focus is our people. As we look to the future, we’re focused on harnessing the best talent and providing them with the support they need to achieve success. WesTrac is a member of the Diversity Council of Australia and recognise the value of and strongly support the principles of equal employment opportunities in the workplace and are committed to continue to build our workplace culture.


At WesTrac, our primary focus is our people. As we look to the future, we’re focused on harnessing the best talent and providing them with the support they need to achieve success.

WesTrac is a member of the Diversity Council of Australia and recognises the value of and strongly support the principles of equal employment opportunities in the workplace, and we are committed to achieving a diverse and engaged workforce. We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage applications from female, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island candidates.

WesTrac is an endorsed employer for women via WORK180 - who have reviewed our policies, processes, and initiatives to certify that we are an organisation that supports diversity, inclusion and equality.