Associate Recruiter- Support Center

At Panda, we all share a common mission: "Deliver exceptional Asian dining experiences by building an organization where people are inspired to better their lives." We invest in our people because great people run great operations that will exceed our guests' expectations. Talk to any of our associates and you will experience a culture dedicated to its mission and our five fundamental values- Proactive, Respect/Win-Win, Growth, Great Operations, and Giving.

Panda Restaurant Group includes the original Panda Inn fine dining restaurants, Panda Express, our Gourmet Chinese food concept served in a fast casual environment, and Hibachi San, our Japanese grill concept. The family owned and operated company is still run by founders Andrew and Peggy Cherng.

Panda offers competitive benefits and rewarding opportunities, from entry-level positions to management. We have restaurant positions available nationwide and support center positions in Rosemead, CA. Come join the nation's largest and fastest growing Asian restaurant company.

Summary of Job Scope and Expectations:

The Associate Recruiter position is responsible for recruiting for temporary, non-exempt and some exempt positions. This position is also responsible for creating a successful college intern program and providing assistance as needed to Support Center HR, including assistance with job postings, initial phone screenings for candidates, and other HR related support.

Essential functions:

The essential functions in this job description are not all-inclusive of this job's duties and responsibilities. Reliable and dependable attendance is required.


  • Provides assistance to the Support Center HR team on recruiting efforts, conducting initial phone screens and interviews candidates. May conduct new hire orientations and reference/background checks as well as attend college recruiting events to represent PRG and identify potential candidates.
  • Leads the temporary staffing for the Support Center, including posting positions, sourcing resumes, interviewing, and identifying qualified candidates based on hiring managers' expectations and budget.
  • Responsible for Support Center college intern program, including intern budget, recruitment, and selection of 5 – 10 qualified summer interns who are compatible with PRG's mission and culture. Works with department managers to identify intern opportunities.
  • Provides general support to the HR team, including processing Support Center unemployment claims, managing HR invoices, and other support activities as required.


  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Minimum one to two years of HR experience
  • Successful completion of annual store training

Panda Restaurant Group's culture is strongly guided by our Mission and Values, highlighted on the Panda websites. We recommend all interested candidates become familiar with our Mission and Values, as well as the principles of The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, by Stephen Covey.

Panda Restaurant Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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