Monday, July 25, 2022

Global Talent Acquisition Manager | Chicago, IL | Hybrid


Local candidates only and MUST have direct experience working onsite in an Industrial/Manufacturing environment.

This is NOT full remote.  Must work 1st 90 days onsite then position requires 3 days onsite and 2 days remote.

Global Talent Acquisition Manager

Greater Chicago Area


This an exciting role with a Manufacturing company that has over 100 years of experience and continues to grow and is expanding locally as well as globally.  This position is highly strategic, analytical, and data driven.  The Global Talent Acquisition Manager is a key business partner and strategist who will lead the talent acquisition team function globally. This position will lead the creation, development, and management of key strategies that support the companies’ strategic plan. 


Direct experience working onsite in an Industrial/Manufacturing environment is a MUST! Successful incumbent will be an individual who enjoys interacting and being the face of the organization.  This role requires 3 -4 days per week onsite and 1-2 days WFH (once acclimated). 



  • Developing and executing hiring strategies for recruiting top talent to support the staffing needs of the organization, this role will partner with senior leaders and hiring managers to recruit qualified candidates through creative sourcing and emerging recruitment technology.
  • Regularly engage with members of the HR team and hiring managers to ensure seamless execution of recruitment, selection, interviewing, and on-boarding practices within the organization.
  • Maintains awareness of the current and anticipated staffing needs of the organization by working with HRBPs and functional teams to ensure the business has a talent strategy that is aligned to achieve the Company’s growth plans and encompasses internal mobility, external talent acquisition, overall process improvements and best practice approaches.
  • Provides leadership for the Talent Acquisition team to support the administrative, compliance, technology and core processes as well as improvements for the overall team.
  • Coaches and mentors Sr. Talent Acquisition Specialist, TA Coordinator and recruiting team.
  • Partners with hiring managers to identify recruiting strategies and approaches to meet their staffing needs. Well versed in hiring all levels within an organization and highly technical specialized roles.
  • Maintains consultative relationships with business leaders and aligned HRBPs to proactively identify talent development issues and gaps that impact the company's business performance.
  • Serves as an experienced hire subject matter expert on the recruiting process; from sourcing and screening candidates, interviewing, negotiating compensation and restrictive covenants, closing offers and working with other HR team members to ensure the successful on-boarding of candidates.
  • Negotiates contracts with vendors (Indeed, LinkedIn, Employment Agencies, etc.) in order to achieve the best pricing and return on investment.
  • Produces and analyzes hiring reports, metrics, trends, and statistics including time-to-fill, cost-per-hire, sourcing effectiveness, candidate recruiting experience and hiring manager’s satisfaction to enhance the recruiting process and applicants/candidates experience.
  • Possesses deep expertise across all key areas of recruiting, including; technical competence in legal and compliance requirements (State & Federal regulations) and an ability to approach recruiting issues in a strategic, conceptual and solutions oriented manner.
  • Aggressively creates strategies and actions to lower TTF metrics


  • Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources or related field is required. Master’s Degree, SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP highly preferred.
  • Direct employment experience in a Manufacturing and/or Industrial setting is a MUST!
  • 8+ years of experience of high-volume, full-life cycle Talent Acquisition experience
  • 5+ years of current or recent experience leading a Team of 3 or more.
  • Highly analytical & strategic, data driven, detailed with the ability to wok in fast paced environment.
  • Strong affinity for collaboration, a successful track record of being an effective team player and a proven ability to consult with and influence key stakeholders up to and including the executive leadership team
  • Proven ability and motivation to develop talent and drive engagement within the context of broader organizational strategy
  • Prior experience with leadership and development of direct reports, including remote staff
  • Willingness to take ownership of tasks, as well as to delegate where needed
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be proactive, demonstrate initiative, enthusiastic, professional, approachable, and flexible
  • Prior experience and proficiency in ATS utilization, LinkedIn Recruiter and other CRM and social media channels which enable both internal mobility and proactive sourcing of passive talent
  • Experience with behavioral based interviewing methodology

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