Talent Acquisition Specialist

03_Professionals (commercial)


The Talent Acquisition Specialist is responsible for building and executing talent acquisition strategies that ensure the quality of the candidate experience, strengthen the recruitment brand, and builds a talent pipeline for MAHLE. This includes accessing and managing recruitment systems and tools, as well as assessing recruitment effectiveness. This position collaborates closely with local human resources teams, hiring managers, employees, referrals, active candidates, and passive leads to continually improve MAHLE’s recruitment efforts.


  • Design and implement talent acquisition strategies that optimize and align the recruitment life cycle across functional areas in the US Region.

  • Partner with business leaders and hiring managers to assess talent requirements and advise on best hiring strategy.

  • Identify, source, and assess a diverse pool of qualified candidates, manage candidates through the full recruitment process, and focus on providing each candidate a great experience.

  • Provide regular status updates to hiring managers and business leaders. Partner with human resources to create offers and provide handoff for onboarding.

  • Assist in the development and management of MAHLE’s college relations strategy to build a strong foundation for recruiting and relationships with colleges.

  • Utilize analytics to select a variety of resources to identify and attract quality candidates such as, community events, recruiting technology, social media, etc.

  • Ensure selected recruiting tools and technology is utilized efficiently to maximize accuracy of applicant data.

  • Work with outside recruitment agencies as necessary to ensure a qualified talent pipeline.

  • Stay informed on creative sourcing techniques to cultivate diverse talent pipelines.

  • All other duties and projects as assigned.

  • Under general supervision, performs work that is varied and may be somewhat difficult, but usually involves limited responsibility. Exercises judgment within defined guidelines and practices to determine appropriate action.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management, Business Administration, or related field from an accredited four-year college or university preferred, or equivalent related experience

  • 2-3 years of Full Lifecycle Recruiting experience is required; 1 or more years of Corporate Recruiting experience is highly desired 

  • Ability to identify and solve problems, to work within deadlines with a high attention to detail, and to work independently in a fast paced, dynamic environment

  • Strong business acumen and the ability to influence and develop strong working relationships with all levels of employees, including human resources colleagues and senior level management and/or executives

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including presentation delivery

  • Must have broad, basic understanding of federal, state, and local employment laws

  • Advanced computer skills, especially in MS Office

  • A successful track record of managing talent acquisition in a dynamic organization

  • Demonstrated knowledge and use of recruiting technology, such as, applicant tracking systems (ATS), LinkedIn, SAP SuccessFactors, CareerBuilder, etc., to ensure maximum efficiency, including improved applicant experience


  • Domestic travel with/without overnight stay may be required.





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Facts about the job

Entry level:  Experienced hires
Functional area:  Human Resources

Farmington Hills, MI, US


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