We are the movers of the world and the makers of the future. We get up every
day, roll up our sleeves and build a better world -- together. At Ford, we're
all a part of something bigger than ourselves. What will you make today?
As part of our Human Resources team, you'll help us attract, hire and retain
the top talent we need to achieve our bold vision. You'll play a vital role in
defining, developing and maintaining the winning culture that empowers diverse
individuals to work together and create the impossible. We're seeking change
leaders, talent strategists, employee advocates and culture architects to
enable our teams, partners, and businesses to do and be their best.
In this position
The Senior Specialist, Talent Acquisition, operates independently and is
responsible for resolving talent acquisition issues such as candidate
screening, evaluation, selection, and recruitment strategies with fairness and
consistency, ensuring timely resolution. The role designs Standard Operating
Protocols and benchmarks to guide the operational day-to-day tasks of the
talent acquisition function, including talent planning, candidate sourcing,
screening, selection, offer rollout and negotiation, and new hire onboarding
to achieve the objectives of efficiently and effectively fulfilling the talent
needs of the organization. Additionally, the role serves as a subject matter
expert on all recruitment planning and execution subjects, providing guidance
to leaders and consulting with teams on various work processes and practices,
supporting the hiring needs across the organization.
What you'll do
Collaborates with stakeholders to design Standard Operating Procedures
(SOPs) and organization-wide practices for daily tasks across talent
staffing and planning, job advertising and posting, candidate evaluation
and screening, and candidate interactions. Ensures fairness, consistency,
and compliance with employment laws, regulations, and company policies.
Partners with hiring managers and other HR team members to develop
effective and thorough sourcing strategies based on ongoing market
intelligence of the talent landscape, keeping them informed of sourcing
efforts throughout the process. Executes and enhances continuous sourcing
strategies, including networking, participation in career fairs, and
building relationships with targeted colleges/universities and
professional associations to maintain a strong pipeline of candidates for
current and future openings.
Serves as a subject matter expert and primary administrator for various
recruitment systems, including HCM systems, recruitment management
systems, and other applicant tracking systems. Collaborates with multiple
HR functions, IT, and other stakeholders to ensure seamless integration
and compatibility between different recruitment systems.
Provides advisory and consultation services on technical matters related
to the Talent Acquisition function, such as maintaining the organization's
online presence, recruitment marketing and advertising, employer branding,
ensuring data privacy and compliance, and relationships with external
vendors. Leverages expertise in recruitment-related topics to provide
insights and recommendations to senior stakeholders in the organization in
alignment with established practices, procedures, and processes to ensure
compliance as the organization's principal Subject Matter Expert (SME)
on the domain.
Designs and develops training programs for hiring managers across
departments, focusing on talent acquisition subjects such as candidate
sourcing, interview techniques, and talent assessment to achieve efficient
and effective talent acquisition practices, aligned with the
organization's overarching objectives and industry trends/best practices.
Represents the organization when dealing with regulatory bodies, external
consultants/vendors, and other agencies on recruitment matters and ensures
that the organizational interests and objectives are supported.
Leads internal continuous improvement projects such as optimizing sourcing
channels, optimizing employer branding efforts, enhancing candidate
experiences etc. to enhance talent acquisition workflows and processes.
Collaborates with stakeholders to develop solutions aligned with long-term
Designs standards, processes, and templates for maintaining accurate and
confidential records and data related to talent acquisition matters.
Develops associated reports and analytics to monitor talent acquisition
trends, enabling the identification of areas for improvement or
Demonstrates exceptional expertise in a range of talent acquisition
subjects including candidate sourcing, assessment methods, and recruitment
strategies. Guides senior leaders on matters pertaining to talent
acquisition, contributing to the development and execution of effective
talent acquisition initiatives.
Bachelor's Degree or Master's Degree (preferred) in Human Resources,
Business Administration, Organizational Development or any other related
discipline or commensurate work experience.
Minimum 8 years of work experience, preferably in Human Resources, or a
Recruitment Tools such as Workday, Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS),
Talent Sourcing and Management
This description outlines the general nature and scope of work typically
performed in this job. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all
duties, responsibilities, knowledge, skills, work requirements, etc. It may
vary slightly based on business or geographic needs and is subject to being
reviewed and updated periodically.
Even better, you may have
Certified Professional in Talent Acquisition (CPTA) (Preferred)
Professional Recruiter Certification (Preferred)
Alliance Of Information & Referral Systems (AIRS) Certified
LinkedIn Certified Professional - Talent Solutions (LTS) (Preferred)
You may not check every box, or your experience may look a little different
from what we've outlined, but if you think you can bring value to Ford Motor
Company, we encourage you to apply!
As an established global company, we offer the benefit of choice. You can
choose what your Ford future will look like: will your story span the globe,
or keep you close to home? Will your career be a deep dive into what you love,
or a series of new teams and new skills? Will you be a leader, a changemaker,
a technical expert, a culture builderor all of the above? No matter what you
choose, we offer a work life that works for you, including:
Immediate medical, dental, and prescription drug coverage
Flexible family care, parental leave, new parent ramp-up programs,
subsidized backup childcare, and more
Vehicle discount program for employees and family members, and management
Established and active employee resource groups
Paid time off for individual and team community service
A generous schedule of paid holidays, including the week between Christmas
and New Year's Day
Paid time off and the option to purchase additional vacation time.
For a detailed look at our benefits, click here:
2024 New Hire Benefits Summary
Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
Candidates for positions with Ford Motor Company must be legally authorized to
work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be
required at the time of hire.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a culturally diverse
workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual
orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status.
In the United States, if you need a reasonable accommodation for the online
application due to a disability, please call 1-888-336-0660.
More Information on Ford Motor Company
Ford Motor Company operates in the Automotive industry. The company is located
in Dearborn, MI and Palo Alto, CA. Ford Motor Company was founded in 1903. It
has 175633 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible
Spending Account (FSA), Disability insurance, Dental insurance, Vision
insurance, Health insurance and Life insurance. To see all 155 open jobs at
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