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Talent Acquisition Specialist

Company: Mercedes Benz
Location: Vance
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

Mercedes-Benz: Building Exceptional Vehicles and Careers!

The best chapters in Alabama's automotive success story are yet to come. The Mercedes-Benz automobile of the future will be different; greener, more efficient, safer, and even more fascinating. Only one thing will never change - It will wear a star.

MBUSI is home to the GLE, GLE Coupe, and GLS Sport Utility Vehicles produced for all global markets. Our facility is one of the most advanced automotive manufacturing facilities in the world, with over 6 million square feet under one roof. The plant, located in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, is positioned in an area of natural beauty and abundant natural resources.

MBUSI offers an excellent compensation and benefits package including health and life insurance, 401(k) and retirement, on-site child development and wellness facilities. MBUSI is committed to excellence and actively promotes teamwork, safety, quality, and continuous improvement within its ranks. Our Team Members share a common goal to always be the best premium auto manufacturer in North America.

Mercedes-Benz, U.S. International, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants. Mercedes-Benz U.S. International, Inc. follows all local, state and federal laws in all aspects of business.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply for any open positions.

Purpose of the Position:

Under general supervision this position is responsible for efficiently and effectively creating and maintaining a recruiting strategy and process to attract and identify top talent to enable the selection of best candidates for the organization, develop a pipeline of resources, reduce turnover probability, as well as to meet the organization's legal/social obligations and recruiting standards regarding the composition of its workforce.

Essential Functions:

Establishes recruiting requirements by studying organization plans and objectives; meeting with managers to discuss needs.

Avoids legal challenges by understanding current legislation; enforcing regulations with managers; recommending new procedures; conducting training.

Improves organization attractiveness by recommending new policies and practices; monitoring job offers and compensation practices; emphasizing total rewards.

Develops and implements innovative strategies to identify top talent; such as social media, networking, referrals, Boolean searches, database and online forums, participating in professional organizations, and creating and maintaining university relationships.

Attracts applicants through active recruitment methods and through job advertisement and sites.

Independent full cycle recruiting: prepare job descriptions and job postings, source, screen and assess, qualify, develop interview questions and conduct interview, analyze compensation and formulate offers.

Coordinates and arranges management interviews by coordinating schedules internally and externally. Maintains appropriate documentation.

Create concise, statistical total rewards package which ensures candidates have relevant and personal data to decide to accept an offer.

Build and maintain collaborative business partner relationships. Secure a technical understanding of roles and required competencies, conduct weekly face-to-face meetings to ensure alignment.

Brand and market the organization. Improve organization attractiveness by recommending new policies and practices; monitoring recruiting and compensation practices; emphasizing total rewards.

Accomplishes human resources and organization mission by completing related results as needed.

Maintains recruiting database and reports weekly/monthly stats to upper management.

Utilizes applicant tracking system from posting to onboarding.

Perform safe work practices and participate in trainings and safety programs in a positive and proactive way by following safety rules, procedures, regulations, standards and laws. Report all unsafe acts, unsafe conditions, and injuries to supervisor or Human Resources.

Work safely 100% of the time.

Perform other duties as required.

QUALIFICATIONS: Education, Experience and Necessary Skills all must be met in order to qualify for position.


Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Human Resources Management or in a related area, and/or the equivalent combination of education and experience.


A minimum of three (3) years' of relevant professional experience in the following area(s):

Employment and Recruiting

Necessary Skills, Certifications, etc.:

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Skilled in active and passive recruiting methods. Recruiting Fairs, LinkedIn, posting sites, candidate searches

MS Office competency (Word, Excel PowerPoint)

Competency in an applicant tracking system

Competency in a HRIS system

Preferred Skills:

PeopleSoft competency

Taleo competency

Experienced in writing job descriptions

Sponsorship is not available for this position

Keywords: Mercedes Benz, Tuscaloosa , Talent Acquisition Specialist, Other , Vance, Alabama

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