Talent Acquisition Specialist

Job Title: Talent Acquisition Specialist
Human Resources Team
 Core business hours are Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm
Direct Report:
 HRM Unit Manager
Type: Full-Time; Exempt

About the Talent Acquisition Specialist position

We are looking for an experienced Talent Acquisition Specialist to help our company find and retain excellent employees. You will be entrusted with an ongoing quest to discover talent, build a strong employment brand and ensure great relationships with both candidates and employees.

To excel as Talent Acquisition Specialist, we expect you to be experienced in full-cycle recruiting and employment branding. You should have a sharp eye for talented people and a steady commitment to help them find success in our company.

Talent Acquisition Specialist responsibilities are:

  • Lead, develop and actively engage in the establishment of Hankook Assessment Center at Hankook campus
  • Coordinate with hiring managers to identify hourly and salary staffing needs and develop hiring plans
  • Determine selection criteria for candidates; foster close relationships with hiring managers to ensure clear candidate/interview expectations by conducting intake meetings with managers and other members of staff
  • Work closely with all members of the talent acquisition and HR Team to ensure the staffing needs of the company are being met, with a long-term strategy in mind
  • Devise and implement sourcing strategies to build pipelines of potential applicants
  • Source applicants through online channels, such as LinkedIn and other professional networks
  • Utilize additional social media outlets to promote the company and increase applicant flow
  • Manage job postings and candidate flow via an Applicant Tracking System (ATS); create and update employee data in the Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
  • Create job descriptions and interview questions that reflect the requirements for each position
  • Identify and refine down the most suitable talent from available candidates. Develop and nurture applicant pool to ensure a qualified base of screened applicants to fill openings when required
  • Plan interview and selection procedures, including screening calls, assessments, and interviews
  • Organize and attend job fairs and recruitment events to build a strong candidate pipeline
  • Keep records of all materials used for recruitment, including interview notes and related paperwork according to company policy and best practices.
  • Ensure an effective recruiting process by creating realistic job expectation awareness
  • Follow up with candidates concerning assessment and screening outcomes
  • Maintain spreadsheets to track applicants and department KPI’s; create and present reports on recruiting performance
  • Manage relationships with vendors to include background and drug screening, physical assessment, on-line assessments, and other pre-employment testing
  • Develop and maintain relationships with staffing agencies; coordinate to fill temporary employee openings to include on-boarding, training, and ensuring proper management of time cards
  • Manage Hankook’s internship program; develop relationships with local and regional colleges
  • Perform additional duties as requested by management

Talent Acquisition Specialist requirements are:


  • (Required) Bachelor’s Degree
  • (Preferred) Advanced Degree in a related field


  • (Required) 2+ years of relevant work experience
  • (Preferred) High volume recruiting experience
  • (Preferred) Previous experience in the manufacturing industry

Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to frequently move about the manufacturing plant campus, general office environments, production areas, and occasionally ascend/descend stairs
  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position 50% of the time
  • Must be able to operate a computer and other office productivity machinery
  • Must be able to position self to file documents including the top and bottom drawers of file cabinets
  • Must be able to occasionally move office equipment and supplies weighing up to 25 pounds


  • 401(k), 401(k) matching
  • Health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays
Job Category: Administration
Job Type: Full Time