Director of Talent Acquisition and Management


Ann Arbor, MI

Industry: Manufacturing


11 - 15 years

Posted 5 days ago

  by    Estella Gragg-Carson

The Director of Talent Acquisition (TA) & Management (TM) is accountable for the development and implementation of world-class strategies and processes that enhance the capabilities of the organization. These strategies include organizational development, recruiting, employee engagement, recognition, career development, succession planning, performance management and retention.

Talent Acquisition

  • Generate continuous improvement initiatives to deliver better talent outcomes.
  • Evaluate the overall full life-cycle recruiting process for Corporate and manufacturing facilities.
  • Defines appropriate people strategies to drive HR programs that support effective TA.
  • Develop a formal Internal Job Posting Program and re-evaluate Employee Referral Program.
  • Champion diversity and inclusion within the TA process.

Talent Management

  • Actively collaborate with the HR Managers, OPS and Corporate Leadership to develop a Workforce Planning Strategy.
  • Develop, initiate and maintain effective programs and processes for workforce retention, calibration, promotion, and succession planning.
  • Lead and partner with various departments and C-level in the rollout of e-learning program for current and future organization and employee needs.
  • Create, implement and analyze the first company-wide employee survey. Review feedback and provide recommendations for strategies to address results enhancing Truck Hero as an 'Employer of Choice'.
  • Plan and implement Leadership Development Program that supports organizational growth.
  • Develop change management plans for organizational initiatives; facilitate change/solutions that will enable the success of the business.

Essential Functions

  • Review and establish policies and processes that enhance TA/TM.
  • Provide coaching and guidance to Business Leaders on various dimensions of TA/TM.
  • Perform analyses and identify metrics to track TA, workforce planning, succession planning and other TM outcomes.
  • Reflect servant leadership and perform as a role model to organization leadership.
  • Lead and partner with various departments and C-level to rollout e-learning program for current and future organization and employee needs.
  • Champion diversity and inclusion within TA process, as well as critical and high-potential talent within the talent management process.
  • Build consensus cross-functional teams and influence decision making with senior leaders.
  • Analyze and leverage talent-related technologies for TA/TM.
  • Manage a team of TA/TM professional staff within a matrix organization.

Abilities for Success

  • BS/MS in Human Resources Management or relevant field.
  • 10+ years of progressive experience in Talent Management and Acquisition, OD a plus.
  • Knowledge of Six Sigma, Lean Manufacturing and/or Continuous Improvement methodologies.
  • Effective leader of a TA/TM team throughout a matrix organization.
  • Proven experience in designing and implementing strategies that improve workforce planning.
  • Solid understanding of sourcing techniques and tools (e.g. social networks)
  • Ability to implement organizational strategies and cultivate strong alignments.
  • Demonstrate ability to successfully influence within a complex fast-pace organization.
  • Politically savvy and self-starter willing to work with leaders to identify people challenges and build programs and solutions to meet gaps.
  • Manage TA/TM vendor management relationships.
  • Demonstrate impact of HR continuous improvement initiatives that enhance company growth.
  • Progressive knowledge of workforce planning strategy, recruiting, employee engagement, e-learning and retention programs.
  • Capability to team with Senior Leadership across the organization.
  • Exhibit organizational flexibility and a Change Agent that improves TA/TM.
  • Competent in organizational and time management skills within a fast-pace organization.
  • Advance proficiencies in MSOffice and various HR technologies (Travitor, MyStaffingPro, Paylocity, etc.).