Talent Acquisition Specialist

Together, we move the world—we’ve been doing it for over 100 years. At MAHLE, as a leading international development partner and supplier to the automotive industry, we pursue the objective of making mobility more efficient, more environmentally friendly, more convenient, and more economical. As part of our dual strategy, we are working both on the intelligent combustion engine for the use of hydrogen and other non-fossil fuels and on technologies for fuel cells and e-mobility.

With more than 72,000 employees, MAHLE generated sales of approximately EUR 9.8 billion in 2020 and is represented in over 30 countries with 160 locations, including 12 major research and development centers. Join our MAHLE team! #StrongerTogether


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
  • Typically requires a minimum of 3+ years previous or related experience
  • 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.

Full time
Salary Range
$37,000.00 - 57,000.00
per Year
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Farmington Hills, MI 48335, US
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