Talent Acquisition Specialist

Job ID 2019-9707
Job Location US-TX-Houston
Category Other
Type Regular Full-Time

More Information About This Job

Overview

Group 1 Automotive, a leader in automotive retail, is looking to add a qualified Talent Acquisition Specialist at our corporate office in West Houston in the Memorial City area.  This position will directly support our hiring efforts and manage a number of recruiting initiatives in our dealerships in our US markets.  If you’ve got the horsepower to join a fast paced environment and hit our high standards - apply today! 

 

In addition to a competitive salary, we offer the following benefits:

  • Heath, Dental & Vision insurance
  • Life & Disability insurance
  • 401(k) plan with company match
  • Paid  vacation
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Employee Vehicle Purchase Program
  • Professional work environment, with job training and advancement opportunities

Responsibilities

  • Develop and administer effective national/market-level recruiting programs to hire revenue producing positions (sales, technicians, advisors and F&I)
  • Responsible for recruiting efforts at select dealerships in our US markets
  • Utilize internal databases (iCIMS Connect and Talent Pool) to identify potential candidates and disseminate to field HR and hiring managers 
  • Develop insightful/appealing/effective job postings and post to social media recruiting sites (LinkedIn, Facebook, etc.) to increase available candidate pool 
  • Develop creative recruiting resources to attract qualified candidates interested in retail automotive
  • Identify networking activities such as attending career fairs, professional association meetings, calling on or reaching out to the placement services for professional and technical schools as well as professional out placement services to generate candidates 
  • Prepare shipments for career fairs and attend as needed
  • Screen candidates to ensure their qualifications meet position requirements 
  • Produce and distribute reports that measure the success of recruiting activities
  • Conduct skills testing, office interviews and reference and background checks as needed 
  • Maintain applicant tracking and trends to determine origin of candidates and effectiveness of recruiting initiatives/programs  
  • Maintain knowledge of industry trends and employment legislation to insure company’s compliance with all Federal and State legislation pertaining to talent acquisition
  • Work directly with field HR managers and Dealership Management to assist them in carrying out their goals related to recruiting/talent acquisition
  • Participate on committees, teams and special projects as needed
  • Assist the Senior Manager, Talent Acquisition as needed

Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree in Human Resources or related field with PHR/SPHR or SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP a plus
  • Minimum three to five years recruiting/talent acquisition experience within a large organization or staffing company
  • Experience with Applicant Tracking Systems, preferably iCIMS
  • General knowledge of principles and practices of human resources administration
  • Ability to write effectively and work proficiently within MS Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Must have solid experience working within recruiting and social media sites to source candidates on a broad level
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships and positive communications with all team members
  • Must be able to effectively communicate/present information to management, candidates and employee groups

*All applicants must pass pre-employment testing to include: background checks, and drug testing in order to qualify for employment*

If you are in alignment with our values of integrity, transparency, professionalism and teamwork- now might be the time for you to accelerate your career as part of the best company in automotive retail.  Apply today or refer a qualified friend.  

Group 1 Automotive is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

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