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Talent Acquisition/Human Resources Specialist

Job Number:  18628
Group:  Magna Powertrain
Division:  EC Troy
Job Type:  Contractor/Temporary Worker

Troy, MI, US, 48098-2863




Job Number: 18628 
Group: Magna Powertrain  
Division: EC Troy 
Job Type: Contractor/Temporary Worker 
Location: Troy 

Group Introduction


Transforming mobility. Making automotive technology that is smarter, cleaner, safer and lighter. That’s what we’re passionate about at Magna Powertrain, and we do it by creating world-class powertrain systems. We are a premier supplier for the global automotive industry with full capabilities in design, development, testing and manufacturing of complex powertrain systems. Our name stands for quality, environmental consciousness, and safety. Innovation is what drives us and we drive innovation. Dream big and create the future of mobility at Magna Powertrain.


Mission of the Position


The Talent Acquisition Coordinator is responsible for handling various administrative duties to support the Talent Acquisition team and leads the Student Program and associated recruitment for Magna Powertrain. These duties may include assisting with and proving support to the Manager and Talent Acquisition Specialists for recruiting efforts including but not limited to; sourcing, screening, coordinating and/or conducting interviews, creating and maintaining reports, forms, and various other documents utilized by the Talent Acquisition team.  

Key Responsibilities


  • Coordinate and Administer the year round Student Program including full lifecycle technical recruitment, preparing new student equipment requests, track onboarding and off boarding of all students, administer and collect manager evaluations and student surveys, prepare term event calendars, and event coordination for each term.
  • Lead and manage event coordination for all career fairs including scheduling, compiling event information, and preparation/shipment of career fair materials working closely with the Talent Acquisition Specialists.  
  • Administer the Referral Program including maintaining tracker, pre-screening resumes, and following up with referral candidates, as well as track and initiate referral bonuses. 
  • Maintain Applicant Tracking System for the Talent Acquisition Team including entering/maintaining/tracking candidate data in the system (SuccessFactors/PeopleNET+ or other).
  • Assist in writing job descriptions and recruitment advertisements, track, post, and maintain job postings on various internet sites and job boards.
  • Source, Screen, and Recruit technical talent as backup support to the Talent Acquisition Specialists as needed. 
  • Create and maintain standard reports and ad hoc queries in Excel as needed. 
  • Create and maintain forms and other documents as needed. 
  • Maintain and administer weekly reports (recruiting tracker, referral tracker, etc.). 
  • Identify areas of opportunity for more efficient processes or continuous improvement for the Talent Acquisition Team. 

Magna Standards


  • Practice and maintain integrity while following Magna’s Charter and Constitution.
  • Follow Magna’s Code of Conduct and Ethics and related compliance policies.
  • Supports and adheres to policies, procedures, and operational guidelines related to established quality management system (IATF) .
  • Drive the development of new technologies to improve quality, efficiency and reduce cost.
  • Comply with safety policies and procedures to ensure duties of self are performed in a safe manner.
  • Health & Safety responsibilities:
    •     Understand applicable Environmental, Health & Safety policies and procedures in the workplace.
    •     Report unsafe conditions immediately.
    •     Report injuries, accidents, illnesses, near misses, property damage immediately.
    •     Follow safety rules.
    •     Comply with requirements for the use or operation of machines or equipment.
    •     Comply with Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) requirements.
  • Create a positive work environment by demonstrating and sharing functional/technical knowledge.
  • Develop and maintain a responsive and cooperative working relationship with internal and external customers.
  • Treat everyone with dignity, trust and respect.
  • Complete additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.


The above is intended to describe the general content of and the requirements for the performance of this position.  It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements.

Customers and Business Interfaces


  • Manager, Talent Acquisition & People Development and Training
  • Talent Acquisition Specialists
  • Manager, Human Resources
  • Human Resources Generalists
  • Engineering Management Team
  • Leadership Team

Requirements and Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Marketing, Business Administration, or similar preferred
  • 1 - 2 years of Recruiting or Student Program Coordination experience required
  • Technical recruitment experience (sourcing, screening, interviewing) strongly preferred. 
  • Experience reviewing resumes, identifying required skills and experience, and conducting phone screens.
  • Database, ATS or CRM software experience is required (SuccessFactors or similar) 
  • Experience with Office365 required, intermediate to advanced proficiency strongly preferred.
  • Ability to manage several projects simultaneously 

Work Environment


15% travel required. 

While working in this environment, the employee will be exposed to machinery, moving equipment and material, moderate noise, airborne particles, fumes and various levels of temperature created by manufacturing processes.

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