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Talent Acquisition Coordinator

Date: Feb 23, 2021

Location: Blythe Valley, GB

Company: GKN Aerospace Careers

About Us

GKN Aerospace is the world’s leading multi-technology tier 1 aerospace supplier. With 50 manufacturing locations in 15 countries, we serve over 90% of the world’s aircraft and engine manufacturers. We design and manufacture innovative smart aerospace systems and components. Our technologies are used in aircraft ranging from the most used single aisle aircraft and the largest passenger planes in the world to business jets and the world’s advanced 5th generation fighter aircraft.

About the opportunity

GKN Aerospace is a global engineering business. Every time you travel by air almost anywhere in the world, it is likely that GKN is helping you on your way. We design, manufacture and service systems and components for original equipment manufacturers around the world. We are continuously evolving, pioneering new technologies and reinventing existing ones, stretching ourselves to be better in everything we do.

We are looking for people who want to make a difference, talented members with the skills and passions to become the best of the future in what they do.


Job Summary


We are looking for a Talent Acquisition Specialist to join our Talent Acquisition Team within GKN’s Human Resources department and oversee our full-cycle recruiting.

Talent Acquisition responsibilities include sourcing candidates through various channels, planning interview and selection procedures and hosting or participating in career events. To be successful in this role, you should be able to develop long-term trusting relationships with stakeholders and candidates to successful deliver potential hires.

Ultimately, you will help shape the recruitment experience for both manager and candidate. You will need to create a strong talent pipeline for our company’s current and future hiring needs.

Job Responsibilities

Coordinating with hiring managers to identify staffing needs through launch calls (this will include; arrangement and participation of these calls).
Sourcing potential candidates through online channels (e.g. social platforms and professional networks.)
Plan interview and selection procedures, including; screening calls, assessments and face to face interviews
Assess candidate information, including resumes and contact details, using our Applicant Tracking System
Assist with the Re-Design of GKN job descriptions that ca attract external talent
Assist with development of School Outreach programme and help to deliver workshops within schools
Assist with branding initiatives
Assist with the organisation and attendance of future job fairs and recruitment events
Foster long-term relationships with candidates and stakeholders
Strong communication
Confidence with making calls and dealing with stakeholders
Team player – work together to achieve goals
Some travel needed to UK and Nordics

Diversity Inclusion and Belonging (DIB)

As a global engineering company, innovation is what differentiates us from our competitors and is central to our success.

A balance of cultures, ethnicities and genders help bring new ideas and creativity to GKN. We need people of different backgrounds, with different skills and perspectives to spark originality, imagination and creativeness in our teams around the world.

GKN is an equal opportunity employer.

We treat all our employees and applicants fairly and are committed to ensuring that there is no discrimination or harassment against any employee or qualified applicant on the grounds of age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.


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