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Talent Acquisition Specialist-El Cajon

Date: Sep 17, 2021

Location: El Cajon, CA, US

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

The Regional Talent Acquisition Recruiter will be primarily responsible for sourcing and building talent for several regional sites. The Regional Talent Acquisition Recruiter will build key relationship in certain regional locations to create repeatable solutions in filling our non-exempt talent pools.

Job Responsibilities


•    Build relationships with local, state, and federal governments.
•    Attend career fairs to build talent pipelines.
•    Find repeatable solutions to filling our non-exempt roles.
•    Develop and maintain consultative strategic relationships with the business.
•    Maintain flexibility in an ever changing and evolving newly created department.
•    Actively source passive talent using recruiting techniques including but not limited to: Boolean Search Strings, Job Boards, Social Media, Cold Calling, networking events, job fairs, etc.
•    Act as a subject matter expert to both Hiring Managers and HR on the recruiting process and talent market conditions.
•    Ensure OFCCP compliance and act as a consultative subject matter expert to the business on compliance.
•    Over communicate at all times with our internal customers of Talent Acquisition.
•    Proactively and independently ensure that candidate pipelines are continuously full and the hiring process is moving forward according to plan.
•    Effectively screen candidates for required skills and interpersonal traits need to fit the technical and cultural profile of the positions.

Job Qualifications


 Required Qualifications:

•    Bachelor’s Degree.
•    5+ years of Recruiting experience or in lieu of recruiting experience applicable Human Resources experience.
•    Due to export compliance, must be a US Citizen or US Permanent Resident.

Additional Qualifications:

•    Previous GKN experience
•    Superior prioritization and planning skills.
•    A detail oriented individual who proactively engages with business issues to avoid crisis management.
•    Relentless and results driven performer with a continuous improvement mind-set.
•    Understanding of project management standards and practice.
•    Experience working on projects in which there are often "blurred" lines of responsibility.

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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