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Talent Acquisition Team Lead - Engineering

Company: UL
Location: Barrington
Posted on: October 13, 2021

Job Description:

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Thousands of us around the world wake up every day with a common purpose to make the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place. Science is in our DNA; we are endlessly curious and passionate about seeking and speaking the truth. We take delight in knowing that our work makes a meaningful contribution to society, and we are proud that our culture is centered on integrity, collaboration, inclusion and excellence. UL stands at the forefront of technological advancement, and we are continually challenged to find new ways to foster innovation and positive change. Satisfying? Yes. Exciting? Absolutely!


Thousands of us around the world wake up every day with a common purpose: to make the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place. Science is in our DNA; we are endlessly curious and passionate about seeking and speaking the truth. We take delight in knowing that our work makes a meaningful contribution to society, and we are proud that our culture is centered on integrity, collaboration, inclusion and excellence. UL stands at the forefront of technological advancement, and we are continually challenged to find new ways to foster innovation and positive change. Satisfying? Yes. Exciting? Absolutely!

 

As a Talent Acquisition Team Lead within UL’s Global Talent Acquisition Center of Excellence you’ll be a "player-coach" directly responsible for the support of day-to-day recruitment activities, development & implementation of talent strategies to recruit top talent across North America. Additionally, this role will lead a team of regional TA Advisors across Engineering functions.

 

Based at UL’s Global Headquarters in Northbrook, IL, you'll be responsible for delivering comprehensive talent acquisition strategies across global teams. This work includes stakeholder relationship management, passive & proactive sourcing strategies, candidate pipeline development, the candidate experience, using data to drive informed hiring decisions and related project management.

 

  • Lead a team of Talent Acquisition Advsiors
  • Delivering talent strategies to support current and upcoming needs for a business function.
  • Networking, building and maintaining relationships with candidates (internal & external), HR, and Hiring Managers.
  • Utilizing both standard and creative sourcing strategies to identify top talent and find qualified candidates (passive and active).
  • Reviewing resumes and assessing candidates' applications, pre-screening candidates, submitting candidates to hiring managers, preparing candidates for interviews, extending offers and onboarding of candidates.
  • Maintain network of candidates using company's applicant tracking system (iCIMS) and LinkedIn Recruiter.
  • Identifying candidates through ad response, internet search engines, networking, social media, referrals, marketing, database mining, attending career events, professional networking etc.
  • Partnering with hiring managers to thoroughly understand the technical skills and critical success factors/abilities.
  • Screening and interviewing selected qualified candidates using behavioral interviewing methodologies. Facilitating candidate interviews with hiring leaders and other designated team members as needed.
  • Evaluating recruitment processes to ensure effectiveness and efficiencies from the application to hire process. Adjusting recruitment strategy as needed to ensure optimized results.
  • Providing regular metric-based reporting on search status including candidates in pipeline, interviews, offers and hires.

  • Bachelor’s degree is required.
  • At least 5-7 years of direct recruitment is required. Corporate/In-house recruiting experience is preferred.
  • Experience leading a small team of other recruiting professionals.
  • Extensive experience with direct sourcing, specifically utilizing online tools and social media to proactively find, engage and head-hunt if necessary.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a high volume, fast-paced global business environment that requires solid time management & prioritization skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to influence, engage and partner with business leaders at all levels of the organization to reduce requisition age, improve candidate flow and proactively address staffing needs.

  • Mission For UL, corporate and social responsibility isn’t new. Making the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place has been our business model for the last 127 years and is deeply engrained in everything we do.
  • People Ask any UL employee what they love most about working here, and you’ll almost always hear, “the people.” Going beyond what is possible is the standard at UL. We’re able to deliver the best because we employ the best.
  • Interesting work Every day is different for us here as we eagerly anticipate the next innovation that our customer s create. We’re inspired to take on the challenge that will transform how people live, work and play. And as a global company, in many roles, you will get international experience working with colleagues around the world.
  • Grow & Achieve We learn, work and grow together with targeted development, reward and recognition programs as well as our very own UL University that offers extensive training programs for employees at all stages, including a technical training track for applicable roles.
  • Total Rewards Total Rewards All employees at UL are eligible for bonus compensation. UL offers a generous 401k matching structure of up to 5% of eligible pay. Additionally, we invest an additional 4% into your retirement saving fund after your first year of continuous employment. We provide Healthcare Reimbursement Accounts and Health Savings Accounts that UL contributes to twice per year! Depending on your role, you can work with your manager on flexible working arrangements. We also provide employees with paid time off including vacation, holiday, sick and volunteer time off.

Working at UL is an exciting journey that twists and turns daily. We thrive in the twists and revel in the turns. This is our every day. This is our normal.

Curious? To learn more about us and the work we do, visit UL.com

Keywords: UL, Waukegan , Talent Acquisition Team Lead - Engineering, Other , Barrington, Illinois

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