Talent Acquisition Specialist

Human Resources Matamoros, Tamaulipas




 Talent Acquisition Specialist

Reports To:

Director of Human Resources


Human Resources




The Talent Acquisition Specialist will work in conjunction with management and staff to improve the recruiting function and to create a stronger hiring experience for both the candidate and the hiring manager. As the manager of the talent acquisition function and a member of the US HR team, the Talent Acquisition Specialist will have the opportunity to develop and enhance Human Resources processes and procedures as related to recruitment and employment branding.




  • Manages the talent acquisition process and maintains/develops recruitment metrics to effectively measure the success of the recruitment function.
  • Collaborates with managers to create job descriptions and develops recruiting strategies for open requisitions.
  • Determines appropriate recruiting sources for advertising and posting positions.
  • Negotiates and manages vendor contracts and relationships with staffing agencies (retained & contingent), job boards, job fairs and niche industry related employment sites.
  • Partners with local colleges, universities, and community agencies to fill open positions while increasing the company’s employment brand.
  • Acts as the main point of contact for the company’s applicant tracking system.
  • Determines salary ranges for open requisitions and negotiates salary offers with candidates.
  • Partners with the HR team and other departments to develop a robust onboarding program ensuring a consistent engagement experience for new hires.
  • Conducts facility tours for new hires, colleges and local community partners.
  • Effectively manages the company’s employment brand in order to ensure a consistent company image.
  • Manages the talent management efforts and employee referral program.
  • Manages the pre-employment drug screening, background check and electronic I-9 processes.
  • Contributes to company-wide human resources projects and initiatives as needed.
  • Keeps abreast current recruiting trends and best practices with the ability to flex and think outside the box.




  • Bachelor’s Degree in HR / Business Administration or related field.
  • 5+ years of full life cycle recruiting experience.
  • PHR, SPHR, or SHRM Certification preferred.
  • Proficiency of Microsoft Office suite.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to collaborate and build relationships; outstanding interpersonal communication, and customer service skills required.
  • Ability to manage multiple searches expeditiously.
  • Flexibility to scale from administrative tasks to strategic projects.