Talent Acquisition Specialist - Contract

Charlotte, MI 48813, USA ● Novi, MI, USA Req #886
Wednesday, May 12, 2021
The Shyft Group, Inc. embodies a lean culture - not just a lean manufacturing process - to ensure everything from our product planning, to our engineering protocol, to our final assembly and finish processes are highly efficient and carry with them the demand for continuous improvement. 
Although publicly traded, we're entrepreneurial in spirit and carry the core beliefs that hard work and accountability pay off.  We take personal pride in every vehicle we build, every partnership we secure, every process we advance, and every owner and driver we empower to command their road.

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Life Insurance and Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Short Term Disability
  • Long Term Disability
  • 401(k)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Paid Holidays
  • Purchased Vacation
  • Employee Assistance Program


The Talent Acquisition Specialist position is responsible for supporting progressive Human Resources systems, initiatives, and processes in the areas of recruitment/selection and onboarding.



  • Manage the full cycle recruiting process, sourcing, building relationships with hiring managers, candidates and external recruiting agencies, creating positive interview experiences and managing offer process with the respective business units.
  • Facilitate the hiring process with supervisors to include recruitment and team selection activities, wage negotiations, communications, etc.
  • Act as the conduit between hiring managers and outside recruitment agencies.
  • Provide hiring managers with weekly reports on respective recruiting status.
  • Be a strategic business partner to the hiring managers and HR team by providing compensation advice, market insights and develop strategies to attract the best talent.
  • Arrange interviews as needed.
  • Evaluates applicants by discussing job requirements and applicant qualifications with managers; interviewing applicants on consistent set of qualifications.
  • Avoids legal challenges by understanding current legislation; enforcing regulations with managers; recommending new procedures; conducting training.
  • Develop creative recruiting sourcing strategies and proactively build a robust pipeline of diverse talent through research, social media, cold calls, referral generation, events and sourcing campaigns to accomplish hiring goals.
  • Communicate and track offers/rejections among all relevant management.
  • Onboard new employees in order to become fully integrated.



  • Bachelor’s degree or a combination of relevant work experience and education required.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience on an corporate recruiting team.
  • A minimum of 1-2 years recruiting experience in the manufacturing industry.
  • AIRS, CIR, ACIR, CDR, CSSR, PRC, CSMR or CMVR certifications a plus.
  • Excellent interpersonal, relationship building and communication skills; ability to persuade and advise hiring managers on recruiting best practices.
  • Intermediate knowledge of MS Office Suite – Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel.
  • Knowledge of ATS tools.
  • Experience with full cycle recruiting.
  • Working knowledge of employment laws and regulations.
  • Unquestionable integrity and ability to work in a highly confidential environment.
  • Able to effectively prioritize, manage multiple projects and execute tasks/activities in a high-pressure environment.
  • Innovative team player.
  • Commitment to excellence and high standards.
  • Sound judgment with the ability to make timely, and sometimes difficult, decisions.
  • Onboarding and new hire experience, implementing and delivering.
  • This job description is intended to outline those functions typically performed by individuals assigned to this classification.  This description is not intended to be all - inclusive or to limit the discretionary authority of supervisors to assign other tasks of similar nature or level of responsibility. The Shyft Group, Inc.  reserves the right to change or assign to this position as required.

    The Shyft Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, Veteran status or disability. 

    Other details

    • Job Family Human Resources
    • Job Function SGA
    • Pay Type Hourly
    Location on Google Maps
    • Charlotte, MI 48813, USA
    • Novi, MI, USA