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Talent Acquisition Specialist

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At Human Resources, you are part of a global team with the task to make Volvo Car Group the employer of choice. You handle the most precious resource for the success of the company – our employees. HR Operations has the responsibility to deliver the most efficient HR services, tools and support to the managers and employees within Volvo Car Group in order for them to focus on what matters most – our products and people. 

The Americas HR Business Application Manager/Digital Product Owner is responsible for applications from a business and user perspective. You act as a strong owner of local HR solutions and ensure consistent deployment of Global HR applications in the Region. You are both securing that the current system is fulfilling customer needs as well as taking part of the development of the systems and processes forward. If you have strong analytic qualities, good coordination abilities and high customer focus you can be part of our team!


Volvo Americas- South Carolina

Our brand new facility is located in Ridgeville, approximately 40 miles NW of beautiful downtown Charleston! The vibrant city provides a wide array of entertainment from historical plantations to unlimited choices of 5-star southern cuisine. Spend your weekends relaxing on one of the several local beaches or take up new hobbies such as kayaking or kite boarding! Charleston will wrap you in southern charm and it’s no secret why the city was named “Best City in the U.S. & the World” by Travel + Leisure World’s best Awards.


What’s in it for you?

At Volvo Cars, we do our best to enhance the quality of employment by offering a variety of benefits!

  • Vehicle Leasing
  • Medical, Dental, Vision Coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Wellness Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 401(k) options
  • Life insurance & accidental death coverage
  • Additional (optional life) coverage
  • Long-term disability coverage
  • Paid time off
  • Paid holidays
  • Tuition assistance program
  • Employee discounts


Principal Responsibilities:

The Talent Acquisition Specialist is responsible for performing HR-related duties and works closely with the Senior Human Resources Team and Hiring Managers to support the recruitment of both salaried and hourly employees working in the first Volvo Car US Operations Manufacturing Facility.


  • Be an integral part in the ramp-up of the hourly workforce for the plant.
  • Administer the company’s pre-employment drug screen, physical and background check programs
  • Prepare and maintain employee files, assuring accuracy, completeness, compliance and confidentiality
  • Develop and maintain staff reports for distribution to management team
  • Ensure compliance with company policies and procedures
  • Assist with the Employee Onboarding, administration and processes, metrics, HRIS systems, ATS System and policies.
  • Coordinate the resolution of specific policy-related and procedural problems


  • Four year degree in Human Resources or related field.
  • 3-5 years minimum Recruiting experience, both hourly and salaried employees.
  • Full Cycle recruiting experience
  • Strong sourcing experience through Job Boards, ATS and LinkedIn.
  • Experience with start-up manufacturing facility preferred.
  • Experience with mass hiring procedures.
  • Experience with ATS and Microsoft Office.
  • Effective problem-analysis and problem resolution skills; strong customer focus and motivation
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Strong team player, ability to work with people at all levels.
  • HR Certification preferred.


  • Ability to articulate complex issues.
  • Continuously works to protect and enhance Volvo’s reputation.
  • Carries out all duties and responsibilities with the utmost integrity and consistent with the highest ethical standards.
  • Remains flexible and responsive to changing conditions.
  • Uses both logic and intuition to reach appropriate conclusions.
  • Adjusts behavior style to match the demands of the situation.
  • Knows how the organization operates, and knows its place with the larger context of the industry and marketplace.
  • Recognizes and responds appropriately to political and practical realities.
  • Listens to others; respects their differences.
  • Ability to communicate, persuade and make effective formal presentations.
  • Ability to utilize a PC to communicate, track trends and retrieve relevant information.

Charleston, SC, US

Job requisition ID:  21792

Nearest Major Market: Charleston South Carolina
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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