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Technical Recruiter - Contractor

Want to join us on our exciting journey?

Volvo Cars is on an exciting journey, redefining the automotive experience by innovating to make people’s lives less complicated. We offer you a once-in-a-lifetime chance to make an impact in a company with unique opportunities to grow and make a true difference.


What We Are Looking For:

The People Experience (PX) team is in search of a new team member to join the team to provide hands-on support to our Technology organization to help grow our teams in California. At Volvo Car Technology, our People Experience team is focused on understanding and promoting the culture, organization, and inclusive environment to help us become the employer of choice. This person comes with the ability to think strategically, execute tactically, and collaborate across many teams, levels, and locations around the world. This role also requires a strong sense of humor - we like to have fun while we are making history!


This is a 6-8 month contractor position with the possibility of extension. We're open to considering this role being based out of our Sunnyvale, CA office OR Mahwah, NJ headquarters.


What You’ll Do:

  • Recruit, evaluate, and hire highly qualified talent for roles within Engineering, R&D, Product and UX Design
  • Proactively and creatively source, identify, and maintain pipeline of active and passive candidates through various sources including, but not limited to networking events, career fairs, social media, referrals, job fairs, internet sourcing using resume databases, LinkedIn Recruitment searches, etc.
  • Develop and execute full life cycle recruiting including job descriptions, posting, outbound sourcing, intake sessions with managers, conducting interviews and develop job offers.
  • Cultivate and maintain excellent working relationships with candidates, hiring managers and leadership
  • Collaborate with hiring managers to understand requirements for open positions and communicates on a regular basis regarding status of all open positions
  • Manage and execute on diversity and inclusion initiatives
  • Manage and update internal applicant tracking system, experience with SuccessFactors applicant tracking system is a plus
  • Ensure new employees have seamless transition into the organization working with hiring managers and People Experience team
  • Demonstrate knowledge and continually maintain an understanding of industry trends
  • Seek to ensure proper retention of electronic documents, business confidential information, and actively demonstrates an understanding of the need to safeguard competitive information in both electronic and non-electronic formats


What You Will Bring to Volvo:

  • 5+ years of full-cycle recruiting experience hiring for technical roles, in addition to a bachelor’s degree in HR or similar field
  • Experience sourcing and hiring passive talent, from entry-level to senior-level positions
  • Passion for diversity and inclusion, and experience working with aspirational top-of-funnel goals to increase the diversity of our pipeline
  • Interest in developing processes and initiatives that improve recruiting
  • An understanding of technology and the broad tech industry
  • Strong communication is second nature to you. Both verbal and written, you communicate transparently and concisely, you know how to manage expectations while also building trust



Who are we?

Everything we do starts with people. Our purpose is to provide freedom to move, in a personal, sustainable and safe way. We are committed to simplifying our customers’ lives by offering better technology solutions that improve their impact on the world and bringing the most advanced mobility innovations to protect them, their loved ones and the people around them. 

Volvo Cars’ continued success is the result of a collaborative, diverse, and inclusive working environment. The people of Volvo Cars are committed to making a difference in our world. Today, we are one of the most well-known and respected car brands, with over 40,000 employees across the globe. We believe in bringing out the best in each other and harnessing the true power of people. At Volvo Cars your career is designed around your talents and aspirations so you can reach your full potential. Join us on a journey of a lifetime as we create safety, autonomous driving and electrification technologies of tomorrow.

Sunnyvale, CA, US

Job requisition ID:  51481

Nearest Major Market: San Jose
Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto

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