Director Talent Acquisition
TRIGO Global Quality Solutions
Pickering, ON, CAN
2d ago


Overall Purpose

As a key member of the Leadership team, the Director of Talent Acquisition will ensure staffing availability in all US/Canada markets in support of our Strategic Plan. In this full-time position, you will set and execute recruitment initiatives, operating as a major pillar in our strategy to grow domestically. Your abilities and ideas will enable the successful acquisition of talent for the organization and support a culture of continual improvement.

Reports to

GM USA/Canada, Automotive Division

Director of Talent Acquisition Responsibilities

  • Design a repeatable, efficient and creative recruitment process to find, attract and evaluate candidates for inspector/associate roles
  • Develop and lead short- and long-term talent strategies to help the organization meet aggressive hiring goals while driving revenue improvement
  • Build a strong talent pipeline including developing relationships with various associations and organizations
  • Identify emerging employment trends and innovative recruiting tactics
  • Establish, execute and manage policies, plans and procedures around recruiting operations, reporting, analytics and sourcing that support the achievement of business goals
  • Work with Marketing to evaluate and implement employer branding strategies, forecast hiring needs based on business growth plans
  • Assist and/or lead development of job descriptions, interview forms, candidate calibration processes, and other recruiting department needs
  • Partner with HR Team to ensure proper onboarding / training of new hires
  • Monitor key recruitment metrics and hiring goals (i.e. vacancy rate, turnover rate, etc.) to ensure recruiting processes are efficient / effective; prepare associated reports and presentations
  • Prepare and track annual recruitment budget
  • Hire and manage staff to build and support the staffing/talent acquisition function as required, including all aspects of team performance and development of direct reports (including recruitment managers and recruitment team) to encourage professional growth

Work experience

  • Progressive experience, demonstrated through a minimum of 7-10 years in an HR, Talent Recruitment or/or Talent Development function
  • Demonstrated ability in designing and implementing exceptional talent acquisition and talent management strategies
  • Passion for people of all types including the ability to identify the skills and personalities required for the formation of small effective teams
  • Proven ability to achieve results in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment
  • Demonstrated leadership skills including the ability to build consensus and influence across levels within the organization
  • Experience with budget management
  • Excellent project management skills and proven comfort with technology


  • Excellent communication skills with ability to foster long-term relationships (with internal teams, external partners and candidates)
  • Computer skills – Microsoft Office, Outlook, Applicant Tracking Systems (ATSs), and HR databases
  • Data-driven mentality and strong analytical skills to generate metrics, evaluate effectiveness, and identify insights that continuously improve the recruiting function
  • Business and financial acumen
  • Analytical thought leader with ability to effectively utilize data to drive action
  • Clear, authentic, and direct communication style

Education background

Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources, organizational development, industrial/organizational psychology or related field required.

About TRIGO Global Quality Solutions

TRIGO is a multinational company providing operational Quality Management solutions for the manufacturing sector since 1997. With more than 10,000 professionals in 25+ countries, TRIGO offers a comprehensive portfolio of Quality Assurance services ranging from inspection to expert auditing, consulting and training. Accelerate your career, with TRIGO!

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