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Talent Acquisition Specialist (Textron)

Providence, RI
When Mar 15, 2017 10:15 AM to
Apr 15, 2017 10:15 AM
Where Providence, RI
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As the Talent Acquisition Specialist you will help drive premier talent acquisition processes and programs to ensure our Business Units are able to successfully execute on talent acquisition objectives.


  • Understand the needs of both internal and external customers to ensure that our systems and processes continue to support our talent strategy and deliver an exceptional experience; identify and recommend changes and updates as needed.
  • Serve as primary point of contact for our Applicant Tracking System and provide exemplary customer support in partnership with technical support providers including:
    • Identification and implementation of new features, enhancements, and system simplification
    • Identification and escalation of issues
    • Coordination of system updates, upgrades, and other technical changes
    • Development and maintenance of test scripts
    • Coordination of user acceptance testing
  • Develop and deliver training, resources, job aids and other materials to ensure efficient utilization of processes and systems; ensure users have the necessary access to resources on demand.
  • Facilitate Enterprise Talent Acquisition Advisory Group in developing and updating enterprise standards for offer letters, communications, postings, etc.
  • Coordinate talent acquisition compliance programs from high level applicant tracking to more pro-active issue avoidance; partner with Legal and Compliance to ensure all necessary programs and measures are in place to operate in a compliant manner globally.
  • Benchmark best practices and anticipate industry trends foster optimal systems support and innovative, consistent improvements in talent acquisition capabilities.
  • Support the development and dissemination of core talent acquisition metrics and standard reports across Textron.
  • Manage relationships with external partners to ensure they provide continued value for our customers.
  • Protect and maintain the privacy of employee personnel records including, but not limited to, personal and compensation information about employees.
  • Open to future career development opportunities within Textron business unit locations


  • Bachelor’s degree in related field
  • Talent acquisition experience
  • HR generalist experience a plus
  • Taleo experience preferred
  • Textron Business Unit experience preferred
  • Track record making solid, rapid decisions consistent with established strategic framework



  • Strong process improvement inclination
  • Customer-oriented
  • Anticipates opportunities and concerns; can ‘look around corners’
  • Strong follow-through on commitments
  • Passionate about customer experience; always seeking improvements in simplicity, intuitiveness, and effectiveness
  • Comfort working with all levels
  • Sense of urgency
EEO Statement Textron is committed to providing Equal Opportunity in Employment, to all applicants and employees regardless of, race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law. 
Pay Transparency Policy Statement The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise, have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.
Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements, including US Citizenship, for access to classified information.

Job Field

: Human Resources

Primary Location

: US-Rhode Island-Providence
Recruiting Company: Textron Inc.


: Full-time

Job Level

: Individual Contributor


: First Shift

Job Posting

: 03/03/2017, 12:23:39 PM
Textron (and its subsidiaries) participates in E-Verify. We will provide the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employer’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.

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