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Talent Acquisition Associate

Location Peterborough, United Kingdom
Date Posted
Contract Type Full time
Job Type Regular
Requisition ID R0000099741

Career Area:

Human Resources

Job Description:

Job Title: Talent Acquisition Specialist

Base Salary: From £32,000.00 to £40,000.00

Location : Peterborough       

Benefits: 25 days annual leave, plus stats  


                 Contributory pension scheme

                 Contributory share scheme

                 CAT Advantage

Flexible working arrangements will be considered for this role, in-line with the needs of the business. 

Who is Caterpillar? What do we do?

Caterpillar is a world leader in construction and mining equipment—creating innovative, cutting-edge products and services that help our customers build the world around us. With that level of impact comes the platform to care for the world, we work in. That’s why we lead sustainable green initiatives to preserve the environment, help reduce poverty with the Caterpillar Foundation and stay involved in the communities we help build.

You power our success and we are committed to empowering yours. After all, when your work can impact the entire world, it’s important to do work that matters.

Within our Talent Acquisition organization, we provide a dynamic, collaborative environment, focused on providing tailored end-to-end recruiting strategies for Caterpillar’s Energy and Transportation (E&T) segment and associated business units.

As Caterpillar continues to evolve to meet the challenge of right candidate, right place, right time, a consultative and agile team is a critical component of our success.

Recruiters for E&T contribute to this mission by leveraging their interpersonal skills, strategic mindset, and in-depth knowledge of talent acquisition to solve problems and target opportunities.

With your natural ability and our training… you will grow quickly to be a top-performing successful recruiter, there is no ceiling! If you have a passion for working and connecting with people, adaptable, resilient, self-motivated, and are looking for an exciting opportunity where you can start or continue your career look no further.

You will collaborate with our recruiters, hiring managers and leadership to understand business needs. From there, you will build relationships with candidates through various resources, educate them on opportunities, and champion them through the interview process.

This is your chance to contribute to a fast paced Talent Acquisition team in a meaningful way while working towards a progressive career path in recruiting!

Essential Functions:

  • Learn our industry from the ground up through formal training, virtual shadowing, and on-the-job education.
  • Master the details of our open positions, including role responsibilities and candidate qualifications. You’ll know your roles and what makes them exciting!
  • Build relationships with our hiring managers. Over time, you’ll have a full understanding of their candidate preferences, non-negotiables and team dynamic.
  • Find talent! Using LinkedIn, Indeed, campus resources, various job boards and our Applicant Tracking System Workday, you will screen applicants and move them through the funnel.
  • Use all tools to get in touch with the right candidates every time.
  • Bring a passion and drive for connecting with people and matching them to the right opportunities.
  • Coordinate interviews with our hiring team and walk your candidate through the process. They are in good hands with this recruiting team!
  • Cultivate the candidate experience. You will collaborate with the recruiting team & hiring managers to ensure your candidate meets the right people and leaves with the best possible impression.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Experience in a fast-paced, collaborative Human Resource / Talent Acquisition department.
  • Exceptional verbal and written skills – you know how to make an impression through phone & email!
  • Excellent at building relationships quickly in a corporate setting.
  • Ability to get things done in a fast-paced, high-energy environment.
  • Hustle! We are a lean team, so be prepared to contribute to additional recruiting projects and initiatives as needed.

Caterpillar is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO).

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