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Talent Pipeline Consultant

Location San Antonio, Texas, United States of America / Seguin, Texas, United States of America
Date Posted
Contract Type Full time
Job Type Regular
Requisition ID R0000137726

Career Area:

Human Resources

Job Description:

At Caterpillar, we're working to help our customers build a better world. We wouldn’t be the Caterpillar we are today without the exceptionally talented, bright and driven people who get the job done. This is your chance to help us make progress possible around the world – for our customers, our growing communities and for every member of our team. We are looking for a dynamic, organized self-starter leader to join our Industrial Power Systems Division as a Talent Pipeline Consultant.

Industrial Power Systems Division: We’re committed to our customers, who build a better, more sustainable world with our products, services and solutions. We understand and show the value of why they should always choose us. We’re exploring new ideas and opportunities – I nnovating to discover the breakthroughs necessary for tomorrow’s growth. Industrial Power Systems Division is responsible for the marketing, sales and manufacture of industrial engines for both Cat and Perkins brands and our global facilities enable us to support our customers wherever they are located in the world.

The Talent Pipeline Consultant will serve as the primary strategic partner to the business, developing our talent pipeline strategy for a sustainable source of talent in Texas. Collaborating with the HR Business Partners and Talent Acquisition team, this role will develop and implement a strategy and workplans to build a strong talent pipeline for future hiring needs. This position is responsible for defining, creating and implementing people programs that focus on future talent with technical schools, military programs, higher education institutions, school districts, and non-profit organizations in an effort to support short-term and fulfil the longer-term talent demands of our organization.

Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Develop deep understanding of business needs in relation to future talent pipeline and community engagement

  • Develop and lead the local business in our talent pipeline strategy (all functions)

  • Development and implementation of Talent Advisory Council to review the strategy and objectives

  • Development and implementation of Talent Ambassador Program that prepares employees to effectively represent Caterpillar in the community

  • Partner with the HR and leadership team to create a clear plan of talent pipeline activities and events

  • Represent Caterpillar in various external advisory boards that support the talent pipeline strategy

  • Coordinate education related activities for the region with the Caterpillar Foundation

  • Lead local Caterpillar efforts with our participation in Texas FAME

  • Support the talent acquisition team with select career fairs and other activities

Background / Experience

Excellent interpersonal skills are essential in order to establish strong relationships and influence others inside and outside the organization. The position will seek out, evaluate and build strategic relationships and networks to support the strategy. This role also requires strong internal collaboration with HR and Recruiting teams to develop and execute successful events that build our diversity and employer brand.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of progressively responsible job-related experience are typically required

  • Project and/or change management experience

  • Presentation and public speaking experience

Top Candidates Will Also Have:

  • Strong understanding of HR and recruiting practices

  • Strategy development and long-term planning experience, preferably talent pipeline focused

  • Proven experience in developing relationships with external partners

  • Ability to interact with a variety of audiences (production teams, commercial teams, etc)

  • Strong collaboration skills with global HR teams to deliver HR services


  • Up to 10% travel is expected

Additional Information:

  • Relocation assistance IS available for this position

  • This position is location in Seguin, TX and offers a flexible work environment

What You Will Get:

Our goal at Caterpillar is for you to have a rewarding career. Our teams are critical to the success of our customers who build a better world.

Here you earn more than just a salary. Because we value your performance, we offer a total rewards package that provides day-one benefits, including but not limited to:

  • Competitive salary and annual bonus program

  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage​

  • Paid time off plan (Vacation, Holiday, Volunteer, Etc.)​

  • Company-matched 401(k) plan

  • Stock option opportunity over time

  • Health savings account (HSA)​

  • Flexible spending accounts (FSAs)​

  • Short and long-term disability coverage​

  • Life Insurance​

  • Paid parental leave​

  • Healthy Lifestyle Programs​

  • Employee Assistance Programs​

  • Voluntary Benefits (Ex. Accident, Identity Theft Protection)

  • Strong community involvement

EEO/AA Employer.  All qualified individuals - Including minorities, females, veterans, and individuals with disabilities - are encouraged to apply.

This employer is not currently hiring foreign national applicants that require or will require sponsorship tied to specific employer, such as H, L, TN, F, J, E, O.

As a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S. which can be found through our employment website at   #LI

EEO/AA Employer.  All qualified individuals - Including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities - are encouraged to apply.

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