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Talent Acquisition Coordinator (Temporary)

Location Wamego, Kansas, United States of America
Date Posted
Contract Type Full time
Job Type Temporary
Requisition ID R0000190251

Career Area:

Human Resources

Job Description:

Your Work Shapes the World

Whether it be groundbreaking products, best in class solutions or creating a lifelong career, you can do the work that matters at Caterpillar. With a 95-year legacy of quality and innovation and 150 locations in countries around the world, your impact spans the globe.

When you join Caterpillar, you are joining a team of makers, innovators, and doers. We are the people who roll up our sleeves and do the work to build a better world. We don’t just talk about progress and innovation. We make it happen. And we are proud of that, because it helps our customers build and power the world we live in – the roads, hospitals, homes, and infrastructure.  Without a dedicated workforce Caterpillar could not effectively meet our customer’s needs.  Join us.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Talent Acquisition Coordinator to provide administrative/operational support throughout the recruitment and onboarding lifecycle in accordance with the recruiting guidelines, policies and regulatory requirements for the applicable region and business. Selected candidates will process and coordinate recruiting and staffing programs and activities related to the attraction, selection, hiring and onboarding of talent into Caterpillar. 

What you’ll do:

In this role, you will assist the Construction Industries Talent Acquisition team in the attraction of Talent and the processing of prospective applicants through our hiring process.

Typical activities for the role could include but are not limited to:

  • Prescreen resumes sourced against existing job requisitions at the direction of recruiters.

  • Assist in interview scheduling with the hiring managers and prospective candidates.

  • Coordinate offers, background/reference check process, security clearances and other pre-hire/transfer activities.

  • Prepare, track, and report on metrics and measurements to help recruitment leadership.

  • Maintain all pre-hire employee personnel files and records ensuring timely and accurate data entry for applicant tracking and audits.

  • Participation in recruitment events, representing Caterpillar to attract talent (includes on site interviewing, management of event logistics, etc.)

Who you are:

Basic Qualifications:

  • At least one year of recruitment/human resources/marketing job related experience and volume hiring

  • Ability to multi-task effectively in a matrixed team, high attention to detail, and the ability to think critically

  • Intermediate to expert knowledge of working with web/computer-based applications (Microsoft Office) required to perform the tasks in recruitment related applications.

  • Strong experience with Microsoft Excel

Top Candidates Will Also Have:

  • Previous recruiting experience in the manufacturing industry

  • College or university degree OR equivalent experience

  • Ability to complete tasks on time as per defined Service Level Agreements

  • Self-motivated, an excellent team player with the ability to manage multiple customers.

  • Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written) in English required.

  • Experience with Workday recruiting application is highly desired.

Additional Information:

This is a Temporary/Supplemental position with limited Healthcare benefits offered.
Incumbent will receive holiday paid time off with an additional 10 days paid vacation time, prorated based on time of hire.

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This employer is not currently hiring foreign national applicants that require or will require sponsorship tied to a 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

Relocation assistance is not offered for this position. Any relocation costs incurred would be the responsibility of the selected applicant.

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

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