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Talent Acquisition Specialist

Yamaha Corporation of America
Buena Park, California 90620
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

Yamaha employees are passionate about music and sound! As the world’s largest musical instrument manufacturer, we are known for our quality, stellar customer service and innovation. Yamaha has been named a Top 100 Global Innovator for the past three years!

Are you passionate about PEOPLE and making a positive impact on people’s lives? Do you get excited when you find the right talent to meet the needs of the business? If so, look no further!

Reporting to the Manager of Talent Management, Yamaha is looking for a rock star Talent Acquisition Partner who will be the primary point of execution for YCA’s Talent Acquisition Strategy and plans that support the vision of the company. Performing full life cycle recruiting, the Talent Acquisition Partner is responsible to maintain consultative relationships with hiring managers, internal partners and external vendors in filling open opportunities ensuring the right fit for the individual and the organization. This role will oversee the recruiting process to ensure alignment to YCA’s recruiting strategy, and the efficient, consistent and effective execution of the process with a focus on building a best-in-class employment brand and candidate experience.

 Here’s What You’ll Do 

  • Develop candidate interest and referrals for available positions through a variety of sourcing tactics, such as, social media and social recruiting, competitors, online and in-person community groups, online searches, etc.
  • Identify user groups and professional associations which could lead to qualified candidates
  • Ensure timely and quality service to internal hiring manager and other internal/external stakeholders
  • Create comprehensive recruiting strategies for open opportunities 
  • Will work with internal stakeholders to seamlessly coordinate interviews
  • Perform queries and manages candidate tracking through the Applicant Tracking System (ATS)
  • Ensure ATS is maintained and updated as needed
  • Ensure Careers site is maintained and updated, as needed
  • Extend offers and work with HR generalists to coordinate onboarding handoff
  • Maximize internal referral program to ensure viable funnel of referral candidates
  • Monitor and measure recruiting metrics and make recommendations for improvement
  • Update recruiting procedures, documentation and SLAs and ensures consistent implementation of recruiting procedures
  • Perform other duties and be involved in projects and tasks as needed


Here’s What You’ll Bring to the Table


  • 5-7 years proven experience in hands-on full life cycle recruiting
  • 5-7 years proven experience with Applicant Tracking Systems, social recruiting and/or alternative sourcing strategies


  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Psychology, Business Administration or related field
  • Experience creating and executing talent acquisition strategy and employment brand strategy
  • 7-10 years experience in full life cycle recruitment
  • Experience in the consumer products industry
  • Skilled in behavior based interviewing techniques and working with competency models


  • Problem Solving - identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully
  • Planning/Organizing - uses time efficiently; plans for additional resources; sets goals and objectives; organizes or schedules other people and their tasks
  • Detail oriented and accurate - minimizes mistakes, follows every step in a process and follows through with all tasks
  • Oral Communication - speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; demonstrates presentation skills
  • Team Work - balances team and individual responsibilities; contributes to building a positive team spirit; able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives
  • Written Communication - writes clearly and informatively; presents numerical data effectively; able to read and interpret written information
  • Ability to recruit in a full life cycle environment at all levels and departments
  • Successful execution of recruiting versus goals (monthly, quarterly, annually)
  • Demonstrated customer management skills, able to set realistic expectations regarding potential search
  • Resourceful – is able to draw on a variety of resources to achieve results
  • Interpersonal skills– displays talent, enthusiasm and commitment and is a brand ambassador at all times
  • Financial and business acumen – able to understand the customer's overall business and see how the roles impact the business 
  • Productivity – is able to maintain a high level of output without sacrificing quality
  • Initiative – takes the initiative in developing new methods, procedures and approaches for improving efficiency
  • Dependability – is consistent, dependable and accurate in carrying out responsibilities to a successful conclusion
  • Innovative – is able to stay up to date with technology and market changes in sourcing and recruitment, and recommend new ideas and approaches (social media, apps, etc.)

 If this position struck a chord with you, please apply to https://recruiting2.ultipro.com/YAM1001YAMAM/JobBoard/a32d90a2-eea8-4a64-a24c-fe0769d33017/Opportunity/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=77c0fc61-1be4-45d2-aeb0-2539b1aad14c  

To learn more about Yamaha Corporation of America, please visit www.yamaha.com.  A direct link to Yamaha Corporation of America's openings and information about our excellent benefit package can be obtained at www.yamahacareers.com. 

Yamaha is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.


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