ABOUT THE COMPANYFounded in 1888, Lee Kum Kee, a Hong Kong-based global food company, specializes in creating condiments and sauces that promote Chinese cuisine worldwide. With more than 200 products to choose from, Lee Kum Kee takes the mystery out of cooking authentic and delicious Asian foods in the comfort of your kitchen. Lee Kum Kee is committed to providing authentic and innovative condiments and sauces featuring the highest quality ingredients. Armed with a unique management culture, stringent quality control, superb and innovative products, coupled with the century-long brand reputation, Lee Kum Kee has achieved unanimous recognition and won numerous prestigious awards. Position Summary: Talent Acquisition Specialist will be responsible to develop and implement recruiting and retention strategies that support the company’s growth. He/she will be responsible for full life-cycle recruiting using creative sourcing methods/resources to identify and attract top talents. He/she will develop and maintain talent retention strategies to meet changing business needs and growth. Essential Functions: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Create and execute robust searches/headhunts utilizing recruitment marketing and employer branding strategies to recruit top talents and establish talent pipelines to meet current needs and future organizational goals including effectively networking to build relationships for current & future talents for future leadership roles. Manage the talent acquisition and selection process for all positions. Develop and implement recruiting strategies, using best practices in interviewing, and coach hiring managers on protocol. Partner with hiring managers on specific skills and abilities required for the position to ensure effective selection. Manage the internal transfer process, including screening, coordination of interviews with hiring managers, and offer letters.Responsible for full-cycle recruitment and onboarding process including screening resumes, interviewing candidates (phone or in-person), administering appropriate assessments including reference checks and background checks. Make recommendations for hire to hiring managers and deliver/negotiate employment offers and communicate important employment information during delivery of offer such as benefits, incentives, work hours, and any non-compete requirements. Follow up with candidates and hiring managers to obtain feedback regarding recruitment process and on-boarding experience and make continuous improvements.Implement and maintain the Applicant Tracking Systems and manage candidate activity in the system. Run regular/ad hoc reports to identify trends/issues and conduct analysis to drive continuous improvements in recruitment and retention strategies.Manage and maintain various recruitment and social media platforms to attract qualified candidates. Ensure updated company’s news and openings are posted on time. Develop and maintain an excellent relationship with internal and external clients to ensure achievement of staffing goals. Collaborate with HR Business Partners and Function Heads to ensure that talent acquisition policies and procedures are developed and communicated in an effective manner. Provide counseling assistance to management and non-management regarding the talent acquisition process. Attend career fairs with hiring managers to recruit talents and build up talent pipelines. Create and manages talent retention strategies by working with Function Heads and HR Business Partners. Assist with Succession Planning process for Americas zone. Assist in identifying high potentials based on skills, background experience and performance.Develop, revise and implement sound talent acquisition policies and practices to ensure compliance. Maintains all talent acquisition documents in accordance with guidelines. Ensure interviewing, testing, and hiring processes adhere to all EEO legislation, ADA, and other government compliance requirements. Assist with selection training with management as needed.Upon approval, coordinate outside recruiting including executive search firms and research and placement agencies. Negotiating contracts with staffing agencies, websites and any other identified recruiting resources in accordance with company policies and procedures.Perform any and all duties assigned by leadership. COMPETENCIESBusiness AcumenCommunicationConsultationCritical EvaluationRelationship ManagementEthical Practice SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES This position does not have any supervisory responsibilities. REQUIRED EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCEBachelor’s degree in Human Resources or related field.Must have 5+ years of hands-on, solid talent acquisition experience in a non-union manufacturing environment; food industry is preferred.Solid experience and knowledge of methods and techniques of recruitment, selection and placement.Demonstrated success as in Talent Acquisition with proven successful records in creative sourcing techniques and recruitment strategies.Must have web search techniques to identify and recruit passive candidatesExperienced in business letter writing and report preparation.Knowledge of Human resources policies and procedures; federal and state laws regarding employment practices such as EEO, ADA, Affirmative Action, FLSA, and other applicable employment laws.Excellent time and project management skills. Understanding of systems to manage multiple tasks simultaneously with attention to detail and accuracy.Self-motivated, able to work independently, exercising judgment in managing confidential/sensitive information.High customer service and relationship orientation, strong interpersonal and communication skills, highly responsive, results orientated, and able to develop effective working relationships with colleagues across the organization and candidate.Proven track record of building new capabilities, with a process orientation.Demonstrated ability to work cross functionally to accomplish complex projects.Strong written and verbal communication skills – effective at tailoring communication to the audience and listens to understand.Ability to build and sustain excellent relationships at multiple levels internally and with partners. Must have high emotional intelligence and an ability to challenge in a nuanced way. Influencing areas of the business that are not under direct control will be critical.Uncompromising integrity and transparency in dealing with employees, executive leadership, internal/external auditors and business partners.Experience managing Talent Acquisition Systems and running reports to conduct analysis. Ability to think strategically and creatively to create measurable solutions.Ability to identify, analyze and proactively respond to challenging issues, render sound judgment, and provide recommended course of action.Ability to effectively organize, prioritize tasks, meet deadlines and multitask in a fast-paced environment.Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information. LANGUAGE SKILLSBilingual in English and Chinese is preferred. CERTIFICATES, LICENSE, REGISTRATIONSTalent Acquisition Specialty Credential is highly preferred MATHEMATICAL SKILLS Able to calculate figures and amounts such as pay rates, increases, commissions, percentages, deductions, and adjustments. TRAVEL Travel is primarily local during the business day, although some out-of-area and overnight travel may be expected. PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift or move office products and supplies, up to 20 pounds. WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is light to moderate. Lee Kum Kee (USA) Inc., a division of Lee Kum Kee International Holdings Ltd., has its headquarters and manufacturing facilities in Southern California with more than 300 employees. We are looking for the best and brightest talents to join our company and work together to bring the next level of success!It is Lee Kum Kee’s policy to seek and employ the most qualified persons in all jobs in a manner which will ensure equal employment opportunity as well as administer personnel actions in a manner as to not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability or protected veteran status. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.