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Sensata Technologies, Inc. Recruiter-Contract in Thousand Oaks, California

The Recruiter/Talent Acquisition Specialist achieves Sensata Technologies staffing objectives by managing full lifecycle recruiting to include but not limited to proactively identifying, recruiting and evaluating candidates; presenting and recommending candidates to hiring managers; recommending offer packages; securing offer acceptances from candidates.


  • Upon receipt of each new requisition schedules and conducts a recruiting strategy meeting with the hiring manager

  • Reviews job description and maps out the recruiting strategy to be utilized to fill the position

  • Posts the position both internally and externally on the Sensata Technologies job site as well as on any appropriate niche sites

  • Builds a diverse candidate pipeline by identifying and contacting passive candidates utilizing LinkedIn Recruiter and other various industry specific networking sites

  • Reviews the resumes of all candidates who have applied to the job posting

  • Determines applicant qualifications by interviewing applicants using behavioral-based/targeted selection interview questions; analyzing responses and comparing qualifications to job requirements

  • Pre-closes candidates on compensation expectations to ensure predictable offer acceptance outcomes

  • Recommends qualified candidates to hiring managers for review and feedback

  • Consults with hiring managers to determine which candidates will be invited in for in person interviews

  • Coordinates the scheduling of phone and onsite interviews directly with candidates

  • Consults with the hiring manager and HRBP’s to determine offer details

  • Extends offer to the candidate, gains their acceptance and establishes a start date

  • Acts as a talent acquisition subject matter expert when advising hiring managers on all talent acquisition strategies, drives the talent acquisition process versus deferring to the hiring managers direction

  • Avoids legal challenges by understanding current legislation; ensures hiring manger compliance with all employment/labor laws; conducts interview training with hiring managers if necessary

  • Develops strong working relationships with hiring managers, business leaders and HRBPs

  • Maintain regular contact with candidates to ensure candidates have a positive experience and remain engaged from initial contact through start date

  • Effectively positions and sells professional opportunities to both active and passive candidates

  • Acts as an ambassador of the Sensata Technologies brand when communicating with candidates and professional networks

  • Uses the full functionality of our applicant tracking system to manage the selection process

  • Actively sources, interviews, and evaluates candidates for specific job openings; utilizes Internet-based recruitment, online postings, networking (cold calling), and position advertising among other resources

  • Leads or participates in talent acquisition projects as needed to address operational issues or new initiatives to create a best in class recruitment organization

  • Determines if use of a third party search firm is warranted after all other sourcing strategies have been exhausted Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required

  • 5 years’ direct recruiting/sourcing/search firm experience required, engineering positions focus preferred

  • Excellent English written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to communicate effectively in an international environment required

  • Must be proficient in the use of LinkedIn Recruiter

  • Prior experience with Boolean logic and other social media/online sourcing techniques

  • Proficient MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)

  • Ability to speak positively about the organization and its people to potential candidates

  • Ability to think proactively and independently to get work done more efficiently and effectively

  • Ability to work independently, multi-task and prioritize many different assignments effectively


This is a contract opportunity


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  • Collaborating at Sensata means working with some of the world’s most talented people in an enriching environment that is constantly pushing towards the next best thing.

  • Employees work across functions, countries and cultures gaining new perspectives through mutual respect and open communication.

  • As OneSensata, we are working together to make things work together

If you are an individual who requires a reasonable accommodation in connection with the hiring process and/or to perform the essential functions of the position for which you applied, please make a request to the recruiter or contact .

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In fact, our name Sensata comes from the Latin word sensate for ‘those gifted with sense’. Our focus on sensing is also reflected in our logo, which spells Sensata in Braille.

Sensata Technologies is a world leader and early innovator in mission-critical sensors and controls designed to make the world cleaner, safer and more efficient. Mission-critical means products that are essential and difficult to do. You’ll find our 47,000 unique products in many applications anywhere from automotive braking systems to aircraft flight controls.

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