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Emerson Director, Talent Acquisition in Florham Park, New Jersey

Director, Talent Acquisition

Requisition ID : ( 21017168 )

Primary Location : United States-Texas-Houston

Other Locations : United States-Missouri-St. Louis, United States-Iowa-Marshalltown, United States-Texas-Austin, United States-Minnesota-Shakopee, United States-New Jersey-Florham Park

Job Function : Human Resources & Talent Management

Job Posting Date : Jan 3, 2022, 12:59:13 PM

If you are passionate about talent attraction, innovation,and leadership, Emerson has an exciting opportunity for you! With the ability to be based in several locations, you will you build and implement the strategies and related programs to secure top talent for multiple business groups, accounting for approximately 700 annual salaried positions. Your focus is North America, but you collaborate with the regional talent acquisition teams to support Business Group and global talent initiatives.

You report to the Vice President, Talent Acquisition and are a member of the Global Talent Acquisition Leadership Team, supplying the development and execution of our functional strategy.

My name is Gwen Wilker, and I lead Talent Acquisition for Emerson. This role is a critical component of our talent acquisition strategy and mission – our purpose is to find and hire top diverse and transformational talent for Emerson. We see ourselves as being strategic partners with our people so they can fully meet the needs of our business through talent. We’re a team that helps one another, that learns from one another, and grows together! Join us and help lead our TA and cultural transformation!


Serve as the talent acquisition advisor and business partner for HR and business leaders within your aligned Business Groups to develop workforce plans, identify key talent gaps, and establish robust talent pipelines

  • Develop and implement effective strategies and talent mindset philosophies to enable your Business Groups to attract and secure diverse top talent

  • Lead, mentor, and coach recruiters on effective sourcing strategies, talent delivery, partner influencing, and standard talent acquisition methodologies

  • Own the implementation of new processes and programs, inclusive of change management to drive adoption

  • Provide information, analysis, and recommendations for maintenance of and improvement for Emerson’s competitive health relative to Talent Acquisition

  • Advance diversity, equity, and inclusion as a primary tenant of talent attraction for Emerson through talent pipelining and leadership consultation strategies

  • Engage actively in social media, talent communities, and industry outreach to promote and strengthen Emerson’s employer brand

Required Skills, Experience, and Talent:

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • 8 years progressive experience in Talent Acquisition, Human Resources or related field

  • 3 years people leadership experience, with preferred experience managing a remote team

  • Understanding of employment and immigration Law

  • Proven change management experience

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Korn Ferry Interview Architect, or similar competency models

  • Demonstrable experience leading multiple projects simultaneously and delivering on critical milestones

WHY EMERSON? (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i0RyejZCJ4s&feature=youtu.be)

Our Commitment to Our People

Across the globe, we are united by a singular Purpose: We drive innovation that makes the world healthier, safer, smarter, and more sustainable. We invest in our employees to ensure they have the marketplace knowledge, skills, and competencies to bring this Purpose to life while competing and leading in a global economy. Our training programs focus on end-to-end development, from onboarding through senior leadership.

Our success is measured by the positive impact we make on people, our communities, and the world through our unwavering focus on environmental, social, and regulatory progress. Learn more about us! (https://www.emerson.com/en-us/about-us/corporate-social-responsibility)

Flexible and competitive benefits plans offer you the right options to meet your individual and family needs: medical insurance plans, dental and vision coverage, 401(k), tuition reimbursement and more. We also provide you flexible time-off plans, including paid parental leave, vacation, and holiday leave.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

At Emerson, we are committed to fostering a culture where every employee is valued and respected for their experiences and perspectives – and that reflects the world around us. We believe a diverse, equitable and inclusive work environment contributes to the rich exchange of ideas that inspires innovation and brings the best solutions to our customers.

This philosophy is fundamental to living our company’s values and our responsibility to leave the world in a better place. Learn more about our Culture & Values (https://www.emerson.com/en-us/about-us/living-our-purpose) and Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Emerson .

Work Authorization

Emerson will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which sponsorship will be provided. Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J or TN, or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Emerson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. We are committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment.

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Emerson is a leading global technology, software and engineering company providing innovative solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, and residential markets.

Our Automation Solutions business helps process, hybrid and discrete manufacturers maximize production, protect personnel and the environment while optimizing their energy and operating costs. Our Commercial & Residential Solutions business helps ensure human comfort and health, protect food quality and safety, advance energy efficiency and create sustainable infrastructure.

We help customers in the world’s most essential industries solve the biggest challenges of modern life. Every day, our global workforce fulfills our unified Purpose and lives out the Values we hold close as an organization: Integrity, Safety & Quality, Support Our People, Customer Focus, Continuous Improvement, Collaboration, and Innovation.

Our Causes – Planet, Humanity, Champion, Inclusion and Future – shape, define and fuel Emerson’s culture while inspiring our innovative spirit and driving our focus.

Whether you’re an established professional looking for a career change, an undergraduate student exploring possibilities, or recently received your MBA degree, you’ll find opportunities with us. Join our team and start your journey today!

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Req ID: 21017168