Talent Acquisition Manager - North America

Date:  Jan 13, 2022
Division:  Central Services (40000003)

Montreal, Quebec, CA Hudson, US Shelton, US San Jose, US

Requisition ID:  5005

COMET Technologies USA is the headquarters as well as an important sales, distribution and service hub for the COMET Group. From this modern facility, we provide our innovative COMET X-ray and ebeam source technology and portable X-ray systems to leading manufacturers, research labs and government sites within North and South America.





Under the direction of the HR Director - North America, the Talent Acquisition Manager will develop and implement programs and processes for attracting, hiring and retaining skilled employees to timely fulfill COMET Technologies USA and ORS Canada business needs. He / she will take proactive approaches to improve the employer brand and network to recruit quality candidates and build pipelines to reduce time-to-hire.  



Essential Duties: 

  • Determine current staffing needs and produce forecasts
  • Develop talent acquisition strategies and hiring plans
  • Cross-functional collaboration for employment branding initiatives
  • Perform sourcing to fill open positions and anticipate future needs
  • Plan and conduct recruitment and selection processes (interviews, screening calls etc.)
  • Plan and conduct new hire on-boarding
  • Perform candidate and new hire screening and pre-employment requirements to ensure compliance with US and Canada employment law[s] and Comet Group policies and procedures
  • Take steps to ensure for positive candidate experience[s]
  • Assist in employee retention and development
  • Provide Leadership for collaboration across Business Divisions for establishing and sustaining effective University Relations programs and internships
  • Organize and/or attend career fairs, assessment centers or other events
  • Use metrics to create reports and identify areas of improvement



  • Work with hiring managers and Division Leaders to forecast staffing needs
  • Improve the recruitment process by conducting candidate experience surveys
  • Host or participate in recruitment events to grow and sustain effective network of potential hires
  • Source potential candidates to fill talent pipelines through social media and Boolean searches using Google or other methods
  • Transform recruiting from an as-needed function to a proactive hiring function
  • Proactively create and build candidate pipelines for current and future staffing needs
  • Recruit diverse employees by strategically sourcing candidates from various backgrounds
  • Maintain relationships with past candidates for future opportunities
  • Hire high performance individuals who have the capacity and capability to grow beyond their role[s]



  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed herein are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Education and / or Experience:

  • Requires BSc / BA in Business Administration, Human Resources or relevant field


Language Skills

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively communicate with groups of managers, customers, and employees within and outside of the organization.


Analytical and Reporting Skills:

  • Ability to work with basic business analysis concepts and to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to business and environmental situations to provide for work force planning and analysis and reporting to business division leaders.


Reasoning Ability:

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.


Other Qualifications:

Requires the ability to operate a variety of standard office machines, to include a computer, telephone, fax, copier, etc. Must have competency with MS Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook).


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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or touch objects or controls; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach above shoulders; and stoop, kneel, or crouch.


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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee works in an office environment with average office conditions and average office noise level. 







Data protection and confidentiality
We take data protection seriously. “COMET AG” and software partner SAP have taken the necessary organizational and technical measures to ensure the confidentiality of your application. All HR personnel and umantis employees have a duty to maintain confidentiality with respect to personal data as part of their employment contract. Automatic 128-bit encryption ensures that your data is transmitted securely. The processing of your data complies with general data security standards based on the latest technology.