Eaton Corporation Talent Acquisition Consultant in Shanghai Shi, China



State the primary function or overall purpose of your position.

This position will be responsible for sourcing, attracting and acquiring professional level talents across Eaton Corporation in North Asia Region. He/She will focus on working with internal clients to define hiring needs as well as develop and implement cost effective, results oriented recruitment strategies.

The Talent Acquisition Consultant will determine sourcing methodology & tools, recruit, select and manage search firms (when appropriate), pre-screen candidates, report, structure interviews, and ensure correct search focus is maintained.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (Limit yourself to 8-12 statements)


List the essential functions (i.e. key responsibilities with expected end results), which must be accomplished in order to fulfill the purpose of your position as described above.

  1. Identify, attract, and present professional level candidates utilizing a variety of sources including, but not limited to, internet postings and search, direct sourcing, employee referrals, job fairs, research, print media, social networking and agencies.

  2. Develop and maintain relationships with candidates, employees, alumni groups, as well as business and trade associations to foster an ongoing pipeline of highly qualified candidates for future employment.

  3. Develop creative recruiting methods to minimize or eliminate the use of contingency; but when necessary, be the single point of contact and manage the recruitment efforts of the outside third party vendor.

  4. As the driver of the recruiting process, the consultant needs to ensure the hiring team receives an adequate flow of resumes, the resumes are reviewed and feedback is provided in a timely fashion, qualified candidates are interviewed quickly and an offer is extended and accepted.

  5. Maintains the accuracy of the complete hiring process within the applicant tracking system (Taleo).

  6. Keep hiring managers, HR partners and candidates informed of search progress.

  7. Participate in the continuous building and update of the regional database with a viable network including talented professionals (potential candidates) and key information from top organizations in industrial market.


Describe any specialized knowledge or skill (e.g., technical, scientific, administrative, managerial) which your position requires.

  • Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Fluent English in both written and speaking

  • Position Criteria

  • A min. of 5 years of recruiting experience within a MNC, or a search firm serving MNCs

  • Experience in conducting searches using a variety of channels including direct sourcing, social networking, internet tools, search firms and other creative search approach

  • Good command of Chinese and English, Cantonese speaking is a plus

  • Clear proven history demonstrating ability to establish a consultative rapport with hiring partners. Strong customer service skills required.

  • Self-motivated and result-oriented

  • A self-starter and a team player

  • Passionate about recruiting work

Eaton is a power management company with 2016 sales of $19.7 billion. We provide energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton is dedicated to improving the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. Eaton has approximately 95,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit

At Eaton we see things differently. We see opportunities to innovate, go above and beyond, and we work hard because what we do reflects who we are. If you see things differently – if you’re determined, motivated and focused on improving the world around you – then it’s time to see where a career at Eaton can take you. For more information visit www.

Job: Human Resources

Region: Asia Pacific

Organization: Corporate Sector

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Schedule: Full-time

Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No

Does this position offer relocation?: No

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time