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Head of Talent Acquisition, Americas and EMEA

Date: Apr 13, 2019

Location: Corning, NY, US, 14830

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 36058


Corning is one of the world’s leading innovators in materials science. For more than 160 years, Corning has applied its unparalleled expertise in specialty glass, ceramics, and optical physics to develop products that have created new industries and transformed people’s lives.

Corning succeeds through sustained investment in R&D, a unique combination of material and process innovation, and close collaboration with customers to solve tough technology challenges.

The global Human Resource (HR) Function provides an integrated talent management system that delivers a workforce that is Corning's competitive differentiator in the global marketplace.

HR provides service offerings that align solutions to business challenges by ensuring the programs are Effective, Efficient, Global, Scaleable, and Repeatable.  Corning’s Values are operationalized by the HR Function through the facilitation of Talent Management offerings, as well as programs and processes that aid in making Corning’s Values visible.


  • Combines oversight for Talent Acquisition in the US, Latin America and EMEA to create alignment and synergies for gaining global consistency in recruiting
  • Provides strong alignment between HR Leads and the recruiting partners supporting them
  • Responsible for all Contingent Labor programs and the aligned suppliers also now includes oversight of Fieldglass. Frequently consulted for advice on CWR programs outside the US.
  • Recruiting model analysis and design (identifies what type of recruiting labor/model is necessary based on the need to include building and managing a new recruiting model in EMEA (very complex recruitment market) and Mexico
  • Integrates employer branding strategies for the organization.
  • Leads recruitment attraction strategies for respective regions
  • Manages and supports staffing integration activities for assigned regions and support the day-to-day hiring needs.
  • Executes, manages and implements TA strategies specific to respective functions. Ensures consistency of all policies and procedures for Talent Acquisition team are consistent with the business needs.
  • Manages recruiting metrics in order to accurately assess the effectiveness of suppliers; current and previous recruitment strategies; and is able to create and implement solutions for challenges.
  • Manages and delivers training programs and workshops for Corning employees/managers to ensure effective recruiting techniques are used.
  • Ensures regions are utilizing True Blue efficiently while driving and maintaining guidelines.
  • Ensures that all tools of Talent Acquisition are clearly understood and utilized by the team including vendor and search company managements.
  • Creates an atmosphere of HR teamwork, which incorporates all applicable HR departments into the staffing process to improve responsiveness and present a consistent message from HR.

Required Education:

  • Bachelors Degree (required)
  • Graduate Degree (preferred)

Required Years and Areas of Experience:

  • 10+ years of experience in HR
  • 7+ years of experience in recruiting, including experience in Talent Acquisition management roles.

Required Skills:

  • Subject Matter Expertise in Staffing and Staffing Management
  • Strong process orientation
  • Experience with staffing metrics and analysis
  • Supplier management
  • Consulting skills
  • Customer service orientation
  • Project management skills
  • Facilitation/presentation skills
  • Team focused
  • Business acumen
  • Results oriented
  • Communication skills


This position does support immigration sponsorship.

We prohibit discrimination on the basis of  race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, or veteran status or any other legally protected status.

Nearest Major Market: Corning