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Talent Acquisition Lead - India

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Date: Jul 26, 2022

Location: Gurgaon, HR, IN, 122002

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 56028


Corning is one of the world’s leading innovators in materials science. For more than 160 years, Corning has applied its unparalleled expertise in speciality 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.


Purpose of the Position:

The incumbent will lead talent acquisition for all hiring needs for Corning India. The Corning Talent Acquisition Center of Excellence is building world class recruitment capability globally. The selected candidate will play an important role to support process improvements as field education & provide related trainings to the internal stakeholders so that talent acquisition becomes a core capability for HR function in the region.


Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Lead various Talent Acquisition projects in India to ensure recruiting operational excellence can be met and promoted, which complies with legal and regulatory policies and supports Corning values
  • Lead recruiting team to identify the hiring demands for campus recruitment in India, design and implement Corning Campus recruitment activities accordingly
  • Lead recruiting team to implement and follow up Talent Acquisition programs, processes and policies and external market practice to identify opportunities for continuous improvement
  • Continuously enhance collaborations with BUHR partners, business leaders, and other HR Center of Excellence to expedite integration of business-relevant programs, processes, policies and systems.
  • Lead recruiting team to interact with vendors per service level agreement (SLA), and maximize delivery of outsourced services
  • Educates customers about when and how to properly use Talent Acquisition programs, processes and policies
  • Manage P&L for TA function in India


Project involved with:

  • RPO projects
  • Expansion, M&A, any other business growth project, etc
  • Branding projects both internal and external
  • Campus hiring and internship program
  • P&L management


Reporting Structure:

  • This role has dual reporting to the regional talent acquisition center of excellence and country HR leader in India


Direct reports:

  • 2-3 members of the RPO team


Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or above
  • 8-10 years of relevant talent acquisition related experience from manufacturing companies, corporate or renowned recruitment agencies with some experience of managing a team
  • Good experiences of project hiring under dynamic business situations, RPO team management would be a high plus
  • Solid experiences at end to end recruiting process, strong know-how on talent market research skills, methodologies and related recruiting ATS/CRMs
  • Project management experience at employer branding, campus hiring, etc. will be highly required
  • Exposure to diverse talent acquisition experiences will be an added advantage - hiring of professional and shopfloor roles, experience in technology hiring, leadership role etc


Required Skills:

  • Good ability to influence and lead clients, leaders and team members with professionalism and consultancy
  • Strong project management skills, doing well in strategic and thorough planning, risk identifying and mitigation to leverage resources and achieve assigned Talent Acquisition goals
  • Strong leadership and team engagement skills
  • Fluent English both in oral and written; efficient computer skills at office environment


Career Development Opportunities

  • Growth in an environment with exposure to a global team and best practices
  •  Other opportunities in all HR functions


Other Information

Travel Requirements: (National/International; 0-100%)

  • 10-15%, depending on the project needs