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Talent Acquisition, Sr. Manager

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Bridgestone Firestone Nashville , TN 37201

Posted 3 months ago


Nashville, Tenn.-based Bridgestone Americas, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of Bridgestone Corporation, the world's largest tire and rubber company. Bridgestone Americas and its subsidiaries develop, manufacture and market a wide range of Bridgestone, Firestone and associate brand tires to address the needs of a broad range of customers, including consumers, automotive and commercial vehicle original equipment manufacturers, and those in the agricultural, forestry and mining industries. The companies are also engaged in retreading operations throughout the Western Hemisphere and produce air springs, roofing materials, and industrial fibers and textiles. The Bridgestone Americas family of companies also operates the world's largest chain of automotive tire and service centers. Guided by its One Team, One Planet message, the company is dedicated to achieving a positive environmental impact in all of the communities it calls home.

Position Summary

The Talent Acquisition Senior Manager, Retail Operations will be responsible for overseeing and executing recruitment strategies and programs with primary TA vendors. This includes: managing critical vendors to ensure compliance with SLA's and enhancing the relationship with the vendor to have a direct line to those directly impacting the Bridgestone name.


  • Create the TA strategy for the Bridgestone retail platform within a matrixed Center of Excellence environment.

  • Will bring robust data analytics and report out capability for key internal stakeholders. Able to convert data to insight to actions.

  • Manage the relationship with an RPO. Provide vendor oversight and bring Bridgestone management to the $8M agreement. This position will bring in a more intimate level of oversight to implement the Bridgestone way of recruiting. Will act as central liaison with BSRO and our vendors.

  • Develop a deep relationship to steward execution of SLA's with one vendor that has indirect spend of $3M discover ways we can better enhance the ROI and create a method to report out to the businesses.

  • Leverage the Retail business acumen to enhance the partnership with the business and create innovative solutions to the TA environment.

  • Bring a procurement mind-set, looking for ways to gain efficiency within existing contracts and ensuring rigid compliance. Able to tactfully navigate difficult discussions with vendors while upholding Bridgestone's best interests.


  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college in HR, Business, or related discipline required

  • 8+ years of business HR experience, preferrably in a COE

  • Demonstrated experience and capability understanding the issues and concerns of a Talent Acquisition or Human Resources function

  • Experience with RPO relationship management

  • Ability to learn fast and connect with vendors immediately

  • Detail-oriented with exceptional organizational skills

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Very action oriented with ability to get large projects done with limited resources

  • Collaborative leader with external partners as well as internal teammates

  • Prior people leadership experience preferred

  • Continual learner

  • Results driven

  • Strong executive presence

  • Self starter, able to drive projects to conclusion and work effectively with a variety of people at various levels within the company


  • 3+ years of procurement experience
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