Senior Group Manager, Talent Acquisition

Date: May 18, 2023

Location: Fountain Valley, CA, US, 92708

Company: Hyundai Motor America

At Hyundai, we’ve rethought our business and created cars that combine performance, quality, design and innovation into a complete package.

It’s time you rethink what you expect from an employer.

At Hyundai, we understand you're not just building a career – you're building a life. We believe in our people and realize that our success is a direct result of our commitment in offering you great opportunities for your career. If you would enjoy working in a dynamic environment and are looking for a chance to become part of a stellar team of professionals, we invite you to apply online today.





Responsible for effective and efficient acquisition of talent for Hyundai Motor America and creating/implementing that aligns key business strategies and initiatives.

Major Responsibilities

~ Lead team that proactively and strategically meets with business leaders and hiring managers to identify personnel needs, job specifications, job duties, qualifications, and skills. In addition, work with business leaders on determining future needs and potential gaps.

~ Oversee and manage all functions related to Talent Acquisition, including recruiting and hiring qualified candidates, job and career fairs, on-boarding, new hire orientations, relocation, temporary staffing, and internship programs.

~ Manage relationships with executive recruiters and executive management to identify and secure executives as needed.

~ Develop and manage internship programs by partnering with business leaders and colleges/universities by setting expectations, pay rate, and length of responsibility. Coaches’ managers/business leaders on how to provide a positive experience for students in the program.

~ Serve as the main point-of-contact for parent company, HMC, in matters related to recruiting. Reviews HMC developed global HR standards and determines whether to incorporate such standards into HMA’s talent acquisition practices.

~ Responsible to maintain headcount tracking and headcount annual request process.

~ Create and maintain a professional and cohesive work environment focused on respect, performance, quality, achievement, and ethics.

~Assists the Vice President of HR & Administrative Services, for ad hoc requests by executive management team or HMC, as needed.

~ Complies with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation; anticipating legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions.

~ Updates job knowledge by participating in conferences and educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.

Major Responsibilities (continued)


~ Make independent hiring decisions.

~ Manage and sign off on approved budget amounts.


~ Must be a high school graduate
~ Bachelor’s degree preferred
~ Master’s degree a plus

Related Experience

~ At least 10 years of experience of which at least three years directly related experience with HR, Talent Acquisition, or Operations.

~ Working knowledge of HR processes, administration and compliance issues. 

~Automotive experience a plus. 

~ Experience with SAP SuccessFactors a plus. 

~ Experience supervising multiple staff members desired.

~ Proven ability to lead by example and foster mentoring relationships.


~ Demonstrate the ability to manage multiple concurrent assignments while meeting company and department objectives. 

~ Client-focused, business partnering and influencing skills. 

~ The ability to work both strategically and operationally.

~ Outstanding verbal and written communications skills that effectively relate to all levels of the organization.

~ Ability to create momentum and foster organizational change. 

~ Proficiency in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

~ Exceptional interpersonal, leadership and communication skills. ~ Solid sense of confidentiality and discretion.

~ Ability to operate and employ solid decision-making skills.

~ Ability to develop and maintain highly effective relationships externally and internally.

~ Ability to influence professionals of senior management level.

Certification Required

~ SPHR or SHRM-SCP preferred

Physical Requirements

Some travel required
Normal office duties

Work Model

#LI-Hybrid (80% Onsite/ 20% Remote)


$164,100.00 - $227,800.00 Annual


Benefits include healthcare insurance (medical/prescription, dental, vision), 401(k) company match, a quarterly employer enhanced contribution, basic life insurance, short- and long-term disability, employee assistance program (work/life balance programs and confidential counseling), expert medical services (provider referrals, second opinion), business travel accident insurance, health advocacy (coordinate care and services, assistance with claim and billing issues, understanding Hyundai benefits), annual discretionary bonus, accrued vacation pay, company provided sick pay, vehicle lease program (monthly fee includes insurance and maintenance).


Our Company adheres to the equal employment opportunity guidelines set forth by federal, state and local laws.  The information requested on this form is sought in good faith and will not be used to discriminate against the applicant based on race, religion or creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic characteristics, marital status, sex or gender (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, or related circumstances), gender identity, gender expression, age, citizenship, sexual orientation, family care or medical leave status, military and veteran status, political affiliation, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state and local laws.

Nearest Major Market: Orange County
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles