Talent Acquisition Specialist Canada

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Date: 13-Jun-2022

Location: Saint-Bruno, QC, Canada

Company: Alstom

Req ID:202045 

We create smart innovations to meet the mobility challenges of today and tomorrow. We design and manufacture a complete range of transportation systems, from high-speed trains to electric buses and driverless trains, as well as infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a truly global community of more than 70000 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.   


Join us as Talent Acquisition Specialist, and you’ll be looking at a career-defining role based in St-Bruno (QC), CA.


Overall Mission Statement of AME Recruiter team: to support the End to End recruitment process and deliver fabulous hires with the business. Strive for better quality talent to be acquired in a quicker time frame to support business commercial objectives. 


The role holder will support the overall BT HR People & Organisation Strategy and respective HR Operational Programs.


As a member of the recruitment team you will be responsible to carry out all the candidate pre-selection activities. The recruitment team is fully integrated into the HR Operations - Americas, which coordinates and provides support Bombardier Transportation Divisions located in North America. 




  • Identify and coordinate innovative recruitment sourcing strategies for open positions;
  • Analyze all applications received and conduct telephone interviews to pre-select the best candidates using databases and other relevant channels;
  • Coordinate the face to face interviews and online psychometric tools, where appropriate, with the hiring managers and co-ordinate the offer management process to successfully hire great talent with the organization;
  • Support and coach more junior TA members to be the best they can be in conjunction with stakeholder management at Senior level within the organization;
  • Manage in-country escalations to Vice President and BTLT members related to recruitment;
  • Engage with key in-country stakeholders monthly to review recruitment management information on related Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).




  • University Degree. (Further education/training in HR relevant field of study an advantage).
  • Demonstrate successful case studies within international recruitment delivery (Engineering, Operations and Project Management are distinct advantages).
  • Ideally a minimum of 6 years as Recruitment Specialist.
  • Proven ability to present and represent Recruitment Operations at a senior stakeholder level (typically VP level or above).
  • Experience with project driven organisational environment, with an ability to adhere to and balance principles of cost, quality and time in successfully completing recruitment projects.
  • Ability to operate effectively within a fast paced and quickly changing environment, while demonstrating a flexible and rigorous attitude and positive approach.
  • Strong direct sourcing / research experience (specifically utilising LinkedIn Recruiter, Viadeo, Xing, CV databases and Boolean search strings) Indicators.
  • Demonstrated ability to work and communicate with a wide range of stakeholders (HRBPs, HMs, Business Leaders)
  • Experience in deploying sourcing strategies across both traditional and innovative channels
  • Demonstrated ability to exceed customer expectations in recruitment delivery.


We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

An agile, inclusive and responsible culture is the foundation of our company where diverse people are offered excellent opportunities to grow, learn and advance in their careers.  We are committed to encouraging our employees to reach their full potential, while valuing and respecting them as individuals.   


Alstom is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, disability status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, National, or Local Laws.


Effective 29 January 2021, Alstom completed the acquisition of Bombardier Transportation. This is a Bombardier Transportation Legal Entity Position - positions at Bombardier Transportation companies are all members of the Alstom Group.

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