Eaton Careers

Talent Acquisition Consultant

Shanghai Shi, China
Human Resources


Job Description

If you desire to be part of something special, to be part of a winning team, to be part of a fun team – winning is fun.


We are looking forward to Talent Acquisition Consultant in Eaton, based in Shanghai, China.


In Eaton, making our work exciting, engaging, meaningful; ensuring safety, health, wellness; and being a model of inclusion & diversity are already embedded in who we are - it’s in our values, part of our vision, and our clearly defined aspirational goals.


This exciting role is part of a fast paced, and sales orientated team in a large multi-national company.



The role which offers a broad variety of responsibilities including international liaising and great learning opportunities.



This position will be responsible for sourcing, attracting and acquiring professional level talents across Eaton Corporation in China Region. He/She will focus on working with internal clients to define hiring needs, develop and implement cost effective, results oriented recruitment strategies, and managing the candidate sourcing and selection process.


Essential Responsibilities:

  1. Identify, attract, and present professional level candidates utilizing a variety of sources including, but not limited to, internet postings and search, direct sourcing, employee referrals, job fairs, research, print media, social networking and agencies.   

  2. Develop and maintain relationships with both internal and external parties to foster an ongoing pipeline of highly qualified candidates.

  3. Develop creative recruiting methods to minimize or eliminate the use of contingency; but when necessary, be the single point of contact and manage the recruitment efforts of the outside third party vendor.

  4. As the driver of the recruiting process, the consultant needs to ensure the hiring team receives an adequate flow of resumes, the resumes are reviewed and feedback is provided in a timely fashion, qualified candidates are interviewed quickly and an offer is extended and accepted. 

  5. Maintains the accuracy of the complete hiring process within the applicant tracking system (Taleo).

  6. Partner with local business stakeholders to build focused and proactive recruiting actions.

  7. Participate in the continuous building and update of the regional database with a viable network including talented professionals (potential candidates) and key information from top organizations in industrial market. 



  1. Bachelor’s degree and above
  1. Prefer 5 years above in recruiting within a MNC, or a search firm serving MNCs

  2. Experience in conducting searches using a variety of channels including direct sourcing, social networking, internet tools, search firms and other creative search approach

  3. Clear proven history demonstrating ability to establish a consultative rapport with hiring partners. Strong customer service skills required.

  4. Self-motivated and result-oriented

  5. A self-starter and a team player

  6. Good oral and written English skill

We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters. We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.

Job: Human Resources

Region: Asia Pacific
Organization: Corporate Sector

Job Level: Individual Contributor
Schedule: Full-time
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No
Does this position offer relocation?: No
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 064948