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HR Talent Acquisition Specialist


JobReq ID:  52168
Type of work:  Hybrid
Type of contract:  Open-ended/permanent
Full/Part Time:  Full time

Zaventem, BE



Position Snapshot


  • Type of Contract: Permanent
  • Full-time
  • Location: Zaventem


The Company


Bridgestone in Europe, Russia, Middle East, India and Africa (BSEMIA), headquartered in Zaventem, is a subsidiary of  Bridgestone Corporation, a global leader providing sustainable mobility and advanced solutions.

In addition to our premium tire products, we offer a growing portfolio of tire-centric and mobility solutions. Through innovative technology,  we are committed to easier, safer, smoother and seamless mobility for our society and customers improving how people move, live, work and play.


In line with the “Bridgestone Essence”, our work environment is based on integrity and teamwork, where everyone can learn from each other and contribute with their own ideas in achieving the coming goals.

We want to hear from people who can take the challenge, unleash their creative potential and contribute to the company success demonstrating ownership, courage and agility. We want you to develop your skills, expand your knowledge and be proud of your work.


Job Purpose


As Talent acquisition specialist you are responsible for delivering an effective recruitment strategy that allows the EMIA HQ and Benelux organization to perform at its best, in close collaboration with the rest of the HR team.


The role will be far from one-dimensional. You will undertake a wide range of HR responsibilities and Talent acquisition projects, using SuccessFactors as our HRIS.


Main responsibilities


You will work closely with the HR manager and the HR Training specialist to support the different HR Business Partners. You will also act as the main point of contact for employees’ and managers queries on HR-related topics that fall under your main responsibilities


Talent Acquisition

You will work closely with the HR team and business stakeholders (hiring managers) to understand the recruitment needs, and develop effective recruitment strategies accordingly.

You are responsible for sourcing, attracting, interviewing and hiring the best talents in the market, all while factoring in the long-term goals of the EMIA HQ.


Furthermore, you will be involved in talent retention, using various tools to bolster employee engagement, satisfaction, and ultimately, retention. You identify the causes of employee turnover, devising initiatives to address these causes, and continuously evaluate the efficacy of our retention initiatives.


Last but not least, you promote the company’s brand through various recruitment initiatives and events.



You are responsible for the delivery of the Onboarding program for new employees.

You will play a pivotal role in ensuring new employees are seamlessly integrated into the organization. You will implement and manage onboarding processes that facilitate the smooth transition of new hires into their roles. Additionally, you will serve as a sound board for new employees, providing guidance and support as they acclimate to our company culture and procedures.


Other Projects & Processes

  • Support the local implementation of strategic EMIA projects. Proactively contributing to ideas generation, activities implementation and communication plan
  • Support employee engagement activities (also related to our employee engagement survey, career week, wellbeing week)
  • Keep up-to-date with the latest HR trends and best practices
  • Learning specific tools/assessments to support HR Processes (e.g. Harrison certification to support employees in their development journey)


Profile requirements:


  • Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in Recruitment & Development or HR Generalist
  • Experience in multinational companies, in a matrix organization is an asset
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Office, HRIS systems like SuccessFactors, and comfortable learning new technical systems as needed
  • High-level customer service skills including outstanding interpersonal skills
  • Ability to develop strong working relationships with team, internal partners, stakeholders, and vendors to deliver high quality service
  • High level of resilience
  • Fluent in Dutch and English (verbal and writing)
  • Possess initiative & drive, with a strong desire to continuously improve & deliver against agreed objectives/ service levels and high on customer orientation.
  • Experience in using LinkedIn Talent Solutions and professional networks to proactively source candidates


Our offer:


  • A competitive salary depending on experience
  • An extensive Benefits package including meal vouchers, hospitalization insurance, group insurance including a pension plan and net allowances
  • A homeworking policy that offers you to work from home 3 days per week
  • Numerous trainings (both internal and external) for personal development
  • Different employee wellbeing initiatives such as fruit at the office, Employee Assignment Programs


All applications will be reviewed. Our Recruitment team will contact the suitable applicants for the next step of the recruitment process.

We are looking forward to hearing from you!


Diversity and inclusion are a central part of Bridgestone EMEA’s values at the highest level. This is key for our people to show a passion for excellence for improving society connected to the world in which we live. Our commitment to diversity, is linked to our founders mission of ‘Serving Society with Superior Quality’, which is essential in shaping and creating the organization, serving all people, respectfully, connected to our business. We recognize that everyone is different and that attracting, developing and retaining our employees will create a sustainable working environment which is essential to our success. This means that all job applicants and members of staff will receive equal treatment and that we will not discriminate in particular on grounds of gender, marital status, race, ethnic origin, color, nationality, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, religion or age.

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