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At Gentherm, we say, “It’s about the person.” We’re with you on a cold winter day when you turn on your heated seat and steering wheel or helping manage patient body temperature in the operating room, recovering room or intensive care units. We take a human approach with everything we do.


As the global leader in thermal management technologies we embrace the opportunity to create and deliver extraordinary thermal solutions that make meaningful differences in everyday life. We do this by improving health, wellness, comfort and energy efficiency.


We embrace an entrepreneurial spirit and combine that with our global leadership to deliver results. Working at Gentherm provides you the opportunity to not only shape the future of the automotive and medical industries, but also influence your career throughout the company. You will be engaged, challenged and inspired by our team to deliver leading thermal technologies that positively impact lives around the world.

Global Director, Talent Management and Talent Acquisition


The Director, Talent Management and Talent Acquisition will design, develop and deliver organizational talent management initiatives to drive Gentherm’s performance and growth by working with Senior Leadership and HR Business Partners. This includes a variety of key organizational processes in areas such as performance management, succession planning, change management, capability building, career development, organizational effectiveness, leadership development, organizational development, training and facilitation. This individual will also oversee Gentherm’s Talent Acquisition Center of Excellence which includes senior leader recruiting activities and oversight and harmonization of key hiring processes globally. 



  • Work with the CHRO, business leaders, HR business partners and other stakeholders to assess training and development needs and to deliver appropriate, high quality, consistent and cost-effective programs that align with business objectives and Gentherm’s People strategy.
  • Drive consulting projects with internal clients that include conducting needs analysis, assessing gaps, and providing solutions that address needs, especially as it refers to culture and engagement.
  • Design, deliver and sustain talent management programs addressing engagement, performance and career management, training, leadership development, succession planning, etc.
  • Provide client-facing internal talent and OD consultation to CHRO and business leaders.
  • Deliver assessment feedback and coaching services to leaders.
  • Assume lead role in developing a high-impact leadership development program for leaders and high potentials.
  • Partner with Global Systems Administrator to manage HCM configuration to evaluate performance and drive a continuous-coaching-and-feedback culture.
  • Support other Human Resource initiatives as needed by bringing design thinking and thought leadership to drive employee engagement and performance results aligned with enterprise strategy.
  • Lead enterprise wide standardization of change management process and execution. Support HR Business Partners to consistently execute change management processes in all company locations.
  • Create and manage project plans and communications to ensure the execution of Talent Management initiatives.





  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or related field
  • Minimum of ten years related experience, of which at least three must have been in a management position; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience leading a full Talent agenda for a region of a large corporation or a small to mid-sized company.




  • Advanced Degree in HR or Business
  • HR Certification (SHRM, SPHR, etc.)





  • Up to 10% travel (Globally) 




  • Indirectly supervises departmental employees in US and Canada locations. Directly supervises one Talent Acquisition and a contractor.



  • Deliver Results
    • Understand the mission and output of your team; set SMART objectives and deliver
  • Drive Change
    • Focus on agility and commitment to continuous improvement; Understand and act on internal and external drivers of change
  • Build Capability
    • Foster a culture of learning and development; Support individual growth through continuous feedback to achieve personal and professional goals
  • Cultivate Innovation
    • Openly embrace, create, implement and support new and innovative ideas, processes and technology that deliver business results






All positions in our office require interaction with people and technology while either standing or sitting. In order to best service our customers, internal and external, all associates must be able to communicate face-to-face and on the phone with or without reasonable accommodation. Gentherm is committed to compliance with its obligations under all applicable state and federal laws prohibiting employment discrimination. In keeping with this commitment, it attempts to reasonably accommodate applicants and employees in accordance with the requirements of the disability discrimination laws. It also invites individuals with disabilities to participate in a good faith, interactive process to identify reasonable accommodations that can be made without imposing an undue hardship.

Gentherm is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

Job Req ID:  7535

Northville, MI, US, 48167

Country/Region:  US
Published:  Feb 23, 2021

Nearest Major Market: Detroit

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