KSS (Key Safety Systems), a global engineering, manufacturer, and supplier of safety components and systems, has selected Manpower Business Solutions (MBS) to provide RPO services in an effort to standardize hiring processes for its engineering and manufacturing facilities in nine countries.
Terms of the contract were not disclosed.
The program will manage all full-time positions and hiring processes at KSS facilities in North America, China, Germany, Romania, Mexico, Korea, Japan, Italy, and the U.K. In addition to permanent positions, Manpower will also manage contingent hiring. Utilizing MBS’ in-country managers’ familiarity with local laws and customs will speed up the entire process while providing cost savings, the company said.
“As part of our global strategy, KSS has been searching for a partner that would help deliver a consistent hiring program across multiple platforms, in all regions we have a presence,” said Larry Casey, KSS senior vice president of HR. “In Manpower Business Solutions we have found a partner with unparalleled experience providing a quality workforce that will help KSS deliver the best quality product and value for our customers worldwide.”
“It was vital to Key Safety Systems that their RPO partner be adaptable to any market and knowledgeable of the cultural nuances that are inherent in the world of business,” said Sheldon Schur, vice president/general manager of Manpower Business Solutions. “Because of Manpower’s strong global network in more than 80 countries and territories, we are in the unique position to provide Key Safety Systems with local recruiting expertise in each of the countries in which they are present.”