PR19026 - Corporate Counsel

Employer: TMEIC
Job Location: Roanoke, Virginia
Category: Engineering/Electrical/Mechanical
Employment Type: Full Time
Last Updated: 3/13/2019
Closing Date: 3/29/2019
TMEIC Corporation, headquartered in Roanoke, VA, designs, develops and engineers advanced automation, large AC and DC motors, photovoltaic inverters and variable frequency drive systems. TMEIC Corporation specializes in the Renewable Energy, Metals, Material Handling, Oil & Gas, Mining, Testing and other industrial markets worldwide. We drive industry.
Job Description
Job # PR19026
Job Title Corporate Counsel     Office Location Roanoke, VA
Business/Department Legal     Sales Territory, if applicable N/A

General Role Description
Lead the drafting and negotiation of a broad range of commercial contracts and provide cross-functional legal and risk management support to the organization

Role Accountabilities
  • Negotiate and draft a broad range of commercial contracts, including, but not limited to, terms and conditions of sale, supply, procurement, non-disclosure, distribution and consulting agreements
  • Advise the company on day-to-day issues related to commercial matters, contracts, strategic initiatives and business processes
  • Provide advice and guidance to Company functional units on a broad range of legal and risk management matters, including, but not limited to, sourcing, logistics, insurance, tax, health and safety, marketing, sales, IP and R&D
  • Provide advice and guidance in connection with legal compliance matters, including, but not limited to, anti-bribery, anti-corruption, data privacy, antitrust, trade compliance and other ethical business practices
  • Provide advice and guidance in connection with the company’s domestic and international business development activities
  • Provide advice and guidance in connection with the company’s corporate secretarial activities, including, but not limited to, subsidiary governance globally and assistance with board of directors and shareholders meetings, minutes and consents

General Employee Accountabilities
  • Bring full effort to bear on tasks assigned by manager
  • Give manager best advice
  • Give earliest notice when work cannot be delivered as specified
  • Cooperate and collaborate with peers and interact cross-organizationally as specified by manager
  • Exemplify Company Core Values:  Integrity, Client Focus, Team Orientation, and Personal Commitment
  • Comply with all Company policies, practices, and procedures and all regulations and laws
  • Recommend viable improvements proactively
  • Ensure effective utilization of business tools and processes

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • Juris Doctor degree or equivalent via education and/or work experience
  • U.S. qualified lawyer with admission to practice in at least one state bar
  • 2 years’ work experience in the corporate/commercial practice group of a law firm
  • Demonstrated successful working relationships with clients, suppliers, and other internal and external contacts
  • Demonstrated successful and positive personal leadership, interpersonal, organizational, administrative, and communication skills
  • Demonstrated continuous improvement in areas of responsibility
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Outlook, and an HRMS
  • Availability to travel, domestically and internationally, 10%, sometimes with limited notice

Preferred Qualifications
  • 5 years’ experience in the corporate/commercial practice group of a large law firm
  • In-house experience, including managing contracts and commercial functions
  • Experience managing contracts and commercial support staff
  • Experience working with multinational corporations
  • Experience drafting and negotiating cross-border, M&A, services, equipment purchase and sale, construction, project management and IP transactions

Link to TMEIC Corporation website:  In order to be considered for a job opening, all applicants must complete an on-line job application, in full, for each job opening.  A resume can be attached to the on-line application, but is not considered a substitute for the information in the application.  Applications are not accepted for positions not posted.  Current job listings, along with our application, can be found on our website.  Select “Career Opportunities” on the “Careers” tab of our website. Please, no telephone calls.
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