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General Commercial/Contracts, Mergers/Acquisitions, Transactions
What is the position where you can add value?
We are hiring for a Senior Legal Counsel - Commercial Transactions for our Corporate office within Tekni-Plex. In this newly created Global role you will have the responsibility for working with and supporting all levels of employees.
The Senior Legal Counsel-Commercial Transactions will work on a wide variety of matters with an emphasis on procurement and supply agreements, but also including other commercial contracts, compliance programs, and legal policies.
The role will span across all of Tekni-Plex’s business units and locations, requiring direct interaction with personnel and third parties around the world.
Experience representing manufacturing entities is helpful but not required; what will be essential is the ability to undertake a project involving unfamiliar territory, spot issues, and develop creative solutions. Excellent drafting skills are a must.
This position must be able to maintain the legal department’s standard to deliver the highest quality service at all times, to a level equaling or surpassing that of any law firm.
Draft, review and negotiate a wide range of commercial contracts with suppliers, customers, consultants and others
Design and monitor compliance programs (FCPA, import/export, credit documents)
Assist with financial and M&A transactions
Draft, maintain, and regulate legal policies
Perform significant interaction with business personnel at all levels of our organization
What skills do you bring to the role?
JD Law Degree from an accredited institution required
Three plus years of commercial transactional legal experience required
Member of Bar, certificate in good standing required
Excellent communication skills
Precise drafting ability and issue spotting
Ability to balance competing legal and commercial concerns
At Tekni-Plex, we value all of our people across the globe. We strive to provide a work environment that leads to your professional fulfillment. Since fulfillment means something different to everyone, the rewards that Tekni-Plex provides globally are appropriately diverse and suited to help you perform your best inside and outside the company. Our rewards programs include:
In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a full complement of valuable Health, Wellness, and Welfare benefits which include:
Medical, Dental, and Vision
Life and Disability
401(k) and Match
Wellness Program including EAP
Pay for Performance philosophy
If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click on the following document names to download the files for review: EEO is the Law & EEO is the Law Supplement .
Additional Salary Information: Bonus Eligible
Internal Number: 001663
Who is Tekni-Plex? We are a 50 year global leader in advanced plastic and rubber polymer technology, Tekni-Plex engineers solutions to meet customer needs in critical applications that touch every aspect of life, from medical devices used in operating rooms and hospitals, to food packaging in your kitchen.Why Work for us?With Company Values like Innovation, Integrity and Trust and Employee Fulfillment, Tekni-Plex offers every employee around the world the opportunity to stretch, grow and succeed every day. Our employees are challenged to bring new ideas to the table, jump in and get involved and make an impact. Tekni-Plex has a proud history and a compelling future. Behind every great Tekni-Plex product is a team of dedicated employees who are truly making a difference for our customers and who are Tekni-Proud!