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The Wurth Group, based out of Germany, is the world-market leader in its core business, the trade in assembly and fastening material. It currently consists of over 400 companies in more than 80 countries and has approximately 77,000 employees. Its core business, the Wurth Line, the product range for craft and industry, comprises over 100,000 products, ranging from screws, screw accessories and anchors to tools, chemical-technical products and personal-protection equipment. Wurth Group of North America Inc., based in Ramsey, NJ, is the U.S. parent company of the Wurth Group U.S. subsidiaries.
At Wurth Group of North America Inc., we invest in great people. We encourage our employees to challenge themselves and we offer an environment that fosters creativity and success.
This is a rare and exciting opportunity to join a leading global company as Corporate Counsel with reporting responsibility directly to the Company’s U.S. Vice President General Counsel. The Corporate Counsel will provide important legal support to the U.S. parent company as well as each of its U.S. operating subsidiaries, in a fast-paced, but collegial environment.
Negotiating, writing and executing agreements and contracts on behalf of the company
Offering counsel on employment law matters and on a variety of legal issues
Advising executives within the company
Working alongside other departments within the company
Advising on contract status, legal risks, and the legal liabilities associated with different deals
Experience with compliance topics, including but not limited to OSHA, PCI, regulatory, and/or trade compliance
Researching and anticipating unique legal issues that could impact the company
Provide training to the company on legal topics
Degree from a recognized university
Admission to New Jersey bar (or corporate or eligibility to apply for and accomplish in-house certification in NJ
Minimum two to three years of relevant law firm or in-house experience
Superior work ethic and high-energy individual
Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills, along with the ability to communicate effectively with others at all levels of the organization
Sound negotiating skills with both legal and financial/commercial issues
Strong attention to detail, well organized and able to manage numerous projects and deadlines simultaneously
Demonstrated ability to learn diverse business requirements quickly, analyze legal and commercial risks and propose strategic, business-oriented solutions
Hands-on experience in variety of corporate matters
Positive attitude and willing to tackle wide range of routine to complex projects in a high-volume environment
Ability to work independently with little or no supervision
Wurth Group of North America Inc. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.
About Wurth Group of North America Inc.
The Wurth Group, based out of Germany, is the world-market leader in its core business, the trade in assembly and fastening material. It currently consists of over 400 companies in more than 80 countries and has approximately 65,000 employees. Its core business, the Wurth Line, the product range for craft and industry, comprises over 100,000 products, ranging from screws, screw accessories and anchors to tools, chemical-technical products and personal-protection equipment. Wurth Group of North America Inc. is the U.S. parent company of the Wurth Group.
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