Mitutoyo America Corporation
MITUTOYO AMERICA CORPORATION is currently seeking a Corporate Paralegal to help support the company's legal function. The Paralegal will work directly with our General Legal Counsel in reviewing and drafting contracts, managing multiple projects/workflows and deadlines, and performing contract administration/contract management responsibilities. The candidate will have multiple skill sets and must be creative in crafting solutions to challenging situations. The ideal candidate for this position is organized, professional, responsible, and committed to helping us meet all our legal needs in a fast-paced environment and has demonstrated ability to work under pressure. The candidate must, relate to people in a variety of challenging situations, exercise discretion and have good judgment.
The company offers rich health care benefits and a 37.5-hour workweek, in an attractive western Chicago suburb.
Essential Job Functions
Skills and Abilities
Supervisory Responsibilities: There are no supervisory responsibilities associated with this position.
Work Environment: Office Environment.
Physical Demands: The person in this position needs to occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc.
Position Type and Expected Hours of Work: This is a full-time position. Monday – Friday 8:30AM-5:00PM
Travel: There is no travel associated with this position.
Required Education and Experience: A Bachelor's degree or Paralegal Certificate from an ABA approved paralegal studies program and/or equivalent work experience. Three to five years in a corporate law department, law firm or equivalent experience. Demonstrated leadership and critical thinking experience. Paralegal certificate preferred. Export Compliance experience a plus, but not required.
Knowledge of technical legal terminology and proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook). Working knowledge of Enterprise Resource Planning, Customer Relationship Management software and other organization, legal and compliance software programs.
Other Duties: Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Reports to: General Legal Counsel
Equal Opportunity Employer
Mitutoyo America Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to judge employees on their individual merits, skills, abilities, performance, etc. The Company offers equal opportunities to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or disability in accordance with applicable federal and state laws. This policy applies to all areas of our employment relationship.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)See job description