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Legal Staff Paralegal in Houston, TX

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Company name

Sulzer Ltd

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Contract Law

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

Houston, TX

Date Last Verified

Oct 15,2018

Posted on

Feb 28,2018

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Contracts Specialist The candidate will ensure continuous best-practice compliance and improvement within company in the daily process of reviews, exceptions and negotiations of all assigned contracts. Will support a diverse team of technical, sales, and project management professionals, providing guidance on contract obligations and associated risks. Analyze, revise, and support negotiation of terms and conditions with customers and suppliers for custom manufactured products and services in accordance with established legal parameters. Interact with internal and external customers throughout the contract review process to develop and maintain good relationships. Manage and resolve all customer disputes, litigation, bankruptcy, and employee, agency, distributor, sales representative, and contractor agreements as assigned. Assist International Trade Compliance Officer in drafting and preparing appropriate documents/licenses and permit applications to meet governmental requirements and business needs. Partner with internal customers to implement export controls and international trade compliance. Research, track, and analyze law, legislation, regulations, and policies applicable to company's business in assigned area of subject matter expertise. Develop and share best practices, work processes, systems and tools, based on experience gained in a portfolio of independent projects. Prepare general corporate and commercial legal documents as assigned and perform other general paralegal functions. Coordinate and assist in employee training regarding contracts and compliance matters. Support, cooperate with, and participate in company-wide LEAN and EHS Management System which includes following all safety, health and environmental policies and procedures. Support and cooperate in company-wide Quality Management effort.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have a Bachelor's degree and experience in corporate setting. Must have 5+ years of contracts negotiation/administration experience (warranty, indemnity, etc.). Candidates with corporate legal experience and/or paralegal qualifications are encouraged to apply. Proficiency with office systems and MS Windows, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint needed. Fluency in Spanish is a plus. Occasional business travel may be required.

Additional info

Req. ID: 48842

Company info

Leslie Cardenas
Recruiting Specialist
Sulzer Ltd
3 East Greenway Plaza
Suite 1600
Houston, TX 77046-0391