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Legal Staff Paralegal in Kirkland, WA

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Company name

Zodiac Aerospace

Organization Type


Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Contract Law

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required


USA Kirkland, WA

Date Last Verified

May 31,2018

Posted on

Mar 13,2018

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Paralegal Duties: Drafts and analyzes a variety of agreement types, including customer, supplier, confidentiality, licensing, employment, subscription, and dealership agreements; provides support to Director of Contracts and Contracts Managers during agreement negotiation and review. Provides support to Contract Management for assigned programs as needed, including attending weekly meetings, tracking Additional Work Requests (AWRs) and responding to requests for support; assesses for potential risks and keeps Contracts Managers and Director of Contracts apprised as issues arise; formulates proposed solutions and makes recommendations to mitigate risks. Drafts contract, demand, termination and cease and desist letters. Prepares and maintains contract templates and form agreements. Manages and maintains contractual chronologies on all active programs. Reviews contracts and other legal documents to ensure the necessary provisions are included. Assists in management of contract management database; maintains database by adding new agreements as executed and timely alerting Director of Contracts and Contracts Managers of expiring agreements; initiates development and execution of new agreements as directed. Actively participates in weekly Contracts stand-up meetings. Acts as a support role to Contracts Managers when they are out of the office and/or as needed. Conducts due diligence research by reviewing company and subsidiary contracts. Coordinates the gathering of information, materials, documents, reports and evidence necessary to respond to discovery, and overall litigation management. Conducts legal research and analyzes case law as requested. Digests and summarizes business and legal documents; prepares summary for review by Director of Contracts and Contracts Managers. Monitors Boeing website bi-monthly to ensure any code revisions are updated in AX. Performs miscellaneous administrative and paralegal work for Director of Contracts and Contracts Managers. Maintains regular attendance including being at work, being on time to work and working full shifts.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: BA/BS degree from accredited college or university with 3+ years' experience in the Aerospace industry preferred, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Aircraft interior industry experience and/or paralegal or other legal education a plus. Ability to mitigate program risk through development of contractual provisions. Ability to handle highly confidential information discreetly and professionally. Effective in communicating with diverse cultural groups as well as different levels from owners to factory floor personnel. Ability to work well independently and cross-functionally as part of an established and growing team. Strong problem-solving skills and proven ability to impact and influence. Ability to manage time and work successfully when faced with deadlines and competing demands. Ability to read and interpret complex contractual and legal documents. Strong written communication skills. Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions and percentages. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Zodiac Aerospace
61 rue Pierre Curie - CS20001
Plaisir, FRANCE(GENERAL) 78373