Legal Operations Specialist

Norsk HydroRosemont, IllinoisFull TimeOn Site

Hydro  Extrusions is a world-leading aluminium extrusion business counting around 100 production sites in 40 countries and employing 20,000 people. Through our unique combination of local expertise, global network, and unmatched R&D capabilities, we can offer everything from standards profiles, to advanced development and manufacturing for most industries.  Since 1905, Hydro has turned natural resources into valuable products for people and businesses with focus on a safe and good workplace for our 30,000 employees in more than 140 locations.

Hydro is committed to leading the way in shaping a sustainable future and in doing so, creating more viable societies by developing natural resources into products and solutions in innovative and efficient ways to industries that matter.

Job Location: Rosemont, IL


Summary: Hydro Extrusion North America is seeking a Legal Operations Specialist fall intern to work with our lean dynamic in-house legal team based at the Hydro Extrusion North America headquarters in the Chicago, IL area. This position is a great opportunity for any individual contemplating law school and/or other careers in the legal profession.  The legal team works closely with the HR, commercial, finance, environmental, quality, and other business colleagues to proactively address a wide variety of legal issues. The intern will report to our Legal Operations Administrator and will have the opportunity to work directly with our entire legal team, including our in-house attorneys.  Every day is different and full of learning.  This position is a hybrid position.


Job Responsibilities:

The Legal Operations Specialist fall intern is expected to work on a variety of projects with the legal team.  Potential projects include the following:


  • Assist our Legal Operations Administrator with various important projects, including ongoing improvements in our e-billing system, our e-learning system, our Teams sites, and other key core systems for our legal team.
  • Identify opportunities for process improvement and develop potential solutions in collaboration with relevant stakeholders.
  • Manage, update and maintain contract databases and file systems.
  • Assist with responding to third party subpoenas, reviewing non-disclosure agreements, statements of work, and other basic agreements.
  • Assist with the issuance and analysis of requests for proposals for law firms and other legal service providers.
  • Contribute to new strategic enterprise-wide projects, as needed.


Education/Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree completed or in process
  • Excelled written, verbal, and inter-personal communication skills required
  • Ability to proactively manage multiple projects and shift priorities, while delivering high quality consistent results
  • Microsoft Office 365 and SharePoint experience required

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