General Counsel

Android Industries
Posted Feb 04
Full Time
Auburn Hills, Michigan

Do you want to work at an organization that is people focused, service minded and results oriented, that offers their customers creative problem solving, progressive solutions, and improved outcome? Then Android Industries may be the place for you.We are committed to a culture of excellence, with a focus on best practices and continuous improvement. We understand that our people are our biggest strength, and we know that world-class service happens because of our capable and valued team members. Whether you are looking for an assembly position or a career in manufacturing management, you can thrive as a member of our team.

GENERAL COUNSEL

JOB SUMMARY:

The legal counsel is ultimately responsible for oversight and guidance pertaining to legal matters and decisions. This dynamic role supports all functional departments and works with Executive and Plant leadership daily to mitigate risk, ensure compliance, and provide insight based on legal changes affecting businesses. This individual will provide direct supervision to a Contract Specialist. While mostly remote/hybrid, the role is based at our Corporate Headquarters in Auburn Hills, MI.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Oversee the company’s legal compliance and ensure that the company is fulfilling its legal obligations.
  • Provide strategic legal advice to management.
  • Manage legal issues of various functional units of company.
  • Assessing risks of each functional unit.
  • Identify proactive solutions to eliminate or mitigate risks.
  • Review contracts for conformance with State and Federal laws and company guidelines.
  • Lead enterprise-wide contract management.
  • Keep abreast of legal changes affecting the business.
  • Develop training on important legal and risk issues affecting business.
  • Manage claims and litigated matters.
  • Liaise with outside counsel.
  • Manage purchasing of outside counsel services.
  • All other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • JD - Doctor of Jurisprudence.
  • Licensed member of the bar in good standing.
  • Previous in-house or firm experience.
  • Year of Experience: 10-15 Years. Experience in contracts and transactions is required.

TRAVEL:

  • Travel Required: Yes – 10%

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of legal issues affecting businesses.
  • Experience with corporate governance issues.
  • In-depth understanding of how legal issues affect organizations.
  • Ability to develop legal strategy and objectives.
  • High degree of professional ethics, integrity and gravitas.
  • Excellent judgement and analytical skills.
  • First class interpersonal and communication skills
  • Knowledge and understanding of relevant standards, legislation, codes of practice, guidance and operating procedures.
  • Strong leadership skills and ability to influence and motivate.
  • Strong negotiating skills.
  • Excellent coaching, influencing, conflict resolution, and change management skills.
  • Ability to think strategically to anticipate legal issues or risks and labor relations needs and offer solutions.
  • Strong organizational skills, information management proficiency and collaborative management style.
  • Strong attention to detail skills.

BENEFITS:

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Medical
  • Delta Dental
  • VSP Vision
  • 401k Matching
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Additional Competitive Benefits

TRAITS/VALUES:

  • Respect
  • Integrity
  • Perseverance
  • Innovation
  • Teamwork

Building A Better Culture

We build a better culture by putting people before profit, leading for purpose, passion and performance, and creating an environment devoted to an exceptional experience for our customers and people. We lead with respect and humility, are aligned to a common purpose, and hold ourselves accountable to embody our values in everything we do. We foster a commitment to engaging and empowering each person.

Android Industries is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. This company will provide equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Information collected regarding categories as provided by law will in no way affect the decision regarding an employment application.

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