Assistant General Counsel 


RESPONSIBILITIES: 

The position supports fact-based decision making across the global organization, with a primary focus on supporting the Company’s manufacturing and telematics businesses. The Assistant General Counsel will help to ensure that the Company has the proper legal controls and procedures in place to effectively protect the organization and will provide advice and guidance in the identification of problems and opportunities to mitigate legal and compliance risks. Specific responsibilities include, without limitation:  

  • Support the legal needs of the Company’s corporate headquarters and worldwide manufacturing facilities and operations, including R&D, manufacturing and distribution activities in the United States, Mexico and the United Kingdom under the Truck-Lite, Safe Fleet, ECCO, Code 3, Davco, Rigid, and Lumitec brand names, among others. As the Company expands its product scope and geographic reach, you will be expected to help serve the Company’s expanded needs. 
  • Provide legal support and guidance to operations and commercial teams across the organization on a wide range of issues, such as contracts, labor and employment, real property, environmental and compliance.  
  • Coordinate with the General Counsel and external legal counsel on legal staffing, policies and strategies and work with other members of the legal department to meet the Company’s needs.  
  • Support strategic initiatives (e.g., mergers and acquisitions) that facilitate the Company’s long-term growth objectives.  
  • Help the Company assess risk and work to improve Company policies and practices, as part of an ongoing effort to continuously improve the Company’s efficiencies and risk profile.  
  • Help educate employees on various legal issues.  
  • Assist the Company with Government affairs.  
  • Interact routinely with senior management and segment/operational leadership. 
  • Travel (under 10% of time) domestically and internationally in support of facilities, operations, litigation, and transactions. 

EDUCATION REQUIREMENT(S): 

  • Law degree 

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT(S): 

  • Prefer candidates with at least 10 years work experience in legal field 
  • Proven analytical, evaluative and problem-solving skills, with a keen attention to detail. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills, and excellent written and oral communication skills. 
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment. 
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office. 

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