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Work at the forefront of automotive innovation with ZF,
one of the world’s leading automotive suppliers.

Legal Counsel

Location: 

Auburn Hills, MI, US, 48326

Req ID 37596 | Auburn Hills, United States

  

 

  

ZF Commercial Vehicles Solutions (“CVS”) Division is shaping the future of commercial transportation systems. Our technologies and services for commercial vehicles and fleets make them more efficient, safe, connected, intelligent and automated wherever they operate. We offer customers access to the broadest range of commercial vehicle solutions in key areas including Automated Driving, Electric Mobility, Shared Transportation and Fleet Operations’ Digitalization. Our technologies help commercial vehicles to see, think and act.

 

Our legal team is passionate about providing pragmatic legal advice to our business clients.  We collaborate with colleagues globally to provide support for all business initiatives.  We are seeking an attorney who is a self-starter and ready to work in a fast-paced team environment.  Located in Auburn Hills, Michigan, this attorney will be responsible for providing legal support to the CVS North America region.

  

Responsibilities:

  • Support negotiations with customers, suppliers and other third parties on a wide range of commercial matters and business transactions 

  • Draft and review contracts for a diverse internal client base including operations, sales, marketing, materials management and engineering 

  • Provide advice on data security and privacy  

  • Manage and partner with outside counsel on complex legal issues and strategies 

  • Provide day-to-day support to CVS North America leadership and business operations  

  • Responsible for all trainings to the North American region in areas including antitrust, compliance, contract workflows, legal guidance processes,  litigation avoidance 

  • Lead project for digitalization of contract submission and participate in other legal operations projects 

  • Additional responsibilities include litigation support, special projects mergers and acquisitions, commercial real estate transactions, advice on antitrust, regulatory and other general matters, corporate compliance and investigations, export controls and government contracting, intellectual property strategy  

 

Qualifications:

  • This position requires an outstanding attorney with excellent academic credentials as well as at least seven years of experience with a major law firm or corporation. In-house experience is preferred but not mandatory. 
  • A general business or accounting background or a good understanding of business-related issues derived from years of experience will also be helpful. Experience should include solid background in contracts and commercial law, international experience preferable.
  • The ability to interact and communicate effectively with people globally, in a wide variety of positions, both inside and outside the organization. 
  • Ability to “work the matrix” and gain credibility quickly with internal and external constituents.

 

Be part of our ZF team as Legal Counsel and apply now!

 

DIVERSITY COMMITMENT:  To harness the power of innovation, we invest in the development of diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to our company.  Our company is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with us and are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please contact us. Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis.  ZF is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.  Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran.

 

Be part of our ZF team as Legal Counsel and apply now!

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Madeline Roberts

 

 

DIVERSITY COMMITMENTTo harness the power of innovation, we invest in the development of diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to our company.Our company is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with us and are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please contact us. Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis.ZF is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran

Our Commitment to Diversity

ZF is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.


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