COUNSEL II - COMMERCIAL

Function:  LEGAL - COMMERCIAL LAW
Requisition ID:  996
Location:  Middletown, PA, US, 17057-3142
Alternative Locations: 
Education Experience:  -
Employment Experience:  -
Travel:  None

Company Information

TE Connectivity (NYSE: TEL) is a $12 billion global technology leader. Our connectivity and sensor solutions are essential in today's increasingly connected world. We collaborate with engineers to transform their concepts into creations - redefining what's possible using intelligent, efficient and high-performing TE products and solutions proven in harsh environments. Our 72,000 people, including over 7,000 engineers, partner with customers in over 150 countries across a wide range of industries. We believe EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS - www.TE.com.

Job Overview

TE Connectivity's Commercial Law Teams provide a variety of general corporate and commercial legal services including contracts, legal rights, obligations, and privileges. They also review legal data and advise organization on appropriate legal action

Responsibilities & Qualifications

This person shall be responsible for:

  • Supporting mostly Sonora and other regions within Mexico as needed on legal matters, mainly focused on Commercial, Labor and Employment, Trade and Compliance. 

 

This new in-house Legal Counsel position is to provide legal support to TE’s Mexican operations, with focus on its Hermosillo and Empalme operations. This position requires an individual who is a professional and disciplined who possesses independent judgement and initiative, while upholding TE’s core values of integrity, teamwork, accountability and innovation.

 

Primary responsibilities include: 

 

  • Commercial matters:  Draft, translate English-Spanish, review, and negotiate a broad range of commercial contracts, including:  sales, purchase, vendor, licensing and service agreements. 
  • Labor and Employment: provide legal support and counsel to mitigate and resolve disputes, provide trainings and manage outside counsel handling of litigation cases.
  • Tax knowledge: provide tax-legal guidance on significant regulations that impact TE’s business.
  • Policies and Procedures:  Research and draft local policies and procedures as needed.
  • Risk assessment: Understand, assess and provide meaningful risk evaluation and support to TE operations.
  • General Advice:  Provide general legal advice to the businesses.
  • Administrative activities: Support with some administrative activities such as reporting, contract and case management. 
  • Compliance:  Support compliance initiatives and investigations.
  • Legal audits:  Perform audits on commercial, trade and other legal areas.  
  • Government affairs: Support our government affairs organization on matters related to Mexico and specifically in Sonora.
  • Law degree from an accredited Mexican law school and licensed to practice law in Mexico.
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in a major law firm and/or multinational corporation.
  • Excellent contract drafting and negotiation skills.
  • Managing outside counsel in litigation and other areas.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience interacting with senior corporate management.
  • Review and approval of business publications and marketing material.

Competencies

  • Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation

 


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