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Corporate Counsel - Commercial Contracts

Company: Niagara Bottling, LLC
Location: diamond bar
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

At Niagara, we're looking for Team Members who want to be part of achieving our mission to provide our customers the highest quality most affordable bottled water.Consider applying here, if you want to:Work in an entrepreneurial and dynamic environment with a chance to make an impact.Develop lasting relationships with great people.Have the opportunity to build a satisfying career.We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages for our Team Members.Corporate Counsel - Commercial ContractsThe Corporate Counsel - Commercial Contracts is responsible for drafting, preparing, examining, analyzing, negotiating (in person, over conference calls and via email) and revising legal documents (including, without limitation, master agreements, addendums, amendments, letters and other related documents, both as vendor and customer). This position works cross departmentally, and aims to reduce Niagara's risk through contracting and document review. This is a full-time exempt position. Days and hours of work are generally Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; however, evening and weekends will be required as job duties demand.Although innovation is the key to our success at Niagara, our family tradition of high quality, value priced bottled water will never change. Niagara continues to grow and is the leading private label bottled water company in the United States. We hope you will join our team!Essential FunctionsDraft and negotiate terms, conditions, standards and language with minimal supervision.Perform contract review and interpretation to support internal business teams and the legal team's litigation/claims efforts.Legal document development, administration and tracking of key legal provisions.Maintain accurate records and files in matrices and databases to ensure reporting accuracy.Support other general transnational matters as requested by Director of Legal Affairs or VP of Legal Affairs.Misc. legal projects requested on an as-needed basis.Train plants and corporate personnel on legal document review process and terms.Please note this job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive list of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without prior notice.QualificationsMinimum Qualifications:6 Years - Experience in Field6 Years - Experience in Position *experience may include a combination of work experience and educationPreferred Qualifications:10+ Years - Experience in Field10+ Years - Experience working in Position*experience may include a combination of work experience and educationCompetenciesThis position embodies the values of Niagara's LIFE competency model, focusing on the following key drivers of success:Lead Like an OwnerMakes safety the number one priorityKeeps alert for safety issues and escalates immediatelyEffectively prioritizes tasks based on department goalsShows respect to others and confronts interpersonal issues directlyPrioritizes resolution of customer issues effectivelyResponds promptly and honors commitments to internal and external customersInnovACTMakes recommendations to continuously improve policies, methods, procedures, and/or productsDemonstrates adaptability by reacting appropriately to unexpected changes in situations or circumstancesIncreases performance through greater efficiencyFind a WaySeeks to develop technical knowledge through learning from other expertsUnderstands interdepartmental impact of individual decisions and actionsSeeks solutions rather than placing blameEmpowered to be GreatConsistently looks for ways to improve one's self through growth and development opportunitiesCommunicates clearly and promptly up, down, and acrossCommunicates effectively to manage expectationsAdditionally, the Corporate Counsel - Commercial Contracts is expected to demonstrate:Effective negotiation, organizational and decision making skills with ability to plan, prioritize and multi-task;Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills;Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, customers and vendors;The position has extensive contact with various levels of both internal and external customers;Ability to review, comprehend, and, as necessary, rephrase/edit complicated legal language;Excellent business and legal writing skills;Ability to effectively communicate (written and verbal) to all levels of the organization;Advanced knowledge of contract law and its application in the purchasing and sale processes;Strong leadership skills;Very detail orientedStrong organizational and time management skills;Professional, self-motivated, flexible and able to meet deadlines under a high volume workload in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment with minimal supervision;Strong grammar and spelling;Excellent computer skills in Excel, contracts databases and MS Word. Knowledge of Oracle a plus;Positive attitude, ethics, and values which support our company's values, team, environment and a healthy, high-performance culture.EducationMinimum Required:Juris Doctor from an accredited law schoolCertification/License: Required: Licensed to practice law in one of the 50 states in the USAPreferred: Licensed to practice law in the State of CaliforniaForeign Language Required: None RequiredPreferred: Minimum Professional Proficiency - SpanishBenefitshttps://careers.niagarawater.com/us/en/benefitsThis job is intended to be performed entirely outside of ColoradoAny employment agency, person or entity that submits a rsum into this career site or to a hiring manager does so with the understanding that the applicant's rsum will become the property of Niagara Bottling, LLC. Niagara Bottling, LLC will have the right to hire that applicant at its discretion without any fee owed to the submitting employment agency, person or entity.Employment agencies that have fee agreements with Niagara Bottling, LLC and have been engaged on a search shall submit rsum to the designated Niagara Bottling, LLC recruiter or, upon authorization, submit rsum into this career site to be eligible for placement fees.

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