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At Gentherm, we say, “It’s about the person.” We’re with you on a cold winter day when you turn on your heated seat and steering wheel or helping manage patient body temperature in the operating room, recovering room or intensive care units. We take a human approach with everything we do.

 

As the global leader in thermal management technologies we embrace the opportunity to create and deliver extraordinary thermal solutions that make meaningful differences in everyday life. We do this by improving health, wellness, comfort and energy efficiency.

 

We embrace an entrepreneurial spirit and combine that with our global leadership to deliver results. Working at Gentherm provides you the opportunity to not only shape the future of the automotive and medical industries, but also influence your career throughout the company. You will be engaged, challenged and inspired by our team to deliver leading thermal technologies that positively impact lives around the world.

CORPORATE PARALEGAL

 

IMPACT and OPPORTUNITY

 

This section is in paragraph form and is designed to explain the scope of the role and responsibilities.  It is also a place for the Hiring Manager to describe the impact the role has on the organization, as well as describe the contributions the person will be able to make to the organization.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

Public Company Matters:

  • Assist in matters related to the preparation, filing and distribution of Exchange Act reports, including Annual Reports on Form 10-K, Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q, Current Reports on Form 8-K, Section 16 Form 3 and Form 4 filings, Conflicts Minerals Report on Form SD and the annual Proxy Statement; and Annual Meeting
  • Assist in matters related to administration of the Company’s Equity Incentive Plan and Insider Trading Policy governance
  • Coordinate and assist in the preparation, filing and maintenance of state qualifications and annual reports

 

Company Secretary Matters:

  • Maintain and respond to requests related to Company minute books and other corporate records (articles, bylaws, charters, policies, guidelines), SEC securities registrations (Forms S-3, S-8), including obtaining certified copies from government authorities
  • Maintain information related to Company and international subsidiary legal representation, delegation of authority and powers of representation
  • Assist in the preparation, distribution and maintenance of meeting materials for the Board of Directors and its committees, including assisting in preparation of minutes for prior meetings
  • Assist with preparations for annual meeting, including preparation of meeting materials, coordinating meeting logistics and assisting at the meeting
OTHER CORE FUNCTIONS

 

Governance and Compliance Matters:

  • Assist in the preparation, distribution and completion of director and officer questionnaires
  • Maintain calendar of periodic disclosure/reporting requirements
  • Assist General Counsel and Global Compliance Director in administration of Global Compliance Program components, including Nasdaq compliance matters, documentation, risk assessments and compliance plans, standards, policies and procedures and training and communication

 

General Legal/IP Matters:

  • Maintain files on legal matters handled by the General Counsel
  • Maintain and furnish Company legal forms, including form non-disclosure agreements, purchasing agreements, consignment agreements and employment agreements
  • Coordinate review and execution of legal documents by General Counsel and IP Attorney & Associate General Counsel
  • Assist with the administration of the Company’s intellectual property processes, including execution of invention, ownership and assignment documents
  • Identify and implement improvements to current operations and workflows
QUALIFICATIONS

 

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Associates Degree in Paralegal Studies, Business, or closely-related field or Paralegal Certification
  • 3 years of position-related experience
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Demonstrated knowledge in areas of key accountabilities
  • Attention to detail
  • Impeccable judgment, discretion and integrity
  • Excellent organizational skills and proven ability to support a fast-paced business
  • Strong communication skills

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 5+ years of position-related experience
  • Prior experience within an in-house or corporate paralegal role
COMPENTENCIES

 

  • Deliver Results
    • Understand the mission and output of your team; set SMART objectives and deliver
  • Drive Change
    • Focus on agility and commitment to continuous improvement; Understand and act on internal and external drivers of change
  • Build Capability
    • Foster a culture of learning and development; Support individual growth through continuous feedback to achieve personal and professional goals
  • Cultivate Innovation
    • Openly embrace, create, implement and support new and innovative ideas, processes and technology that deliver business results

 

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PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT

All positions in our office require interaction with people and technology while either standing or sitting. In order to best service our customers, internal and external, all associates must be able to communicate face-to-face and on the phone with or without reasonable accommodation. Gentherm is committed to compliance with its obligations under all applicable state and federal laws prohibiting employment discrimination. In keeping with this commitment, it attempts to reasonably accommodate applicants and employees in accordance with the requirements of the disability discrimination laws. It also invites individuals with disabilities to participate in a good faith, interactive process to identify reasonable accommodations that can be made without imposing an undue hardship.

Gentherm is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

Custom Field 1:  7431
Location: 

Northville, MI, US, 48167

Country/Region:  US
Date: 


Nearest Major Market: Detroit

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