Commercial/Contract Attorney

Grand Rapids, MI 49528
United States

Dematic is a leading supplier of integrated automated technology, software and services to optimize the supply chain. Dematic employs over 6,000 skilled logistics professionals to serve its customers globally, with engineering centers and manufacturing facilities located across the globe. Dematic has implemented more than 4,500 integrated systems for a customer base that includes small, medium and large companies doing business in a variety of market sectors.
Headquartered in Grand Rapids, MI, Dematic is a member of KION Group, a global leader in industrial trucks, related services, and supply chain solutions. Across more than 100 countries worldwide, the KION Group designs, builds and supports logistics solutions that optimize material and information flow within factories, warehouses and distribution centers. The company is the largest manufacturer of industrial trucks in Europe, the second-largest producer of forklifts globally, and a leading provider of warehouse automation.

Job Description

Job Requirements include:

2-5 years of legal experience (law firm, and /or in-house)

Juris Doctor from an ABA accredited school. Must be admitted to practice law in Michigan and/or any US state

Ability to Identify and resolve moderately complex problems and apply problem-solving skills

Experience in applying knowledge of drafting and negotiating moderately complex contracts

Demonstrates ability to apply knowledge of fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures to commercial contracts

Ability to work with standard office suite tools (Microsoft)

Some travel (approximately 10%)

Other Preferred Skills include:

Experience in drafting and negotiating complex commercial contracts, software licensing agreements and development agreements

Experience in Corporate M & A transactions and due diligence

Experience with turnkey construction contracts and construction law

General Requirements

Dematic Corp. has an immediate need for a Commercial Attorney at our Corporate location in Grand Rapids, MI.

This is a newly created position to support continual growth of the North American Dematic business.

This position will be primarily responsible for reviewing, negotiating and drafting legal documents related to the business of the Company, researching legal issues and providing legal advice on legal issues to assigned internal departments, including purchasing, sales and project management groups.

This team member will be a member of the commercial legal team, primarily responsible for legal advice and counseling the sales and purchasing groups with respect to commercial transactional matters.

Strong communication, problem-solving and team building skills are necessary to work with various technical disciplines, internal departments and the global legal team.

The Candidate must show good interpersonal skills and the ability to lead and manage multiple projects in a corporate setting.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.