Requisition ID: 39567
Whirlpool Corporation is consistently recognized by Fortune Magazine as one of the World's Most Admired Companies. Our values are the driving force behind everything we do. Respect, integrity, diversity and inclusion, teamwork and the spirit of winning propel our teams to excellence. Get to know us and see what it's like to be part of the world's leading major home appliance company.
Associate Legal General - Corporate Center and Patents
Paralegal position reporting directly to the Corporate Secretary and Head of Patents providing legal research, contract review and process support for both the Corporate Governance and Patent teams.
Provide patent support including initial review of legal service requests, initiation of
outside counsel work, governmental filings and timeline/meeting management
Review and advise on nondisclosure and development agreements
Provide subsidiary management support including database management and reporting,
legal document drafting, review of outside counsel materials, and meeting management
Coordinator for the annual SEC reporting/annual meeting process
Provide corporate governance support including research on Securities and Exchange
Commission filings and backup for Section 16, Form 8-K and NYSE filings
Drive continuous improvement in knowledge management, including internal Google
sites, electronic (Google Drive) and physical file management and information sharing
Assist with budget forecasts, financial reporting accuracy and optimization of resources
Provide some administrative support, including meeting scheduling and agendas, travel
and business correspondence
1+ years of legal experience
Excellent organizational skills with a passion for accuracy, attention to detail and meeting deadlines
Ability to work in a dynamic environment by organizing and prioritizing work and managing multiple concurrent projects in a calm, confident manner
Self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision
Willingness and ability to take initiative, anticipate issues and offer solutions
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Excellent PC skills, including strong proficiency in Google Slides, Sheets and Docs as well as Word, Excel, email, internet search engines, database tools
Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is the world's leading kitchen and laundry appliance company, with approximately $20 billion in annual sales, 77,000 employees and 59 manufacturing and technology research centers in 2019. The company markets Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, JennAir, Indesit and other major brand names in nearly every country throughout the world. Additional information about the company can be found at whirlpoolcorp.com .
At Whirlpool Corporation, we believe that all people matter. Celebrating diversity and including thousands of perspectives empower us to create products that blend into every concept of home. Whirlpool Corporation is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.
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