Job ID: 2021-19623 Type: Regular Full-Time # of Openings: 1 Category: Legal B. Braun Medical Inc.
About B. Braun
B. Braun Medical Inc., a leader in infusion therapy and pain management, develops, manufactures, and markets innovative medical products and services to the healthcare industry. Other key product areas include nutrition, pharmacy admixture and compounding, ostomy and wound care, and dialysis. The company is committed to eliminating preventable treatment errors and enhancing patient, clinician and environmental safety. B. Braun Medical is headquartered in Bethlehem, Pa., and is part of the B. Braun Group of Companies in the U.S., which includes B. Braun Interventional Systems, Aesculap® and CAPS®.
Globally, the B. Braun Group of Companies employs more than 61,000 employees in 64 countries. Guided by its Sharing Expertise® philosophy, B. Braun continuously exchanges knowledge with customers, partners and clinicians to address the critical issues of improving care and lowering costs. To learn more about B. Braun Medical, visit www.BBraunUSA.com.
Braun Medical Inc. has an opening for a Corporate Paralegal supporting the Legal and Compliance departments. The Corporate Paralegal will be responsible for gathering, preparing and summarizing relevant materials in support of attorneys in the Legal and Compliance Department and/or business clients. The Corporate Paralegal will perform legal research, draft correspondence, and prepare and edit legal contracts for attorney review, as well as assist with various projects as requested. Attention to detail and a heightened awareness to deadlines are required. In this position, you will be part of a collaborative Legal and Compliance team focused on transactional and transformative business dealings across the company. This role will report to the Vice President and Associate General Counsel responsible for the team.
Responsibilities: Essential Duties
Lead due diligence and document production projects
Review advertising and marketing materials to ensure compliance with the laws relating to copyright and trademark
Draft and/or negotiate various agreements per templates and playbooks, such as Confidentiality Agreements and Services Agreements
Assist with Compliance Program
Assist in the day-to-day supervision of compliance obligations, including maintenance of corporate policies and procedures and interactions with healthcare professionals
Drafting, filing and managing various Corporate Resolutions as well as business entity documents for corporations, LLCs and partnerships with State agencies
Maintain corporate books and records as requested and ensure compliance with various state laws, internal and external auditor requirements, and company bylaws and operational agreements
Prepare, facilitate, and administer letters, emails, and other related documents ensuring accurate grammar, spelling, content, and business formats
Conduct legal research and drafting as requested
Assist with management of various legal matters, disputes, litigation and strategic projects as requested
Requires excellent written and interpersonal communication skills
Requires confidentiality and discretion
Collaborate across many functions, countries, cultures, and time zones to drive results on complex projects
Education - Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree (B.A.); Paralegal certificate preferred
Years of Experience -4+ years paralegal experience
Technology - Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
Business Acumen - Understanding of basic business concepts, strategies, and risks
Analytical Skills - Excellent judgment, strategic and analytical thinking and the ability to assess risk and mitigations and make recommendations based on the company’s values, vision, business goals and risk appetite
Innovation - Strong problem-solving/creative skills that drive new business solutions
Project Management - Strong priority-setting skills, attention to detail and the ability to work on multiple projects at the same time
Communication - Excellent verbal and written communication skills to allow effective interaction with all levels of the organization
Growth Mindset – Possesses a growth mindset with a passion for learning new things
Collaboration – Ability to thrive in a team environment
Diversity & Inclusion - Fosters a diverse and inclusive workplace that enables all participants to contribute to their full potential in pursuit of organizational objectives
Corporate Experience – Experience supporting in-house business legal department
High school diploma/G.E.D or equivalent required, Associate's or technical degree preferred.
04-06 years related experience required.
Regular and predictable on-site attendance
Occasional business travel required
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to handle or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.
Responsibilities: Other Duties:
The preceding functions have been provided as examples of the types of work performed by employees assigned to this position. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed in this description are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind the work assignments of different positions due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is expected to:
Light work - Exerting up to 20 lbs of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.
Lifting, Carrying, Pushing, Pulling and Reaching:
Occasionally:Reaching upward and downward, Push/pull, Stand
Occasionally:Climbing stairs/ladders, Push/pull, Reaching upward and downward, Standing, Walking
Frequently:Hearing - ordinary, fine distinction, loud (hearing protection required), Seeing - depth perception, color vision, field of vision/peripheral, Sitting , Talking - ordinary, loud/quick
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
What We Offer
B. Braun offers an excellent benefits package, which includes healthcare, a 401(k) plan, and tuition reimbursement. To learn more about B. Braun and our safety healthcare products or view a listing of our employment opportunities, please visit us on the internet at www.bbraunusa.com. Through its Sharing Expertise® initiative, B. Braun promotes best practices for continuous improvement of healthcare products and services.
Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.