Masco Corporation Corporate Paralegal in Livonia, Michigan
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Position: Corporate Paralegal
Company: Masco Corporation
Position Location: Livonia, Michigan
Masco Corporation (NYSE:MAS) is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of brand-name products for the home improvement and building product markets. Masco is also a leading provider of a variety of building products and services. Our home products include faucets, kitchen and bath cabinets, paints and stains, bath and shower units, spas, showering and plumbing specialties, windows and decorative hardware. We have market leading brands in architectural coatings (Behr®, KILZ®), windows (Milgard®, Griffin®, Premier®), plumbing (Delta®, Hansgrohe®, Axor®, Brizo®, Bristan®, BrassCraft®, Cobra®), cabinetry (KraftMaid®, Merillat®, Quality®), bathing (Delta®, Peerless®, Mirolin®, Huppe®), and home hardware and other specialty products (Arrow®, Hot Springs Spas®, Brainerd®, Liberty Hardware®). For more information on the Masco family of brands, visit www.masco.com.
Masco Corporation's Legal Department has an opening for a Corporate Paralegal who will support one or more of Masco’s business units and serve as subject matter expert and support role in the areas of contracts, advertising and marketing, warranties, and other commercial and corporate areas. The position will report to Masco’s Assistant General Counsel – Director of Commercial Legal Affairs. The Masco Legal Department strives to be a trusted business partner with corporate management and the individual business units, providing proactive advice to support strategic initiatives and to compete more effectively while performing compliance and corporate governance responsibilities in a timely, cost-effective manner. We offer a team-oriented environment where excellence in performance and commitment is rewarded.
Provide advice and counsel on:
General commercial and contract matters;
Marketing and advertising;
Warranties and consumer product claims;
Social media and e-business; and
Other commercial and corporate areas.
Coordinate with other subject matter experts and legal department personnel on business unit matters.
Experience and Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree, in a related field.
5+ years of relevant legal experience at an in-house law department or outside law firm.
Practical, business-oriented approach to problem solving.
Possess excellent judgment and uphold the highest standards of confidentiality, ethics, and integrity.
Espouse our values of customer-focus, respect for the individual, continuous improvement, and drive for results.
Strong oral and written communication skills.
Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work as part of a team.
Ability to multi-task and manage a significant work load in a fast-paced environment.
Ability to manage outside counsel and other service providers.
Advanced knowledge of MS Word and MS Outlook.
Proficient in MS PowerPoint (ability to create, revise and finalize presentations), MS Excel (use for tracking data and other information) and Adobe Acrobat.
Ability to travel 5-10% of the time to domestic subsidiaries.
Masco is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a culture that supports our commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Full or Part Time
Masco Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, protected status as a veteran, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, gender identity, or any other legally protected status under federal, state or local law.
Masco Corporation is an E-Verify employer. E-Verify is an Internet based system operated by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in partnership with the Social Security Administration (SSA) that allows participating employers to electronically verify the employment eligibility of their newly hired employees in the United States. Please click on the following links for more information.
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No visa sponsorship is available for this position, unless specified within the job description.
Masco Corporation is a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of branded home improvement and building products. Our portfolio of industry-leading brands includes Behr® paint; Delta® and Hansgrohe® faucets, bath and shower fixtures; KraftMaid® and Merillat® cabinets; Milgard® windows and doors; Kichler® decorative and outdoor lighting and HotSpring® spas. We leverage our powerful brands across product categories, sales channels and geographies to create value for our customers and shareholders.
Masco embraces its responsibility to the communities where we live, work and do business, and we are confident that our actions are making an important difference from coast to coast. We maintain partnerships with a wide range of organizations, including Habitat for Humanity, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, City of Hope, the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, World Vision, United Way and countless other nonprofits both big and small.