United Technologies Corporation Assistant General Counsel in Rockford, Illinois

Job ID: 65349BR

City: Rockford

State: Illinois

Country: United States

Category: Legal

Job Type: Full Time

Description:

When the global aerospace community looks for ideas and solutions to its biggest challenges, they turn to the people of UTC Aerospace Systems. We design, invent and deliver the most advanced and diverse range of aerospace systems on the market. We are inventors. We are manufacturers. We work in space exploration, commercial air travel, defense and rescue applications. Always learning and pushing the boundaries, we are an undisputed industry leader that continually sets the bar higher and higher. Come soar with us.

Every second a plane takes off with UTC Aerospace Systems equipment onboard. From space exploration and defense to today’s more electric, more intelligent, more integrated aircraft – our systems make modern flight possible. And by “make it possible,” we mean: we start it, power it, control it, ventilate it, quiet it, land it, stop it and monitor it. We have more than 41,000 employees across 150 countries working at the forefront of technological innovation. Thanks to their efforts, our global reach and our market-leading position, we do big things no one else can do.

The nature of our global business is complex, and we rely on our Legal, Contracts and Compliance (LCC) team to help us get the job done. As a valued partner across our business, the LCC team plays a key role in our company’s success. Our LCC team members bring their passion, expertise and humor to everything they do, from safeguarding our employees' creative ideas to helping us maintain the highest standards of ethical behavior. Enjoy working with diverse groups? Want opportunities to grow your career at a fast-paced, global enterprise? If you want to bring your legal expertise to the aerospace industry, our team could be a great fit for you.

UTAS is looking for a self-motivated, passionate attorney to provide general legal counsel to the Electric Systems business, a $1B+ aerospace systems business headquartered in Rockford, Illinois with approximately 2,000 employees and an international footprint including

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Review, drafting and negotiation of a wide range of contracts.

  • Implementation of risk management controls and policies.

  • Ad hoc legal advice on a wide range of issues.

  • Litigation management, including management of outside counsel within budget.

  • Conduct internal investigations.

  • Interaction with senior business leaders.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualification: Basic Qualifications:

  • Ability to prioritize and juggle multiple tasks.

  • Must have a business-oriented, pragmatic approach to challenges that arise in a fast-paced environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5 or more years of experience preferred.

  • Prior in-house experience a plus.

Nothing matters more to UTC Aerospace Systems than our strong ethical and safety commitments. As such, all U.S. positions require a background check, which may include a drug screen.

Education:

  • Juris Doctor Degree from an accredited institution and admission to the bar of Illinois or to the bar of at least 1 U.S. state with the ability to be admitted as Illinois In-House Counsel.

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

Qualification:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Ability to prioritize and juggle multiple tasks.

  • Must have a business-oriented, pragmatic approach to challenges that arise in a fast-paced environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5 or more years of experience preferred.

  • Prior in-house experience a plus.

Nothing matters more to UTC Aerospace Systems than our strong ethical and safety commitments. As such, all U.S. positions require a background check, which may include a drug screen.

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.