Corporate, General Commercial/Contracts Law, Transportation
Adient plc (“Adient” or the “Company”) has engaged Major, Lindsey & Africa on an exclusive basis to conduct a search for a Senior Counsel – Commercial Transactions – Americas to be located at its headquarters in Plymouth, Michigan (a suburb of Detroit). Adient (NYSE: ADNT) is a global leader in automotive seating. With approximately 80,000 employees in 34 countries, Adient operates 220 manufacturing/assembly plants worldwide. They produce and deliver automotive seating for all major OEMs. For more information on Adient, please visit www.adient.com.
Under broad direction of the Associate General Counsel – Commercial Transactions – Americas, the Senior Counsel will serve as a member of Adient’s Commercial Transactions Team providing support for commercial transactions for Adient’s business in the USA and Canada, with a focus on drafting and review of sales, procurement, and other commercial agreements. This role requires providing sound judgment and advice on material matters pertaining to Adient’s procurement, sales and corporate activities, while demonstrating the ability to assist the Associate General Counsel – Commercial Transactions – Americas and business leads in commercial and strategic initiatives for the organization with a hands-on, consultative approach. The successful candidate will have at least eight (8) years of transactional experience gained in a major law firm, a publicly traded multi-national corporation, or both. An emphasis on complex commercial contracts and corporate law matters, including M&A, is strongly preferred as is experience in the automotive industry. The right candidate will have solid and efficient drafting skills with knowledge of standard contracting administration; procedures, concepts, principles and methods.
Please send a resume in Word format and cover letter to AdientSeniorCounsel@mlaglobal.com for consideration. Please do not contact the company directly; resumes sent to the company will be routed back to MLA.
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