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At thyssenkrupp we have more than 161,000 employees in 78 countries and annual sales of almost €43 billion. We are active in automotive engineering, logistics, plant technology, steel production, elevator manufacturing and much more. We work in large and small businesses all around the world – but we always work together. We have over 200 years of experience in industry and the latest cutting-edge technology. We have a position that‘s right for you, that piques your interest, and that puts your skills to the test.

Employment Attorney
thyssenkrupp Elevator Corp,
Location Alpharetta

We strive to make cities the best ever places to live, by advancing an industry that moves over 1 billion people each day. We are transforming our business by driving the industry norm and challenging ourselves, fostering a culture of internal and external collaboration, and building on our unique engineering capabilities to optimize existing and create new products and solutions for our customers that cater to real mobility needs. thyssenkrupp Elevator brings together the Group’s global activities in passenger transportation systems. With sales of 7.7 billion euros in fiscal 2016/2017 and customers in 150 countries, thyssenkrupp Elevator built its position as one of the world’s leading elevator companies from scratch in a mere 40 years’ time applying thyssenkrupp unique engineering capabilities. With more than 50,000 highly skilled employees, the company offers smart and innovative products and services designed to meet customers’ individual requirements. The portfolio includes passenger and freight elevators, escalators and moving walks, passenger boarding bridges, stair and platform lifts as well as tailored service solutions for all products. Over 1000 locations around the world provide an extensive sales and service network to guarantee closeness to customers.
 
thyssenkrupp Elevator Americas is the largest producer of elevators in the Americas, with more than 15,500 employees, in over 230 branch and service locations. thyssenkrupp Elevator Americas oversees all business for the operations in the United States, Canada, Central and South America. It is a subsidiary of thyssenkrupp Elevator AG.

Safety is a core value of our business and our commitment to YOU! It is woven into our culture each and every day.

Your responsibilities

thyssenkrupp Elevator Corporation is currently seeking an Employment Attorney to join our team in Alpharetta, GA. This role provides advice and counsel regarding a wide variety of employment law issues, policies and programs   acting as a resource to Human Resource professionals and line-managers within the business.  This position will be required to make recommendations, feedback and provide guidance accordingly.

  • Participate in the development of legally sound policies, programs and practices in all areas of employment law including wage and hour compliance, equal employment opportunity, affirmative action, accommodations, family and medical leave, talent acquisition and acquisitions/divestitures/restructuring
  • Support Human Resources and business line managers by providing timely, on-going on-demand legal counsel and strategic guidance related to the management of employee issues such as performance management, employee misconduct and compliance investigations
  • Evaluate and provided tactical and strategic advice to manage attorney demand letters, complaints and other employment claims providing legally sound strategies for the companies defense of such actions and negotiating and drafting settlements
  • Managing and assist outside counsel on labor and employment claims, and perhaps some other focused litigation areas (e.g. - asbestos claims)
  • Research, monitor, analyze and advise on employment law regulations and advise Human Resources on the degree of risk associated with the proposed initiatives recommending a course of action to ensure compliance
  • Managing and participating as appropriate in investigations
  • Educating Human Resources and others on trends and legal actions which may effect the workplace through written materials or training seminar
  • Ability to work in a complex organizational structure which includes ET AMS BU and OU Leadership,  North America RHQ.

Your profile

  • JD Degree, Active Bar membership
  • Must have a minimum of 8 years of applicable experience with at least 4 years serving as corporate in-house counsel on labor and employment matters
  • Broad background in providing advice/counsel to human resources in employment matters
  • Experience in interfacing with government or employment agencies with jurisdiction over employment
  • Strong oral and written communication and relationship building skills to interact with internal and external contacts matters
  • Strong leadership skills and good judgement with the ability to provide advice from both a legal and a    business perspective
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
About thyssenkrupp
At thyssenkrupp we have more than 156,000 employees in nearly 80 countries and annual sales of €39 billion. We are active in automotive engineering, logistics, plant technology, steel production, elevator manufacturing and much more. We work in large and small businesses all around the world – but we always work together. We have over 200 years of experience in industry and the latest cutting-edge technology. We have a position that‘s right for you, that piques your interest, and that puts your skills to the test.

We strive to make cities the best ever places to live, by advancing an industry that moves over 1 billion people each day. We are transforming our business by driving the industry norm and challenging ourselves, fostering a culture of internal and external collaboration, and building on our unique engineering capabilities to optimize existing and create new products and solutions for our customers that cater to real mobility needs. thyssenkrupp Elevator brings together the Group’s global activities in passenger transportation systems. With sales of 7.7 billion euros in fiscal 2016/2017 and customers in 150 countries, thyssenkrupp Elevator built its position as one of the world’s leading elevator companies from scratch in a mere 40 years’ time applying thyssenkrupp unique engineering capabilities. With more than 50,000 highly skilled employees, the company offers smart and innovative products and services designed to meet customers’ individual requirements. The portfolio includes passenger and freight elevators, escalators and moving walks, passenger boarding bridges, stair and platform lifts as well as tailored service solutions for all products. Over 1000 locations around the world provide an extensive sales and service network to guarantee closeness to customers.
 
thyssenkrupp Elevator Americas is the largest producer of elevators in the Americas, with more than 15,500 employees, in over 230 branch and service locations. thyssenkrupp Elevator Americas oversees all business for the operations in the United States, Canada, Central and South America. It is a subsidiary of thyssenkrupp Elevator AG.

Safety is a core value of our business and our commitment to YOU! It is woven into our culture each and every day.

Your responsibilities

thyssenkrupp Elevator Corporation is currently seeking an Employment Attorney to join our team in Alpharetta, GA. This role provides advice and counsel regarding a wide variety of employment law issues, policies and programs   acting as a resource to Human Resource professionals and line-managers within the business.  This position will be required to make recommendations, feedback and provide guidance accordingly.

  • Participate in the development of legally sound policies, programs and practices in all areas of employment law including wage and hour compliance, equal employment opportunity, affirmative action, accommodations, family and medical leave, talent acquisition and acquisitions/divestitures/restructuring
  • Support Human Resources and business line managers by providing timely, on-going on-demand legal counsel and strategic guidance related to the management of employee issues such as performance management, employee misconduct and compliance investigations
  • Evaluate and provided tactical and strategic advice to manage attorney demand letters, complaints and other employment claims providing legally sound strategies for the companies defense of such actions and negotiating and drafting settlements
  • Managing and assist outside counsel on labor and employment claims, and perhaps some other focused litigation areas (e.g. - asbestos claims)
  • Research, monitor, analyze and advise on employment law regulations and advise Human Resources on the degree of risk associated with the proposed initiatives recommending a course of action to ensure compliance
  • Managing and participating as appropriate in investigations
  • Educating Human Resources and others on trends and legal actions which may effect the workplace through written materials or training seminar
  • Ability to work in a complex organizational structure which includes ET AMS BU and OU Leadership,  North America RHQ.
Your profile
  • JD Degree, Active Bar membership
  • Must have a minimum of 8 years of applicable experience with at least 4 years serving as corporate in-house counsel on labor and employment matters
  • Broad background in providing advice/counsel to human resources in employment matters
  • Experience in interfacing with government or employment agencies with jurisdiction over employment
  • Strong oral and written communication and relationship building skills to interact with internal and external contacts matters
  • Strong leadership skills and good judgement with the ability to provide advice from both a legal and a    business perspective
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions