Legal Job opening : Legal Counsel at The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company

About Company

Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. It employs about 72,000 people and manufactures its products in 55 facilities in 23 countries around the world. Its two Innovation Centers in Akron, Ohio and Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg, strive to develop state-of-the-art products and services that set the technology and performance standard for the industry.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and keep the register of directors of the company, the notice-calling and minutes of the Board meeting and annual report of the company and the notice-calling and minutes of the Shareholders meeting
  • Keep a report on conflicts of interest filed by directors and executives. To perform any function as specified by the securities law
  • Assure the Annual Report and all related forms i.e. 56-1, 56-2 and 56-3 are in legal compliance and requirement and prepare and lodge reports and filings to SEC, SET, MOC, etc.
  • Perform duties as Corporate Company Secretary including organizing all Board meetings and AGM

Advisor to business: Legal

  • Draft or review agreements, contracts, letters and other legal documents related to business operations of the company to support the business operation of the company and to avoid legal exposures and liabilities of the company
  • Provide feedback, comments, and options or alternatives to internal customers and to inform management on legal and contractual obligations in dealing with legal matters and agreements
  • Prepare the final draft of agreements/contracts after obtaining feedback from management and liaising with Regional Legal as necessary, ensure that final draft has been reviewed and approved by responsible management and Regional Legal, and obtain properly the authorized signatories for documents to be legally executed by the Company
  • Maintain an effective filing system for the execution version of legal
  • Managing the execution version of legal documents to keep the duly signed documents for the company
  • Providing constructive guidelines to management/associate to comply with laws and regulations in conjunction with commercial terms and Goodyear policies
  • Actively participating in the Collaborative Bargaining Agreement and advising on labor matters in the company’s operations
  • Leading legal negotiation on the company’s contractual dispute with other legal parties representative

Business Advisor: Business permits and license

  • Monitor the extension or renewal of business permits and licenses obtained from the local government agencies e.g. factory license, BOI certificate, water work purchasing, signboard tax, property tax, land tax, public health license, import license, etc. To ensure that the company has the rights to operate its business legally
  • Provide continuous legal advice and necessary support for the Thailand Board of Investment

Business Advisor: Claims/Defense

  • Assist and represent the Company, in consultation with local legal Counsel and Regional Legal team, against claims made by third parties and enforce the rights of the Company against the third parties to protect the interest of the Company

Job Requirements

  • At least with a Bachelor’s degree in Law and a master’s degree is a plus
  • At least 3 years of working experience in the field of legal affairs
  • At least 2 years of working experience with a Thai publicly-listed company
  • Business organization law, SET/SEC law, good governance, customs law, product liability law, labor law, taxation, BOI law, contract law, factories law, etc.
  • Has to be a self-motivated individual who is independent and resourceful as this will be an individual contributor role

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