Overview

Corporate Counsel

AGCO, Your Agriculture Company, (NYSE: AGCO), is one of the largest full-range agricultural machinery and infrastructure manufacturers in the world, with global sales of close to $9 billion and facilities all over the world. Joining AGCO will enable you to work as part of a great, international team of professionals, 20,000 employees worldwide, co-operating and collaborating across AGCOs worldwide locations. We focus on recruiting the very best candidates to fill our open positions.

Job Description

The Corporate Legal Counsel prepares, reviews, negotiates, and advises on legal contracts and agreements between the company and any external or internal vendors/customers. The incumbent researches and analyzes laws and regulations for company clients and provides opinion on legal risks and mitigation associated with the company business activities. The incumbent will be the Legal lead as it relates to Contract Lifecycle Management, developing contract templates, negotiating legal provisions in agreements, and interacting with the Purchasing department and other business units. The incumbent will manage outside counsel where necessary and review legal publications and pending legislation to advise management of changes that impact the company. He/She will provide guidance on compliance matters, work with affiliates in intercompany business issues and provide legal counseling, education, and training as needed. Must be open to learning a variety of areas of law to support business needs as they arise. Support North America Legal Director as needed.

Experience and Education Possesses knowledge of legal subject matter.

JD degree and membership of state bar required (Georgia Bar preferred) with 2-7 years experience as a practicing attorney. Performs work under minimal supervision. Handles medium to complex issues and problems, and refers only the more complex issues to higher-level staff. Knowledge of US and Canadian privacy laws and compliance requirements, such as Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, a plus but not required. Knowledge of dealer or franchise law preferred but not required. Experience at a law firm is preferred but not required.

Benefits
AGCO offers competitive benefits including options and choices to fit your needs such as medical, dental, prescription drug, life and accident insurance, long and short term disability, matching 401k plan, employee assistance program, and discounted home and auto insurance.

Why AGCO?
At AGCO you have a voice and the opportunity to impact our long-term success, as well as your own. As a Fortune 500 company and one of the global leaders in agricultural equipment manufacturing, we have an extensive network of approximately 3,000 dealers and serve more than 140 countries. We are celebrating our 26th year in business, and pride ourselves on competitive relocation and employee benefit packages. While headquartered in Duluth, Georgia, AGCO has manufacturing facilities all over the world creating and distributing their full-line of products, including Challenger, Fendt, GSI, Massey Ferguson, and Valtra. Join AGCO and become part of a diverse team and grow your career in ways you never imagined. Its time to embrace your infinite possibilities!

AAP/EEO Statement

  • AGCO is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a workplace that is free of inappropriate or unlawful conduct on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or other protected group status as provided by law.

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