Caterpillar Inc. is seeking an attorney to join the regulatory compliance group of its in-house legal division. The successful candidate will provide legal support on a variety of environmental and safety regulatory matters such as product compliance (e.g. chemical regulations and control requirements (REACH, RoHS, and California Prop 65), federal U.S. safety programs, and others), mobile emissions compliance (e.g. Clean Air Act, California Air Resources Board, European Union, and other requirements), and related corporate compliance program matters. The company is seeking applicants with a strong knowledge of a combination of general administrative law, environmental law, safety law, and product compliance law. The position will be based in Peoria, Illinois.
This position requires excellent communication and interpersonal skills as it involves significant interaction with multiple individuals and departments across the company, including domestic and international business units and facilities, as well as outside counsel. Candidates must have a demonstrated record of interpreting and effectively communicating the substance of complex regulations in the relevant areas and the ability to manage multiple projects with minimal supervision. We are looking for a team player with a positive attitude and eagerness to contribute to an effective legal team.
We are seeking candidates with a minimum of four to six years of experience with environmental legal issues in a large law firm representing international, Fortune 200 companies and with strong interpersonal skills, as well as significant direct client experience.