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Corporate Counsel, Labor & Employment Law

Company: The J. M. Smucker Company
Location: Orrville
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Why Smucker is the Place for YouYou deserve a positive and encouraging work environment. One that allows you to deliver your best work and become your best professional self. That is exactly what you will find at Smucker.Inspired by our unique culture, we are determined to support every employee holistically by meeting their physical, emotional and financial needs through:

  • Our Total Reward benefits program - includes competitive health and financial benefits that reflect your needs at different life stages, and a continued commitment to empower flexible work schedules and remote work opportunities to help you thrive.
  • Continuous opportunities to learn, grow and develop - beyond functional job-based education, we promote well-rounded development and encourage a spirit of continuous learning as part of our commitment to help you realize your professional goals.
  • Our continued progress on the journey to become the inclusive and diverse organization we expect to be supporting equity across our communities. We firmly believe that an inclusive environment and diverse organization strengthens our Company and enables every employee to reach their full potential.Your OpportunityIn this role you will be encouraged to share your diverse thoughts and ideas to drive continuous supply chain improvement and will be empowered to bring those ideas to life. Your primary responsibilities will include:
    • Provide legal advice to Human Resources and cross-functional partners on FLSA, ADA, Title VII, FMLA, leave laws, and other local, state, and federal laws.
    • Assist with litigation matters, including discrimination, retaliation, wage and hour, and other employment related claims.
    • Provide advise on updates to legislative and regulatory updates.
    • Advise the team on recruiting, hiring, performance managements, accommodations, leaves and separations.
      Is this the Role for You?Are you a driven professional with a passion for delivering results while expanding your skillset and enhancing your expertise? Are you eager to share your opinions (and have them heard) and make a positive impact through your work? Do you share in our dedication to continuous improvement and growth? If so, you are the type of professional we want to add to our Company!What we are looking for:
      • Juris Doctorate Degree from an accredited law school with strong academic credentials
      • License to practice law in at least one state
      • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in a law firm or corporate legal department or combination of the two, with a significant concentration in employment-related matters
      • Excels in a collaborative, team-based work environment across various departments
      • Demonstrates excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as strong analytical and problem-solving skills
      • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment with a proven track record of successful prioritization
      • Available to work a hybrid schedule with both remote presence and 25% in office presence. (Corporate offices are located in Orrville, OH)
      • A comprehensive relocation package may be available for qualifying applicants located outside of a reasonable commuting distance.Learn More About Working at Smucker
        • Our Total Rewards Benefits Program
        • Our Thriving Together Philosophy Supporting All Impacted by Our Business
        • Our Continued Progress on Inclusion, Diversity and EquityFollow us on LinkedIn -#LI-KK1#INDSA

Keywords: The J. M. Smucker Company, Cleveland , Corporate Counsel, Labor & Employment Law, Legal , Orrville, Ohio

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