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Contracts Specialist

    • Job Tracking ID: 2021.7.20.323182
    • Job Location: Islandia, NY
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: Any
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: June 03, 2022
    • Years of Experience: Any
    • Starting Date: ASAP
    • SAP Category: Experienced Professionals
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Job Description:


Founded in 1925, Festo Corporation is the leading worldwide supplier of automation technology and the performance leader in industrial training and education programs.  For many years Festo has been providing impetus for factory automation and offers a wide product and service portfolio – from individual components to complex customized solutions and system. As a family-owned company, we act from a holistic perspective. We take responsibility for our actions globally and locally, and want to contribute to the quality of life and conservation of resources where we operate with new technologies, knowledge and education.


At Festo, we hire people who continuously live our five core Values:

  • We are Ambitious
  • We are Determined
  • We are Visionary
  • We Value Each Other
  • We are Dependable

Key Responsibilities

  • Support of Immigration matters including working with outside counsel on the drafting and the gathering of documents in connection with E, B, H and other work-based visas, as well as permanent residence applications, as well as providing support to employees concerning their immigraiton applications.
  • Under attorney supervision, draft, review and negotiate contracts including nondisclosure agreements, vendor contracts, purchase order terms and conditions (including FAR/DFAR), corporate formalities, and any documents requiring Festo signature for compliance with Festo’s standard terms, policies and procedures.
  • Support of corporate formalities including the drafting of corporate minutes and filing of required documents and reports
  • Collect and maintain agreement databases and prepare reports or charts utilizing appropriate software for General Counsel.
  • Assist with ethics and compliance programs (including import and export compliance (ITAR/EAR/ Customs) and data privacy compliance (CCPA))
  • Anticipate support needs of General Counsel across a variety of corporate legal matters
  • Manage various legal department projects and initiatives
  • Other tasks and responsibilities may be assigned as required.

Experience and Skills:

  • Ability to issue spot and provide guidance on immigration mater as required
  • Draft and review of legal documents for compliance with Festo’s standard terms, policies and procedures.
  • Ability to communicate effectively (verbal and written) with people at all levels of the corporate structure as well as with outside parties
  • Ability to prioritize and timely handle numerous competing demands in a high-volume working environment
  • Strong negotiation skills.
  • Identify and resolve or escalate issues in a timely manner.
  • Self-starter and self-motivated

Festo Corporation offers a robust benefits package, which is designed to help you and your depedents stay healthy, feel secure and maintain a work/life balance. This is just one way we strive to provide employees with a rewarding workplace. As an effort to keep pace with healthcare trends, Festo Corporation is committed to providing a comprehensive benefits package to its employees which includes...Medical, Dental, Vision, Flexible Spending Programs, Short-term and Long-term disability, 401k, Pet Insurance, Paid Holidays, Paid time off, Educational assistance and many more.

Festo Corporation is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, and those laws, directives, and regulations of Federal, State and Local governing bodies or agencies. For your reference: EEO is the Law Poster