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Requisition ID:  50832

Paralegal - FNA

PARALEGAL – FNA 

     Find your more with Mohawk!
 

 

At Mohawk Industries, we’re committed to more – more customer solutions, more process improvements, more sustainable manufacturing and more opportunities for our people.


As a Fortune 500, global flooring leader with some of the best-known brands in the industry, Mohawk is a great place to start or develop your career with an emphasis on more of what’s important to you. Come find your “more” with Mohawk!

 

What we need:

 

Mohawk is looking for a PARALEGAL – FNA  who can do more for all Mohawk Flooring North America brands across residential, distributor and builder multifamily divisions.

 

This position will provide overall paralegal support with regard to legal matters for Flooring North America, with an emphasis on contract support.  

 

 

What you’ll do:

 

  • Oversee day-to-day of contract management system and processes, including:
    • Manage contract workflows and contracts in the Ariba contract management system.
    • Communicate with internal stakeholders to resolve issues and keep the contract process moving.
    • Ensure compliance with contracting process and Delegation of Authority.
    • Closely monitor the term of contracts and prepare and send out termination letters when appropriate.
    • Work with IS to manage contract templates, approval routes and reporting; and
    • Develop and present Ariba, contract process, and DOA training.
  • Review and revise legal documents, including non-disclosure agreements and other contracts. 
  • Appropriately escalate contract issues to counsel that may require further analysis and review.
  • Research legal issues and engage in fact gathering and checking to provide support on all assigned legal matters.
  • Suggest and implement process and system improvements.
  • Perform such other duties as assigned.

 

What you have:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree and/or a paralegal certificate from an ABA-approved program or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum 3 years relevant experience as a paralegal in a contracts-based practice or in contract management, with in-house legal experience preferred.
  • Experience with Ariba or other contract management system strongly preferred.
  • Understanding of contractual terms and issue identification.
  • Demonstrated ability to operate with a high degree of independence and discretion, including on highly sensitive and business-critical matters.

 

 

What you’re good at:

 

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Highly organized and able to balance multiple projects at one time.
  • Takes ownership of responsibilities and exhibits pride in work. 
  • Self-motivated, resourceful, adaptable, decisive, capable of working independently, and possessing practical, independent judgment.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work well with others.  Has a desire to work with and develop / foster relationships with many individuals across various parts of the business. Enjoys working with a team to meet deadlines and accomplish goals.

 

What else?

 

  • Normal office environment, frequent telephone and in-person meetings, occasional travel to local and out-of-state locations required
  • While we’re a primarily in-office team, we thrive on flexibility and ensuring our people can balance personal and professional time
  • We’re located in a pretty great spot – check out this video to see what we mean

 

Mohawk Industries is a leading global flooring manufacturer that creates products to enhance residential and commercial spaces around the world. Mohawk’s vertically integrated manufacturing and distribution processes provide competitive advantages in the production of carpet, rugs, ceramic tile, laminate, wood, stone and vinyl flooring. Our industry-leading innovation has yielded products and technologies that differentiate our brands in the marketplace and satisfy all remodeling and new construction requirements. Our brands are among the most recognized in the industry and include American Olean, Daltile, Durkan, IVC, Karastan, Marazzi, Mohawk, Mohawk Home, Pergo, and Quick-Step. During the past decade, Mohawk has transformed its business from an American carpet manufacturer into the world’s largest flooring company with operations in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Europe, India, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Russia and the United States.

 

Mohawk Industries, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer including disability/veteran committed to an inclusive workplace and a proud Drugs Don’t Work participant.