• Counsel, Employment and Litigation

    Job Location US-MA-Billerica
    Job ID
    2018-5267
    Category
    Legal
  • Company Overview and Values

    Why work at Entegris?

    Lead. Inspire. Innovate. Define Your Future.

    Not everyone who works for a global company shares the same background, experiences and perspectives. We leverage the differences of our employees to bring new ideas to the table. Every employee throughout the company is encouraged to share input on projects and initiatives. Our decision making process is truly a collaborative effort as we realize there are leaders at every level of the organization. We put our values at the core of how we operate as an organization — not just when it’s convenient, but in a lasting and meaningful way. We want the time and energy you spend here to have a positive impact on your life inside and outside of the office.

    Entegris is a values-driven culture and our employees rally around our core PACE values: 

    People 

    Accountability

    Creativity 
    Excellence

    The Role

    Entegris is seeking a full time Counsel, Employment and Litigation to join the BOLT (Business │ Opportunity │ Law │ Technology) team. Entegris is a leader in specialty chemicals and advanced materials solutions for the microelectronics industry and other high-tech industries.  Entegris is ISO 9001 certified and has manufacturing, customer service and/or research facilities in the United States, China, France, Germany, Israel, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan.   We are looking for innovative and strategic thinkers to join our growing BOLT team.

    This opportunity will be based in our Billerica, MA location.

    In this role you will

    • Will work closely with Entegris’ Human Resources partners to accomplish the Company’s workforce objectives while minimizing risk across various personnel matters, including performance management, reductions in force, talent acquisition, labor relations, leaves of absence and accommodations, EEO/affirmative action, compensation and rewards, and learning and development, among other area.
    • Counsel HR on compliance with state and federal employment laws including Title VII, ADEA, ADA, FMLA, and FLSA and compensation and benefit regulations including 409A and ERISA; review and update employment policies, including employee handbooks, bonus plans, compensation guidelines, benefit plans and severance programs; train and advise HR on recent developments in employment law; conduct legal review (including adverse impact analyses and WARN assessments) of workforce reductions, consolidations and restructurings.
    • Research and respond to inquiries from HR and other corporate business partners regarding employment law issues, including employee discipline, disability leaves and accommodation, reorganizations and reductions in force, exempt employee classifications, diversity and inclusion, and wage and hour issues.
    • Represent Entegris in both adversarial (administrative, arbitral, and court hearings) and cooperative dispute resolution proceedings.
    • Manage outside counsel retained to represent Entegris in litigation and provide support on key business initiatives and human resource projects.  Oversee outside counsel in labor and employment matters, including establishing case strategy, reviewing and approving pleadings, discovery responses and dispositive motions and briefs, among other dispute management tasks; manage outside counsel spend to budget.
    • Manage and advise on Entegris’ deferred compensation, 401K, long term incentive, short term incentive, and equity plans.
    • Work closely with the SVP, HR to support the Management Development and Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors.
    • This position requires in-depth knowledge of anti-discrimination/harassment/retaliation laws, leave of absence and accommodation obligations, wage and hour statutes and regulations.
    • This position also requires strong interpersonal skills and the ability to impact and influence Entegris’ workforce development strategies
    • Analyze, draft, negotiate, and revise agreements, policies, and programs that govern employment and contingent worker relationships.
    • Supervise internal EEO and compliance investigations.
    • Working with the Chief Compliance Officer to research and resolve conflict of interest disclosures.
    • Ensure that employment-related claims are addressed promptly and thoroughly and are resolved in a manner designed to minimize potential liability.
    • Develop and present training workshops on harassment, bullying, respectful workplace, diversity and inclusion, and other employment law-related topics.
    • Undertake other tasks as may be requested by the Senior Vice President & General Counsel.

    Traits we believe make a strong candidate

    • Minimum 5 years of labor & employment and benefits experience; law firm experience required, prior in-house experience preferred.
    • Excellent business judgment with the ability to provide sound legal advice which reflects an understanding of Entegris’ overall business objectives.
    • Ability to effectively manage outside counsel.
    • Exceptional organizational and time management skills with the ability to prioritize, coordinate and satisfy numerous competing demands.
    • Strong interpersonal skills and a commitment to professionalism and integrity.
    • Self-motivated and ability to complete matters without supervision; must be able to work independently and be execution-oriented.
    • Capable of independently providing legal services on a wide variety of labor and employment-related matters.
    • Participate as a member of a collaborative and empowered legal team that provides timely, efficient and effective legal support to all business units and functions.
    • Strong communicator who translates legal matters into concise and credible messages.
    • Superior listener who is persuasive, poised and articulate.
    • Business maturity coupled with the highest integrity.
    • True collaborator who maintains a balanced view of the business and can effectively deliver candid and honest assessments to clients and legal advisors.
    • Ensure that health, safety and environment objectives and targets are met
    • Superior written and verbal communication skills.
    • JD degree from an accredited law school; member of state bar in good standing.
    • Some travel required.

     

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    What we offer:

    Our total rewards package goes above and beyond just a paycheck. Whether you’re looking to build your career, improve your health, or protect your wealth, we offer generous benefits to help you achieve your goals.

    • Very Competitive total compensation plans.
    • A 401(K) plan to help you plan for your future with an impressive employer match that’s all yours- no vesting!
    • Great health, dental and vision insurance packages to fit your needs to ensure you’re happy and healthy.
    • A progressive PTO policy that empowers our employees to take the time they need to recharge!

     

    At Entegris we are committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees and applicants. Our policy is to recruit, hire, train, and reward employees for their individual abilities, achievements and experience without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, marital or military status.

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