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Legal Counsel *

Date: Apr 25, 2021

Location: Shanghai, CN

Company: SCHOTT AG

International technology group • specialty glasses and glass-ceramics • more than 130 years experience • more than 15,500 employees in 34 countries • innovative ideas for the world of tomorrow


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Our Business Unit Pharmaceutical Systems is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of pharmaceutical primary packaging and analytical lab services. More than 600 production lines in 13 countries worldwide produce more than 10 billion syringes, vials, ampoules, cartridges and special articles of tubing glass or polymer.

SCHOTT Advanced Optics, with its deep technological expertise, is a valuable partner for its customers in developing products and customized solutions for applications in optics, lithography, astronomy, opto-electronics, architecture, life sciences, and research. With a product portfolio of more than 120 optical glasses, special materials and components, we master the value chain: from customized glass development to high-precision optical product finishing and metrology.

Our Business Unit Lighting and Imaging offers challenging lighting and image transmission solutions for applications in the markets of automotive, aviation, medical devices, as well as industrial and safety engineering. With production units in Europe, North-America and the worldwide SCHOTT sales organization Lighting and Imaging is a leading supplier for fiber optic components.

SCHOTT Electronic Packaging is a leading developer and manufacturer of hermetic housings and other components for the reliable, long-term protection of sensitive electronics. Our core technologies are glass-to-metal and ceramic-to-metal sealing, thermal sensing components as well as a variety of cutting edge specialty glass competences.

SCHOTT Flat Glass meets the high requirements in creating aesthetic and individual glass solutions for household appliances, kitchen and living. With decades of know-how in glass processing and customized solutions, SCHOTT Flat Glass is the preferred partner in the household appliance industry. Cross linked production sites all over the world enable us to be a flexible and secure partner offering products complying with international standards.

Our Business Unit Home Tech with its unique and innovative solutions made of glass ceramic and borosilicate glass, is a leading global supplier in the home appliance industry and many others. CERAN® glass-ceramic panels for cooktops are one of SCHOTT’s great success stories. But glass-ceramic cooking surfaces are only one of our many brands in our portfolio. Numerous processing technologies, materials, components and modules allow individual solutions with applications in the areas of cooking, baking and safety, which includes fire protection.

SCHOTT Tubing offers tailor-made products & services for international growth markets such as pharmaceuticals, industrial and environmental technology as well as electronics. With a production capacity of more than 140,000 tons and production sites in Europe, South America and Asia, SCHOTT Tubing is one of the leading manufacturers of glass tubing worldwide. Innovative services such as the eCommerce ordering systemor Scientific Services round out our spectrum of services.

Your Tasks

  • Legal Advice Provides legal advice and support for all business units in operational matters, including commercial activities (product sales and procurement), human resources, claims and litigation matters and associated areas in the Asia Pacific region.
  • Compliance Provides legal advice and conducts on-site trainings with regard to compliance topics, such as antitrust, anti-corruption and information protection as well as the respective guidelines and procedures.  Supports in monitoring adherence to implemented compliance initiatives. Advise on regulatory and compliance matters (e.g., data privacy, etc.).
  • Governance Supports in providing legal advice and support in connection with corporate governance matters, including corporate subsidiary internal operations (shareholders and directors meetings). Assists in the development of corporate policies, procedures and best practices.
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Provides legal advice and support in connection with M&A activities in the region, including acquisitions, and joint ventures. Assist with due diligence for potential acquisitions, and assists with integration matters for new acquisitions.
  • Drafts, negotiates and reviews a variety of domestic and international agreements relating to the company’s development efforts, including consulting agreements, technical services agreements and management agreements.
  • Drafts and negotiates commercial contracts of varying complexity.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Your Profile

  • 5 years of relevant legal working experience in either a major law firm or within manufacturing industry
  • Experience in handling highly complex legal issues involving significant risk and requiring the application of seasoned judgment
  • Proven experience in identifying and analyzing complex legal/regulatory/business issues and providing appropriate legal advice regarding applicable legal and professional standards, often on a time-sensitive basis
  • Experience with managing outside counsel
  • Extensive negotiation skills with respect to legal issues
  • Proven ability to manage multiple cases/matters/projects
  • Proven ability to build consensus, even for difficult or unpopular courses of action necessitated by legal or regulatory requirements

Your Benefits

Motivated and committed employees are essential to the success of our company. At SCHOTT, you will find a cooperative and dynamic work environment, which encourages you to share your innovative ideas, supports your development and celebrate achieving successes with your team.

You can expect interesting tasks and challenging projects, as well as motivated and friendly teams in fields that influence our future. Do you want to be successful with us? Then, please send us your application.

You can expect interesting tasks and challenging projects, as well as motivated and friendly teams in fields that influence our future. Do you want to be successful with us? Then, please send us your application: SCHOTT (Shanghai) Precision Materials & Equipment International Trading Co., Ltd., Human Resources, Wendy Wang


SCHOTT (Shanghai) Precision Materials & Equipment International Trading Co., Ltd., Shanghai Human Resources, Wendy Wang, +8651268076778

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