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Senior Counsel, Environmental Sustainability



Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Posted on Sunday, June 9, 2024

Job Description

This role will provide legal support globally in environmental sustainability, manufacturing facilities, and product environmental regulatory matters, while keeping business unit(s) management and Law Department management fully advised of all significant developments concerning all material matters in a timely fashion.

We encourage your application for this position!

In this Role, Your Responsibilities Will Be:

  • Provides advice to the relevant business unit(s) on a broad spectrum of environmental-related legal issues using independent analysis and supports Emerson’s Facilities and Product global Environmental teams by:
    • monitoring, analyzing and communicating the requirements of new and changing environmental and materials & substance restrictions regulations globally under such laws as REACH, ROHS, WEEE, Prop 65, Eco Design, PFAS, TSCA, EPR, Packaging, Plastics, Recycling, Waste, CBAM, and Batteries;
    • handling and collaborating closely with outside counsel as needed;
    • building and providing substantive legal training;
    • handling governmental, supplier and customer inquiries and investigations
  • Support Emerson’s Environmental teams through commercial and regulatory legal work associated with environmental projects, including: negotiating contracts with vendors, reviewing state consent decrees, handling legal issue escalations and managing outside counsel where needed.
  • Provide subject matter expertise support for the commercial and supply chain groups regarding contract clause negotiation, review Emerson marketing materials with respect to environmental sustainability issues and facilitate responses to subject matter customer inquiries.
  • May directly coordinate and otherwise lead a regional team of legal professionals, supporting their individual improvement, project management and program execution;
  • Supports the Legal team in:
    • providing legal support to potentially impactful proposed environmental regulations – for example, emerging PFAS EU, federal, state and local rules;
    • providing legal review of voluntary and required disclosures related to materials, substance restrictions, carbon and other sustainability initiatives Implementing corporate policies throughout all applicable divisions;

Who you are:

You try to make an impact and always act with integrity. You build and deliver solutions that meet customer expectations. You serve as a strategic partner to build, grow, and maintain profitable and long-lasting relationships with key accounts. You consistently apply a business driver and marketplace focus when prioritizing actions!

For This Role, You Will Need

  • Law Degree from an accredited law school
  • Comfortable working with senior management
  • Intermediate MS Office skills
  • Proficiency in English: oral and written
  • Open to travel (10-20%)
  • Solution-finding, practical, with a strong eye for business, able to weigh and take reasonable risks
  • Self-motivated and keen on getting involved in and exposed to all kinds of legal matters and business areas

Preferred Qualifications that Set You Apart:

  • 7+ years of relevant work experience

Our Offer to You

We understand the importance of work-life balance and are dedicated to supporting our employees' personal and professional needs. From competitive benefits plans and comprehensive medical care to equitable opportunities for growth and development we strive to build a workplace that is encouraging and rewarding.

Depending on location, our flexible work from home policy allows you to make the best of your time, by combining quiet home office days with collaborative experiences in the office so that you can personalize your work-life mix.

Moreover, our global volunteer employee resource groups will empower you to connect with peers that share the same interest, promote diversity and inclusion and positively contribute to communities around