Exide Technologies

Contracts Manager

US-GA-Milton
Requisition ID
2017-1444
Category
Legal
Position Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

We are seeking a dedicated and highly motivated contracts management professional with extensive experience in leading all aspects of the contracting process, including contract management, administration, drafting and compliance, negotiations within certain established parameters, and contract close out.  This position reports to the Assistant General Counsel and assists Exide management and employees in the review, negotiation and execution of a variety of contracts and business agreements -- including (i) advice to Procurement on contracts and agreements used or received in the ordinary course of business, with particular focus on the expediency of such responses, and (ii) frequent interaction with employees and management of both the Transportation and Industrial groups to facilitate the resolution of internal stakeholder issues and concerns with contracting matters.  Additionally, this position provides review of global contracts and business agreements and participates in initiatives and transactions (locally and globally) that may be undertaken by Exide; including assisting in the development of a template contract database and streamlining the contract negotiation process.

Responsibilities

  • Review and negotiate procurement contracts, customer contracts, distributor and agency agreements, non-disclosure agreements, and other global business agreements.
  • Analyze significant or unique contract requirements, special provisions, or terms and conditions; and identify appropriate circumstances to elevate the review and/or negotiation of contracts or provisions to the Assistant General Counsel.
  • Draft and revise form agreements for use by various internal stakeholders.
  • Provide advice regarding contract disputes and assist in negotiations.
  • Develop and administer contract administration policies, systems, procedures and methods as well soliciting the input of internal stakeholders.
  • Assist with miscellaneous legal projects (e.g., large scale transactions and document reviews or productions).

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree with a minimum 10 years experience in drafting, negotiating, and administering a wide variety of contracts for large businesses.
  • Ability to prioritize and work within deadlines.
  • Excellent computer skills (Microsoft Word and Excel).
  • Ability to review legal documents for accuracy and summarize legal terms and conditions.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with a proven ability to work well in a team environment as well as individual projects.

EEO Statement

Exide Technologies is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.

About Exide

Exide Technologies (www.exide.com) is a global provider of stored electrical energy solutions—batteries and associated equipment and services for transportation and industrial markets. With 128 years of industry experience and operating in more than 80 countries, Exide produces and recycles a broad range of products that keep customers and their businesses powering forward. Leading car, truck and lift truck manufacturers trust Exide as an original equipment supplier, and Exide serves the transportation and industrial aftermarket through a comprehensive portfolio of products and services. The Company’s extensive sales, distribution and service network provides flexibility and quality for an exceptional customer experience.

At Exide Technologies, It All Starts Now. History and scale, combined with a start-up mentality, make Exide the faster, more nimble, more innovative, more digital, and more responsive alternative for customers who want more than simply a battery supplier. Exide is "the 128 Year Old Start-Up," and the Company is moving forward—bringing the energy of the “new Exide” to customers around the world.

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