Share this Job
Apply now »
ATS Company:  ATS Automation Tooling Systems
Requisition ID:  9246

Cambridge, ON, CA, N3H 4R7

Date:  Mar 14, 2023

Legal Counsel

Job Profile

Position Title: Legal Counsel
Department: Legal
Reports to: Legal Counsel, Team Lead

Location: Cambridge (Hybrid)

About ATS Automation

Advance your career with ATS, a global industry-leading automation provider to the world’s most successful companies, creating solutions that positively impact lives around the world. 

ATS is a global supplier of automation technologies, products, and solutions to a broad range of end markets including the Life Sciences, Pharma, Food & Beverage, Electric Vehicle, Consumer, Nuclear, E-Commerce and Specialty Automation sectors. Founded in 1978 and headquartered in Cambridge, Ontario, ATS is a public company and its shares trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol ATA. ATS employs approximately 6,000 people at over 50 manufacturing facilities and over 75 offices in North America, Europe, Southeast Asia, and China.

Short Description

AT ATS, we want you to bring your real self to work, you share and live our values (people, process, and performance), and you will demonstrate the behaviours that support them.

We are currently seeking a motivated and proactive Lawyer to join our Legal Department as Legal Counsel.  The successful candidate will be a member of the ATS Legal Team and will be part of an international, diverse, collegial, and collaborative team of 15+ lawyers at a public company with a robust business model and an impressive track record of solid and sustainable growth. 

What you Will Do

 Provide proactive and hands on legal services, including proactive negotiation support, to all of ATS’ global businesses in relation to commercial matters
• Assist from time to time in relation to M&A, HR, compliance, financing, leasing, corporate, risk management, litigation, and other legal matters
• Work efficiently and cost effectively with external counsel as required
• Identify, develop and implement strategies to protect the company's interests and minimize legal exposure
• Contribute to the Legal Team’s efforts to continuously improve their services and the outcome for the business through the use of the ATS Business Model (ABM)
• Proactive in ensuring that all business activities are performed with highest ethical standards, in compliance with applicable laws and in compliance with the ATS Code of Business Conduct
• Promote compliance with corporate policies, internal controls, and contracting practices
• Adhere to health and safety rules and procedures

An LL.B./J.D. and member in good standing with the Law Society of Ontario

What You Will Need

• 5-10 years relevant experience preferred; however, candidates outside this range may be considered
• Experience working as In-House Legal Counsel for an international corporation preferred but not required
• Strong drafting, analytical, presentation, and negotiating skills
• Excellent business sense, commercial judgment and decision-making ability
• Demonstrated ability to provide pragmatic, business-oriented legal advice and recommendations
• Exceptional interpersonal, communications, project management, and organizational skills
• Strong cross-functional collaboration skills, ability to influence others through demonstrated expertise and capacity to build strong working relationships across the organization
• Time, priority and resource management skills
• Self-motivated, reliable, responsive and accountable

If this describes you and you are interested in joining an industry leading, dynamic and team-oriented global organization that provides a competitive compensation and benefits package, we would like to hear from you!


Apply now »