Paralegal

Location: 

Overland Park, Kansas, United States

Motivated to grow with a stable organization? SPX Cooling Technologies is a leading global manufacturer of sustainable evaporative cooling systems, servicing commercial HVAC and industrial markets for nearly a century. Hospitals, data centers, oil and gas refineries, power plants and process cooling facilities worldwide rely on SPX Cooling’s Marley, Recold and SGS brands. Beginning as the Marley Company nearly 100 years ago, it was the first cooling tower manufacturer to pioneer cooling solutions for large industrial applications. Since then, we have evolved to provide innovative solutions for iconic buildings and essential infrastructure.

 

New hires to SPX Cooling enjoy benefits that begin on the first day of work, including professional development opportunities such as mentorship and tuition assistance, a competitive compensation and bonus plan, flexible health plan, 401(k) match, and opportunities for career advancement.

 

SPX Cooling and its brands are active in more than 80 countries and is rapidly growing organically and through acquisitions, as part of SPX Corporation (SPXC).

With its people-centric culture, SPX prides itself on attracting top talent to the industry. Apply to work for an excellent team and help us keep the world cool!

 

Headquartered in Overland Park, Kansas, SPX Cooling Technologies, Inc. is a leading global manufacturer of cooling towers, evaporative fluid coolers, evaporative condensers and air cooled heat exchangers providing full-service cooling solutions and support to customers in the power generation, petrochemical, industrial, refrigeration, and heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) markets for more than 100 years. SPX Cooling Technologies and its Marley and Recold product brands are part of SPX Corporation.

 

Job Summary 

The primary purpose of this position is to assist the legal team with various analytical and administrative tasks.  Responsibilities include assisting with global tracking of policies, assistance with customer prequalification processes, coordination of compliance, claims and contract training, assisting with litigation discovery requests, performing a quality check of all contract indices, assisting with the issuance of insurance documents, maintaining accurate reports that list the existing and filed litigation, processing and tracking legal invoices and expenses, and drafting legal correspondence.   This position will lead a project to organize all legal agreements/contracts.  Other projects that the incumbent will work on include creating iron mountain indexes for the lawyers and updating the legal shared drive to ensure compliance with document retention policies.  The successful incumbent works well with others, meets deadlines, and prioritizes tasks efficiently.  Additionally, success in this role requires collaboration with all layers of management and handling confidential information with integrity.  

 

Principal Duties & Responsibilities 

  • Assist with global tracking and audit of various company policies
  • Coordinate and manage customer/vendor prequalification processes or systems
  • Schedule and coordinate compliance, contract and claims training
  • Assist with pre-litigation and/or litigation matters and filings, including ensuring timely responses to necessary parties
  • Organize agreements so that there are complete and accurate executed copies available to the approved employees
  • Create and maintain drive files of  forms and executed copies Master Agreements, Leases, confidentiality agreements and representative agreements
  • Assist in issuance of insurance certificates and customer questionnaires
  • Create and maintain indexes for legal team and commercial team to ensure compliance with records retention policy, including management of offsite records
  • Update and maintain Legal SPXCT Private drive and legal form library to ensure compliance with Document Retention Policy
  • Assist in drafting correspondence (cease and desist letters, notice letters, sales representative agreements)
  • Serve as lead company person for legal invoicing software – Legal Tracker
  • Process and track all legal invoices and legal expenses in Legal Tracker and as required by SPX
  • Assist in tracking parent guarantees and surety bonds and sending letters for the return or confirmation of termination
  • Perform other administrative duties as assigned including arranging travel, processing expense reports, scheduling meetings and managing calendars of Legal Department

 

Education/Experience

  • Associate’s degree required; Paralegal education required
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of paralegal experience required
  • Strong skills using Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, and Legal Tracker 

 

Physical Demands
The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Occasional lifting of up to 25 pounds
  • Keyboarding/typing
  • Ability to read effectively from a computer screen and/or paper copy
  • Ability to handle a large volume of work and perform multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally

 

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Office environment with varying degrees of noise levels

 

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ABOUT SPX

SPX Corporation is a diversified, global supplier of infrastructure equipment with scalable growth platforms in heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC), detection and measurement, and engineered solutions. With operations in 17 countries and approximately $1.4 billion in annual revenue, we offer a wide array of highly engineered products with strong brands.

SPX TOTAL REWARDS

At SPX Corporation, what’s in it for our employees transcends market-competitive compensation and benefits.  Our Total Rewards program also includes opportunities for employees’ personal development, career growth, and recognition. These programs focus on alignment and assessment of organizational, team, and individual efforts toward achieving business results. Our development and career growth programs empower our employees to enhance their skills, develop new competencies, and pursue career goals. SPX Corporation’s benefits package provides choices designed to help employees manage their well-being. Our compensation programs are performance-based to recognize and reward employees who work hard, display the values and leadership practices we embrace, and deliver exceptional results.

OUR VALUES

  • Integrity
  • Accountability
  • Excellence
  • Teamwork
  • Results

At SPX, our values are at the heart of everything we do. We use our values every day to help us make the right decisions. We embrace a common purpose and strive for improvement. We respect and value each other as individuals and recognize that only by working together, as a team, can we reach our full potential. We take responsibility for our actions, build strong relationships with each other and our customers, and always act ethically. Our values inspire us to achieve the high standards of quality, safety, and performance that our customers expect and deserve.

WORKING AT SPX

Our work environment is established on a work-life philosophy supported by policies, programs, and practices that help employees achieve success within and outside the workplace. We believe in creating an inclusive work environment where employees strive to realize their fullest potential.  We are an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer committed to making selection decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, gender identity, genetic information, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected basis.