Danaher Corporation Counsel, Life Sciences in Indianapolis, Indiana

Danaher Company Description

Beckman Coulter develops, manufactures and markets products that simplify, automate and innovate complex biomedical testing. Our diagnostic systems, found in hospitals and other critical care settings around the world, produce information used by physicians to diagnose disease, make treatment decisions and monitor patients. Scientists use our life science research instruments to study complex biological problems including causes of disease and potential new therapies or drugs. More than 275,000 Beckman Coulter systems operate in both diagnostics and life sciences laboratories on all seven continents. For 80 years, our products have been making a difference in peoples’ lives by improving the productivity of medical professionals and scientists, supplying critical information for improving patient health and reducing the cost of care.

Beckman Coulter offers a broad array of comprehensive, competitive benefit programs that add value to associates' and their families' lives. Whether it's a health care program or paid time off, our programs contribute to life beyond the job. Check out our benefits. We think you'll like what you see.

If you believe your education and experience are in line with the position description and qualifications referred to above, and are motivated, energetic, and looking for a new and exciting opportunity, please submit your resume online at the URL below or at www.beckmancoulter.com.

Beckman Coulter is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Position Overview

This Counsel will be responsible for providing legal support to our North America teams across all commercial functions. The position is based in Beckman Coulter’s offices in Indianapolis, Indiana and will report to the Chief Counsel for Beckman Coulter Life Sciences. The successful candidate will be expected to perform a wide variety of hands-on legal work, including drafting and negotiating agreements, as well as contribute to the training and supervision of company staff administering execution of standard agreements. The Counsel will develop a good understanding of the company’s business and possess the ability to evaluate and balance both legal and business factors when providing advice.

Day-to-day responsibilities include: * Drafting and negotiating commercial sales and supply chain agreements; * Supervising the execution of standard agreements (confidential disclosure, material transfer, evaluation, professional services, supply) managed by paralegal staff; * Advising on legal relationships with customers, including terms and conditions of sale, warranties, tender processes; * Coordinating with legal colleagues and internal experts on intellectual property, regulatory, HR, and other matters; and * General day-to-day legal advice.

Education: * JD with excellent academic credentials from an accredited law school. * Active bar membership in at least one US jurisdiction.

Required Skills: * 5 years of experience within a law firm and in-house, including experience with commercial sales transactions, preferably in the life sciences industry. * Demonstrated ability to lead and manage legal risks for complex commercial transactions. * Strong drafting, negotiation and communication skills. * Experience training sales staff on compliance issues. * Business oriented legal advice with demonstration of highest ethics and integrity.

Required Traits: * Team player with a positive attitude. * Self-motivated and able to work independently with minimal supervision. * Strong intellect and a desire to learn. * Excellent legal analysis skills. * Extremely responsive, able to prioritize multiple projects and be client-service oriented in a fast-paced environment. * Able to work and communicate effectively with all levels of employees. * Sense of humor.

Danaher Corporation Overview
Danaher is a global science and technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries. A globally diverse team of 59,000 associates, we are united by our culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which is our competitive advantage. In 2015, we generated $20.5B in revenue. A Fortune 500 company, our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 2,000% over 20yrs.

At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We’re innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you’ll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.

Organization: Beckman Coulter - Life Sciences
Job Function: Legal
Primary Location: North America-North America-United States-IN-Indianapolis
Schedule: Full-time
Req ID: BEC006466