Job Title:             Administrative Assistant/ Paralegal

Manager:           Michael Werner

Location:             Woodridge, IL

 

About Globe Union:

Globe Union strives to be a positive force in our industry and communities. Our approximately 10,000 employees worldwide are guided by our passion statement, "One Family, One Vision." We provide a positive, collaborative, and entrepreneurial environment, along with an opportunity to grow with a winning team. We are seeking individuals who will bring the same passion to the organization and commit to the success of Globe Union.

Globe Union is a worldwide leader in the development and manufacturing of kitchen and bathroom plumbing fixtures, faucets, and fittings.

Danze, Inc. and Gerber Plumbing Fixtures, LLC are subsidiaries of Globe Union Group, Inc. with its North American headquarters located in suburban Chicago. 

About Gerber Plumbing Fixtures:

Founded in 1932, Gerber Plumbing Fixtures LLC. is a leading manufacturer of high performance plumbing fixtures, faucets and fittings sold exclusively through professional wholesalers throughout the United States and Canada.

Gerber has a comprehensive residential product offering of vitreous china fixtures including toilets, lavatories and bidets; a full range of faucets for the kitchen, bathroom and laundry room; and is a leading supplier of bathtub drains.  Its complete commercial product line includes toilets, lavatories, urinals and service sinks as well as mechanical and electronic faucets and flush valves.  Gerber also has a complete line of high efficiency products that are WaterSense certified.

 About Danze, Inc.:

Danze is young and playful with an entrepreneurial spirit and an optimist’s view of the world—a world filled with unlimited possibilities. We are savvy, independent thinkers - much like our customers. We believe that style and design have the power to inspire and delight. This belief is our reason for being.

 

Preferring the path less traveled, we enjoy the distinction of being different as much as we enjoy the new experiences that come out of it. We are easy-going but possess an ambitious edge. We’re proud of this paradox. You’ll usually find us hanging with other fun and free-thinking people who are authentic, caring, and friendly. We embrace of the beauty of life. And we know we are all in this together.

 

We're grounded and humbled by the idea that people, all over America, are using Danze products every day in a multitude of ways. And when they do, Danze is helping them feel better about their homes and about themselves in a multitude of ways. This is why we're focused on creating products that are an expression of our customers and their relentless search for something beautiful, distinctive and refreshing.

 

We are looking for an Administrative Assistant/ Paralegal to join the Globe Union family! The Administrative Assistant/ Paralegal will provide direct support to the President & CEO and NA VP of Administration. 

Responsibilities:

  • Provide overall administrative support to the President/CEO and Vice President of Administration
  • Manage calendar and schedule appointments for CEO.
  • Screen incoming calls and correspondence and respond accordingly
  • Arrange complex and detailed travel plans and itineraries
  • Coordinate and proctor monthly senior management meetings
  • Coordinate and facilitate annual strategic planning program for North America including:
    • Facilitate the process for the CEO and department heads to develop annual ASP’s
    • Prepare materials and meet with department heads monthly to track progress against plan
    • Prepare presentations and present progress report at monthly  senior management meetings
  • Support the NA VP of Administration in performance of legal related activities including:
    • Initial Draft of standard agreements and other legal documents
    • Perform legal research insure legality of employment forms and documents
    • Check legal forms and agreements for accuracy
    • Prepare reports and correspondence
  • Compose and prepare confidential correspondence, reports, and other documents.
  • Research and assist with implementation of employee training programs
  • File expense reports
  • Coordinate industry related charitable activities
  • Provide administrative support to additional members of the Executive team
  • Assist with projects for various departments
  • Perform all other duties as assigned

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelors Degree and 3 – 5 years experience in the job offered
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Office suite
  • Paralegal experience preferred 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Hardworking, action-oriented, and results driven
  • Demonstrates a “roll up your sleeves” initiative to get the job done
  • Willingness to cooperate and accept added responsibilities
  • Ability to work well with all co-workers and manager
  • Lotus Notes experience preferred but not required

EOE.

 

Globe Union offers excellent benefits including:

·         Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance.

·         401(k) with generous company match.

·         Paid Holidays.

·         Annual vacation.

·         Life and disability insurance.

·         FSA.

Contact:               jobs@globeunion.com

 
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