Textron Legal Counsel (m/f/x) in North Rhine Westphalia, Germany

Legal Counsel (m/f/x)


  • Deal with various complex legal matters with multiple stakeholders

  • Give accurate and timely counsel to the business in a variety of legal topics (commercial law, intellectual property, data privacy etc.)

  • Research and evaluate different risk factors regarding business decisions and operations

  • Develop contract strategies for different customers and critical suppliers and develop/revise contract templates

  • Create and administrate legal knowledge and templates database, interface to information sources (Textron and external providers)

  • Monitor changes to customer standard terms and keep track of multi-jurisdictional developments in contract laws

  • Investigation of compliance matters

  • Training and education of management and staff on legal and compliance topics

  • Partner with business leaders in Kautex┬┤s procurement and sales functions and other stakeholders

  • Assist General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer to establish firm contracting processes / contract management as well as strategies


  • Law degree from an accredited institution

  • Admission as attorney (German bar or other comparable organization)

  • Extensive trainee experience in international business setting, e.g. through stages in international companies or international law firms in the course of a state-run internship program (e.g. German Referendariat) or otherwise

  • Desirable: JD, LL.M. or similar additional qualification

  • Legal expertise in contract law, intellectual property, data privacy, Compliance

  • 3-6 years of experience working as an attorney, either in private practice or in an international company (ideally automotive industry)

  • International experience in the US or China welcome

  • Excellent command of German and English language

  • Self Development

  • Priority Setting

  • Drive for Results

  • Compassion

  • Ethics and Values

  • Strong, engaging personality with intercultural sensitivity

  • Ability to inspire trust and confidence in our organization

  • Be a business partner

Job Legal

Primary Location Germany-North Rhine Westphalia-Bonn - Holzlar HQ

Recruiting Company Kautex

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift First Shift

Req ID: 264152