Corporate Counsel


Eden Prairie, MN, US

Job ID:  53057
Category:  Legal

Stratasys is a world leader in 3D printing!


Eden Prairie, MN (NASH)


Stratasys is leading the global shift to additive manufacturing with innovative 3D printing solutions for industries such as aerospace, automotive, consumer products and healthcare. Through smart and connected 3D printers, polymer materials, a software ecosystem, and parts on demand, Stratasys solutions deliver competitive advantages at every stage in the product value chain. The world’s leading organizations turn to Stratasys to transform product design, bring agility to manufacturing and supply chains, and improve patient care.


The Corporate Counsel is is responsible to provide and manages legal services related to commercial contracts, business matters, and compliance matters. Provides a variety of legal services to a number of in-house clients. Acts as advisor on legal issues involving the organization’s corporate and regulatory compliance. Corporate Matters are primarily provided in the Americas Region. Compliance Matters are provided on a global basis.


What you will be doing

Corporate Matters:

  • Partner with internal Business Partners to support the Sales Function and support other Corporate Functions, such as Business Development
  • Review and work with internal business partners to negotiate acceptable commercial terms and conditions with customers, including purchase orders and master agreements for the sale of products and services.
  • Work with internal business partners to support non-disclosure agreements with third-parties.
  • Work on M&A matters, including agreements, transactions and post-merger integration
  • Draft legal and research memorandums.
  • Draft a variety of legal and business forms and documents, including transactional documents, license agreements, master purchase agreements, master service agreements.
  • Prepare and administer training workshops.

Compliance Matters:

  • Provide reports to management as to the operation and effectiveness of the company's compliance program relating to government contracts, import and export.
  • Provide guidance and support regarding export and import classification determinations.
  • Coordinate security assessments, tests, and/or reviews to ensure proper protection and/or corrective measures are taken when necessary.
  • Provide comprehensive strategic export/import and government contract advice and support to the company, initiating strategies, programs, processes and tools to meet strategic and critical business challenges.
  • Manage and create business processes; implement import, export, customs, sanctions and government contract policies, tools, and guidelines in line with corporate policies and legal/regulatory requirements.  Ensure site compliance to legal and regulatory requirements.
  • Complete license/exception determination on all international shipments including Restricted Party Screening and ensures proper AES filings. Assist in the determination to release international shipments, and manage the denied party screening solution.  File and confirm compliance with any required export licenses.
  • Complete Cage Code filings, SAM registrations and DDTC filings.
  • Responsible for the management and oversight of the day-to-day security policies, procedures and processes will establish and manage compliance within the scope of the National Industry Security Program (NISPOM). Develop and implement controls in line with the NISPOM.
  • Ensure compliance with the FAR, DFARS, FTR, EAR, ITAR, U.S. economic sanctions programs, privacy law and other legal and regulatory requirements related to government contracts, import and export, along with compliance with the company's Export Management Compliance Program (EMCP).
  • Conduct periodic self-assessments/audits for government, export and import compliance and follows through via the corrective action process.
  • Collaborate with offices in foreign countries and facilitates with respect to international export/import and government contract compliance.
  • Responsible for required security indoctrination briefings, debriefings, and annual security refresher briefings.
  • Responsible for ensuring proper controls around protection of government data, management of government assets and administration of government contracts.  Further requirements include ensuring proper physical controls are in place to meet requisite government regulations.
  • Developing and implementing compliance mechanisms and processes in the areas of anti-corruption, data security and privacy compliance, and other compliance requirements.
  • Implementation and training business unit personnel re our compliance programs


Must have for this role:

  • 8+ years demonstrated experience in general corporate matters with a focus on commercial contracts and corporate and regulatory compliance.
  • 2+ years demonstrated experience negotiating sales contracts with the US government.
  • 4+ years’ experience in the following regulatory and compliance areas:
  • ITAR/EAR (Export control) FAR/DFARS (Federal Acquisition and Defense) Trade Compliance (Import/Export Regulations, Customs)


Nice to have:

  • Knowledge of economic sanctions, export classifications, FTA, Importer Security Filing and Additional Carrier Requirements (ISF), export and imports classifications,
  • Import/Export documentation and valuations of products, conflict minerals, HSR, CFIUS and privacy
  • Experience with HTS


Education: A law degree from an accredited institution is required.


Travel required:10%



What you will be part of:


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Stratasys will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

Stratasys is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected Veteran or disabled status and will not be discriminated against for their race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, military status, or national origin or any other characteristic protected under federal, state, or applicable local law. Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here

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