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Sensata Technologies, Inc. Associate General Counsel, Securities and M&A in Attleboro, Massachusetts

We are seeking a bright, energetic, business-minded and innovative attorney with 5-10 years of proven public company securities law, corporate governance and mergers/acquisitions experience gained at a leading law firm and in-house to join our legal department. This is a truly unique opportunity to work closely with the company’s Sr. VP of Strategy and M&A, Financial Reporting, Investor Relations, Tax and Treasury teams, and interface with the executive leadership team, and to manage, negotiate and execute on a broad range of M&A/corporate transactions.

This position reports directly to the General Counsel and is based in the company’s corporate headquarters in Massachusetts (Attleboro).

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Key Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Leading or assisting in all areas related to the company’s corporate and securities laws matters and related compliance, including Securities Act and Exchange Act matters

  • Review of SEC filings, including registration statements, Forms 10-K, 10-Q and 8-K, proxy statements (including shareholder proposals and proxy solicitations) and Section 16 reporting

  • Supporting M&A and financing activities, including drafting and negotiating non-disclosure agreements, asset and stock purchase/sale agreements, joint venture and partnership agreements and other strategic partnership-related documents, coordinating and overseeing due diligence activities and working closely with the company’s M&A team.

  • Developing, refining and maintaining policies and procedures to ensure compliance with SEC and other securities-related regulatory requirements applicable to publicly-traded companies, including the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, Dodd-Frank Act and NYSE listing standards, Regulation FD and insider trading

  • Advising on corporate governance, executive compensation and various other related matters (such as transfer agent and equity plan administration), as well as developing, adopting, managing and refining applicable corporate governance policies and procedures

  • Keeping abreast, and advising on potential impact, of new and proposed securities law and corporate governance developments, market trends and best practices to ensure continued compliance

  • Assisting corporate secretary in all corporate secretarial function matters, including preparation of notices, agendas and materials for board of directors and committee meetings, including board minutes, resolutions and actions, managing the board and committees’ meeting cadence, and leading preparation for annual meeting of shareholders

  • Advising on ISS, Glass Lewis and other proxy advisory service positions and corporate responses

  • Advising on investor relations matters, including review of earnings announcements, earnings scripts, press releases, investor presentations, investor communications, internal communications and other materials (including preparation of appropriate securities disclosure as necessary)

  • Building close relationships with personnel at supported business operations and obtaining and maintaining a strong knowledge of the company’s products and the objectives of those operations

  • Leading or assisting the legal department’s efforts in the preparation, implementation and refinement of forms, processes and procedures relevant to areas of coverage

  • Managing outside counsel in all appropriate areas of coverage

  • Performing other special assignments, strategic projects or duties as needed

Job Requirements:

  • J.D. degree from an ABA accredited law school

  • Licensed to practice law and in good standing

  • 5-10 years of securities law, corporate governance and M&A experience

  • Developed sense of judgment, risk management skills and ability to balance business needs, regulatory obligations and reputational risks in an objective, practical way; demonstrated ability to both grasp the "big picture” and attend to details

  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects efficiently and effectively in a fast-paced business environment and drive complex projects to completion

  • Highly effective written and verbal communications skills; ability to communicate and relate at all levels of the organization

  • Experience in-house and at a top-tier law firm is preferred

  • Ability to handle substantial work volume and competing priorities in a fast-paced environment

  • Self-starter with a team spirit and an accountable working style

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Smarter Together

  • Collaborating at Sensata means working with some of the world’s most talented people in an enriching environment that is constantly pushing towards the next best thing.

  • Employees work across functions, countries and cultures gaining new perspectives through mutual respect and open communication.

  • As OneSensata, we are working together to make things work together

If you are an individual who requires a reasonable accommodation in connection with the hiring process and/or to perform the essential functions of the position for which you applied, please make a request to the recruiter or contact benefits@sensata.com .

NOTE: If you are a current Sensata employee (or one of our Affiliates), please back out of this application and log into Workday via the Company Intranet to apply directly. Type FIND JOBS in the Workday search bar.

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Our vision is to be a world leader in mission-critical sensing and electrical protection while satisfying the world’s growing need for safety, efficiency and a clean environment and being a partner, employer and neighbor of choice. Our sensors are the fundamental building blocks needed for a smart, connected, electrified and, ultimately, autonomous world. Click here to find out more about our Future Focus at https://www.sensata.com/about#future

Sensing is what we do.

In fact, our name Sensata comes from the Latin word sensate for ‘those gifted with sense’. Our focus on sensing is also reflected in our logo, which spells Sensata in Braille.

Sensata Technologies is a world leader and early innovator in mission-critical sensors and controls designed to make the world cleaner, safer and more efficient. Mission-critical means products that are essential and difficult to do. You’ll find our 47,000 unique products in many applications anywhere from automotive braking systems to aircraft flight controls.

Sensata devices are in systems that protect people and the environment, so what we do matters. We take pride in knowing our technologies improve safety, efficiency and comfort for millions of people every day.

Note to applicants for positions in the United States:

  • Sensata Technologies, Inc. (US) is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law.View The EEO is the Law poster at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm and its supplement at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm .Sensata Technologies, Inc. (US) participates in E-Verify. View the E-Verify posters at https://www.e-verify.gov/sites/default/files/everify/posters/EVerifyParticipationPoster.pdf If you are an individual who requires a reasonable accommodation in connection with the hiring process and/or to perform the essential functions of the position for which you applied, please make a request to the recruiter or contact benefits@sensata.com .
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