Legal and Administrative Assistant

Overview

FUJIFILM Irvine Scientific, Inc., is a worldwide leader in the innovation and manufacture of cell culture media, reagents, and medical devices for researchers and clinicians. The company provides unrivaled service and quality to scientists working in biopharmaceuticals, cell therapy, and regenerative medicine, assisted reproductive technology and cytogenetics, and industrial cell culture for the large-scale production of biotherapeutics and vaccines. FUJIFILM Irvine Scientific adheres to both ISO and FDA regulations and operates dual cGMP manufacturing facilities in California, USA, and Tokyo, Japan. The company’s consultative philosophy combined with expertise in cell culture and compliance provides customers with unique capabilities and support. For over 50 years, FUJIFILM Irvine Scientific has remained uniquely flexible and focused on media while becoming a strategic global leader in media products and services.  FUJIFILM Irvine Scientific, Inc. is a subsidiary of FUJIFILM Holdings America Corporation reporting to FUJIFILM Holdings Corporation.

We are hiring for a Legal and Administrative Assistant. This person will review and draft contracts and legal documents, liaise with outside legal counsel, and assist the President/COO and CAO as necessary. In addition, the Legal and Administrative Assistant will conduct all activities relating to contracts, corporate documents, and IP and trademark issues.

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External US

Responsibilities:

  • Reviewing and drafting legal documents
  • Supervise CRAF process as Legal Administrator in JIRA pursuant to company policy
  • Coordinate with contractor/outside legal counsel to deliver legal correspondence and request legal opinion
  • Assisting President/COO and CAO as necessary
  • Acting as a liaison for the parent company and affiliates in US, EU, China and Japan
  • Performing technical and general translation as necessary
  • Organizing and maintaining contracts, corporate documents and IP and trademark files
  • Managing and maintaining corporate compliance structure under the parent company's guidance
  • Any other clerical duties as necessary

Experience/ Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree and either American Bar Association approved Paralegal certification or Legal Assistant program required
  • 5+ years of paralegal experience reviewing and drafting contracts
  • Experience arranging and taking minutes for BOD meetings
  • Knowledge of intellectual property such as patents, trademarks, design, and licensing
  • Experience as a translator from English to Japanese and vice versa preferred

FUJIFILM Irvine Scientific is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

To all agencies: Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of FUJIFILM about this requisition. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee at FUJIFILM via-email, the internet or in any form and/or method will be deemed the sole property of FUJIFILM, unless such search firms/employment agencies were engaged by FUJIFILM for this requisition and a valid agreement with FUJIFILM is in place. In the event a candidate who was submitted outside of the FUJIFILM agency engagement process is hired, no fee or payment of any kind will be paid.

Posted
10/06/2021
Type
Full time
Salary Range
$34,000.00 - 55,000.00
per Year
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Location
Santa Ana, CA 92725, US
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