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Inhouse Lawyer (w/m/d)

Toyo Tires is one of the world's leading tyre manufacturers. Founded in 1945 and headquartered in Japan, the company now has over 11,000 employees and operates in over 100 countries. After Toyo Tires had already come to Germany more than 40 years ago, the company founded its European headquarters here in 2005. Since then, Toyo Tire Holdings of Europe GmbH has specialized in sales and marketing management for an innovative product range, including summer and winter tires for cars, 4x4s and SuVs.

For the Legal Department at our Willich Headquarter near Düsseldorf, we are looking for an:

Inhouse Lawyer (w/m/d)

Your responsibilities:

  • Give accurate and timely counsel to executives in a variety of legal topics (labor law, international contract, partnerships, etc.)
  • Collaborate with management to devise efficient defence strategies for example "in litigation matters and potential claims against the Company"
  • Establish, monitor, operate and maintain internal governance policies and compliance
  • Evaluate risk factors regarding business decisions and suggest solution.
  • Apply effective risk management techniques and offer proactive advise on possible legal issues
  • Communicate and negotiate with external parties (regulators, external counsel, public authorities etc.), creating relations of trust
  • Draft, review contracts and other legal documents to ensure the company’s full legal rights
  • Provide clarification on legal language or specifications to everyone in the organization
  • Maintain current knowledge of alterations in legislation
  • Report to legal manager
  • Conduct your work with integrity and requirements

Your knowledge and experience:

  • You have several years of well-founded professional experience as a Legal Counsel in business environment
  • for at least 2 years
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of contractual matters, corporate law and procedures
  • Demonstrated ability to create strategies proactively to defend and ensure the company's legal position
  • Sound judgement and ability to analyse legal situations and information
  • Confident handling of MS Office 
  • Outstanding communication skills
  • Fluent German and business fluent English
  • High degree of professional ethics and integrity

Your personality:

  • Strong service and hands-on mentality
  • Legal analytical and communication skills
  • Systematic, independent and careful way of working
  • Pleasure in personal handling of both domestic and international contacts

Our offer:

  • An interesting and responsible role, including a cross-departmental and an international working environment
  • Good transport connections and free parking
  • Further social benefits such as travel allowance and participation in the catering program


There are currently around 100 colleagues involved in our European society, of whose achievements we are very proud. Together we work to get better every day. Diversity plays a decisive role in this. We welcome the different experiences and competencies of our employees. Treating each other with respect and tolerance is a matter of course for us. At Toyo Tire, our team members can expect diverse and exciting tasks in which they can personally contribute and develop. Those who enjoy acting on their own initiative and responsibly will find many opportunities with us to actively participate in the progress of the company and to develop themselves in the process. We are convinced that our employees are a cornerstone of Toyo Tire's success and future.

Please send your job application and CV stating your yearly salary requirement and the next possible starting date to*:


Contact person is Ms. Kathrin Waszk.


*By submitting your application, you consent to the processing of your personal data for the purpose of the selection procedure. Your data will be completely deleted no later than six months after the position has been filled. You have the option to revoke your consent at any time by sending a message in text form.

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Department Abteilung Legal
Level of experience Erfahrungsstand 3-5 Years
Location / Standort Willich bei Düsseldorf
Required languages Erforderliche Sprachen German, English
Duration / Dauer unlimited
Working hours Arbeitszeit fulltime
Start date. Anfangsdatum asap


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