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ResourceMFG | Manufacturing Workforce Specialists

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Legal Assistant

Monday-Friday 8 am-5 pm

$17-22 an hour

You’ve Picked the Perfect Company! Are you interested in working with an awesome team of people and a great company that values its employees? If so, this is for you! ResourceMFG is NOW HIRING! This position comes with competitive weekly pay, benefits and FREE skills training. Come join our winning team!

As a ResourceMFG Associate We Offer You:

  • Competitive pay
  • Paid weekly (Direct Deposit or ATM Debit Card available)
  • Access to health benefits and retirement plan
  • A personal recruiter to help with job searches and assistance when at work!
  • FREE ONLINE skills training

ResourceMFG is hiring for a legal assistant for a local electronics manufacturing facility. This position is working with the head of Human Resources. Duties include

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (LEGAL):

  • Assist with all procedural aspects of patent prosecution. Including, but not limited to, filing applications, responses, IDSs, and transmittal of documents.
  • Review and manage files/docket for deadlines.
  • Electronic filing with U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).
  • Pay out royalties.
  • Track patents.
  • Follow strict processes/procedures and adhere to strict deadlines.
  • Handles the day-to-day administration duties.
  • Filing and other light administrative duties as needed.

SECONDARY FUNCTIONS (HR):

  • Scheduling on-site/virtual interviews.
  • Ordering lunches for meetings.
  • Conducting pre-screen surveys of potential candidates.
  • Coordinating out-of-state travel for engineers/technicians.
  • Light filing / administrative duties as needed.
  • Data entry.
  • Knowledge of HRIS systems.

Job Requirements

We Require Our Customers to Offer:

  • Safe and clean work environment
  • Employee focused workplace
  • Safety programs and training

Requirements:

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

  • 1-3 years’ experience as a legal clerk or executive administrative assistant required.
  • 1-3 years’ experience as an administrative assistant in a law firm or corporate legal department highly preferred.
  • Associate degree and/or Certification in Legal field.
  • Bachelor’s degree in law, paralegal studies, HR or a related field preferred.

QUALIFICATIONS - KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Strong understanding of administrative and clerical processes. 
  • Strong grammatical skills.
  • Effective communication abilities.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Familiarity with USPTO procedures, rules and requirements and knowledge of U.S. and PCT patent rules and procedures highly desired.

COMPETENCIES:

  • Supports Intellectual Property and Human Resources Director.
  • Typically, once given general assignments, determines priorities and defines what should be done and how to do it.
  • High level of attention to detail and adherence to strict deadlines.
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