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Bilingual Administrative Assistant - Paralegal

Sarstedt, Inc. Newton Full-Time
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Sarstedt, Inc., a leading manufacturer and distributor of laboratory consumables, medical devices and instruments, is looking for a Bilingual (German/English) Administrative Assistant with experience as a Paralegal or Legal Assistant to join their Administrative team in Newton, NC.   

Job Summary 

Provide administrative support functions for Top Level Management and Sarstedt’s Legal Counsel in many facets of corporate law--from paperwork to court proceedings.


Primary Responsibilities Include: 

Carries out routine tasks such as updating company files, preparing legal contracts, reviewing documents, and giving legal assistance.

Offers administrative support in corporate litigation procedures and other specific business legal needs.

Is proactive and able to identify issues, legal risks and potential liabilities in order to report these to the Corporate Counsel.

Performs administrative duties such as answering telephones, filing, sorting mail - internal and external correspondence, greeting visitors, maintaining scheduling and attendance, coordinating travel and event calendars, and other duties as assigned.

Must have a minimum of an Associate's degree in Business or related field.

Six months to one year related experience and/or training in a law firm or law office setting preferred

Strong verbal and written communication skills a must.

Extreme  written and verbal accuracy; acute attention to detail. 

Ability to multi-task and work with multiple priorities.

Have a solid working knowledge of standard office technology, equipment and general office procedures.

Proficiency in office systems, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Access

Must possess excellent typing and data entry skills.

Works well under pressure, as most corporate settings are fast-paced.

Fluency in German and English- verbal and written skills - preferred.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.




This position offers a competitive wage and excellent benefits package.
The Company participates in E-Verify

Recommended skills

Microsoft Access
Attention To Detail
Microsoft Outlook
Microsoft Excel
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The Sarstedt Group, founded in 1961, is recognized as a world-class manufacturer and distributor of medical devices, consumables and instrumentation for clinical and research applications. The company has continued to grow to the point where it now employs a workforce of 2,800 in 33 sales organizations and 14 production sites throughout the world. 
Sarstedt's US headquarters in Newton, North Carolina and include the company's sales force, customer service department, technical support, manufacturing, and logistics operations. Our office and distribution center in Sparks, Nevada helps to support customers on the west coast.
Scientists and physicians around the world depend on Sarstedt's high quality labware and instrumentation for reliable test results. As part of the Sarstedt team, you will be an integral part in providing our diverse customer base with quality products and services.

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