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Legal Assistant Immigration


New Bremen, OH, US, 45869

Company Description:


Crown Equipment Corporation is a leading innovator in world-class forklift and material handling equipment and technology. As one of the world’s largest lift truck manufacturers, we are committed to providing the customer with the safest, most efficient and ergonomic lift truck possible to lower their total cost of ownership.


This Legal Assistant (Paralegal) position is focused on the administration of Crown's immigration program to help ensure the company’s compliance with the legal requirements associated with the hiring and retention of the foreign national workers to supplement its U.S. workforce.




Under the general oversight of the attorneys of the Law Department, the successful candidate will primarily work with outside legal counsel to prepare and submit for government review the paperwork necessary to allow for the employment of foreign nationals.  The Legal Assistant also will assist with documenting expatriate and international work assignments. In addition, the Legal Assistant will assist with ensuring that the company documents and maintains the lawful immigration status and employment authorizations for the foreign nationals supplementing its U.S. workforce.


With the assistance of a computer-based tracking system, this position serves as the point of contact for internal managers and Human Resources employees seeking to hire or retain foreign national workers, as well as the primary liaison with external legal counsel processing visa and related applications on the company’s behalf.  As such, the successful candidate must have the ability to work with modest attorney supervision, while being capable of recognizing when to seek guidance and direction.




The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:


  • Associate’s degree (Business Administration, Human Resources, Paralegal Studies, or related field)
  • Self-motivated and self-directed ability to work with modest oversight
  • 1-2 years’ experience with immigration law preferred
  • Computer skills, specifically with Microsoft Office


Work Authorization:


Crown will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which sponsorship will be provided. Individuals with temporary visas or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

No agency calls please.


Compensation and Benefits:


Crown offers an excellent wage and benefits package for full-time employees including Health/Dental/Vision/Prescription Drug Plan, Flexible Benefits Plan, 401K Retirement Savings Plan, Life and Disability Benefits, Paid Holidays, Paid Vacation, Tuition Reimbursement, and much more.

EO/AA Employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled


Nearest Major Market: Lima
Nearest Secondary Market: Findlay

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