Environmental Attorney (f/m/d) - Manufacturing Industry
W.L. Gore
Munich, Bavaria, DEU
vor 4 Tg.

Responsibilities

About Us : Gore is a materials science company focused on improving lives through discovery, product innovation and rewarding careers for our Associates.

About the Industry : At Gore, our global support teams bring together extensive knowledge and collaborate closely to support our diverse portfolio of products that solve complex problems and perform in the most demanding environments. Learn more at

About the Role : We are looking for a German-qualified attorney (f / m / d) with significant environmental law experience to join our global legal team.

  • In this challenging role you will be primarily responsible for providing legal advice and counsel on matters of German and European law, supporting a broad variety of Gore'
  • s Enterprise and Divisional groups.

    This role offers the opportunity to work from a remote office or one of our facilities in Europe.

    Responsibilities :

  • Strong collaboration with global, cross-divisional and cross-disciplinary teams, such as Fluoromaterials Stewardship Team, Global Product and Chemical Stewardship Team, Global Environmental Health and Safety Team, Enterprise and Divisional Sustainability Teams, and our Government Affairs Associates
  • Supporting the development of sustainability, stewardship, regulatory and risk mitigation strategies for both, our manufacturing operations in Germany as well as global businesses
  • Providing legal advice to internal clients, aligned with business objectives, primarily under the law of Germany and other European jurisdictions
  • Qualifications

    Required Qualifications :

  • Admitted to practice law in Germany or completed law degree (2. Juristisches Staatsexamen)
  • Minimum 3 years, ideally 5 or more years public law experience
  • Demonstrated knowledge of German and EU environmental law, including but not limited to REACH, European and Federal Waste, Water and Industry Emissions Directives (, WHG)
  • Familiarity with environmental treaties, , Stockholm Convention on POPs, and Montreal Protocol
  • Demonstrated experiences in regulatory advocacy or negotiation with governmental bodies, such as the European Commission, ECHA, German Environment Agency (Umweltbundesamt), Federal Ministry for the Environment, Bavarian State Office for the Environment (LfU)
  • Demonstrated ability to apply legal knowledge and judgment to business clients
  • Strong advocacy and influencing skills, including the ability to help bring people with diverse positions to a common view
  • Ability to navigate in a dynamic, cross-functional, multi-cultural and multi-national environment with both local and remote teams with quickly changing priorities and multiple tasks
  • Excellent communication skills with fluency in German and English
  • Ability to travel (up to 25%) primarily in Europe; global travel may be required occasionally
  • Desired Qualifications :

  • Scientific or Technical degree or experience
  • Familiarity with fluoromaterial chemistry or emerging regulation of PFAS
  • Product stewardship or sustainability experience
  • Experience with the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
  • Experience in or demonstrated aptitude for in-house counseling, , communicate complex legal challenges clearly to business leaders, help inform and advise in a practical manner to help resolve business needs
  • What We Offer : At Gore, we want our Associates to have fulfilling careers driven by curiosity and commitment. In return, we commit to our Associates by offering comprehensive, competitive rewards in the form of compensation, benefits, and learning and development opportunities. Learn more at

    We believe in the strength of a diverse workforce and inclusive work environment. In support of our values and continued success we are proud of Associates around the world who support an inclusive work environment, strive to reflect the diversity of the communities where we operate, and ensure all Associates and external partners are treated with fairness, dignity, and respect.

    At Gore we are looking for qualified and motivated individuals. We welcome all applications irrespective of social and cultural background, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation or religious belief.

    Our Talent Acquisition Team will be pleased to answer your questions on +49 (0) 89 4612 2800 or toll free on +800 4612 2800.

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