Legal Administrator


Cleveland, OH, US, 44115

Company:  1100-Applied Industrial Technologies

Join one of the best companies to work for in Northeast Ohio! Applied Industrial Technologies is a 20-time winner of the NorthCoast 99 best places to work in Cleveland. Headquartered in Midtown Cleveland, we are listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: AIT) and, with over $3.2 billion in annual sales, are one of the largest industrial distributors worldwide. We offer free secured parking, subsidized benefits including health care, vision & dental, onsite fitness center and cafeteria, tuition reimbursement, and career development opportunities.

The Legal & Compliance Administrator is responsible for providing support for the Commercial Law Group and the Employment Law Group in the Corporate Legal Department. Work in a highly collaborative environment as a valued member of our team!
This is a permanent full-time position at our Corporate Headquarters campus in the Midtown Corridor of Cleveland, OH.


You will be responsible for assisting with day-to-day general legal and compliance administration and managing our processes. In this role, you will be exposed to a wide variety of issues in the Corporate Legal Department and will learn to manage various areas, including the contract management database, export compliance process, consignment process, legal files, and other Legal Department processes to ensure clarity, compliance, best business practices.

Come grow with us!

•    Administration and maintenance of contract management database and other legal files 
•    Assist Compliance Analyst with export order administration, including conducting denied party screenings in various databases and researching potential matches, releasing blocked export orders in our ERP system, and completing related export filings
•    Manage U.S. and Canadian supplier questionnaires and consignment process 
•    Prepare and send employee non-compete reminder letters and draft cease and desist letters
•    Maintain all domain name registrations and bottled water licenses 
•    Act as main liaison and collaborate with other Corporate departments and service centers/subsidiaries
•    Track and maintain various processes, including recall notices, compliance matters, and Legal Department trainings.  Identify, recommend, and help implement process improvements.
•    General administrative duties (filing, initiating check requests, mail distribution, UPS, office supplies)
•    Special projects as needed

•    1+ year proven administration skills including process improvement
•    Genuine interest in legal and compliance matters, and professional growth
•    Proven ability to learn new areas, use analytical and problem solving skills, organization skills
•    Interpersonal skills, fostering positive business relationships both in person and via phone / email
•    Written and verbal communication skills, including English grammar
•    Strong computer skills including MS Office particularly Word & Excel
•    Attention to detail, ability to multi-task and prioritize while maintaining accuracy
•    Ability to work independently and as a team member in a fast paced, fluid culture
•    Ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines
•    High school diploma required; paralegal certification and/or associates or bachelor’s degree preferred

Build a rewarding career with a global leader in industrial distribution!


Applied Industrial Technologies (NYSE: AIT)  is a leading value-added distributor and technical solutions provider of industrial motion, fluid power, flow control, automation technologies, and related maintenance supplies. Our leading brands, specialized services, and comprehensive knowledge serve MRO and OEM end users in virtually all industrial markets through our multi-channel capabilities that provide choice, convenience, and expertise.


We are an equal employment opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, medical condition or any other characteristic protected by law.


If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a disability, please send an email to or call 216-426-4389 to let us know the nature of your request.

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland

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