Legal Counsel

Company Description

Resilux specializes in the production of PET packaging, including preforms and bottles. These products serve as packaging solutions for a diverse range of items, such as beverages, food, detergents, and cosmetics. The company prioritizes innovation and sustainability. Additionally, Resilux owns a PET recycling facility in Switzerland dedicated to processing used PET bottles into high-quality recyclate for reuse in the food sector and other industries. The company is actively expanding its recycling operations across the group.

Originally a family business founded in 1994, Resilux transitioned from public to private ownership in 2022 after 25 years. With its headquarters in Wetteren, Belgium, Resilux operates production sites across Europe and the USA, employing more than 1,000 people. Resilux aims to enhance its legal department in Wetteren by recruiting a motivated Legal Counsel at Group level.

Key responsibilities
  • Contract law: analyze, draft, advise and follow-up on various types of (inter)national agreements (commercial, IKA’s, agency, distribution, service, procurement, NDA’s etc.) in close consultation with the business – hands on advice and support to the business – ensure proper contract management
  • Corporate law: monitor and follow up of all corporate matters and transactions within the group, manage corporate legal housekeeping of the group, assure compliance with Belgian company law
  • General business law: provide practical legal advisory and opinions to group management on legal and general issues that affect the business and that may arise from time to time in the field of commercial law, corporate law, privacy law, employment law…
  • Claim handling and litigation: coordinate and handle various issues and disputes in close coordination with the business and outside counsel if required
  • Project assistance: provide legal assistance and advice in corporate, commercial, legal, strategic or other projects;
  • Finance: monitor in close cooperation with finance and accounting department the internal and external funding operations of the group
  • Company policies and procedures: provide assistance in drafting, implement and monitor company policies and procedures
  • Know-how development: monitoring and reporting internally on legal developments and new legislation
  • You have a Belgian Master degree in Law, combined with 5-7 years of relevant experience
  • You have an open mindset, positive attitude and are a team player
  • You have excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • You are well organized and capable of handling multiple projects
  • You have outstanding analytical skills and a solution-oriented approach
  • You have a business understanding with a strong commercial awareness and the ability to give pragmatic advice
  • You have excellent language skills in Dutch with an excellent command of English (both verbal and written)
  • You are flexible and willing to travel on an occasional basis

Interested candidates are invited to send their letter of application with CV to