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Position Title: Administrative Assistant - Mfg Co.
Job City: Racine
Job State: Wisconsin
Job Company: Brick Production
Date Job Opened: 12/24/09
Employment Type: Full Time
Days Hours: M-F
Salary Range: $30720 - $43008
Benefits:

Description:
Reporting to the Director of Manufacturing and other assigned team members, the Administrative Assistant is responsible for all of the office and clerical duties needed to provide professional office services.

Tasks

Composes types and distributes routine correspondence, reports and meeting notes.
Greets visitors and handles their inquiries, and directs them to appropriate team members according to their needs.
Operates office equipment such as fax machine, copier, and phone system, and uses a computer for word processing, spreadsheets and other software applications.
Completes forms in accordance with company policies.
Answers the telephone and provides information to callers, takes messages, or transfers calls to appropriate team members.
Schedules appointments and confirms appointments for clients, customers and colleagues. Arranges meetings, conference calls and handles travel arrangements and reservations. Maintains the plant’s schedule and events calendar.
Orders and dispenses office and plant administrative supplies.
Collects and distributes funds from the petty cash account and keeps records of collections and disbursements.
Sets up and maintains filing systems (paper and electronic) for the plant’s records, correspondence, and other pertinent information.
Opens, reads, routes, and distributes incoming mail and other office material and responds to routine correspondence.

Skills

Time Management- Manages own time and helps manage the time of others.
Reading Comprehension- Understands written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
Active Listening- Gives full attention to what other people are saying, taking the time needed to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
Written Expression- Ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so other team members customers and vendors will understand.
Speaking- Talks to others respectfully and in a professional manner and conveys information effectively.
Critical Thinking- Uses logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, and develops conclusions or approaches to a problem.
Active Learning- Understands the importance of new information for both current and future problem solving and decision making situations.
Social Perceptiveness- Aware of the reactions of others and understands why they may react as they do.
Monitoring- Assesses own performance and of the performance of other team members to make improvements or take corrective action.
Service Orientation- Actively looking for ways to help other team members.
Persuasion- Able to persuade the other members of the team to change their minds’ and/or behaviors’.
Vision- Able to see the details and process this information at close range.
Judgment and Decision Making- Considers the relative costs and benefits of potential actions and chooses the most appropriate alternative.




Knowledge

Clerical- Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures, and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology.
Customer and Personal Service- Understands the principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs and assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of internal and external customer satisfaction.
English Language- Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
Personal Computers and Office Equipment- Experienced with different PC systems and Windows based software applications and their related programs. And also familiar with how to operate standard office equipment including fax machine and copier.
Telecommunications- Knowledge of the controls and the operation of office related telecommunications systems.

Education and Experience

High School Diploma or GED required. Prefer an Associates of Science or Associates of Arts Degree or Certificate from an Accredited Administrative Assistant/Secretarial Program. Require seven (7) plus years of related experience as an Administrative Assistant or similar position, preferably in a manufacturing environment.





Equipment, Tool and Machinery
Personal Computer and Windows based software programs
Fax Machine
Telecommunications System
Copier
Shredder and other office related equipment

Physical Requirements and Percent of Time
Standing 10% Walking 10% Sitting 80% Listening 100%
Talking 40% Driving 5% Other

Maximum Lifting Requirement and Percent of Time Lifting
Twenty-five (25) pounds of office supplies, equipment, files or related office material five (5%) of the working day

Working Conditions Exposures and Frequency (Regular versus Occasional)
Dangerous Machinery: Occasional
Extreme Weather Conditions: Occasional
Extreme Noise: Occasional (80 decibels hearing protection required)
Hazardous Chemicals: Occasional (required to occasionally wear protective equipment)


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