Universal Forest Products Administrative Assistant in Ooltewah, Tennessee

Knowledge Required

  • Minimum high school diploma
  • Minimum 1 to 3 years experience in administration/accounting; however 3 to 5 years is preferred
  • Working knowledge and proficiency in the use of computer and business related software, including Microsoft applications (Excel, Word and Outlook)
  • Working knowledge of various office equipment (computer terminal, scanner, etc)

Skills and abilities

  • Proficiency in the use of the English language in reading, writing and speaking
  • Proficiency in the use of business math
  • Ability to successfully communicate with all organizational levels
  • Ability to communicate clearly and politely via phone and email with plants, co-workers, vendors, and others
  • Ability to develop relationships with vendors and customers
  • Ability to prioritize and organize workload with minimum supervision
  • Ability to follow directions and instructions
  • Ability to work hours mandated by management
  • Ability to pass a drug test

Conduct

  • Highly motivated and enthusiastic
  • Good interpersonal skills and good communication skills
  • Strong organization skills and detail oriented
  • Supportive of a continuous improvement work environment
  • Be a team player and support the Department and Company goals
  • Willingness to learn new things and teach others
  • Willingness to be cross-trained in many areas of the operation
  • Conducts in a professional manner

  • Identifies researches, and resolves administrative problems and opportunities

  • Processes and records inventory data in the system
  • Classifies production documents
  • Processes and records production data in the system
  • Classifies shipping documents
  • Processes receiving scheduling in the system
  • Troubleshoots any problems within area of responsibility
  • Assists with Human Resources tasks
  • Prepares reports as requested by management
  • Performs other duties as required

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled