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Administrative Assistant in Hilliard, OH at Advanced Drainage Systems

Date Posted: 1/5/2019

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Job Description

Overview

Headquartered in Hilliard Ohio, Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc (ADS) is the leading manufacturer of high performance thermoplastic corrugated pipe, providing a comprehensive suite of water management products and drainage solutions.  Our innovative products and superior drainage solutions are used across a broad range of end markets and applications, including residential, non-residential, agriculture and infrastructure applications.  We have established a leading position in many of these end markets by leveraging our national sales and distribution platform, overall product breadth and scale, and our manufacturing excellence.  Founded in 1966, we operate a global network of 3,700 employees, 63 manufacturing plants and 31 distribution centers.  In July, 2014 we became a public company traded on the NYSE®.  To enable our continued growth, we are looking to add top talent to our dynamic organization.

Responsibilities

Under the direct supervision of the Administrative Manager, this position provides administrative spport to the Chief Information Officer (CIO) and the IT Department. This position deals with a diverse group of important internal contacts in all levels of the organization , as well as external business associates, customers, and visitors. Independent judgement is required to plan, prioritize and organize the diverse workload.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

Scheduling and coordination of cenferences, meetings, programs, and other activities

Developing, compiling, and editing reports and presentations

Entering purchae orders and tracking payments

Working on special projects as assigned

Coordination with other departments to troubleshoot issues

Assembling highly confidential and time-sensitive information

Answer non-routine correspondence

Typing, filing, distributing mail

This position should possess the following skills/knowledge:

Must be able to work in a fast paced environment with demosrated ability to juggle and prioritize mulitple, competing tasks and demands.

High level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations. Position continually requires demonstrated poise, tact and diplomacy.

Continual attention to detail in composing, typing or proofreading materials, establishing priorities and meeting deadlines.

Organizational skills and project management experience.

Analytical ability i order to gather and summarize data for reports. 

Knowledge of a variety of computer software applications including Microsoft Office, Work, Excel and PowerPoint. Access s a plus.

Manages IT Department hisorical reference material by developing and utilizing filing and retrieval systems.

Exellent communication skills, oral and written.

Knowledge of office administrative procedures.

Professional appearance and telephone etiquette.

Educational Requirements:

4 Year College Degree

Preferred Experience:

3 - 5 years of administrative assistant or related experience

Physical Requirements:

The employee will be sitting at a desk for an extended period of time, so they must be able to sit in a chair for 8 hours at a time.

Infrequent light physical effort required.

EEO Statement

Advanced Drainage Systems is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.