Founded in 1961, WEG is recognized as one of the largest electric machine manufacturers in the world. WEG employs over 30,000 people around the globe and offers a diversified and integrated product line, with sales to more than 135 countries worldwide. Our U.S. operations are growing at an ambitious rate and we're looking for hardworking individuals to help us move forward with this aggressive growth plan.
WEG is committed to building quality products and providing efficient solutions. To achieve this goal, we strive for continuous investment in innovation and team work. Helping people reach their goals by living the values of the company is a passion shared by everyone at WEG.
At WEG, our Values stand as: Human Company, Team Work, Efficiency, Flexibility, Innovation and Leadership.
WEG, also, supports Green Initiatives such as the implementation of a company-wide recycling program, the use of green chemicals for office cleaning, the elimination of Styrofoam cups, and installation of HVAC economizers on rooftop units and an energy management system to improve overall energy efficiency.
This position will support the WEG Transformers USA sites in Washington, Missouri, with some interaction with other WEG US sites: corporate office near Atlanta, Georgia, and other manufacturing sites in Minnesota and Indiana. Visit our website to learn more: www.weg.net
About the Role: Administrative Assistant
We have an excellent growth opportunity for an Administrative Assistant who would serve as the first contact & impression for visitors to WEG Transformers USA (WTU), providing a warm, welcoming environment for customers, vendors, candidates, and other visitors. Direct phone traffic to appropriate team members or receive messages when applicable. Support the Vice-President, General Manager, and other Staff members with various projects, including employee engagement events, sales meetings, and charity events.
Provides first-line example of WEG Values when welcoming & directing visitors and clients, including required safety document review & required PPE.
Answers and transfers phone calls, screening or taking messages as necessary.
Retrieves information as requested from records, email, minutes, and other related documents; prepares written summaries of data when needed.
Assists with mail handling & distribution, including weekly birthday card mailings and FedEx / UPS shipments.
Enters vendor invoices in SAP to support Purchase Requisition (PR) process.
Responds to and resolves administrative inquiries and questions.
Assists with coordinating & scheduling travel and meetings for staff & visiting VIPs.
Maintains certain level of office supplies.
Maintains filing systems as assigned & supports scanning of paper to electronic files.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Supports the WTU Team where needed.
Ideal Skills / Abilities
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
Ability to prioritize tasks & communicate progress as needed.
Ability to act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality.
Basic understanding of clerical procedures & systems such as recordkeeping & filing.
Ability to work independently.
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
Willingness to lend a hand.
Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
Resides within a reasonable commuting distance of Washington MO.
Ability to rapidly assess priority of incoming calls.
Ability to support business needs for meetings & travel.
Legal authorization to work in the United States on a permanent basis. Visa sponsorship not available for this position.
High school diploma or equivalent.
Three to five years of experience in an administrative role.
Bachelor's (four-year) or Associate's (two-year) Degree from an accredited institution in Business Administration, or related field.
Experience with Paylocity & SAP.
Certified administrative professional (CAP) or Microsoft Office specialist (MOS).
WEG offers competitive compensation, meaningful and exciting career options, as well as excellent benefits, including paid vacation, medical, dental, vision, 401(k), flexible spending accounts, life insurance, and disability. Read about our career opportunities below and inquire about being a member of our first-class team.
Do you have enjoy Administrative Support & making "it" look easy?
Do you want the opportunity to do what you do Best, Every Day?
Do you want to be part of & support a Growing Company?
If you answered "Yes" & meet our qualifications, we invite you to apply today to join the WEG Transformers HR Team!
We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.