As an employee/owner at MEC, the Administrative Assistant will perform a variety of administrative duties to assist the management team. This position will also perform receptionist duties that include directing callers to the proper departments, paging for incoming calls, assisting customers, vendors, and visitors and directing them to their contact person. This position will serve as MEC’s initial first face to the customer. The Administrative Assistant will provide some administrative support to the HR team.
This list of duties and responsibilities is not all inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities, as deemed necessary.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Company Culture/Core Values
Embraces and fosters key elements of MEC’s culture. Understands, demonstrates and seeks to promote MEC Pride. Is viewed a role model of the culture.
Anticipates and identifies internal or external customer needs. akes action, as needed, to raise customer issues to the proper level. Ensures the delivery of exceptional customer service. Continually searches for ways to increase customer satisfaction.
Develops new ideas for our products and services. Takes initiative to continuously improve the quality of our products, services or processes. Sets high personal standards and holds self accountable for achieving them. Follows through on commitments. Conveys a sense of urgency and drives issues to closure. Persists despite obstacles and opposition.
Listens carefully and attentively to others. Seeks to understand the perspectives of others. Writes effectively using appropriate grammar, punctuation and syntax. Follows-up and keeps others well informed to ensure effective teamwork.
Builds Collaborative Relationships
Maintains the highest standards of ethics in all business relationships. Builds relationships based on trust, integrity and mutual respect. Values each individual’s uniqueness and point of view. Addresses conflict openly and effectively seeking win-win solutions. Participates actively and constructively as a team player.
Working Efficiently - Maximizes productivity by managing time efficiently. Being well organized and using technology wisely. Effectively manages multiple assignments and competing priorities. Actively participates or leads meetings to address business issues.
Job Knowledge & Individual Effectiveness
Demonstrates the functional knowledge and skills required to perform this specific position effectively (i.e. sales, customer support, research, etc.). Proficient in use of technology skills to effectively perform current position responsibilities.
Problem Solving/Decision Making
Systematically gathers and analyzes all critical information to uncover the underlying cause of a problem. Applies sound logic to reach valid conclusions. Proposes pragmatic solutions to problem situations. Seeks input from others as needed to enhance decision quality. Makes timely and sound decisions. Understands and uses appropriate problem solving tools.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Associate’s degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year College or technical school is preferred. 1-3 years’ experience of successful administrative experience, skilled at multi-tasking, strong attention to detail, upbeat and positive personality, excellent organizational, verbal, and written communication skills, proven success in communicating at all levels of the organization, and proficient with Microsoft Office.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
Ability to add, subtracts, multiplies and divides all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
Must be proficient with Microsoft Office; in particular Excel, PowerPoint, Teams, and Word.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The work environment is an office setting with minimal levels of noise. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to handle or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
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