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Administrative Assistant

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Job ID 121432 Date posted 06/02/2021 Location : Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 160,000 employees who are committed to safe, responsible and sustainable ways to nourish the world. This position is in Cargill’s food ingredients and bio-industrial business, where we anticipate trends around taste, nutrition and safety to innovate and provide solutions to manufacturers, retailers and foodservice companies.


Job Purpose and Impact


The Administrative Assistant will make independent decision regarding planning, organizing, and scheduling of more complex administrative support. We seek an experienced professional who will coordinate, integrate and implement assigned administrative or staff functions.

Key Accountabilities

  • Apply detailed knowledge of department operations and infrastructure, policies and procedures to perform moderately complex administrative processes.
  • Schedule and coordinate meetings and coverage to meet operational demands.
  • Solicit, collect and organize documentation and data, performing moderately complex data entry into one or more systems.
  • Plans, coordinates and confirms logistics for more complex meetings.
  • Provide assistance and training to lower-level employees.
  • Handle complex clerical, administrative, technical or customer support issues under minimal supervision, while escalating only the most complex issues to appropriate staff.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma, secondary education level OR equivalent experience
  • Minimum of four years of related work experience


Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite 
  • Ability to balance and prioritize work under pressure based on business needs
  • Strong Customer Service skills

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet

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