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Administrative Assistant (Innovation) Job

Company: Armstrong World Industries
Location: Lancaster
Posted on: March 23, 2020

Job Description:

Job: AdministrativePrimary Location: Lancaster, PennsylvaniaRelocation Offered: NoEmployment Status: Full-TimeTravel: NoDo you want to work for a company that gives you opportunities to grow in a collaborative environment? How about working for a manufacturer with a rich history and even brighter future? Armstrong World Industries began over 150 years ago as a small cork-cutting shop in Pittsburgh, PA. From that small business, we became the leader in ceiling, wall and suspension system solutions that contribute to better, more inspiring buildings that make a difference in the lives of people where they work, play, learn, heal and live. At Armstrong World Industries you'll have the opportunity to make the most of your potential. Come build your future with us!Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (AWI) has a job opportunity for an Administrative Assistant-Innovation to be located in Lancaster, PA. The Administrative Assistant will be responsible for providing timely, accurate and efficient administrative support for an assigned functional area or department. Additionally, the Administrative Assistant will need to demonstrate high ethical standards, communication skills and an ability to maintain confidentiality.Key Responsibilities of the Administrative Assistant:

  • Proving main administrative support for the AWI-Technology group, specifically Innovation, and Procurement group
  • Portfolio Management
  • Manage/coordinate Pilot Plant Gemba walks
  • Performing routine administrative functions, some of which are of a confidential nature
  • Working closely with the managers under time-sensitive deadlines
  • Preparing presentations, reports and other documents, utilizing Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Communicating with various AWI departments and all levels of management
  • Managing calendars and schedules with authority to schedule appointments and meetings
  • Planning and coordinating internal and external meetings
  • Managing travel arrangements and creating expense reports using SAP system
  • Executing required processes for international travel including processing VISA's, letters of invitation, etc.
  • Working on special administrative projects which encompass research and compilation of data
  • Communicating with outside vendors
  • Manage safety performance reporting
  • Assisting with Purchasing requisitions and goods receipts
  • Ordering supplies using corporate credit card and Payment.Net system
  • Researching and manage budget detail on monthly basis
  • Processing paperwork to move, transition, and onboard employees
  • Processing overnight shipments using web-based system
  • Providing back-up for other Administrative Assistants as neededRequired Qualifications for the Administrative Assistant:
    • High School diploma or GED
    • 1+ years of related administrative support experience or training
    • Strong computer skills with basic proficiency in Microsoft Office
    • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
    • Strong organizational and research skills
    • Ability to prioritize, complete multiple tasks and follow through to achieve project goals
    • Ability to function effectively in a fast-paced high-volume work environment with strong attention to detail and accuracy
    • Ability to exercise good judgment in handling and processing confidential informationDesired Qualifications for the Administrative Assistant:
      • Bachelors degreeWhy Armstrong World Industries?Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (AWI) is a leader in the design and manufacture of innovative commercial and residential ceiling, wall and suspension system solutions. At home, at work, in healthcare facilities, classrooms, stores, or restaurants, Armstrong World Industries offers interior solutions that help to enhance comfort, save time, improve building efficiency and overall performance, and create beautiful spaces. We built our business on trust and integrity. It set us apart then, and it sets us apart now, along with our ability to collaborate with and innovate for the people were here to serve our customers, our shareholders, our communities and our employees.Benefits Package
        • Standard benefit package offerings: Medical, dental, prescription drugs, life insurance
        • Long term disability coverage
        • Vacation and sick time
        • Product discount programs
        • 401k MatchAbout the Location (Lancaster, PA):Located in South Central Pennsylvania, Lancaster is ideally situated for easy access to major metropolitan cities such as Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington DC and New York City. Lancaster offers a vibrant arts and entertainment community with wonderful historic sites, B&Bs, museums, world class shopping, entertainment venues and restaurants.*Equal Opportunity Employer: *AWI is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/VeteransNotice to Staffing Agencies, Placement Services, and Professional RecruitersArmstrong World Industries, Inc. has an internal Staffing Department. Recruiters are hereby specifically directed NOT to contact AWI employees directly in an attempt to present candidates.AWI will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. Any unsolicited resumes sent to AWI, including unsolicited resumes sent to AWI via mail, email or in any form and/or method, including to AWI's resume database will be considered AWI property.*AWI will not pay a fee to any Recruiter that does not have a signed AWI contract in place specific to the position for which the resume was submitted. *Recruiting vendor agreements will only be valid if in writing and signed by AWI's Corporate Talent Acquisition Manager or his or her designee.

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