Operations Administrative Assistant at The Ames Companies, Inc.

Posted in Admin - Clerical 8 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Reno, Nevada

Job Description:

Position Summary

The Operations Administrative Assistant is responsible for a wide variety of administrative and staff support services for the facility leadership team. This position assists with budget and control activities, preparation of records, statistics, and reports, administers programs and projects, and serves as administrative liaison with others within and outside the company.

Major Responsibilities

  • Supports facility with tracking temp labor, enters jobs/hours, and various Payroll functions

  • Coordinates accounts payable activities by processing and entering invoices accurately and timely, matching invoices to backup, communicating with vendors when necessary, coordinating month-end reports

  • Assists with various Accounting records and reports, enter requisitions and coordinates purchase orders, assists Plant Controller with spreadsheets and memos as necessary

  • Reconciles and audits purchasing card transactions

  • Coordinates, tracks and prepares documents, filing and package shipments, sorts and distributes incoming mail and checks, distributes newsletters and memos

  • Maintains, runs, analyzes and validates necessary corporate reporting

  • Coordinates meetings, travel arrangements, customer and vendor visits

  • Answers incoming calls and directs calls

  • Prepares correspondence for the department and is responsible for supplier setup

  • Assist with coordinating employee events.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Competencies, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities


Relevant Work Experience

  • 1-3 years administrative experience


  • Strong PC skills including the Microsoft Office Suite; including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access

  • Knowledge of Human Resources Information System and Operations Systems (Chess, Oracle)

  • Ability to perform with a high degree of flexibility and adapt to change in the workplace

  • Ability to properly maintain confidential or sensitive information

  • Ability to think in such a way as to produce a new concept or idea

  • Ability to assess multiple tasks and develop a plan to complete them in a logical and efficient manner

  • Ability to utilize available time to organize and complete work within given deadlines

  • Ability to maintain a consistently high level of attention to detail


  • N/A

Travel Requirements

  • Primarily limited to local travel

Environmental/Physical Requirements

Physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these functions.

  • This position is located primarily in an office environment. At times the associate is required to sit for long periods of time.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the associate may need the ability to lift and carry loads up to 40 pounds.

  • Upon occasion, the associate may be exposed to a manufacturing environment and required to wear personal protective equipment.

Company Statement

Ames offers competitive compensation and an excellent benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(k), Tuition Reimbursement, paid holidays & vacation, and more. We are an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace


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