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Office Administrator

Company: AmeriCold Logistics
Location: Newark
Posted on: July 2, 2024

Job Description:

Primary Responsibility :Coordinates daily, general office activities of a department or small facility. Responsibilities may include assisting with: payroll, traffic, customer service, and accounting/budgeting functions. May have responsibility for coordinating Human Resources functions such as recruitment, training, discipline, labor management provisions, and development/communication of operational policies, programs, and procedures. May coordinate work through other employeesWhat You'll Do :o
Implement corporate and departmental policies, procedures, and service standards in conjunction with management. Communicate work procedures and company policies to staff. Assist employees to facilitate productivity or to overcome difficult aspects of work.o
Coordinate the work of office, administrative, or customer service employees to ensure adherence to quality standards, deadlines, and proper procedures, correcting errors or problems.o
Monitor inventory levels and requisition or purchase supplies as needed. Maintain records pertaining to inventory, human resources, orders, supplies, and machine maintenance.o
Provide input to management concerning such issues as staffing decisions and procedural changes. Collaborate with workers and managers to solve work-related problems.o
Provide employees with guidance in handling difficult or complex problems and in resolving escalated complaints or disputes. Resolve customer complaints and answer customers' questions regarding policies and procedures.o
Review records and reports pertaining to activities such as production, payroll, and shipping to verify details, monitor work activities, and evaluate performance. Prepare and maintain work records and reports of information such as employee time and wages, daily receipts, or inspection results. Prepare and issue work schedules, deadlines, and duty assignments for office or administrative staff.o
Counsel employees in work-related activities, personal growth, or career development. Plan staff meetings to relay general information or to address specific topics, such as safety.o
May assist in evaluating employee performance and preparing performance appraisals. Assist with resolving human resources problems, complaints, or formal grievances when possible, or refer them to higher-level supervisors for resolution. Assess training needs of staff and arrange for or provide appropriate instruction. Recommend human resource actions, such as promotions, transfers, or disciplinary measures.o
Other duties as requested.What Experience and Education You Need :o
HS diploma or equivalento
3+ years experienceo
1+ year experience in coordinator/lead roleWhat Could Set You Apart :o
Ability to lead employees, to work in fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment, and to communicate effectively with variety of individualso
Strong interpersonal skills and judgment in communicating with staff. Excellent written and oral communication skills.o
Willingness to develop a mentoring relationship in order to contribute experience, skills, and wisdom to junior employees for their development.o
Receptive to management development suggestions and willing to seek additional knowledge to facilitate job growth.o
Must be able to relate to other people beyond giving and receiving instructions: must get along with others without exhibiting behavioral extremes; perform work activities requiring reasoning, negotiating, instructing, persuading, or speaking with others; and respond appropriately to criticism from a manager.o
Must have very strong customer service orientation with high sense of urgency in meeting objectives and deadlines. Perform work duties and assist others in their performance.o
Tools and Technology Required: Company Software, Microsoft Office Suite, Calculators, Desktop computers and PhotocopiersPhysical Requirements :o
Requires the ability to sit or stand for long periods of time, with frequent interruptionso
Requires several hours per day of sitting, getting up and down from chairs, and reaching, bending, or carrying light loadso
Requires manual dexterity with normal hand and finger movements for typical office worko
Talking, hearing, and seeing are important elements of completing assigned taskso
Occasionally lifts, carries, positions, or moves objects weighing up to 20 poundso
Working environment is usually in an office setting, with occasional need to leave the premiseso
Occasionally works overtime, evenings, or weekends in order to complete work or to attend meetingsWork Environment :The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.What We Offer :Our associates know the answer to the question What's in it for me We offer best-in-class benefit programs and continuously work with our associates to ensure that our offerings meet the needs of their health and financial well-being. When you join Americold you join a values-oriented company with a clear mission. We help our customers feed the world.Americold is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and complies with applicable employment laws.EOE/AA M/F/D/V DFW.

Keywords: AmeriCold Logistics, Newark , Office Administrator, Administration, Clerical , Newark, New Jersey

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