Administrative Assistant

Land O' Lakes

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Arden Hills, MN

Job Description

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Job Overview:

Join Land O’Lakes, Inc., and help us bring food from farmer to fork. We’re a global, Fortune 250 company and a farmer-owned cooperative. While benefits can vary by location and role, most offer:

• Medical, dental, vision, life and AD&D; short- and long-term disability insurance
• Retirement savings plan and profit-sharing plan, both with company match
• Paid time off and paid holidays, plus paid benefits for maternity and parental leaves

Administrative Assistant

Winfield United, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Land O’Lakes, offers top-performing seed and crop protection products. With unmatched agricultural expertise and performance as core company values, WinField brands match leading seed and crop protection products to help growers, dealers and other industry partners achieve high levels of success.

Position Purpose:

As an Administrative Assistant for WinField United, your responsibilities include coordination and administrative support for one or more vice presidents and other team members. This job might be a good fit for you; if you are focused on getting great results, but don’t forget to have fun along the way, if you are driven to succeed and will always go the extra mile, if you are outgoing, positive, and own what you do. We believe that by being hands-on and sincerely engaged, anything is possible!

In return for your dedication, we offer you career growth and development opportunities in a tight-knit community of colleagues whom you’ll join in working hard, in a friendly fast paced environment. We offer a fun, dynamic culture with a great growth company. From the very start of your career here you can make a real impact – both on the customers you support and within the company.

Your main duties include:

  • Achieving excellent customer service by proactively supporting your group and customers in person, via e-mail and over the phone

  • Coordination for video conferences, hybrid, and in-person meetings

  • Coordination of meetings and events, along with programs and on-going projects

  • Material preparation for large conferences and meetings

  • Coordinate employee moves/onboarding

  • Travel management for both national and international itineraries (flights, hotels, car rentals, etc.)

  • Managing calendars and e-mail inboxes

  • Tracking of departmental expenses (includes assistance with monthly expense reports)

  • Assisting in creating and proofing communications and presentations

  • Maintaining and organizing file management systems

  • Executing contract completion with Docusign, Adobe and Service Now

  • Process vendor setup and invoice payments in Ariba and Unity systems

  • Compiling survey data and tracking metrics

  • Order supplies as needed

  • Creating and maintaining departmental reports and records

Experience-Education (Required):

  • High School diploma or equivalent.

  • 3 or more years office/administrative experience.

  • Previous experience supporting senior level executives.

  • Advanced computer skills, including exceptional abilities in Microsoft Suite along with Teams and Zoom.

Competencies-Skills (Required):

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Ability to work collaboratively with multiple disciplines.

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

  • Ability and willingness to learn new applications and processes.

  • Must be agile and adept at multi-tasking and changing directions quickly.

  • Must be able to prioritize workload from multiple managers as well as consistently follow-up and complete assignments.

  • Strong customer orientation and attention to detail.

Experience-Education (Preferred):

  • 4-year degree

  • 5+ years related experience in the Agriculture Industry.

Competencies-Skills (Preferred):

  • Experience with “One-Drive” administration

EOE M/F/Vets/Disabled. Land O’Lakes, Inc. enforces a policy of maintaining a drug-free workforce, including pre-employment substance abuse testing.

About Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Land O'Lakes, Inc., ( one of America's premier agribusiness and food companies, is a member-owned cooperative with industry-leading operations that span the spectrum from agricultural production to consumer foods. With 2015 annual sales of $13 billion, Land O'Lakes is one of the nation's largest cooperatives, ranking 203 on the Fortune 500. Building on a legacy of more than 94 years of operation, Land O'Lakes today operates some of the most respected brands in agribusiness and food production including LAND O LAKES® Dairy Foods, Purina Animal Nutrition and WinField Solutions. The company does business in all 50 states and more than 60 countries. Land O'Lakes, Inc. corporate headquarters are located in Arden Hills, Minn.

Land O'Lakes, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) M/F/Vets/Disabled. The company maintains a drug-free workforce, including pre- and post-employment substance abuse testing pursuant to a Drug and Alcohol Policy.

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