Administrative Assistant


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Valencia, CA

Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:

Job Summary

Under moderate supervision, provide various office and location support activities. Identify, enhance and follow specific processes and procedures to maximize the efficiencies of the business to which the support is being provided; ensure the correct functioning of facilities, office and/or business support services.

The Administrative Assistant will support customers, production, and office administration for Specialty Motors Inc.


• Supporting customers via e-mail, phone, and other channels.
• Acknowledging Sales Orders (SO) and Invoicing to Customers
• Sales Order Processing (create SO, Confirm SO and create Work Orders (WO’s)
• Front desk, attending all visitors to the company.
• Answering general phone calls and checking messages and mail.
• Manage cycle counts, days w/o loss time, and other data collection and entering.
• Daily receiving & scanning process.
• Company activities coordinator.
• Processes and updates customer orders/quotes and/or changes orders/quotes in a timely and accurate manner.
• Performs other duties as assigned


• 0 to 2 years customer service-related experience.

* 1-3 years in a fast-paced, mid-volume environment.
• High school education or equivalent.
• Proven ability using the Internet and Microsoft Office: Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, with ability to learn other software as needed.
• Experience using MRP/ERP system SAGE 100 and/ or other Customer database Management system is a plus.
• Thrives in a fast-paced, collaborative environment, efficiently works under pressures, within deadlines or other time essential constraints.
• Good communication skills, both written and verbal, to clearly and concisely communicate to all levels of the organization.
• Strong work ethic and an ability to excel within a rapidly changing and growing organization

• Ability to work independently/in a group setting/with direct supervision.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position.
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