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Posted: February 06 2016
Company Location: New Canaan, CT
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 19 Full-time, Paid
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DescriptionUnimin Corporation is an application-focused company drawing from a diversified product portfolio and the worldwide production capabilities of Sibelco, our privately held parent organization. We are the world's largest producer of low-iron nepheline syenite used in glass, ceramic, paint and plastics, and the largest producer of quartz proppants for oil and natural gas stimulation and recovery. We are also the world's leading producer of high purity quartz, a highly specialized product used in the fabrication of integrated circuits, solar photovolaric cells and high intensity lighting.
Unimin processing plants are situated on the continent's best mineral deposits; each a multi-million dollar investment in chemical consistency, product uniformity and reliable supply. Regional offices, technical centers and analytical laboratories are organized to support production and commercial activities, and serve as customer resource centers.
-Maintain and update filing, inventory, and mailing database systems
-Answer the phone and refer callers to appropriate parties
-Assist executives with project set-ups
-Complete high volume data entry
-Prepare agendas and make arrangements for meetings
-Occasionally cover the Reception desk and assist incoming clients
Candidates must have a minimum of one year of experience working in a fast-paced office environment to be considered for this position. In this role, the Administrative Assistant will be directly supporting senior-level executives by scheduling appointments, managing multiple calendars, making travel arrangements, and coordinating conference calls. The pay range is $11.00 to $15.00 an hour, depending on experience.
-A minimum of one year office/administrative experience required
-High School diploma required
-Must exhibit strong interpersonal and communication skills
-Ability to proficiently operate MS Word, Excel, and Outlook
-Degree preferred, but not required