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Administrative Assistant in Chicago, IL at Newly Weds Foods

Date Posted: 5/24/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The Research & Development Administrative Assistant is responsible for providing overall administrative support to the R&D Scientists, Managers and Directors.
Essential Functions:

  • Enters Customer Sample Requests in the R&D Project System.

  • Manages the printing and distribution of the sample letters, documentation, product and address labels with Scientists and Lab Assistants for daily sample shipments.

  • Maintains Customer Database in R&D Project System.

  • Accuracy in critical tasks is the most essential function.

  • Orders and maintain office supplies and scientific publications.

  • May assist in contacting vendors to get technical documentation and information.

  • Coordinates administrative tasks such as: answering Scientist’s telephones while they are away from their desk, managing multiple calendars and schedules, coordinating travel arrangements, and assisting with note-taking at meetings.

  • Performs other duties and projects as assigned.

  • Works cohesively and fluidly with other R&D Administrative Assistants during vacation time, sick days or periods of heavy work load.

Job Requirements


  • High School Degree or GED.

  • Minimum of two years’ experience.

  • Strong communication, analytical abilities and organization skills.

  • General knowledge of Microsoft Office.

Newly Weds Foods is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Minorities / Females / Disabled / Veterans