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HR Assistant/Receptionist

Date: Aug 5, 2019

Location: Milwaukee, WI, US, 53224

Company: A. O. Smith Corporation

Company / Location Information

Water technology is one of the fastest-growing industries in the world. As a leading global water technology company, A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE:  AOS) is at the center of the trend. We are a $3 billion company with over 140 years of history and more than 16,000 employees worldwide. Our emphasis is on hot water and clean water; we are one of the world’s largest manufacturers of residential and commercial water heating equipment as well as a supplier of water purification products in a number of emerging countries.

Headquartered in Milwaukee, WI with manufacturing operations in the United States, Canada, Mexico, China, India, and Europe, we have the global reach to serve customers worldwide. A. O. Smith is committed to continuous improvement and maintaining a culture that values and respects our employees. 

Recently named one of Milwaukee’s Top Places to Work by, we care about our associates and have programs in place to help our 16,000+ team members achieve their potential. When you join our team, you will receive rewards and recognition for your contributions, training and professional development opportunities, as well as a variety of benefits to support you and your family's health, well-being, and financial future.

If you are inspired to learn, take risks, and succeed as a team, you can build a better career at A. O. Smith.

Primary Function

Support the company by greeting, welcoming, and directing visitors and notifying company personnel of their arrival.  Performs miscellaneous administrative activities such as booking meeting rooms, data entry, organizing and distributing mail, receiving and sending courier packages.  Also responsible for office services including ordering and stocking supplies, handling building maintenance requests and reconciling invoices related to office services. 

  • Acts as contact person for all visitors
  • Answers and transfers calls from multi-line phone
  • Reviews and submits building maintenance requests
  • Oversees mailroom operations and requests
  • Administers office security badge system
  • Maintains visitor logs and distributes/collects appropriate visitor identification badges
  • Maintains office supplies through the ordering, follow-up and stocking of materials
  • Manages maintenance and supplies for copy and fax machines
  • May manage catering or room set up for various events as requested
  • Maintains company phone list
  • Processes and reports on UPS shipments
  • Reconciles invoices and processes purchase orders
  • Provides administrative support to human resources and benefits
  • Other projects and duties as assigned.
  • A minimum of 6 months of customer service work experience is required.
  • A high school diploma or GED equivalent required; an associate degree in business administration or applicable field preferred.
  • Previous office support experience preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and customer service skills is needed.
  • Proficient in Microsoft office; Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook, etc.
High School Diploma or GED
Years of Experience
Minimum of 6 months related work experience
We Offer

Competitive base salary and comprehensive benefits plans which include medical and dental insurance, company-sponsored life insurance, retirement security savings plan, short- and long-term disability programs and tuition assistance.

Nearest Major Market: Milwaukee

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