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Senior Administrative Assistant (Hybrid)

Date: Jan 25, 2023

Location: Hybrid, IL, US, N/A LAKE FOREST, IL, US, 60045-5201

Company: Grainger Businesses

Sr. Administrative Assistant


About Grainger:

Grainger is a leading broad line distributor with operations primarily in North America, Japan and the United Kingdom. We achieve our purpose, We Keep the World Working®, by serving more than 4.5 million customers with a wide range of products that keep their operations running and their people safe. Grainger also delivers services and solutions, such as technical support and inventory management, to save customers time and money. 

We're looking for passionate people who can move our company forward. As one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For, we have a welcoming workplace where you can build a career for yourself while fulfilling our purpose to keep the world working. We embrace new ways of thinking and recognize everyone is an individual.  Find your way with Grainger today.

Position Details:

The Senior Administrative Assistant supports two Senior Directors, providing a wide range of administrative support to the team by implementing department/operational processes to help meet our goals.

This position offers work from home flexibility but will require presence at our Lake Forest, IL headquarters 2 to 3 days per week. You will report to the Senior Director.

You Will:

  • Respond to requests by gathering and providing information, referring non-routine calls and emails to appropriate staff. Ask probing questions to prioritize.
  • Locate and gather information from the appropriate source to help resolve business issues. Pursue information that may not be available.
  • Compose and modify correspondence, reports or presentations from rough drafts, general instruction or based on special knowledge of area and Company.
  • Schedule meetings on and off-site including conference rooms, meeting set up and implementation.
  • Make travel arrangements. Oversee calendar and schedule appointments on behalf of manager. Prepare materials needed by manager for meetings and telephone calls.

You Have:

  • High School diploma or equivalent, and 3+ years of secretarial experience.
  • Type 50 WPM and proficiently use: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and use other software.
  • Requires an understanding of department and its relationships within the Company.

Rewards and Benefits:

With benefits starting day one, Grainger is committed to your safety, health and wellbeing. Our programs provide choice and flexibility to meet our team members' individual needs. Check out some of the rewards available to you at Grainger

  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance coverage starts day one
  • Paid time off (PTO) days and 6 company holidays per year
  • 6% 401(k) company contribution each pay period
  • Employee discounts, parental leave, and more

DEI Statement

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.