Sr Admin Asst

Date: Jul 10, 2024

Location: LAKE FOREST, IL, US, 60045-5202

Company: Grainger Businesses


Work Location Type: Remote 


As a leading industrial distributor with operations primarily in North America, Japan and the United Kingdom, We Keep The World Working® by serving more than 4.5 million customers worldwide with products delivered through innovative technology and deep customer relationships. With 2023 sales of $16.5 billion, we’re dedicated to providing value for customers, fostering an engaging culture for team members and driving strong financial results.


Our welcoming workplace enables you to learn, grow and make a difference by keeping businesses running and their people safe. As a 2024 Glassdoor Best Place to Work and a Great Place to Work-Certified™ company, we’re looking for passionate people to join our team as we continue leading the industry over our next 100 years.



Position Details:

The Senior Administrative Assistant supports 3 Sr. Directors, providing a wide range of administrative support to the team by implementing department/operational processes to help meet our goals.

This position is remote with travel opportunities. You will report to a Director within the Region. 



This position is hourly and the target pay is $24.37-$36.53.

The range provided is a guideline and not a guarantee of compensation. Other factors that are involved in offer decisions include, and are not limited to: a candidate's experience, qualifications, geographical area, and internal equity of the team.


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.


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.


We are committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible environment that includes both providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities during the application and hiring process as well as throughout the course of one’s employment.  With this in mind, should you need a reasonable accommodation during the application and selection process, please advise us so that we can provide appropriate assistance.