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Cargill Manufacturing Administrative Assistant in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 160,000 employees who are committed to safe, responsible and sustainable ways to nourish the world. This position is in Cargill’s animal nutrition and health business, where we improve lives through better nutrition. Our team researches, innovates and creates solutions that deliver healthy results for our customers.

Job Purpose and Impact

The Manufacturing Administrative Assistant will provide moderately complex, varied-to-routine administrative and clerical support. We seek a professional who will coordinate, integrate and implement assigned administrative or staff functions.

Key Accountabilities

  • Apply knowledge of department operations and infrastructure, policies and procedures to perform moderately complex administrative processes.

  • Schedule and coordinate meetings, diaries and travel arrangements.

  • Solicit, collect and organize documentation and data, performing moderately complex data entry into one or more systems.

  • Receive and relay messages and respond to varied to routine administrative requests.

  • Handle moderately complex clerical, administrative, technical or customer support issues under general supervision, while escalating more complex issues to appropriate staff.

  • Other duties as assigned

Position Information

  • This position is posted internally as well as externally.

  • Relocation will not be provided for this position.

  • A strong candidate has been identified for this position. However we will consider all candidates who meet the requirements.


Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma, secondary education level or equivalent.

  • Minimum of two years of related work experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Secondary level of education (Associates degree or similar).

  • Ability to use personal personal computer and other microprocessor based equipment.

  • Ability to work under pressure and meet time deadlines.

  • Ability to set priorities, organize work effectively and work with high a degree of accuracy.

  • Ability to write clearly, compose ocasional business memos, procedures and letters, and edit own work and the work of others. Must have excellent skills on spelling, grammar and syntax.

  • Ability and willingness to work on perform physical activities such as lifting weight 20Lbs regularly and 50Lbs ocassionally.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

At Cargill, everyone matters and everyone counts. Cargill is committed to creating and sustaining an inclusive and diverse work environment where all employees are treated with dignity and respect. As such and in alignment with our Guiding Principles, Cargill's long-standing equal employment opportunity policy prohibits discrimination and harassment against any employee or applicant based on race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, marital status, family status, citizenship status, veteran status, military status, union affiliation, or any other status protected by law.

Cargill also complies with all applicable national and local laws and regulations pertaining to non-discrimination and employment.

Notice to Recruiters and Staffing Agencies: Cargill, Inc. and subsidiaries (“Cargill”) have an internal recruiting department. Please review this notice.

US Employment Resources: Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.