Administrative Assistant (2511) - ENTRY LEVEL in Itasca, IL at ITW Construction Products

Date Posted: 7/13/2018

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Job Description

Position at Commercial Construction North America

ITW Commercial Construction, NA is seeking an Administrative Assistant to support the leadership team by administering, organizing, and assisting with planning activities of training and development programs, community outreach, safety calendars and associated administrative program needs.

ITW Commercial Construction encompasses the leading brands of Buildex® (Teks®, Tapcon®, Sammys®), Red Head (TruBolt®, Epcon®), and Ramset (Trakfast®) with an overall history dating back to 1910. As a leading manufacturer with a proven history of creating innovative fastening solutions, we market value engineered products for use by the professional commercial contractor in concrete, drywall, metal building, fire protection, plumbing, electrical, and HVAC applications. 

We take pride in our commitment to providing the most innovative products in the concrete flooring industry, knowledgeable and professional employees, and quality manufactured products made in the USA. Focusing on the needs of our end-users enables us to customize our product offering and service based on their requirements.

ITW offers its employees a path for advancement, a competitive salary, and a comprehensive benefits package designed to help employees care for themselves, their families, and their futures. 

Core Responsibilities: 

  • Plan and coordinate company events including town hall presentations, sales meeting, HR related presentations, etc.
  • Provide assistance with facility upkeep including planning and coordinating facility maintenance, janitorial needs, and office improvement projects. Place service calls when
  • Maintain and order office supply inventory.
  • Compose, edit, proofread, and types basic documents; create mail merges and perform mass mailings; photocopy and collate basic material to ensure timely communication and retention of documents. 
  • Enter data and generate reports to ensure accurate processing and record keeping. 
  • Build credibility within the organization by using good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Track and submit monthly expenses utilizing Concur.
  • Serve on cross functional committees and provide administrative assistance.
  • Provide administrative support to Human Resources as needed.
  • Perform other duties as required.  

Job Requirements


  • HS Diploma or GED Required
  • Must demonstrate proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and the Internet.
  • Have knowledge of office administrative procedures at a level generally acquired through 1+ year’s related experience is preferred.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required. Position continually requires demonstrated poise, tact, diplomacy and ability to handle sensitive and confidential situations.
  • Must be organized, able to set priorities, meet deadlines and multi-task.
  • Analytical ability is required in order to gather and summarize data for reports.
  • Exhibits good personal organization skills and interpersonal skills and works well with a variety of people from different backgrounds. 

ITW is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.
We do not accept unsolicited resumes. To be considered an applicant, please apply online to a specific job posting.

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