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Administrative Assistant

Castle Metals Oak Brook, IL
  • Expired: 17 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

The Corporate Administrative Assistant is responsible for greeting visitors and providing general administrative support for the Company.

A. M. Castle & Co. has over 125 years of experience as a leader in the metals service center industry. We provide exceptional benefits including but not limited to medical, dental, vision, 401K match, disability benefits and tuition reimbursement.


Job Requirements:

  • Courteously greet, route, and assist visitors and respond to inquiries from external or internal sources
  • Follow security procedures by maintaining visitor logs and issuing visitor passes
  • Prepare, process, receive, sort and distribute mail and packages
  • Accurately process invoices and assist with preparing and reconciling expense reports
  • Help coordinate and track maintenance/repair needs for the building and equipment
  • Create and maintain various documents, spreadsheets, files and records, ensuring accuracy and clarity of final copy
  • Assist with scheduling and coordinating meetings, travel and other group activities
  • Collect, review and analyze information and data to help prepare documents and reports
  • Handle confidential and sensitive material in a professional manner
  • Work independently and/or within a team on company initiatives and programs by planning/coordinating multiple meetings or presentations, disseminating information and/or coordinating Company-wide events
  • Assist with other administrative responsibilities or special projects as requested


Required Experience: Type, Skills, and Years:

  • Two years of administrative experience
  • Advanced written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize work with an exceptional degree of attention to detail
  • Knowledge of customer service principles and practices, with a strong customer service orientation
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Exceptional planning, problem solving and organizational skills
  • Professional, pleasant demeanor with the ability to exercise tact and diplomacy in person and via telephone and email
  • Must be a self-starter with the interest and ability to learn new skills

Required Formal Education:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Three years of experience as an Administrative Assistant in a corporate office setting
  • Three years of experience providing administrative and billing support for legal
  • Notary public

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Company Overview: Founded in 1890, A. M. Castle & Co. is a global distributor of specialty metal and plastic products and supply chain services, principally serving the producer durable equipment, oil and gas, commercial aircraft, heavy equipment, industrial goods, construction equipment, retail, marine and automotive sectors of the global economy. Its customer base includes many Fortune 500 companies as well as thousands of medium and smaller-sized firms spread across a variety of industries. Within its metals business, it specializes in the distribution of alloy and stainless steels; nickel alloys; aluminum and carbon. Together, Castle operates service centers located throughout North America, Europe and Asia.

Castle Metals

Are you ready to take command of your career? Do your professional skills and interests have you poised for growth with an industry leader? Castle Metals is ready to talk with YOU! Recognized as a leading global distributor of metals with more than 50 locations worldwide, Castle Metals is a trusted partner for some of the industry’s top clients. As our company continues to grow, we are always on the lookout for top talent to join our winning team!


Oak Brook, IL