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Administrative Services Internship

Grand Rapids, MI
  • Expired: September 25, 2022. Applications are no longer accepted.

Administrative Services Internship

PADNOS offers internship programs for students to make an impact on sustainability, as well as continue learning and growing towards their career. We recognize the importance of education and ability to learn from our past, present and future. We provide challenging environments for interns to learn what we have worked so hard to achieve in the last century, as well as see the potential for a brighter future.

PADNOS is a full-service recycling company handling paper, plastic, metals and electronic recycling. We tailor recycling programs for consumer and industrial clients throughout the United States. PADNOS was founded over a century ago and continues to transform the recycling industry. The company has thrived as a family business through four generations and has grown to be a market leader and best in class innovator.

PADNOS has a rich history of taking care of our Team Members, their families and the multiple communities we serve. We invest in our Team Members and offer the following benefits:

  • Competitive Wage
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • 100% Tuition reimbursement for employees
  • 75% Tuition Reimbursement for dependents
  • First Time Home Buying Assistance
  • 401K Match and Profit Sharing
  • Performance Driven Bonuses

Administrative Services Internship Summary:

The Administrative Services Intern serves as the point of contact for customers and yard managers in completing transactions executed at our retail yard facilities, including Burton Street Recycling and Recycling Centers in Greater Grand Rapids and Muskegon area. Will purchase incoming metals, record weights and/or coordinate the shipping and receiving of trucks. Will also assist in daily inventory counts, as well as maintain and account for receipts of incoming loads and outgoing shipments.

  • Weigh and record trucks in and out, using computer or other scale equipment.
  • Prepare driver's paperwork and invoice.
  • Set up new accounts and place orders.
  • Organize, verify and process Bills of Lading according to company standards.
  • Enforce and contact correct personnel in radiation procedures; assist with resolving radiation issues.
  • Assist with coordination of shipping and receiving of trucks.
  • Answer, screen, and direct incoming calls; provide direct communication with drivers and yard personnel ensuring outstanding customer service.
  • Maintain cash and check procedures, incoming mail and deliveries, open and close procedures, and process paperwork/reports as needed.
  • Actively participates in Internship Program and associated events

Administrative Services Internship Qualifications:

  • Pursuing a bachelor's or associates degree
  • High level of professionalism and confidentiality
  • Demonstrated excellent professional verbal and written communication skills
  • Active listening skills
  • High sense of urgency, customer-service driven, and team player mentality
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook)



Grand Rapids, MI



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