Administrative Assistant
Caterpillar - Peoria, IL

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When you join Caterpillar as an Administrative Assistant, you will have the opportunity to provide advanced clerical and administrative support to managers and other staff. Your role will allow the team to operate more effectively and efficiently.

Job Duties/Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

Organizing and expediting workflow through the supervisor’s office

Using advanced levels of understanding and skill in modifying software applications, utilizing advanced functions in word processing or spreadsheet applications, advanced graphics, etc.

Organizing, completing and maintaining large projects

Directing and coordinating the activities of others such as temporary clerical help, co-ops, other administrative professionals, etc.

Providing advanced administrative support or maintenance of computers and programs including troubleshooting printers and other office equipment

Providing support to other area personnel on software applications

Recommending changes/improvements and following through to implementation

Participating on project teams, implement and provide data analysis of reports such as budgeting and forecasting


Required Qualifications:
Candidates for this job have a variety of secretarial experiences gained at sectional, divisional and departmental levels.

The job requires the application of seasoned, advanced administrative skills gained through years of experience and challenge in the more advanced and complex features of administrative support work.

Strong person-to-person skills are required as well as proficiency in managing the daily activities of an office or work area

Requires a thorough knowledge of the principle accountabilities and method of operation plus the ability to work independently with only general guidance on a variety of special projects

Desired Qualifications:
Vocational training and administrative professional certification are strongly desired

Where will you take your career?

Where do you want to go?

You can continue to learn, grow and contribute within one company, Caterpillar.

Caterpillar is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Caterpillar is not currently hiring individuals for this position who now or in the future require sponsorship for employment based non-immigrant and immigrant visas. However, as a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S. which can be found through our employment website


Unposting Date


Feb 15, 2013, 12:59:59 AM

Primary Location


United States-Illinois-Peoria-PEORIA01-Peoria Admin Bldg-AB-Us



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