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Branch Administrator - Akron, OH

Location:Akron, OH
Benefits:Full Benefits Package Offered
Employment Type:Full Time

Piedmont Plastics is looking for an exceptional Branch Administrator to add to our team in Akron, OH. If you are a highly motivated, self-starting, professional with a strong work ethic, and are looking to join a winning team, we have a home for you. We believe hard work and results deserve the utmost rewards, and we offer an excellent compensation package consisting of a competitive hourly rate, based on experience, and full employee benefits.


  • Performs order billing function and reviews summary before giving to Branch Manager for approval
  • Performs purchase order receiving function and analyzes and approves receiving results
  • Matches purchase order to vendor invoice and gives preliminary approval for payment (final approval by Branch Manager)
  • Processes cash sales and credit card transactions and maintains detailed log sheets on those transactions
  • Responsible for petty cash and reconciles local bank statement
  • Researches and analyzes customer and vendor accounts to solve problems.
  • Responsible for entering new customer and accounting information into the HP system, which involves referring to the New Customer Form obtained from Inside Sales to enter contact information and assigning the correct salesperson territory number
  • Screens employment applications for Administrative Assistant position and participates in hiring process
  • Files customer orders and other branch records
  • Along with the Branch Manager, responsible for “green initiative,” which includes coordination of the branch recycling program (not customer scrap program)
  • Purchases and maintains inventory of office supplies
  • Researches maintenance contracts for office equipment and gives information to Branch Manager for final approval
  • Operates and trains new staff on office machines such as computer, calculator, copier, and fax machines
  • Participates on the Branch Safety Committee in a contributory and clerical role. If role is clerical only, this task can be performed by the Administrative Assistant.
  • Coordinates social functions for the branch, which could include keeping a calendar of staff birthdays, anniversaries and other important dates
  • Answers incoming customer calls as well as greets and assists visitors
  • Provides friendly and efficient customer service
  • Opens and routes incoming mail, answers correspondence, and prepares outgoing mail
  • Qualifications:IF YOU HAVE:
    • At least 3 years of administrative experience.
    • At least 3 years purchasing experience.
    • Post Secondary Degree or Diploma or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Experience in plastic, industrial or distribution preferred
    • Strong math skills
    • Must be proficient in using Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Word and Excel)
    • Outstanding customer focus
    • A positive attitude and are a team player


      WE OFFER:

      • Industry leading wages
      • A generous benefits package including medical, dental, vision
      • A chance to work in a growing industry with opportunity to succeed in sales


      Please refer to Job #1395 when applying for this position.

      No phone calls from applicants or staffing firms, please.

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