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Administrative Assistant I

Company name
Plexus Corp.

Buffalo Grove, IL

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Job Overview

Serve as initial point of contact in greeting internal customers. Provide administrative assistance to respective team(s). Must demonstrate ideal Passion, Accountability, Customer Focus and Teamwork behaviors and apply Courage, Performance-Minded, Strategic Thinking, Decision Making and Communication skills.

The position will prepare a wide variety of complex, sensitive, confidential data and presentations and must maintain confidentiality at all times. Requests for action or information must be handled and/or relayed in an efficient and timely manner to appropriate staff members.

Key Job Accountabilities

Serve as a backup to Customer Experience Assistant, which includes: ordering, set up and clean up for lunches

Provide administrative assistance to support site initiatives, policies, presentations and projects

Plan, organize, schedule and prepare presentation materials

Conduct data analysis, prepare reports, metrics, visual graphs, tools and serve as subject matter expert on department data

Plan, organize and prepare site events, meetings, training, interviews, travel, conference rooms and customer visits

Maintain department metrics, supplies and bulletin boards

Coordinate repairs of department equipment and order special supplies as needed

Prepare timely reports, travel, presentations and materials

Handling of confidential material and data and maintaining confidentiality.

Manage conference rooms to reduce scheduling conflicts

Create badges for new hires

Create and coordinate employee events (monthly)

Coordinate Lunch Vendors

Additional duties as assigned by management

Skills & Abilities

Decision making and problem solving skills

Computer skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint required

Basic Visio skills preferred

Demonstrate Flawless Execution through attention to detail, editing, proof reading, oral and written communication skills

Demonstrate understanding of Lean principles through standardizing administrative processes, documenting standard work and continuous improvement thinking

Education & Experience

A minimum of a post-high school education (college, vocational school or specialized training) or equivalent experience is required for this position; a Bachelor’s degree is preferred.

Experience of less than 1 year is required for this position, assuming education requirements are met. Equivalent industry experience of 1 or more years is highly desirable.


All offers of employment are contingent upon successfully passing a drug screen and upon completion of a confidentiality agreement.

Our Values and How We Lead behaviors guide our processes. Plexus does not make employment decisions based on race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or veteran status. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and encourage all to apply today!

Globally, our policy is to recruit people from wide and diverse backgrounds. However, certain positions require access to controlled goods and technologies subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or Export Administration Regulations (EAR). Applicants for these positions may need to be “U.S. Persons,” which is generally defined as a U.S. citizen, permanent resident (green card holder), or individual granted political asylum.

Working At Plexus

Empowering People, Innovating Solutions, Achieving Excellence

Plexus is a global company that values your growth and development and knows that our success is the direct result of our empowered, hard-working and dedicated people. At Plexus you can push the boundaries of innovation and discover your highest potential. Whether you’re an experienced professional or skilled manufacturer looking to expand and enhance your career, a recent graduate ready to make an impact or a student eager to gain hands on internship experience, you can make a difference with us.

At Plexus we provide opportunities for growth and development at every level and encourage all employees to be leaders. The foundation of our culture is built around Our Values and How We Lead behaviors exemplified by our Plexus People: Customer Focus, Relationships & Teamwork, Integrity, Open Communication, Excellence, Prioritize Our People, Solve Problems, Be Courageous, Be Strategic, and Innovate.

Our global operations allow us to attract people with broad and diverse backgrounds from all over the world. Discover why more than 14,000 dedicated individuals choose Plexus as the workplace of choice to grow their careers. Apply today!

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Plexus Corp.
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Company Profile
Plexus uses a unique Product Realization service model to transform your concepts into branded products and deliver them to your target markets. We tailor innovative solutions that integrate product conceptualization, design, commercialization, manufacturing, fulfillment and sustaining services. Whether you operate in the Americas, Europe, the Asia Pacific region or worldwide, Plexus can deliver turnkey solutions to make your project a success.

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