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Office Assistant

Company: Lakeside Foods Inc.
Location: Random Lake
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

When you join the Lakeside team, you'll become part of our family. Since 1887 we've worked to produce a diverse line of canned and frozen foods at our 13 locations. And sell our products through most major retailers, foodservice distributors and national restaurant chains. We're driven to find new, innovative ways to serve our customers and our community. At Lakeside, we are committed to growing our company - and our people. And there's a seat at the table for you.POSITION SUMMARY: Responsible for coordinating and overseeing all office functions including, but not limited to, accounts payable, production reports, payroll, data entry, assist in answering phones, taking messages and routing information, greeting and directing all visitors to appropriate personnel. WHAT YOU'LL DO::

  • Must be knowledgeable & proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Acquire working knowledge & proficiency in all company based computer programs/systems that cover; Payroll Attendance, Communication Board, SAP, etc.
  • Handle incoming and outgoing mail and distribute to appropriate employees.
  • Answer phone calls, transfer calls, and deliver messages as needed.
  • Greet visitors and confirm that they are signed in and have been issued visitor badges, bump caps, safety glasses, hairnets, etc. as requited.
  • Ability to perform assigned clerical duties with little or no supervision.
  • Demonstrate problem-solving techniques when completing assigned duties.
  • Responsible for the bill of lading and other paperwork for all outgoing shipments, maintaining inventory.
  • Process accounts payable invoices, receive, and scan to corporate.
  • Assist HR Mgr. with employee orientation training, new hire paperwork and maintain files.
  • Understand and perform various duties related to the Accounting Mgr. position, and provide back-up
  • Assist with payroll
  • Support daily operations as needed.
  • General housekeeping
  • Always be aware of safety hazards when working inside & out the office areas.
  • Notify management of any immediately if any unsafe or potentially hazardous conditions are discovered.
  • Adhere to all Lakeside Foods policies and procedures.
  • May perform other duties as assigned by the management team, assist with designated projects, etc.
  • Ability to write simple correspondence
  • Computer, keyboard, calculator, and typing skills necessary.WHAT YOU'LL BRING:Knowledge
    • Associate's Degree (A.A) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or six months to one year related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience.Language Skills
      • Ability to read and comprehend instructions, documents and procedure manuals.
      • Ability to write simple correspondence
      • Computer, keyboard, calculator, and typing skills necessary. Mathematical Skills
        • Ability to calculate figures & amounts such as discounts, proportions, percentages.
        • Ability to apply concepts of basic mathematics.Reasoning Ability
          • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
          • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.TEAMWORK AT LAKESIDE (TAL): Through individual and team efforts, enthusiastically work toward the continuous improvement of his/her job, work area, department and Lakeside as a whole. Fully participate in TAL by "living" Lakeside's Standards of Conduct and being an active member of operational and project teams. By action and work, clearly and visibly demonstrate the spirit of teamwork, cooperation and respect for others in all business transactions and exchanges. Proactively create an environment that clearly and sincerely encourages the spirit of TAL in all areas of responsibility.PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
            • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands and fingers to handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls.
            • Walking will be required periodically to obtain materials, communicate with people, and for various warehouse tasks as required.WORK ENVIRONMENT:
              • The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.
              • Inside work, up to 10 hours/day and occasional weekends.Majority of task completed while sitting (85%)Lakeside Foods welcomes people of all backgrounds and the varied ideas they bring to the workplace. Being an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer is part of our heritage and culture. We recruit, hire and promote employees based on qualifications and merit, without regard to race, religion, age, gender, disability, marital or veteran status.M/F/D/V#CB

Keywords: Lakeside Foods Inc., Milwaukee , Office Assistant, Administration, Clerical , Random Lake, Wisconsin

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