Danaher Corporation Administrative Assistant II in Ames, Iowa

Danaher Company Description
Hachis a world leader in the manufacture and distribution of analytical instruments, test kits and reagents for testing the quality of water, aqueous solutions and air. Our products are designed specifically for quality, accuracy, and simplicity. Strengthened by our sister companies in the environmental industry worldwide, our goal for the future is to continue to provide customers with reliable instrumentation, accurately prepared reagents, proven methods, simplified procedures and outstanding technical support. We offer an environment that is team-centered, customer-driven, quality-focused, and growth-oriented. Working at Hach will provide you the opportunity for robust career development.

OUR MISSION:Ensure water quality for people around the world.

OUR VISION:We make water analysis better – faster, simpler, greener and more informative – via unsurpassed customer partnerships, the most knowledgeable experts, and reliable, easy-to-use products.

WATER QUALITY GROUP

Danaher`s Water Quality Business is a global leader in water quality analysis and treatment, providing instrumentation and disinfection systems to help analyze and manage the quality of ultra-pure water, portable water, wastewater, groundwater and ocean water in residential, commercial, industrial, and natural resource applications. Our water quality business provides products under a variety of brands, including HACH, ChemTreat, and Trojan Technologies.

Description
*POSITION SUMMARY: * Provide effective administrative support in the preparation and coordination of documentation, communications, related tracking, and maintenance of the documentation specific to assigned department. Responsibilities include,but are not limited to creating reports and generating reports, analyzing information, electronic and hard copy filing and distribution, typing, copying, daily interface with internal customers, data entry, and other general office duties.

Hours: Monday thru Friday 7:30 am - 4:30 pm

This position supports the site leadership team and HR Department.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: * Create, collect, analyze and distribute reports based on daily, weekly or monthly data using business system reporting tools. * Maintain critical documents and/or records. Gather, collate, store and dispose of documents and/or quality records for assigned department per guidelines. * Assist in New Hire Orientation process * General office assistance for department including but not limited to: o Schedule meetings and meeting rooms o Special event planning and coordination o Purchasing of supplies for the facility o Expense reporting * Work with leadership team and HR to create and send out monthly newsletter. * Take ownership and maintain the following programs: o Vendor lunch program o Grainger safety program o Brivo badge system * Prepare invoices, reports, memos, letters, financial statements and other documents, using word processing, spreadsheet, database, or presentation software. * Distribution mail throughout the facility. * Assist associates in questions * Responsible for maintaining the visitor lobby and log book. Other Non-Essential Functions * Miscellaneous responsibilities as assigned by the leadership team. * Compliance with company safety and housekeeping policies.

Qualification
* HS Diploma or GED required; Associate’s Degree in administrative or business discipline or higher preferred. * Minimum of 1 year experience in an administrative assistant role preferred Skills: * Excellent written and grammar skills required. * Experience working with accounts payable. * Strong verbal communication skills. * Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.) * Must possess working knowledge of general office procedures and processes. * Ability to maintain strict confidentiality * Self-motivated personality. * Strong attention detail * Advanced time management skills * Experience in problem solving PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is constantly required to, stand/or sit(select locations, see below), squat, turn/twist, reach, use hands to: finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools or controls. The employee is frequently required to hear, walk, climb, balance, stoop, bend, kneel, crouch or crawl, and talk, and smell.

The employee must frequently lift, carry, push or pull up to 20 pounds and/or occasionally lift, carry, push or pull up to 50 pounds.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

*WORK ENVIRONMENT: * The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The work environment consists of an indoor, work or home office environment with good ventilation, adequate lighting, and low noise levels.

/The duties listed in job descriptions are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change. The purpose of this description is to assist in ADA compliance and is not intended for other purposes such as collective bargaining, or compensation./

*PRE-EMPLOYMENT TESTING: * External hiring into this position is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen and background check and possible credit history review.

Hach is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Danaher Corporation Overview
Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 67,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $18.3B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,200% over 20 years. At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We’re innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you’ll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.

Organization: Hach
Job Function: Administrative
Primary Location: North America-North America-United States-IA-Ames
Schedule: Full-time
Req ID: HAC006062