Administrative Assistant
 Alexandria, LA

Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C. with manufacturing and service facilities throughout North America, Wastequip is the leading North American manufacturer of waste handling equipment. Wastequip is the only manufacturer to offer a full line of steel and plastic products to collect, handle and transport just about any type of waste and recyclables.

Wastequip has an immediate opportunity for an Administrative Assistant to support our Alexandria, LA manufacturing operation. Our ideal candidate will have 2 or more years of experience as an administrator and will provide professional administrative support for our local manufacturing production facility.


  • Supports the plant manager with administrative tasks including, answering phones, mail, reports and general clerical duties
  • Assist in providing administrative support for monthly and annual processes such as open enrollment, plant meetings, safety and benefits
  • Conducts research for department initiatives and provides detailed summaries of findings
  • Provides local support for the recruiting and pre-hire process for hourly personnel for all manufacturing positions
  • Track philanthropy, donations, and plant events
  • Assist with safety initiatives including; injury report tracking, paperwork, and programs
  • Coordinate the New Hire On-boarding process
  • Partners with Recruiting/HR Department and site management on new hire setup
  • Maintain confidential records
  • Occasionally required to complete off-site, local business errands at the request of the plant manager
  • Completes the compilation and subsequent entry of the daily production efficiency data into a defined database
  • Completes the compilation and subsequent scanning of quality documents into a defined database
  • Coordinate luncheon events for facility meetings and training sessions
  • Provides administrative support for labor reporting in the defined database
  • Assists Operations with the compilation of product manuals
  • Assists Planning with the compilation of production work orders
  • Provide operational support utilizing an ERP system(ie. Inventory Cycle Counts, PO receipts, Shipping Requests)


  • Bilingual (preferred)
  • Experience, 2+ years in a manufacturing environment
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and Power Point
  • Prior human resources assistant experience a plus
  • Prior experience working within an ERP environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Associates or Technical Degree preferred
  • Minimum 4 years of administrative support preferred