Administration Assistant

Wire Mesh Industries is a friendly, family owned manufacturing company based in West Ryde. Our company manufactures and supplies high quality metal products to industries including mining, refining and energy. The company has built a strong reputation for excellence in the provision of quality products and services over our many decades in business. 

The Role

Wire Mesh Industries is looking for the right person to join our small team (8+ employees) as an Administration Assistant. This is a permanent job opportunity, 4-5 days per week (negotiable) at a rate of $28.00 per hour. Workdays are Monday to Friday. Start and finish times are also negotiable, though 9am 5pm is preferred.

In this role you will be interacting with all staff members and building and sustaining relationships with customers and suppliers. You will work on a diverse range of tasks and possess a willingness to undertake both basic and challenging duties to assist in the effective and efficient running of the business. The role will suit applicants who have worked in a manufacturing environment or factory office, however general office administration experience will also be highly regarded.

 Key Job Responsibilities:

  • Answer phone calls and respond to general inquiries by email or phone.
  • Respond to client emails and phone calls.
  • Basic book-keeping duties (Accounts payable/receivable/payroll).
  • General administration tasks such as filing, general correspondence and data entry.
  • Ordering and maintaining of office and sundry supplies.
  • Greeting and assisting customers onsite.
  • Assisting staff members as requested.
  • Liaise with factory staff and office staff on production scheduling and updates.
  • Liaise with freight companies, freight forwarders and customs agents on matters relating to incoming and outgoing shipments.
  • Order dispatch and freight bookings.
  • Open and action incoming mail.
  • Receival of some deliveries.
  • General office upkeep and other ad hoc duties as required.

Key Job Requirements:

  • Minimum of two years experience in a similar administration role.
  • Good administration and computer skills.
  • XERO and/or MYOB experience an advantage but not essential.
  • Experience and accuracy in Microsoft Office suite.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills.
  • Positive attitude and ability to work well within a team environment.
  • Ability to follow directions and pick up new skills quickly.
  • Well organised, reliable and punctual.
  • Permanent resident or citizen.

The ideal applicant for this position will be highly motivated and keen to work and will readily adapt to their new role within our small, friendly team. We are looking for someone with a relaxed and friendly nature who is seeking a long-term position within a family operated business. What we can offer in return, is a friendly, flexible work environment which offers the opportunity for a good work/life balance. We will provide the successful applicant with product training and ongoing support as needed. 

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30/03/2021 $0 Ryde & Macquarie Park 1 Administration & Office Support
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