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Senior Administrative Assistant

Office Opportunities
Job Function/Requirements: 
  • Incumbent will provide administrative support for the President and the executive management of their assigned business departments which aid in achieving department specific objectives
Essential Job Duties: 
  • Maintain confidentiality while processing sensitive and confidential communications
  • Arrange complex and detailed travel plans and itineraries, compiles documents for travel-related meetings
  • Manage executive calendars and schedule appointments
  • Type, design, and create general correspondences, memos, charts, tables, graphs, presentations, etc.
  • Prepares agendas, notices and minutes as needed
  • Act as project manager for special projects
  • Builds and maintains databases as needed
  • Assists with research as requested, and with compiling research materials for distribution
  • Responsible for proper coding of departmental expenses. Review staff expense reports for accuracy and adherence to Company policy. Forward to President for approval. Complete expense reports and reconciliations for President
  • Track Staff PTO and approve time-off logs on behalf of the President
  • Assist HR with payroll responsibilities as needed
  • Assist HR with monthly benefit billing and reconciliation as needed
  • Position requires occasional lifting of 25#-40#
Nature and Scope: 
  • Sr. Administrative Assistant reports to the President
  • Tasks and status of projects are often confidential
  • Must have the ability to exercise independent judgment and discretion to make non-routine decisions within established guidelines, with minimal supervision
  • Must have a positive attitude, work well by self and in groups, be confidential and considerate, and enjoy working with a wide variety of people
  • Must understand and be able to work within regulatory guidelines as needed
  • Accountable for complying with the Boehringer-Ingelheim/Newport Business Code of Ethics to the highest standard
  • Accountable for complying with the Company Handbook, all policies set by the Company, and delegated authority
Requirements: 
  • High School degree and 5 years related experience providing executive level support required Associates degree preferred with two years’ experience may be substituted
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) and Outlook
  • Requires strong time management and the ability to meet tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be able to successfully complete multiple projects simultaneously
  • Must be self-motivated with excellent verbal/written communication skills and telephone skills required
  • Ability to understand business information for interaction with personnel in various departments who have high levels of responsibility as well as interaction with other outside operating units
  • Absolute dependability in terms of meeting deadlines and handling confidential information
Newport Laboratories is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law. This position offers a competitive salary and full benefit package. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. Qualified applicants that are committed to be a team member in an innovative culture may submit their resume along with salary requirements

Newport Laboratories, located in Worthington, Minnesota assists veterinarians and livestock producers in their efforts to address animal health problems through diagnostic testing and production of veterinary biologics. We are the nation’s leading manufacturer of autogenous biologics.