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Title:  Administrative Assistant - Twinsburg, OH


Strongsville, OH, US, 44149

Company:  Univar USA
Requisition ID:  9598

It starts with great chemistry.


Univar is more than a distribution company – we’re a leading, global partner dedicated to improving quality of life for our customers through the products, expertise, and relationships that serve the world’s most essential industries. Founded in 1924, with global headquarters in Downers Grove, IL, Univar generated $8+ billion in sales in 2016 – securing the #1 market position in North America and the #2 market position in Europe.


Creating great chemistry is not just about the innovative products and services we safely deliver to customers around the world. It also takes people – people like you – and today, our worldwide team of more than 8,000 employees is helping build a company where the best people want to work. If you’re looking for an experience where your actions will make a positive difference every day, you’ve come to the right place.


Primary Purpose:

Perform and coordinate a wide variety of complex administrative duties.  Support an individual or a business unit.  Direct and respond to incoming inquires.  Interpret department and corporate policies and procedures.  Gather, compile and maintain data.  Coordinate special projects.


Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Answer shipping / receiving phone in a prompt manner
  • Process driver paperwork
  • Oversee vendor Certificate of Analysis process
  • Oversee rail road reports
  • Assist dispatcher in all transportation responsibilities
  • UVX transactions
  • Processing of all inbound and outbound paperwork
  • Service inbound customer needs
  • Oversee container purchasing for operations
  • Use PC to prepare correspondence, statements, and reports with some direction, for supervisor’s signature
  • Respond to customer inquires
  • Arrange and coordinate meetings, travel and conferences with all levels of employees
  • Receive and place telephone calls, greet callers, prioritize and handle/forward messages in supervisors absence
  • Special projects as assigned



  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Five years minimum administrative/secretarial support experience desired
  • Specialized secretarial training/education desired



Univar is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on their race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected classification.


We offer comprehensive benefits to employees including medical, dental, STD, LTD and life insurance, 401k, generous vacation and sick leave and much more.

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland

Job Segment: Secretary, Administrative Assistant, Administrative

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