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Gates Corporation Business Assistant in Brandon, South Dakota

Are you inspired by challenging the status quo? Do you thrive in collaborative environments that drive results? If so, Gates could be for you.Gates is a leading manufacturer of application-specific fluid power and power transmission solutions. We push the boundaries of material science to engineer solutions that continually exceed customer expectations.Lets simplify it think belts and hoses. Found in motorcycles, conveyer belts, cars, tractors, blenders, vacuum cleaners, bicycles, and 3D printers just to name a few. Because why not do it all?WHAT TO EXPECTAs an innovation leader, we look for ambitious, forward thinking, open-minded and well-rounded individuals to join our team. Located in our Brandon, SD office, Gates is seeking a Business Assistant.The Business Assistant Position will support the front desk/telephone/visitor entry in addition will be a resource to plant manager and staff managers to support completion of necessary reporting. Will work closely with AR/AP and shipping to meet requirements.Key responsibilities (to name a few):Performs general administrative duties for the Plant Manager and Facility Managers and all confidential administrative assignments for staff managersSupports a portion of the AP/AR shipping functionMaintains confidential records, processes documentation for plant salary administration including performance rating, review, and salary actionsPulse points affected by the responsibilities of the position include customer satisfaction, plant financial performance and competitive position in the marketplace.Screens, refers or responds to telephone inquiries and visitorsABOUT YOU High School with 5 years general, 2 years specific experience; or 2 years college (Associates Degree) with 1 year specific experienceExcellent communication skills both verbal and written.Tact and diplomacy in handling incoming and outgoing telephone calls for facility and also dealing with other staff managers.Setting up appointments and schedules to coincide with other activities as needed for facility.General understanding of accounting principles and efficiency with a calculator and computer.Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship.WHY GATES?Founded in 1911 in Denver, Colorado, Gates is publicly traded on the NYSE. While we might operate in a vast amount of time zones we operate as One Gates and have a common goal of pushing the boundaries of materials science. We invest in our people, bringing real-world experience that enables us to solve our customers diverse challenges of today and anticipate those of tomorrow.While we expect the best we also want to give you the best. Thats why at Gates we provide an environment where people can succeed from our policy of Dress for your Day (yes - that means you can wear jeans), health club reimbursement, parental leave, to tuition reimbursement and more. Visit to learn more.WORK ENVIRONMENTWhile performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.Gates is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of race, sex, color, religion, age, disability, pregnancy, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, genetic information, marital status, or any other consideration defined by law. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.ARE YOU DRIVEN BY POSSIBLITY?Gates Corporation is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and is commi