Do you have a professional and cheerful telephone manner?
Are you accurate, organized and efficient with a sense of urgency to complete all tasks?
Do you have administrative experience within the perishable food industry, related to order entry, data entry, EDI or freight invoicing?
Then read on to learn about our General Office Assistant opportunity in the Toronto Head Office. This role will appeal to people who have a strong work ethic, excellent data entry and time management skills.
The Lamb Company is a farmer owned cooperative that has been in business for over 50 years. We are a leading North American supplier of premium imported lamb brands and specialty meats to the top retail and food service customers. We pride ourselves on the highest safety and quality standards and offer products that are traceable from Pasture to Plate.TM
To learn more about our company, go to www.thelambcompany.com
General Office Assistant
Reports To: VP Finance, CFO
Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Terms: Permanent, with benefits after 3 months
The General Office Assistant drives shareholder value by providing timely, accurate and high volume data entry and administrative support to the following areas: reception, invoicing, accounts receivable, admin / sales support, and inventory control. The General Office Assistant answers and directs phone calls, manages couriers, and acts as a floater to cover regular workload, vacation absences and high volume as needed. The General Office Assistant documents processes and procedures across the various roles to enable seamless coverage of any position even if not frequently supported. Additionally, the General Office Assistant supports admin / sales projects or new implementations, such as set up and daily processing of Advance Shipment Notice (ASN), Global Supply (GS1), and similar Product Registry (ECCnet) electronic processes.
Welcomes and signs in visitors, announces visitors to appropriate personnel Performs clerical duties, such as copying and collating for department and meetings Handles all couriers for the company Opens regular and interoffice mail and distributes to appropriate personnel Files incoming and outgoing faxes Files high volume of invoices daily Maintains relationships and constant communication with internal staff, external customers, couriers, third party vendors, in-house and third party warehouse staff
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The Lamb Company is committed to providing an accessible and barrier-free environment. Accommodations are available on request for candidates throughout the selection process. Please contact Human Resources if accommodation is required.