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Office Administrator - Starting @ $17.25 per hour

Company: Forward Air
Location: Austin
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Position: Office AdministratorJob Description: The Office Administrator position will play an integral role in the organizational strength of our company. The Office Administrator will provide administrative support to all managers. These responsibilities may include: clerical duties, filing, answering phone calls, responding to emails, assist in driver training and onboarding documents for new drivers. Qualified candidates will have a strong ability to multi-task and a friendly demeanor.Core Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Analyze and organize office operations and procedures such as information management, filing systems, supply requisitions, and other driver services
  • Oversee office staff functions, including office supply levels, equipment maintenance, procedures manuals, forms, and direct cross training of staff
  • Maximize office productivity through proficient use of appropriate software applications
  • Establish uniform correspondence procedures and style practices
  • Create and maintain filing system for warehouse records, such as scheduling information, consignee records, shipping/receiving records and customer files
  • Maintain contact with customers, ensuring high level of customer satisfaction
  • Complete other duties as requested and ability to work some extended hours to include nights and weekends, as needed
  • Other duties as assignedRequirements:
    • Strong customer service skills with focus on performance recognition
    • Ability to establish credibility and be decisive, but able to recognize and support the customer's preferences and priorities
    • Proficiency in planning written and verbal communications
    • Strong technical skills (i.e., Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel 2007, web based applications, etc.)
    • Excellent interpersonal skills both written and oral
    • Ability to work independently and prioritize multiple objectives in a fast-paced environment while delivering quality outcomes
    • Experience working in a transportation office environment a plus
    • Make decisions and or final recommendations which affect multiple departments
    • Intermodal transportation exposure is a plusSkills:
      • Ideal candidate will possess a "can do" attitude with a "will do" work ethic
      • Must have the ability to work in a fast paced environment
      • Strong verbal and written communication skills
      • Experience with AS400 operating systems is a plus
      • Transportation industry knowledge and experience is a plusForward Air is an Equal Opportunity employer.About UsForward Air (NASDAQ: FWRD) is a leading asset-light freight and logistics company, providing less-than-truckload ("LTL"), truckload, intermodal and pool distribution services across the United States and in Canada. We are a highly respected transportation and logistics Company with revenues in excess of $1B annually. As an industry leader, we are dedicated to finding and developing the best people. We want individuals who share our core values and demonstrate a true passion for what we do. Forward Air offers excellent compensation and benefits packages to our employees, as well as tremendous growth opportunities for top performers.Job Type: Full-timePay: From $17.25 per hourBenefits:
        • 401(k)
        • Dental insurance
        • Health insurance
        • Paid time off
        • Vision insuranceSchedule:
          • 8 hour shiftWork Location:
            • One locationWork Remotely:
              • No

Keywords: Forward Air, Austin , Office Administrator - Starting @ $17.25 per hour, Administration, Clerical , Austin, Texas

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