Bilingual Operations Administrative Assistant

Location: Lyon Township, MI
Date Posted: 05-04-2018
Located in Lyon Township, MI, SW North America is a technology focused company that supplies solutions for demanding, workpiece-specific manufacturing systems for the metal working industry. SWNA’s equipment is used worldwide, particularly in the automotive and aerospace industries, in hydraulics and pneumatics manufacturing, and in many other emerging fields and markets.

The Position
The Company is adding a Bilingual Operations Administrative Assistant to its team to support the Operations Manager in day-to-day administrative tasks. Candidates for this position must be able to speak German. This position will play a vital role in SWNA’s operations and contribute to the overall success and development of the Spindle Repair division of the Company.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, creating reports and data sheets for machines, daily communication with the team in Germany regarding spindle parts and machine building, daily organization of files, answering incoming calls, responding to emails in a timely manner, and providing support for and assisting the Operations Manager in miscellaneous tasks.
Targeted Experience, Skills, and Abilities
  • Associates Degree required, Bachelor’s preferred
  • At least one year of experience in an administrative or support role
  • Ability to read, write, and speak both English and German
  • Computer proficiency, specifically in Microsoft Suite
  • Detail-oriented with the ability to multi-task
Compensation, Benefits, and Structure
The position is full-time and permanent, with a competitive compensation based on skills and experience.  In addition, the Company offers 100% employer paid Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance, a 401K with a Company match and immediate vesting, paid time off, ongoing career development and training, and a team-based work environment.

The Recruitment Process
The recruiting process is designed to ensure that we make the right hire for this critical position and will include a combination of phone and in-person interviews, candidate assessments, a pre-employment background check and drug test.

SW North America is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer!

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