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Administrative Assistant - Hourly
AWM-5326-Administrative Assistant - Hourly
0  USD  - Hourly

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CPG Headquarters Victoria St.
Saint Paul
United States of America

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This is an exciting opportunity in Shoreview, MN for an Administrative Assistant Position with the Distributed Generation team.

Cummins USA is where you can work on industry-leading engineering projects such as New Product Development, Value Package Introduction and Systems Product Validation.


Your impact will happen in these and other ways:

  • Key support activities to include scheduling appointments and meetings, maintaining calendars, tracking important dates and deadlines, arranging global travel, including obtaining necessary visas, managing on-line expense reimbursement process, and assist managers in placing purchase orders

  • Provide administrative support to supervisor and Distributed Generation team

  • Manage and co-ordinate key departmental reports as required

  • Manage departmental databases

  • Attend meetings as needed, take minutes, note action items and follow up on completion

  • Co-ordinate and manage office supplies and repairs, assistance etc. as needed

  • Act as an information source to staff (due dates, travel approvals, etc.)

  • Document and identify opportunities to improve work processes

  • Other duties as required and agreed

  • Planning events including support of large meetings, training sessions, off-sites and site events

  • Ability to recognize and anticipate the needs for others by being proactive and identifying gaps, including keeping staff on time for meetings and appointments

  • Compose, read, and sort through incoming emails, occasionally developing and sending responses

  • Implements authorized action and uses initiative and sound judgment to help ensure matters requiring immediate attention are dealt with or delegated appropriately, with both internal and external stakeholders

  • Organize contractual documents including NDA’s, contracts, legal records

  • Liaison with internal and external stakeholders, customer service facing

  • Assesses and prioritizes the validity and nature of requested appointments/meetings to help ensure timely decisions and follow-up while preventing unnecessary interruption



  • High school graduate and training/certification in office administration or equivalent experience

  • Minimum of three years administrative experience in a corporate environment; preferably with international support responsibilities

  • Proficient with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook

  • Ability to create Excel graphs/charts, use pivot tables, and perform project budget analysis.

  • Experience preparing high-level PowerPoint presentations

  • Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize work assignments with tight deadlines

  • Good verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills with internal and external customers; confident at communication with all levels of the business.

  • Self-motivated, pro-active, and able to work with minimal supervision with a high level of professionalism and confidentiality

  • Enthusiasm to work with people from different cultures and willingness to be a “team player”

  • Discretion and the ability to manage confidentiality in execution of all responsibilities is essential

  • Meeting and event planning experience

  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and handle multiple projects in fast-paced environments

  • Conducts all interactions in a professional, pleasant manner while maintaining respect and strict confidentiality

  • Committed to strategic decision making, resulting in effective problem solving



Additional benefits vary between locations and include options such as our 401k, Retirement Savings Plan, Cash Balance Pension Plan, Medical/Dental/Life Insurance, Health Savings Account, Domestic Partners Coverage and a full complement of personal and professional benefits.


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At Cummins, we are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer dedicated to diversity in the workplace. Our policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, gender, color, disability, national origin, age, religion, union affiliation, sexual orientation, veteran status, citizenship, gender identity and/or expression, or other status protected by law. Cummins validates right to work using E-Verify. Cummins will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.

Ready to think beyond your desk? Apply for this opportunity to start your career with Cummins today. 

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Living our values through the inclusion of diverse perspectives gives us our edge in developing the right technology. Our products leverage our advanced technology by doing what is right for our customers and our planet. Our processes keep our peoples’ health and safety as a priority — which is the right thing to do. Our people are empowered to grow their career in the right direction with meaningful work, coaching, development opportunities and making their impact on the world. This is how we do business. And we call it Working Right. Working Right is our employees’ shared vision for where we’re going, how we treat others & the culture of respect inside our Company. We’re looking for people who believe in the innovative work we’re doing and can collaborate across cultures to help us build a better tomorrow. In return, you’ll experience our world-class training & development to help you grow into the career of a lifetime.