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Asheville CMC Administrative Assistant
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General Electric (GE) | Asheville, NC
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Job Description

Desired Characteristics

Ability to maintain confidential information

Ability to effectively interface with all levels of the organization, including executives

High level of proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

Ability to handle confidential and sensitive material and critical assignments in a professional, discrete manner

Ability to adapt to ever changing priorities

Strong organizational, time management and prioritization skills

Ability to prepare business letters, proposals, summaries, and reports using prescribed format and conforming to all rules of punctuation, grammar, diction, and style using all parts of speech

Ability to work independently with minimal direction

Resourceful, proactive, assertive, detail oriented, energetic, with flexible attitude

Ability to work well in team environment and to perform under pressure and against tight deadlines

Ability to support multiple projects and balance conflicting needs

Knowledge of GE processes and procedures is preferred

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Ability to work in a team environment

Ability to learn new tasks and become multi-skilled

Ability to teach and coach others

Ability to make and accept responsibility for decisions

Willingness to work in multiple roles with varied responsibilities

Why join one great company when you can join many? We are more than 280,000 people with jobs that range from biochemist to finance specialist to wind energy engineer. We're passionate about making life better with new ideas and technologies. We're diverse, supporting our communities in more than 140 countries. Experience personal growth and competency development as part of the GE team. Around the world, we are helping build the healthcare, transportation and aviation of the new century.

At GE Aviation, we are imagination at work. Whether we're manufacturing components for our GEnx engines or driving innovation in fuel and noise reduction, the GE Aviation teams are dedicated to turning imaginative ideas into advances in aviation that solve some of the world's toughest problems. Join us and you'll find yourself in a dynamic environment where our ongoing, substantial investment in research and development keeps us moving forward and looking ahead. Here you'll work collaboratively and across functions with the highest caliber talent, utilizing cutting-edge technology and processes. Whether it's the next generation of ecomagination products or the future of aircraft engines, we've got the state-of-the-art resources to make those innovations a reality. If you're passionate about aviation and looking for a career rich with challenges and unlimited opportunities for growth and advancement, then join GE in reengineering the sky through aviation innovations that will impact the globe for generations to come.

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Role Summary/Purpose

The Administrative Assistant will provide overall administrative support for GE Aviation - Asheville CMC site leader and other staff members as needed. In this role, you will arrange and manage meetings / calendars to optimize the effective use of time. You will handle travel arrangements, coordinate key local employee events, create presentations, and manage on-line folders / libraries to most effectively manage information. You will handle interface with external and internal visitors.

Essential Responsibilities

In addition, the Administrative Assistant will :

Provide Administrative support to the CMC Plant Leader, Human Resources Leader and overall CMC Asheville Team

Be responsible for defined work or projects with moderate complexity

Follow an individual work plan

Meet Day to day short term objectives

Resolve issues through immediate or short-term planning

Perform wide variety of administrative support activities, which require the handling of business-sensitive and confidential information

Develop presentations, agendas, correspondence and memoranda for a variety of internal and external executive populations and create executive level charts, reports, and correspondence using the Microsoft toolkit

Responsible for the establishment of meeting and agenda priorities, travel schedules and staff meetings within a very dynamic and ever-changing environment

Work with both internal and external customers on meeting agendas and events planning

Review and respond to emails and phone calls from other key management personnel across GE as required, using discretion and judgment in gathering and conveying pertinent information in a timely manner

Interface with Corporate GE, governmental agencies, media and community leaders

Responsible for purchasing and maintaining the office administrative supplies

Establish and maintain documentation, ensuring timely filing of documents, and other ad hoc secretarial support, e.g. faxing, photocopying, etc.

Manage petty cash account and provide reports to Accounts Payable

Assist with coordination and planning of interviews, on-boarding and training of new personnel

Provide documentation of procedures for administrative activities

Exhibit global awareness when working with teams, customers, and visitors the Asheville CMC Plant


Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college (Or a high school diploma / GED with a minimum of 4 years of experience in an Administrator role)


This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to employment

Flexibility with schedule, including and not limited to overtime on short notice

Ability and Willingness to work flexible hours / shifts

About Us

GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

GE works on things that matter. The best people and the best technologies taking on the toughest challenges. Finding solutions in energy, health and home, transportation and finance. Building, powering, moving and curing the world. Not just imagining. Doing. GE works.

Start your career on the right path. Join our results-oriented team at GE Aviation today!

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

About General Electric (GE)

At GE Appliances, we are imagination at work.  GE Appliances’ vision is to be recognized as the leading brand for performance and efficiency, and as a team, we are committed to delivering an outstanding ownership experience for our customers. Join us and be part of that journey.