Share this Job

Facilities Administrative Assistant Job


King of Prussia, PA, United States

Employment Type:  Regular
Category:  Engineering & Technology
Posting Date:  Oct 8, 2021

The Facilities Administrative Assistant is based out of the Arkema NA Headquarters in King of Prussia, PA. This position reports directly to the Senior Site Services Manager with some tasks coming from the Maintenance Manager. The Facilities Administrative Assistant is responsible for the processing of administrative requirements for the Site Services department. This position will perform all purchasing and accounts payable functions for the Site Services department. This position functions independently within a team to successfully complete all aspects of the position.




  • Responsible for processing administrative requirements of department such as purchase orders, invoice payments, etc. Supports managers with purchasing support as needed. Tracks purchase orders and invoices for ordering and complete payment. This includes assisting with department budget forecast and tracking project and framework POs.
  • Leads new and current contractors through the vetting process.
  • Documents and creates work requests from multiple sources (SAP, email and verbal requests).
  • Responsible for tracking, creating and closing work orders upon completion.
  • Works with team members to order material, schedule/coordinate work and send maintenance notifications.
  • Maintains group training records, MSM inspections, equipment list, equipment use records, SDS records and coordinates maintenance training schedule.
  • Performs site contact responsibilities for department on as needed basis.
  • Coordinates preventative maintenance work with internal staff and contracted support.
  • Process charge backs through the work order system to the R&D departments’ cost centers.
  • Tracks work completed by Chadwick for R&D process equipment work (hourly charges and materials).
  • Manages site-wide notifications.




  • High school diploma or GED
  • 3+ years of experience in facilities/maintenance or manufacturing environment
  • Proficient in PC and MS Office
  • Experience in SAP is required




  • Ability to prioritize while remaining flexible and adapting as priorities change
  • Ability to evaluate and improve existing business processes with change in environment
  • Strong communication skills adapting to customer needs (Active listening skills, writing, and verbal communications)
  • Strong ability to multi-task and meet deadlines
  • Strong administrative, organizational skills and planning abilities
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Willing to work overtime including occasional weekends

Building on its unique set of expertise in materials science, Arkema offers a portfolio of first-class technologies to address ever-growing demand for new and sustainable materials. With the ambition to become in 2024 a pure player in Specialty Materials, the Group is structured into three complementary, resilient and highly innovative segments dedicated to Specialty Materials - Adhesive Solutions, Advanced Materials, and Coating Solutions - accounting for some 80% of Group sales, and a well-positioned and competitive Intermediates segment. Arkema offers cutting-edge technological solutions to meet the challenges of, among other things, new energies, access to water, recycling, urbanization and mobility, and fosters a permanent dialogue with all its stakeholders. The Group reported sales of €8.7 billion ($9.7 billion) in 2019, and operates in 55 countries with 20,500 employees worldwide.

Job Segment: Secretary, Facilities, Accounts Payable, ERP, Engineer, Administrative, Finance, Operations, Technology, Engineering