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Administrative Assistant (TEMPORARY - Long Term Assignment) Job


North Kansas City, MO, United States

Employment Type:  Temporary/Fixed-Term
Category:  Administration
Posting Date:  Oct 16, 2021

Arkema has established itself as France’s leading chemical producer and a world leader in specialty chemicals and advanced materials. With annual sales of €8.8 billion and 20,000 people employed in some 55 countries, the Group pursues ambitious recruitment objectives both in France and around the world. Arkema offers diverse employment opportunities in 200 job functions and professions in four major fields: industrial, R&D, business, and support functions.

Reaching far beyond your discoveries!

Regarded as one of the world’s leading innovators, Arkema has made research one of the pillars of its strategy. For example by discovering new solutions to help reduce the weight of materials, hence cut down consumption. By developing innovative thermal insulation systems that can optimize the energy performance of buildings. Or by seeking new applications for its biosourced products at the service of greater sustainable development.

Innovative and durable solutions

Our high performance products have applications in wide-ranging areas, from new generation car batteries or telephones to recyclable wind turbine blades, from adhesives for the protective backsheets of solar panels to drinking water filtration systems, from running shoes and acrylic resins with no solvent and no volatile organic compound for 3D printing to molecular sieves for portable oxygen devices used by people suffering from respiratory failure… Joining Arkema means being part of a Group enjoying sustained growth that in little more than a decade has built up an exemplary achievement record, setting high ambitions for itself and for its employees. All our job opportunities are open to people with disabilities at equal merit or with equal skill levels.

 Are you looking for a role where you can roll up your sleeves and help out a dynamic team located in North Kansas City.  We offer you the flexibility of a temporary role along with the opportunity to learn new skills and help out our plant.  This position works independently and under the direction of the Plant Manager and Plant HR Administrator at our Arkema North Kansas City plant located at 901 E. 16th Avenue.  


The idea candidate will have:

  • A minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent, college education a plus
  • Good computer knowledge in Outlook, Word and Excel
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Sound business judement and make timely decisions to prioritize workload and operates independently in our fast paced work environment
  • Ability to learn new skills and multi-task in a fast-paced environment

What will this role do:

  • Organize and record data 
  • Maintain and support a wide range of projects simultaneously 
  • Serve an essential function of recieving and directing visitors to the plant
  • Performs other duties as assigned 



A designer of materials and innovative solutions, Arkema shapes materials and creates new uses that accelerate customer performance. Our balanced business portfolio spans high-performance materials, industrial specialties and coating solutions. Our globally recognized brands are ranked among the leaders in the markets we serve. Reporting annual sales of €8.8 billion ($10.4 billion USD) in 2018, we employ approximately 20,000 people worldwide and operate in close to 55 countries. We are committed to active engagement with all our stakeholders. Our research centers in North America, France and Asia concentrate on advances in bio-based products, new energies, water management, electronic solutions, lightweight materials and design, home efficiency and insulation.

Arkema Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Arkema Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence.

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