Executive Administrative Assistant

Oct 30
United States of America
Mebane, North Carolina
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Executive Administrative Assistant (Sales Area Americas) – Mebane, NC

About the company: Sandvik Coromant is part of the global industrial engineering group Sandvik, and is at the forefront of manufacturing tools, machining solutions and knowledge that drive industry standards and innovations demanded by the metalworking industry now and into the next industrial era. Educational support, extensive R&D investment and strong customer partnerships ensure the development of machining technologies that change, lead and drive the future of manufacturing. Sandvik Coromant owns over 3,100 patents worldwide, employs over 7,900 staff, and is represented in 150 countries.

Our Culture: At Sandvik Coromant we aspire to work with our customers and employees to shape the future together. Guided by this vision, we constantly aim to push boundaries of what’s possible. We understand that people are behind the strength of our brand, the quality of our products, and the future of our business.

Employees at Sandvik Coromant are part of a true global team. We’re available in 150 countries with more than 8000 employees helping customers all over the world. As such, we value the diversity of our teams and work hard to make sure our company is inclusive and embraces the unique perspective of each membre of our teams. At Sandvik Coromant we believe that empowered people thrive in their teams, uplift each other, and eventually turn into leaders themselves. Our leadership model provides a roadmap to help employees excel and be the driver of change we need. Sandvik Coromant encourages life-long learning and invests heavily in trainings, programs, and courses. We believe that by helping employees grow, we secure a sustainable future for us all. Sandvik Coromant also wants to have a positive influence in the communities around the world where we are active. Our platform for projects in sponsorship and community involvement includes involvement in children and youth, education and skills, and health and wellbeing programs.

About the role: We are looking for an Executive Assistant to support the President of Sandvik Coromant Sales Area America and the Sales Area Management Team. This position is considered a key contributor to the Sales Area Management team providing not just administrative support but support in planning events and coordinating projects that impact the Sales Team in the Americas. We are looking for a candidate who can bring energy and organization to our team. This position will be eligible for a hybrid schedule both working in our office and from home.

Key responsibilities

  • Calendar Management and Meeting Logistics

    • Provides strategic calendar management based on business and executive needs

    • Uses discretion to make independent decisions to prioritize customer/partner meetings and urgent escalations

    • Exercises a sense of priority and awareness for high impact meetings and urgent business needs

    • Proactively adapts to shifting priorities

    • Responsible for the coordination of logistics, from flight and hotel arrangements to airport transfers, meals, and selection of appropriate vendors for team-building events or entertainment as well as timekeeping and administrating the meetings

    • development and planning of team agendas in preparation for management team meetings and work sessions. In sessions, you will be responsible for recording of minutes and actions planning. Further you will track and provide follow up for identified actions.

    • work with our global network of Executive Assistants to ensure that common ways of working, reflecting current best practices, are implemented and reliably followed

  • Office Support for Productivity Center in Mebane, NC

    • Provide support to managers and departments in arranging customer, employee, and VIP visits to our Productivity Center in Mebane, NC

    • Provide general support for office area including maintaining employee badges, checking in visitors, greeting visitors, etc.

    • Assist with managing vendor relationships related to the office (cleaning, plants, etc.)

  • Project and Work Group Coordination

    • Participate in various projects and committees to assist in ensuring progress on objectives and provide organizational support

    • Serve as the coordinator of the company’s Community Involvement Committee, including coordinating and suggesting events and serving as the Committee lead

    • You will provide project coordination for and participate on sales area project activities as well as gather information and track progress of actions due by the President and his staff. You will collaborate with our team to maintain a proactive approach towards achieving continual improvement in our efficiencies and operations. You will be a key user of selected, leading technologies and platforms for coordinating the group works, planning and collaboration within our SAA Management Team

Position Requirements

  • Administrative, Business Support, or customer service experience in an environment with an emphasis on scheduling meetings/events, travel management, and administrative work for executive/upper level management

  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office Suite, Excel proficiency must include the ability to create formulas, pivot tables, and vlookup functions

Preferred Qualifications

  • BA/BS Degree or equivalent experience

  • Previous experience reviewing and managing administrative budgets (for events, travel, training, etc)

  • Experience planning and executing large and strategic events

  • Experience providing project management support and tracking deliverables and timetables


Sandvik offers a comprehensive total compensation package including a competitive benefits package of health, dental and disability insurance, and a 401(k)-retirement savings plan. In addition, we provide opportunities for professional competence development and training, as well as opportunities for career advancement.

How to apply

For immediate consideration, please apply online at www.sandvik.com/career and apply to the “Executive Administrative Assistant” position.

Coromant is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. Any applicant who, because of a disability, needs accommodation or assistance in completing an application or at any time during the application process should contact Human Resources at hrsolutions.us@sandvik.com. Sandvik also provides reasonable accommodations to employees with disabilities consistent with its obligations under the law.

Deadline: Oct 30
Job-ID: R0046161

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