Receptionist

1 week ago
Job ID
2017-1293
# of Openings
1
US-MI-New Hudson
Category
Admin

Overview

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About the Company:
 
Alta Equipment Company is one of the Great Lakes leading equipment dealers, offering a wide variety of products including gas and electric forklifts, a diverse line of construction equipment and materials handling products. Alta brings 33 years of experience in service efficiency and fleet management to its customer base, providing rapid response and innovative solutions. We are a growing, progressive, multi-location distributor with 21 locations and over 800 employees based in Michigan, Northern Indiana and Illinois. Our core commitment is to provide outstanding service that exceeds our customers’ expectations. Alta’s Guiding Principles are that we Invest in the Best, we have a Passion for Excellence, we promote Mutual Respect, we are One Team, and we develop relationships that create Customers for Life.
 
We offer an excellent benefit package that includes:
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield health with 3 PPO plans to choose from
  • Delta Dental
  • EyeMed voluntary vision
  • UNUM company paid life, short and long term disability insurances
  • Voluntary life and long term disability buy up
  • Legal and identity theft insurance
  • Flexible and health savings accounts
  • Paid holidays
  • Personal and vacation time
  • 401(k) with company match

Responsibilities

Our Construction Equipment Group is seeking a part-time receptionist for our New Hudson, MI location. This position will work Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7:30 AM to 5:30 PM and Saturdays from 8 AM to 12 PM. The primary responsibilities of the position consist of, but are not limited to:

  • Answering and directing telephone calls/messages to appropriate personnel
  • Greeting customers and vendors
  • Order office & kitchen supplies
  • Mail processing
  • Maintaining proper inventory of literature
  • Provide support to the administrative & sales staff
  • Assist with coordination of internal employee & training events
  • Incorporate Alta's Guiding Principles into daily activities
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Consistent, regular, and reliable attendance including being ready for work at the designated start time

Qualifications

Desired Skills and Qualifications:
  • One year of receptionist experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Exceptional customer service skills and a professional personal presentation
  • Attention to detail (proof reading, editing, etc.)
  • Positive, friendly and bubbly personality is a must have
  • Outstanding phone skills
  • The flexibility to transition into full time 
  • Computer Skills - Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook
  • Language Skills - Basic: Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations, to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
  • Mathematical Skills - Basic: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, percentage, and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
  • Reasoning Ability - Basic: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
Physical Demands/Work Environment:
  • Physical/Sensory Functions: Regularly will sit, use hands, talk/hear; Frequently will stand, walk; Occasionally will reach with arms
  • Vision Requirements: Close vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less)
  • Lift and/or Move Functions: Occasionally will lift up to 25 pounds

What We Look For:

 

At Alta Equipment Company, we are looking for candidates who are a cultural fit with our organization and understand that every task and job goes toward fostering customers for life. Along with that, a great attitude that embraces mutual respect and delivering a consistent high energy level that exudes a passion for excellence. Also, we are searching for a skill set that has a high aptitude for the position with a continual focus on investing in one’s profession through additional training and learning.

 
Other Opportunities at Alta:
 
Please visit our careers page at www.altaequipment.jobs to view other openings that may be of interest to you!
  • Job seekers only
  • Recruiting/staffing firms - please do not contact the company about this posting

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