Administrative Assistant Resume Sample

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Flexible employee with outstanding work record and experience in both administrative and production tasks. Up-to-date software training. Bilingual.


Business Form Corp. 1989 to 2006
Square View, IL  

Department Administrator/ Administrative Assistant

    • Prepared reports for management and accounting. Provided logistical and technical assistant to the management team and production crew.
    • Acted as liaison between departments, vendors and requisitioners. Position required approximately 25% telephone work.
    • Placed orders and requested PO's from main office.
    • Furnished job requirements based on customer specifications.
    • Resolved invoice issues and balanced accounts receivable. Authorized payments.
    • Responsible for allocations. Ordered supplies as needed.

Shipping & Receiving/ Warehouse Lead

    • Acted as link between warehouse personnel and management. Scheduled, coordinated, and supervised inbound and outbound shipments.
    • Performed final check of printed materials to ensure they were shipped to correct customer.
    • Received incoming materials and stored within warehouse. Operated forklift.
    • Picked items for shipments. Checked items against requisition forms.

Ink Technician

    • Combined ink to match Pantone print standards. Position required strong mathematical ability and precision.
    • Performed chemical and physical testing of raw materials.


    • Created procedure and MS Excel form to simplify interdepartmental work flow. This resulted in approximately 25% reduced job turn-around time.
    • Designed a spreadsheet to keep track of all the material released for the production process. This increased the accuracy of tracking for cost per job by more than 15%.
    • Designed and zoned the departmental storage, clerical and testing/ tech areas according to job requirements, plans and schedules. As a result, we had a very smooth flow from receiving, staged storage, and production to shipping.


SOFTWARE TRAINING: Tech Training, Prairie State, IL: 2005

    • Microsoft Office XP Suite (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access)
    • Customer Service-Call Center
    • Lotus Notes
    • Medical Terminology

CERTIFICATE OF BUSINESS (SHOP MATH): Northern Illinois University: 1993


COLLEGE COURSEWORK IN ENGINEERING AND ARCHITECTURE: Universidad Autonoma De Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA: PHYSICS/ MATHEMATICS: Academia Patron San Jose, Dominican Republic


    • Fluent in both English and Spanish. Frequently translate on the job.
    • Forklift Certification: experienced with stand-up and set-down forklifts and scissor picker.
    • OSHA, Haz-Mat and EPA training.

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