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Company: Ferguson
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description:


  • This position is responsible for a range of diverse administrative and staff functions.

  • General areas of responsibility include reception, mailroom services, administrative support services and limited scope project management.

  • This position will be expected to participate in projects with members of other teams, working closely with HR, Communications, Operations, IT & Facilities.

  • Success will be measured through results and feedback from other associates.


  • Serve as the primary gatekeeper for all Associate, Vendor, Delivery, Prospective Associate, and Guest visitors; greeting and directing as required.

  • Assist in ensuring all building access and enhanced health screening policies are followed.

  • Help maintain workplace security by issuing visitor badges and access cards as necessary and maintaining visitor management system.

  • Perform routine administrative activities according to the organization's established procedures. These activities may include answering telephones, taking messages, photocopying, operating office equipment and maintaining office or breakroom supplies, or other inventories.

  • Gather, compile, and verify information and enter it accurately into documents such as reports, presentations, or forms; and/or office systems such as databases or spreadsheets.

  • Maintain related equipment and records and prepare purchase orders for necessary supplies.

  • Monitor, review, and approve standard expenditures to ensure the activities of the office are conducted within established budgets.

  • Communicate with external equipment suppliers (for example, vendors for printer/copiers, coffee machines, beer kegs, etc.) to arrange equipment service and repair.

  • Coordinate Mail & Delivery services; receive, sort, and distribute incoming mail, and prepare outgoing mail. Coordinate directly with carriers and the Postal Service as needed.

  • Assist in the coordination of the Hiring Process and First Day Experience for new associates.

  • Assist in the coordination of Hospitality and Associate Recognition events.

  • Respond to or redirect routine inquiries from external or internal sources about the organization, its activities, or processes promptly and accurately.

  • Maintains a safe, clean, and professional lobby and reception area.

  • Participate in relevant associate meetings and communicate any concerns to management.


Prior Experience

  • Preference for 2+ years of experience in similar positions.

Technical & Professional Skills

  • Requires strong problem-solving skills, attention to detail, and self-motivation.

  • Proven track record of taking ownership and driving results; disciplined self-starter

  • Ability to think on your feet and provide real-time analysis and realistic solutions.

  • Ability to maintain confidential and sensitive information

  • Proven ability to work in a fast-paced environment

  • Superior time management and organizational skills required

  • Must be able to interact and communicate with individuals at all levels of the organization.

  • Adaptable and able to move with changes while maintaining a positive attitude

  • Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing.

  • Ability to efficiently operate computers, tablets, and mobile devices.

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office software (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, etc.).

  • Ability to effectively utilize postal and shipping/receiving systems.


Ferguson is dedicated to providing meaningful benefits programs and products to our associates and their families-geared toward benefits, wellness, financial protection and retirement savings. Ferguson offers a competitive benefits package which includes: medical, dental, vision, retirement savings with company match, paid leave (vacation, sick, personal and holiday), employee assistance programs, associate discounts, community involvement opportunities and much more!

  • The Company is an equal opportunity employer as well as a government contractor that shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a), which prohibits discrimination against qualified protected Veterans and the requirements of 41 CFR 60-741.5(A), which prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of disability.

Keywords: Ferguson, Atlanta , Receptionist, Other , Atlanta, Georgia

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