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Executive Assistant

Requisition ID:  16159
Job Location(s): 

Hopkinsville, US, 42241

Job Description

Want a new experience with unlimited growth opportunity? Danfoss’ newest business unit – White Drives Motors & Steering is a standalone business that consists of three locations -- Hopkinsville, Kentucky, U.S.; Wroclaw, Poland; and Parchim, Germany. As part of the announced acquisition of Eaton Hydraulics, White Drives Motors & Steering will be divested from Danfoss by the end of 3Q 2021 to ensure all regulatory approvals are met. 

This position is expected to remain with White Drives Motors & Steering. The compensation and benefits that will initially be offered for this position are based on Danfoss’ plans, programs and practices. If you are offered and accept this position and are actively employed by the Danfoss when the transaction closes, the new owner of White Drive Motors & Steering will provide further details to employees concerning compensation and benefits at that time.

Danfoss is searching for an Executive Assistant, including office coordination, to join their White Drive Motors and Steering team in Hopkinsville, KY. The Executive Assistant will provide administrative, communications and operational support to the VP White Drive Motors and Steering, the Director of Operations, Hopkinsville and the facility leadership team. 
 

Job Responsibilities

•    Provide administrative support to VP White Drive Motors and Steering and Director of Operations, both onsite and virtually
•    Act as the first point of contact between VP White Drive Motors and Steering, Director of Operations, Hopkinsville Leadership Team and internal or external colleagues
•    Provide calendar management for VP White Drives Motors and Steering and Director of Operations: prioritize inquiries and requests while troubleshooting conflicts; make judgements and recommendations to ensure smooth day-to-day engagements. 
•    Make travel arrangements and detailed travel itineraries, complete expense and mileage reports
•    Work cross-functionally with VP White Drive Motors and Steering, Hopkinsville Plant Director and HR to create communications materials
•    Format information for internal and external communication – memos, emails, presentations, reports
•    Lead event planning and project coordination 
•    Provide hospitality to all guests and help to create a welcoming environment
•    Support facility main phone line and respond to inquiries
•    Maintain lines of communication and build strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders
•    Maintaining the current filing and database system, and looking for ways to improve current systems
•    Implement new tools / digital ways of working 

Background & Skills

•    Significant executive support experience
•    Dynamic and self-motivated
•    Exceptional organizational skills and resourcefulness
•    Excellent spoken and formal writing skills
•    Ability to multitask and prioritize tasks
•    Excellent time management skills
•    Attention to detail
•    Able to maintain a high level of integrity and discretion in handling confidential information 
•    Ability to complete a high volume of tasks and projects with little or no guidance
•    Able to prioritize conflicting needs
•    Strong communication skills to interact with many stakeholders/all levels of organization
•    Highly motivated, resilient and persistent in reaching objectives
•    Open mindset, positive outlook, willingness to learn and develop
•    Advanced Microsoft Office skills (including PowerPoint, Excel, and Word)
•    Proficiency with SharePoint, Teams and Planner is a plus

Danfoss – Engineering Tomorrow

At Danfoss, we are engineering solutions that allow the world to use resources in smarter ways – driving the sustainable transformation of tomorrow. No transformation has ever been started without a group of passionate, dedicated and empowered people. We believe that innovation and great results are driven by the right mix of people with diverse backgrounds, personalities, skills, and perspectives, reflecting the world in which we do business. To make sure the mix of people works, we strive to create an inclusive work environment where people of all backgrounds are treated equally, respected, and valued for who they are. It is a strong priority within Danfoss to improve the health, working environment and safety of our employees.


Following our founder’s mindset ‘action speaks louder than words’, we set ourselves ambitious targets to protect the environment by embarking on a plan to become CO2 neutral latest by 2030.


Danfoss is an EO employer and VEVRAA Federal Contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected category.

Want a new experience with unlimited growth opportunity? As part of the announced acquisition of Eaton Hydraulics Danfoss signed an agreement to sell the stand-alone business, White Drive Motors & Steering, to Interpump Group S.p.A., headquartered in S.Ilario (near Reggio Emilia) in Italy.

This position will remain with White Drive Motors & Steering. 

Interpump Group S.p.A. is the world’s largest producer of professional high-pressure piston pumps, as well as one of the global players in the market of hydraulic components. The Interpump Group was founded by Fulvio Montipò in 1977 in S.Ilario (near Reggio Emilia, in Italy). Thanks to his technical improvements, including the use of innovative materials, the company was immediately able to produce high-pressure pumps that were smaller and easier to operate compared to competing products.The Hydraulics division was established in 1997 and currently supplies a wide variety of components, accounting for approximately two thirds of total sales. The company is listed at the Milan Stock Exchange with ticker IP.M.

 

Want a new experience with unlimited growth opportunity? As part of the announced acquisition of Eaton Hydraulics Danfoss signed an agreement to sell the stand-alone business, White Drive Motors & Steering, to Interpump Group S.p.A., headquartered in S.Ilario (near Reggio Emilia) in Italy.

This position will remain with White Drive Motors & Steering. 

Interpump Group S.p.A. is the world’s largest producer of professional high-pressure piston pumps, as well as one of the global players in the market of hydraulic components. The Interpump Group was founded by Fulvio Montipò in 1977 in S.Ilario (near Reggio Emilia, in Italy). Thanks to his technical improvements, including the use of innovative materials, the company was immediately able to produce high-pressure pumps that were smaller and easier to operate compared to competing products.The Hydraulics division was established in 1997 and currently supplies a wide variety of components, accounting for approximately two thirds of total sales. The company is listed at the Milan Stock Exchange with ticker IP.M.

 


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