Administrative Assistant


Application Deadline: January 20, 2022
Location: Delta, BC

Listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange, Russel Metals is one of the largest metals distribution and processing companies in North America servicing customers primarily in Canada and the United States. The company conducts business in three metals distribution segments: metals service centers, energy products and steel distributors.

A.J. Forsyth, a division of Russel Metals Inc. is a full line service center, which is strategically located throughout British Columbia with locations in Greater Vancouver, Nanaimo, Langley and Prince George.

Job Summary:

We are currently seeking a motivated, professional, customer service focused individual for the position of Administrative Assistant within our Delta, BC Branch. This is a full-time, permanent position, that reports directly to the Administrative Manager.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Providing efficient and timely administrative support to all BC branches.
  • Providing accurate inventory functions and controls.
  • Ensure policies and standard operating procedures are being followed.
  • Additional administration requirements as needed (fully cross trained on all admin functions) Inventory adjustments, billing, credit memos, material processing, cash application, receiving, payables, filing, and reception.
  • Reception duties
  • Support shipping and receiving departments
  • Purchase office and shop supplies
  • File work orders in an alphanumeric system
  • Accounts Payable
  • Invoicing
  • Support all additional administration requirements necessary
  • Special projects as assigned

Education and Skills Required:

  • Computer proficiency in MS Word and Excel
  • Strong analytical, time management, and organizational skills
  • Attentive to detail with ability to accurately input data into computer system
  • Self-motivated, professional and courteous
  • Prior accounting experience in accounts payable a strong asset
  • Effective communication skills (written and oral)
  • Proven results both independently and as part of a team
  • Enthusiastic with a high level of integrity.

Preference will be given to candidates with:

  • 1-2 years of previous office experience
  • Post-secondary education in the field of commerce.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to email their resume to the Human Resources Department.

Russel Metals offers a competitive compensation plan that includes a competitive base salary, attractive profit-sharing plan, comprehensive benefits program, group Pension Plan, and various incentive and recognition programs.

Russel Metals is committed to a safe and injury free work environment for all our employees, contractors, customers, vendors and visitors.  Due to the safety sensitive environment of our locations, depending on the position applied for you may be required to participate in post offer pre-employment medical testing, including drug testing.

We are an organization that is committed to the principles of Employment Equity which includes maintaining a fair, equitable and diverse workforce.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

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