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Administrative Assistant I

Date: Sep 15, 2022

Location: Taylorville, IL, US

Company: AGCO

Job Title: Administrative Assistant


Who We Are Looking For

The Administrative Assistant plays a vital role in providing exceptional customer service and support to visitors, employees and leaders at the Taylorville, IL facility. The role provides general office and receptionist support with a variety of clerical activities and related tasks. The Assistant is the first person that visitors and customers will meet and it’s vital that they display professionalism and kindness along with representing AGCO’s core values of accountability, integrity, transparency, team spirit and respect.


What You Will Do


  • Answer the phone in a professional manner and direct calls to the correct offices.
  • Greet and assist visitors. Connect them with the appropriate employee.
  • Help maintain workplace security by issuing, checking and collecting badges and maintaining visitor log.
  • Handle incoming and outgoing mail.
  • Data entry of Purchase Requisitions. Scanning of Credits, Bill of Ladings, Delivery Tickets, etc.
  • Book Travel Arrangements.
  • Keep Inventory of supplies and order as needed.
  • Develop and maintain a filing system.
  • Maintain attendance line and log.
  • Assist in planning and preparation of company events.
  • Assist team in assigned project work.
  • Minimal travel locally or to other facilities.


What You Will Bring


  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 2 years’ experience as an Administrative Assistant or in related field
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Experience with administrative and clerical procedures
  • Intermediate/ advanced Microsoft Office skills


A Plus If You Have


  • Build Customer Loyalty - Has the ability to build customer loyalty with both internal and external customers while cultivating relationships to secure commitment and trust.
  • Build Partnerships - Can develop and leverage relationships within and across works groups to achieve results.
  • Communication - Can convey information and ideas clearly and concisely to individuals or groups in an engaging manner that helps them understand and retain the message and listens actively to others.
  • Continuous Improvement - Has the ability to originate action to improve existing conditions and processes; identifying improvement opportunities, generating ideas and implementing solutions.
  • Decision Making - Can identify and understand problems and opportunities by gathering, analyzing and interpreting quantitative and qualitative information; choosing the best course of action by establishing clear decision criteria, generating and evaluating alternatives, and making timely decisions; taking action that is consistent with available facts and constraints and optimizes probable consequences.
  • Earning Trust – Has the ability to gain others’ confidence by acting with integrity and following through on commitments while disclosing own positions; treating others and their ideas with respect and supporting them in the face of challenges.
  • Planning & Organizing - Can establish an action plan to complete work efficiently and on time by setting priorities, establishing timelines, and leveraging resources.
  • Positive Approach - Demonstrate a positive attitude in the face of difficult or challenging situation; providing an uplifting (yet realistic) outlook on what the future holds and the opportunities that might present.
  • Quality Orientation - Accomplish tasks by considering all areas involved, no matter how detailed; showing concern for all aspects of the job; accurately checking processes and tasks, and being watchful.
  • Valuing Differences – Works effectively with individuals of diverse cultures, interpersonal styles, abilities, motivations, or backgrounds; seeks out and uses unique abilities, insights, and ideas of diverse individuals.


What We Offer


GLOBAL DIVERSITY – Diversity means many things to us, different brands, cultures, nationalities, genders, generations – even variety in our roles. You make us unique!

ENTERPRISING SPIRIT- Every role adds value. We’re committed to helping you develop and grow to realize your potential.

POSITIVE IMPACT – Make it personal and help us feed the world.

INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGIES - You can combine your love for technology with manufacturing excellence – and work alongside teams of people around the world who share your enthusiasm.

MAKE THE MOST OF YOU – Benefits include: health care and wellness plans, flexible and virtual work options (where available), 401(k) Savings Plan with company match, paid holidays and paid time off, flexible spending accounts, reimbursement for continuing education, company philanthropic programs, company perks programs, and much more…

Please note that this job posting is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of all required activities, duties, responsibilities or benefits and may change at any time with or without notice.

AGCO is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.



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