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Executive Assistant

Requisition ID:  116906
Business Unit:  Airframe Systems Akron Group (3005)

Akron, OH, United States, 44306

Meggitt is now part of Parker Aerospace, bringing together industry-leading experience and innovation and a more powerful product and service offering for the aerospace and defense industries. Collectively we bring to market a wider range of breakthrough airframe and engine technologies that solve greater customer challenges. We will continue to play a leading role in enabling the next generation of sustainable aviation and accelerate our work supporting aftermarket customers.

Job Designation

A key part of the Executive Assistant role is to build strong partnerships, relationships and networks both in and outside Parker Meggitt. Therefore, you should be comfortable dealing with high status individuals. You will support the GM/SVP and the Executive Leadership Team, in a fast-paced and often dynamic environment where no two days are the same. You will work well under pressure while dealing with complex challenges, be customer focused, and display the highest level of integrity and professionalism.

Job Core Responsibilities

•    Act as the first point of contact for the SVP/GM and Executive Team by taking responsibility for the administration of the organization on day-to-day basis as well as day-to-day office coordination and general administrative duties
•    Perform a variety of highly responsible, confidential, and complex administrative duties onsite for the SVP/GM and Executive Leadership Team and interact with internal customers of all levels; therefore, duties must be performed in a manner that is professional and customer focused
•    Draft and review written communications from SVP/GM
•    Prepare and review executive-level presentations
•    Ensure information flow from the SVP/GM to the wider team is done in a timely and accurate manner
•    Technical knowledge and proficiency using a variety of software programs, including Microsoft Office, SAP, Concur
•    Coordinate site visits and leadership meetings
•    Recommend improvements to administrative processes
•    Travel planning and booking using the Concur online booking tool
•    Performs all other related duties as assigned

Job Specifications

Education:  High School Diploma/GED; some college coursework or business vocational school education preferred
Years' Experience: Minimum of 5 years successful experience as an Executive Assistant with increasing responsibility required
•    Microsoft Office – proficient in Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint
•    Previous experience required in supporting a senior leader / executive leader 
•    Strong attention to detail and excellent organizational skills 
•    Superior oral and written communication skills
•    Ability to manage competing priorities, projects and leadership requests
•    Flexible, problem-solver who is proactive and works autonomously
•    Must be able to maintain professionalism and positive service attitude at all times


This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

Parker Meggitt is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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