Administrative Assistant

US-MI-Auburn Hills


Guardian is a diversified global manufacturing company headquartered in Auburn Hills, Michigan, with leading positions in float glass and fabricated glass products for commercial, residential and transportation applications; automotive trim; and the distribution of building products. Through its research and development centers (Science & Technology Center for glass and Advanced Development Center for automotive), Guardian is at the forefront of innovation. Its automotive trim group, SRG Global, is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of chrome-plated plastic parts for the automotive, commercial truck and consumer goods industries. Guardian, its subsidiaries and affiliates employ 17,000 people and operate facilities throughout North America, Europe, South America, Africa, the Middle East and Asia.


Role and Responsibilities


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:


  • Manage phone, email and written communications
  • Arrange business travel, schedule meetings and attendant logistics
  • Compile expense reports, departmental spending reports, etc.
  • Maintain both paper and electronic files
  • Manage vendor invoices using the company’s procurement system
  • Administer service award program
  • Create and distribute employee notifications


Qualifications and Education Requirements


The ideal candidate will be exceedingly well organized, attentive to detail, proactive in establishing useful processes and procedures, and customer focused. The ability to interact with staff at all levels in a fast paced environment, sometimes under pressure, while remaining even tempered, flexible, proactive, resourceful and efficient, with a high level of professionalism and utmost sensitivity to confidential information, is required.  The qualified candidate will also possess the following:


  • Proficiency in MS Office®, including Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Highly developed written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent calendar management
  • Experience organizing high level meetings and large-scale events
  • Ability to manage small projects independently
  • Ability to work well both independently and in a group environment
  • Ability to adapt quickly to shifting demands and priorities and act independently
  • Ability to connect and communicate with people from different cultures around the world
  • Minimum 5 years of administrative support experience


Preferred Skills

  • Proficiency in MS SharePoint®
  • Associate’s degree

What do we have to offer?

Why work for Guardian?

  • A culture that places top priority on integrity and compliance
  • Encouragement to challenge the status quo and share knowledge
  • Responsibilities and rewards based on contributions
  • Competitive compensation and a wide variety of benefits including health/dental/life insurance, prescription coverage, STD and optional LTD, paid vacation and holidays, and a 401 (k) with a $1 for $1 match up to 7%.


For more information about Guardian Industries Corp., visit us at

Guardian Industries Corp. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  


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