• Executive Assistant

    Job Division Guardian Industries
    REF. 2018-3117
    Position Type (Portal Searching)
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Guardian Industries, a global company headquartered in Auburn Hills, Michigan, employs around 18,000 people and operates facilities throughout North America, Europe, South America, Africa, the Middle East and Asia. Guardian’s diverse group of companies are involved in the manufacture of high-performance float, coated and fabricated glass products; the manufacture of high-quality chrome-plated and painted plastic components for the automotive and commercial truck industries. Guardian’s vision is to create value for customers and society through constant innovation using fewer resources. Guardian is a wholly owned subsidiary of Koch Industries, Inc. Visit for more information. 


    We are adding an Executive Assistant to our global procurement team. Based in Troy, MI, this role will support 4-5 global leaders in multiple locations.



    • Calendar management
    • 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 Experience:


    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:


    • Strong proficiency in MS Office®, including PowerPoint, Outlook, Word, Excel and SharePoint/Teams
    • 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
    • Associates or Bachelors degree



    What do we have to offer?

    • 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%.


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