Reports to: Branch Operations Manager

Based at: Columbus, Ohio Branch

Company Overview: 

Pepco (Professional Electric Products Company) is a premier electrical solution distributor and packager that provides a full line of quality products, support personnel and expert services that has met the needs of customers and the electrical industry for over 45 years. Pepco offers tens of thousands of products from over 200 of the industry's top manufacturers. Pepco is uniquely positioned to bring value-added services and cost efficiencies to assist its customers with power distribution, utility & high voltage, industrial, automation, data/communication, lighting, safety/tools and national packaging products and solutions. Pepco is privately owned and employs more than 130 highly experienced, service-oriented professionals and engineers at its five locations throughout Ohio.

Job Description:

Pepco is seeking a dependable Administrative Assistant at our Columbus, Ohio location to assist in a variety of clerical duties, including fielding telephone calls, receiving and directing visitors, planning meetings, processing expense reports, filing and data entry.

Responsibilities include: 

  • Carry out tasks as assigned by the Branch Operations Manager
  • Handle all receiving of packing lists from the Warehouse in Eclipse software
  • Process expense reports for the Columbus branch
  • Assisting in typing quotations for the Lighting Department
  • Keeps track of Job Bid Sheet
  • Process the daily shipping manifest
  • Expedite open purchase orders
  • Answer the phone using a professional and courteous manner
  • Direct phone inquiries to the appropriate staff members
  • Reply to general information requests with accurate information
  • Greet clients/suppliers/visitors in a professional and friendly manner
  • Use computer word processing, spreadsheet, and database software to prepare reports, memos, and documents
  • Sort incoming mail, faxes, and courier deliveries for distribution
  • Prepare and send outgoing faxes, mail, and courier parcels
  • Forward incoming general e-mails to the appropriate staff member
  • Forward voice mail from the general mailbox to the appropriate staff member
  • Purchase, receive and store the office supplies ensuring that basic supplies are always available
  • Organize luncheons when needed
  • Keep front lobby and kitchen areas clean and presentable
  • Performs other duties as required

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 

  • Must be computer savvy and proficient in Microsoft Office, Outlook and the Intranet
  • Detailed oriented with good analytical skills a must
  • Can handle sensitive information with the highest degree of integrity and confidentiality
  • Time management and organizational skills to maximize efficiency
  • Ability to communicate clearly, both verbally and in written form
  • Can be adaptable to any situation that may arise
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Possesses strong work ethic
  • Goal driven
  • Maintains positive attitude 

Education and Experience: 

  • High School Diploma/GED
  • 1-3 years’ experience in an Administrative Assistant position or office setting 

Additional Details:

Pepco offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, prescription drug, vision, dental, disability, 401(k) and paid-time off.

Pepco is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate qualified individuals regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status or physical or mental disability.

Please email your resume to careers@pepconet.com for consideration.