Klein Tools - Lincolnshire

  • Executive Assistant to President

    Job Location US-IL-Lincolnshire
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(10/24/2018 9:41 AM)
    450 Bond Street
  • Overview

    Klein Tools has a 160-year history of serving the hand tool needs of professional tradesmen with products that represent a standard of excellence, innovation, technology and quality in our industry. We are looking for candidates who want a career working with The Premier Brand of Hand Tools.


    We are currently looking for an Executive Assistant to the President to be located in our Lincolnshire, IL Facility.


    The Executive Assistant position provides comprehensive organizational, administrative and program support service to the President by proactively managing the office of the President. This position will attend, act as secretary, and manage follow‐ups to tactical planning meetings and monthly review meetings with the President.


    Specific Responsibilities will include:


    1. Provide administrative support to the President, Operations and R&D in the leadership and management of the organization.
    2. Work independently on assigned projects, from conception to completion, with the ability to proficiently prioritize and multi‐task.
    3. Maintain the confidentiality of highly sensitive information.
    4. Perform a wide variety of project‐related tasks for the President and other Executives at times﴿, requiring research, writing, editing, summarizing/analyzing correspondence and reports, phone inquiries, planning, meeting arrangements, etc.
    5. Administer, attend and take minutes for the President's meetings, as well as other executive level meetings and follow up on actionable items assigned at these meetings.
    6. Develop formatted presentations based on information supplied by President.
    7. Manage workflow for internal company approval systems.
    8. Manage travel logistics and scheduling for President.
    9. Be proficient in the use of various office equipment such as computer, fax, printers, dictation equipment, phone system, etc.
    10. Perform other duties as assigned.


    Qualified candidates will possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, related field or equivalent work experience. In addition, a minimum of 3 (three) years of relevant experience working for a high‐ranking executive is required.


    Demonstrated ability to facilitate and keep projects on track.


    Must have a good working knowledge of business operations and corporate structure.


    Must have experience and excellent working knowledge of personal computers and various software, including Microsoft Office suite Microsoft Excel, Powerpoint, Word and Outlook﴿.


    Must have a professional manner, good communication skills, tactfulness and ability to deal with all levels of people, both inside and outside the firm.


    Ability to handle confidential information discreetly.


    Excellent writing and editing skills. Ability to shift priorities and work in a fast‐paced environment.



    Klein Tools provides a competitive compensation and benefits package, including:

    • 401(k) Company Match
    • Profit Sharing
    • Paid Vacation/Holidays
    • Shared Cost Medical & Dental
    • Flex Spending
    • Education Reimbursement Program
    • Employee Discount Program
    • Onsite Employee Fitness Center 

    If you have the commitment to succeed and the desire to join an organization recognized as the industry leader, please submit your cover letter and resume.


    No phone calls please.




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