Executive Assistant Job at ABB, Memphis, TN

  • ABB
  • Memphis, TN

Job Description

Executive Assistant

Take your next career step at ABB with a global team that is energizing the transformation of society and industry to achieve a more productive, sustainable future. At ABB, we have the clear goal of driving diversity and inclusion across all dimensions: gender, LGBTQ+, abilities, ethnicity and generations. Together, we are embarking on a journey where each and every one of us, individually and collectively, welcomes and celebrates individual differences.

Your role and responsibilities

In this position, you will provide general administrative support to our Electrification Installation Products region leader and assistance to the division Senior Leadership Team. You will act as a point of contact for enquiries, providing solutions for those within your scope, and escalating those that require it. You will be instrumental in the smooth running of administrative processes and procedures within the business, grading the urgency of issues, while providing confidential assistance to the management team. This role will work onsite (#LI-Onsite) in the Memphis, TN office location. - Perform complex administrative activities and take responsibility for delivering specific department processes/programs - Compile and issue special reports, presentations, organization charts, correspondence, etc - Responsible for different communication tasks within the area of responsibility, ensuring knowledge and information is shared and keeping others up to date - Implement ABB processes and initiate continuous improvement of administrative processes and procedures to maximize efficiency and effectiveness - Act as point of contact for internal/external enquiries, initiate action and make judgments about urgency of issues. Provide confidential support to individual executives and/or management team members - Arrange business critical internal/external events, including example travel arrangements, itineraries, accommodation, conference registration, visiting speakers etc. Sales-specific events include: Process payment for approximately 30 storage units each month via P-card and submit expense report to clear charges, Manage TEAMS sites for Sales Leader Maintain contact list for ELIP sales (used for communications)

Qualifications for the role

  • Bachelor's degree in business or a similar field Business Administration or related field preferred, or relevant experience in lieu of degree
  • With 3 to 5 years of experience in an administrative or assistant role; Experience supporting senior leaders in a global organization is highly preferred
  • The ability to prioritize and multitask, with excellent planning skills
  • A friendly and approachable demeanor, along with a dynamic and enthusiastic approach to tasks
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; Ability to edit and refine documents/ communications is highly preferred
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, including Excel, PowerPoint and Teams is essential
  • Track record of work in fast paced and dynamic business environment; Curiosity, a commitment to follow through and excellent problem solving skills are essential to success
  • Candidates must already have a work authorization that would permit them to work for ABB in the US


  • Retirement plan
  • Life insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Healthcare plan
  • Wellbeing program
More about us

ABB Installation Products Division (formerly Thomas&Betts),is the number one manufacturer of electrification products in North America with a 125-year history of providing innovation and customer- focused solutions for connecting and protecting electrical systems, as well as a unique differentiated medium voltage offering. Our products are used all around you, every day - orbiting the earth, working on Mars, on the fastest trains we ride, in the fastest cars of the world, crossing oceans, in factories producing your food, in the tallest buildings of the world, in the most modern hotels and in the walls of your home. With a portfolio of more than 200,000 products marketed under more than 38 premium brand names, our Division offerings are found wherever electricity is used. We look forward to receiving your application. If you want to discover more about ABB, take another look at our website Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action at ABB ABB is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, creed, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, citizen status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, marital status, family medical leave status, or protected veterans status. For more information regarding your (EEO) rights as an applicant, please visit the following websites: As an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, applicants may request to review the Affirmative Action Plan of a particular ABB facility between the hours of 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. EST Monday through Friday by contacting an ABB HR Representative at 1-888-694-7762. Protected veterans and qualified individuals with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access ABB's career site as a result of your disability. You may request reasonable accommodations by calling an ABB HR Representative at 1-888-694-7762 or by sending an email to US-AskHR@abb.com. Resumes and applications will not be accepted in this manner. myBenefitsABB.com

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