Assistente Administrativa (o)

Volvo Group Trucks Operations is the truck industrial entity within the Volvo Group responsible for truck manufacturing, including Cab & Vehicle Assembly, Powertrain Production, Service Market Logistics, Production Logistics and Remanufacturing. Volvo Group Trucks Operations is a global team with approximately 31.000 employees in 32 different countries.
Powertrain Production (PTP) is a global organization of about 8.000 people worldwide within 11 manufacturing facilities spread in Brazil, France, India, Sweden and USA. We manufacture – and remanufacture – the best Engines, Transmissions and Components for the Volvo Group. We strongly believe and apply the principles of continuous improvement through VPS – Volvo Production System – to boost our processes towards World Class levels of Safety, Quality, Delivery, Cost, Environment and People. What act as Masters, Owners and Explorers to empower our future!
PTP Curitiba has about 400 employees and is part of Volvo Group Latin America. We are responsible to produce engines and transmissions for Volvo Trucks, Volvo Buses and power generators for Volvo Penta in Latin America. Our main manufacturing processes are Machining, Engine and Transmission Assembly, Engine Test and Paint, Engine Installation and Remanufacturing. To support all this production areas we are organized in different staff functions such as Maintenance & Maintenance Engineering, Quality, Logistics & Production Planning, Manufacturing Engineering, Business Control, Communications, Process & IT and VPS.
We are looking for a new team member as Administrative Assistant that will work in close contact with PTP Curitiba plant manager and the local management team.

Why we are looking for an Administrative Assistant?

  • To support the Plant Manager and the Management Team with different kinds of administration, professional assistance and with all administrative activities related to the area.

How to support and perform the above mentioned?

  • By being a team member and player

  • By willing to work with passion, respect and engagement

  • By willing to do things in a different, simpler and better way

  • By having important communication and interpersonal skills, both written and oral

  • By being autonomous and able to work under minimal supervision

  • By being proactive and taking the initiative when lacking specific instruction taking reasonable risks to get the things done

  • By being humble to learn

  • By being flexible and adaptable

  • By having a service provider approach, listening and understanding what is expected

  • By having the ability to interact with different levels in the organization, from shop floor to management levels

  • By being able to perform multi-tasking

  • By having strong organizational skills

  • By being meticulous with standards and data accuracy before passing it on or implementing

  • By preferably having a broad knowledge of organizational operations and policies

  • By having a formal education in Business Administration, Secretarial or equivalent experience

  • By having excellent skills with MS Office – Outlook, One Note, Word, Excel, Power Point

  • By being fluent in written and spoken Portuguese, and Advanced level in English

  • By preferably having experience in managerial assistance

  • By having a multi-cultural experience

  • By willing to have fun!

What is expected from the Administrative Assistant?

  • Assists/Relieves Plant Manager in his agenda and administrative/operational controls

  • Supports the local management team with routines and interfaces with Business Areas and Truck Divisions

  • Collects inputs, organize and prepare the agenda for the weekly plant management team meeting

  • Owns the management team meeting minutes and distribute it accordingly

  • Keeps track and supports the management team action log

  • Collects the needs and launch supplier orders through internal purchasing system (EBD)

  • Handles travel requests from management team business trips

  • Owns general business related expense reports and prepare for approval

  • Updates managerial information & KPI’s in virtual and physical boards

  • Owns office supplies management

  • Be the point of entry for visitors in the area and coordinate internal, eventually conducting visits to the shop floor

  • Coordinates & manage extraordinary internal events planning, including all necessary arrangements

  • Organizes all correspondent plant meeting rooms agenda

  • Owns office areas lay out changes

  • Be the ambassador and enthusiast of 5S (Casa Limpa) in office areas

  • Keeps needed documentation organized in team places and shared folders

  • Represents PTP Curitiba in the associated networking in Volvo Group Latin America and Powertrain Production

  • Assisat colleagues from the operational area who seek for administrative support with kindness, sympathy and respect

  • Be discreet, kind, sympathetic and show respect for all

Panicked? Excited? Willing to join on board of Volvo Group and Powertrain Production Curitiba?
So come on and good luck! See you soon.

Om oss

The Volvo Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines under the leading brands Volvo, Renault Trucks, Mack, UD Trucks, Eicher, SDLG, Terex Trucks, Prevost, Nova Bus, UD Bus and Volvo Penta.

Volvo Group Trucks Operations encompasses all production of the Group’s engines and transmissions, as well as all production of Volvo, Renault and Mack trucks. The organization is responsible for spare parts supplies to the Group's customers as well as for designing, operating and optimizing logistics and supply chain for all brands, production facilities and distribution centers where the Volvo Group operates. In Volvo Group Trucks Operations you will be part of a diverse team of highly skilled professionals who work with passion, trust and embrace change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.

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