DuPont Corporate Receptionist in New Century, Kansas

Corporate Receptionist (Job Number: 194173W-01)


DuPont Nutrition & Health is seeking an experienced secretarial or administrative professional to join our team as a Corporate Receptionist at our New Century, Kansas office.

As the Corporate Receptionist, you will be tasked with creating a friendly and professional atmosphere for clients and vendors by answering telephone calls, directing calls, taking messages, greeting and referring visitors to the appropriate department or staff member.

Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist callers to reach the proper party by properlyreceiving, screening and routing incoming telephone calls or taking accuratemessages and distributing to phone mail when parties are unavailable.

  • Receive guests of Danisco USA Inc. by promptly greetingall clients/visitors, offering assistance, contacting various staff to furtherassist visitors/vendors.

  • Sort and distribute daily mail to correct staff,dispatch evening mail for DCUSA locations.

  • Keep updated manuals and logs for reception desk thatpermit those covering desk to fill in for the Receptionist (i.e., hard copieskept updated-not just PC files.)

  • Assist office administration by maintaining generalfiles (customer and subject), providing clerical back-up for sales callreports.

  • Order, maintain and stock levels of office supplies forCorporate office employees.

  • Utilizing PC and appropriate software to assistHR/Finance Administrative Assistant and other personnel as time permits.

  • Update and publish internal telephone listing andEmployee Extension/Speeddial list and maintain current telephone extensions.

  • Reconcile the Sales Department expense reports to submitto Accounts Payable.

  • Regular attendance is an essential function of thisposition.

  • Compliance with applicable company concerning maintaininga drug free workplace is required.

  • Compliance with all Company policies is required.

  • Ensure adherence to all managementsystems including, ISO 9001:2000, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 and Food Safety,with an understanding of Danisco’s Quality and Environmental Policies andprocedures. Responsible that thesepolicies and procedures are implemented throughout the organization and allrelated activities under the position's jurisdiction .


The following are required:

  • High school diploma or GEDequivalent

  • 2+ years ofsecretarial/administrative experience

  • Familiarity with MicrosoftOffice (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality

  • Excellent public andinterpersonal relations skills

  • Good typing skills andexcellent phone etiquette

The following are preferred:

  • University degree orsecretarial college qualifications

  • Experience with arrangingtravel for others

  • Experience working with highlevel executives

  • Experience managing customervisits

  • Switchboard experience

Primary Location: NA-United States-Kansas-New Century

Organization: Nutrition and Health

Schedule: Full-time

Education Level: High School Diploma/GED (±11 years)

Employee Status: Regular

Job Type: Entry Level

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