Avantor, Inc. Assistant in Irving, Texas

Job Summary


Under increasingly limited supervision, performs a wide variety of administrative functions related to the production, receiving, shipping and inventory of specialty silicone products. Ensures timeliness and accuracy in applicable tasks.

Lends clerical, data entry and record keeping support to the department by performing the duties listed below.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Must be regular and punctual in attendance and adhere to all NuSil employee handbook policies.

Human Resources Related:

  • May create and/or track department employee records.

  • Must be able to make well-grounded decisions and assessments.

Inventory, Scheduling & Process Related:

  • Creates and maintains established record keeping systems using paper forms and computerized programs.

  • Assists with and/or maintains materials labeling program.

  • Assists with and/or maintains company inventory systems.

  • Assists with and/or maintains company production scheduling report.

  • Interfaces with other departments to achieve production goals and product shipment requirements.

  • Works closely with the MRP and QA groups to coordinate manufacturing and testing of materials.

  • May maintain control of area inventory by overseeing cycle counting, verifying accuracy of inventory and correcting issues.

  • May perform order entry data entry tasks.

  • May perform receiving data entry tasks.

  • May perform shipping data entry tasks.

Quality Related:

  • Responsible for maintaining quality within the scope of the job description.

  • Ensures that all manufacturing and packaging paperwork is completed accurately.

  • May research documentation within company quality system programs.

Process Improvement:

  • Responsible for reviewing process reproducibility trends of applicable products and applying that knowledge to improve processes and or products.

  • Responsible for problem definition, measurement, analysis, improvement and control of processes, products and equipment.

  • May assist with technical writing and Document Control Requests as needed.

  • Works on special projects and/or spreadsheets as required.

  • Supports department Administrator & Manager as required.

Performs other duties as assigned that support the overall objective of the position.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


One year certificate from college or technical school; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Knowledge of process production activities in a chemical or mechanical manufacturing environment preferred. Prior experience at NuSil preferred. Computer literate (MS WORD/EXCEL).


Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals in English. Ability to create spreadsheets and write routine reports or correspondence.


Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, fractions, and percentages. Ability to work in metrics a must. Ability to perform calculations and record data accurately. Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference. Basic understanding of statistical process control (SPC) and the ability to implement appropriate metrics and monitoring.


Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. For safety, the use of contact lenses for any reason, cosmetic or corrective, is prohibited on the production floor, in the lab areas, in the engineering shop, or while working on equipment. The company will provide prescription safety glasses with a current (under 12 months) vision corrective prescription provided by the employee. Clerical, typing and use of computer keyboard and 10-key or calculators.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


The mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to maintain a pleasant and professional manner with coworkers. Must effectively handle and prioritize multiple tasks, concentrate on work while surrounded by distractions, meet deadlines, and work as a team player. The employee must receive, comprehend and follow complex oral and/or written instructions and orders from supervisory and/or management staff. In addition

DISCLAIMER:The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position.Avantor is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

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