Receptionist

Full-time, Human Resources

Illinois, United States Apply Now Apply until: Open until further notice

Responsibility

About Nouryon
We are a global specialty chemicals leader. Industries worldwide rely on our essential chemistry in the manufacture of everyday products such as paper, plastics, building materials, food, pharmaceuticals, and personal care items. Building on our nearly 400-year history, the dedication of our 10,000 employees, and our shared commitment to business growth, strong financial performance, safety, sustainability, and innovation, we have established a world-class business and built strong partnerships with our customers. We operate in over 80 countries around the world and our portfolio of industry-leading brands includes Eka, Dissolvine, Trigonox, and Berol. https://www.nouryon.com/

Answer the phone politely, and in a timely manner giving callers a favorable impression of Nouryon, making customer feel important.    40%
Greet visitors making them feel welcome. Notify their contacts of their arrival. 20%



Distribute visitor cardkeys and make sure cardkeys are returned when due. Work with Workplace Services to ensure lost cardkeys are deactivated and new ones are issued. 15%
  Maintain all Reception databases and documents. 10%











 Schedule meetings on the mezzanine for internal customers.  
Process work requests with Office of the Building using on-line tenant portal system. 5%
Back office work for Workplace Services 5%
  Answer the phone and transfer calls accurately, politely, and in a timely manner. We use Cisco VOIP software.
Send visitor list to security daily. Greet visitors courteously, answer any questions they may have, and notify their contacts of their arrival. (often this is first impression of the company, important to business)
Keep the reception area neat and tidy.
  Distribute visitor cardkeys, maintain a log, and make sure cardkeys are returned when due.
Work with Workplace Services to ensure lost cardkeys are deactivated and new ones are issued.  (important to office security)

Back office work for Workplace Services such as nameplate and sign creation and placement, organizing spare keys, stuffing envelopes.
Depending on skills level:
Order supplies
Process invoices
Scan invoices and file on home drive
Facility checks (note, process work order, follow through)
Possibly backfill for mailroom staff when needed (e.g. sort and distribute mail and stock pantries)
Receptionist is often first impression a customer has of our company. Certainly, the Receptionist is the “face” of the company. The way this person treats our external and internal customers can have a lasting effect.


Job Requirements

High school education, college a plus.
Must have good communication skills, be a good and patient listener, enjoy working with others,
PC skills for phones, communication with co-workers and Office of the Building, and other back office work. 
Should be able to find information on the Internet. Self- motivated in order to keep information necessary for the job up to date.
Must take initiative to suggest and make approved improvements.
Previous office experience very helpful. 
  Must be able and willing to become part of the team even though most of the work is independent.

Vacancy data
Closing date
Open until further notice
Vacancy number
1900028B
Organization
Continent
North America
Country
United States
State/Region/Province
Illinois
Site
Chicago
Business unit
Human Resources
Job characteristics
Job family
Facilities
Hierarchy level
Professional/Experienced/Specialist
Full time/part time
Full-time
Contract type
Permanent

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About Nouryon

We are a global specialty chemicals leader. Industries worldwide rely on our essential chemistry in the manufacture of everyday products such as paper, plastics, building materials, food, pharmaceuticals, and personal care items. Building on our nearly 400-year history, the dedication of our 10,000 employees, and our shared commitment to business growth, strong financial performance, safety, sustainability, and innovation, we have established a world-class business and built strong partnerships with our customers. We operate in over 80 countries around the world and our portfolio of industry-leading brands includes Eka, Dissolvine, Trigonox, and Berol.

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