Administrative Assistant

Requisition ID
Manufacturing & Operations
Position Type
Regular Full-Time


Grow your career. Grow with Caraustar.
Caraustar Industries, Inc., established in 1938, is one of North America’s largest integrated manufacturers of 100% recycled paperboard and converted paperboard products. The company is a socially responsible corporation, is committed to environmentally sound practices and is dedicated to providing customers with outstanding value through innovative products and services. Caraustar has developed its leadership position in the industry through diversification and integration from raw materials to finished products.
With over 2,500 employees serving the unique needs of the organization, you can imagine that it takes a vast range of skills to keep our organization growing. What does that mean for you as a job seeker? Room to grow in any number of directions, any number of places, and any number of roles. Your path begins here.
We believe in encouraging, challenging and empowering each other to be the healthiest we can be. When we are each at our personal best, so are our customers, our communities and so is our organization.  We understand that to be a world-class organization we need to practice, encourage and support employee health and wellness. Today, some of the tools and resources offered to employees to improve wellness and work/life balance include:
- Employee assistance programs – this free and confidential guidance service is available to you and your dependent family members
- Tobacco-free campuses
- Health and wellness tools
- Comprehensive benefit package 


Provides administrative, purchasing, and office support to assigned managers and to others as requested.
- Perform all required duties and tasks in accordance with Caraustar accounting policies and financial control procedures
- Maintain internal financial plant expenditures (AP)
- Maintain customer billing & ensure accuracy (AR)
- Provides a wide variety of administrative duties such as general internal & customer correspondence, charts, spreadsheets and PowerPoint presentations.  Responsible for accuracy and clarity of final copy.
- Provides general administrative assistance for special projects as requested.
- Work effectively in a fast paced, growing environment, sometimes under pressure, remaining flexible, proactive, resourceful and efficient, with a high level of professionalism and confidentiality.
- Ensures a safe and healthy workplace.
- Processes weekly hourly payroll
- Processes new hires
- Assists with other Human Resources related functions
- Comply in all respects with the provisions of the Caraustar Standards of Business Conduct Policy required.
- Performs other clerical duties as assigned.


- Associate’s degree preferred but not required. 
- Strong written and verbal communications skills
- Must be proficient with Microsoft Office Programs Word, Excel and PowerPoint
- JD Edwards/Kronos/Visio experience is a plus
- Must be organized and detail oriented
- Must be able to multi-task and work under pressure.
- Must have good customer service and interpersonal skills
- Ability to be patient and maintain professionalism required.
- Must be able to manage time efficiently and effectively.


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