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Assistant Administrative

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Date: 24-Jun-2022

Location: Mississauga, ON, CA

Company: Purolator

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At Purolator, you’ll be proud knowing you’re working for a Canadian company that truly values its employees. And it’s community. This is an exciting and evolving industry and we’re leading the change as we strive to deliver the future. Here you will be empowered to help move the business forward. Each and every day. Are you open to the possibilities?

Successful applicants for this position must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. If you have questions, please feel free to ask during your interview.


Job Description

The HR team is looking for 2 Administrative Assistants to support the day-to-day activities for the HR leadership team.  The ideal candidates will work collaboratively to support a leadership team of 7 – 9 Directors / Senior Directors within the Human Resources function which include the following responsibilities indicated below:



  • Provide full administration support to HR Leadership team members in day-to-day clerical and administrative activities
  • Prepare PowerPoint presentations, take departmental or key project meeting minutes and tracking of cross functional HR projects
  • Calendar maintenance and ensuring alignment of calendars for Senior Directors
  • Booking travel or any related changes
  • Coordinating meetings/scheduling of meetings and conference calls with internal and external stakeholders
  • For external meetings or larger internal meetings – Meeting preparation including coordinating schedules, invitations, agenda preparation, room booking, meeting set up, catering etc.
  • Record keeping including developing and maintaining a well-organized file system that permits easy reference and retrieval of information
  • Processing invoices, expenses, reimbursements as well as ordering office supplies
  • Invoice management / accruals for respective business units
  • Submitting and managing PO’s
  • Process, audit and approve expenses
  • Assist in the creation and maintenance of administrative systems to support HR functions (monthly reports and employee files)
  • Assist with special projects/initiatives
  • Provide administrative support for both onboarding and offboarding processes for new hires and departing employees e.g., ordering or returning their equipment, badges, etc.
  • Additional duties as required




  • Exemplifies and consistently demonstrates our core competencies of communication, innovation, change management, relationship building and leadership
  • Minimum High School Diploma with relevant work experience, preference would be for college level administrative assistant certificate or
  • 3-4 years' experience supporting Senior Level Executives required
  • Advanced level of experience in MS Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Teams
  • Project management experience, specifically in project tracking would be an asset
  • Proven ability to deal tactfully and decisively with sensitive client issues while maintaining the highest levels of customer service and confidentiality
  • Demonstrated ability to work under pressure, meet tight deadlines and effectively handle changing priorities
  • Previous experience with SAP would be an asset
  • Strong organizational skills, detail oriented, with the ability to prioritize competing demands
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Proven ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information  





Location:                    530 - Corporate  
Working Conditions: Office Environment 

Reports to:                  Senior Director Safety and Org Excellence 

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Purolator is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, Aboriginal/Indigenous status or any other factors considered discriminatory. If you require an accommodation during the recruitment process, we will work with you to meet your needs.

We recognize that our employees and their families are key stakeholders. We will only be successful as a business if we provide our employees with a safe and healthy workplace and we have the right people in the right roles with the support they need to succeed. We hire for attitude and train for skills.  To learn more about us and our values, go to

At Purolator, every day is an opportunity for our employees to connect with one another and with our customers to help make a positive impact in the communities where we live, work and play.

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