The Proterra Story
Communities are growing and evolving, and with that, our transportation needs
are changing. Now more than ever, we need smart solutions that provide safer,
more reliable and cleaner transit. Every day, Proterra works to meet those
needs, with the world's best-performing zero-emission buses. Our revolutionary
battery-electric buses help fleet operators abandon fossil fuels, improve
environmental quality and reduce operating costs. Building battery-electric
vehicles for all people requires building an equitable and inclusive company
which mirrors that diversity. Our commitment to diversity, equity, and
inclusion is what's driving our business forward every day. It starts by
ensuring that our workplace, workforce, and industry reflect all the
communities we are proud to serve. Come and be part of the Proterra Revolution
This position will provide administrative support to ensure efficient
operation of the office. Greet all guests entering the facility and serve as
host when appointed by the Site Leader. Responsible for office administration
and procedures, in order to ensure organizational effectiveness, efficiency,
and safety. Responsible for completing multi-level tasks in a professional
manner. This position will report to the reports to the Site Leader of
Proterra Transit and collaborate with other Corporate team members located at
our transit facility in Greenville, SC, manufacturing facilities in Greer, SC
and Burlingame, CA.
About the Role – You Will:
Provide reception support for the office which may include: Greet and
welcome clients, visitors, and employees in a professional and courteous
manner. Screen phone calls, take messages, and check voicemail as required
and direct callers to their destination. Communicate effectively and
professionally with department leadership. Respond to all inquiries and
direct to appropriate departments or persons for fulfillment.
Maintain neatness of lobby, reception, and breakroom areas, and general
Organize front office operations and in compliance with workplace safety
and company policies.
Ensure issuance of proper badge and maintain visitor logs.
Assist with coordination of office events (i.e. new hire orientation,
catering, logistics, booking vendors, etc.)
Assist with a variety of administrative tasks including distributing mail,
copying, faxing, taking notes and creating/maintaining spreadsheets for
various tasks, POs, order supplies.
Schedule conference rooms; manage conference room calendars and setup
instructions; and maintain reception area and conference room appearance.
Answer phones in a professional manner, and routing calls as necessary
Available to assist after working hours for special events/situations.
Provide excellent customer service.
Other duties as assigned by Site Leader(s).
About Our Group
As strategic partners, the Proterra Corporate team strives to ensure that
our values, culture and engagement always allow us do great things for our
We strive to provide the highest level service and support to our clients
each and every day.
We work collaboratively to build strong relationships with our clients,
partners, and own team.
We treat each other with respect……and always try to have a little fun
This position will be part of the Corporate team that supports Proterra's
Manufacturing and Engineering operations.
You will report to the reports to the Site Leader of Proterra Transit
and collaborate with other Corporate team members located at our transit
facility in Greenville, SC, manufacturing facilities in Greer, SC and
Self-starter with the ability to adapt interpersonal styles and techniques
to influence at all levels of the organization.
Customer-focused attitude, with high level of professionalism and
Ability to maintain strict confidentiality, establish trust and
credibility, and act with complete integrity.
Detail-oriented, resourceful and diligent.
Strong time management and organizational skills.
Sound judgment and problem-solving skills.
Excellent English communication skills.
Your Experience Includes
To support the health and safety of our teams and work spaces, we require
employees to comply with latest CDC Requirements and Guidelines.
High School Diploma with at least 2 years' experience as an Administrative
Assistant or Office Manager equivalent relevant experience.
Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
Excellent communication skills, written and verbal.
Knowledge of basic legal terminology.
Ability to read, respond timely/accurately to and organize a high volume
Ability to relay information promptly and accurately.
Ability to work on multiple tasks.
Good organizational skills including filing and calendaring.
Ability to keep work area organized and tidy.
Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds.
Ability to operate personal computer and other equipment in the office,
including (but not limited to) multi-line phone system, fax machine,
presentation equipment, copier and scanner
Proficient with Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint.
Excellent proofreading skills.
Time management skills and ability to work independently as well as with a
Regular, predictable and punctual attendance.
Location: Greenville, SC
Travel: 0 - 10%
Proterra is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, providing equal
employment opportunities to all Employees and applicants for employment
without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation,
gender identity, national origin, disability, age, genetic information,
veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions,
including, but not limited to, lactation or any other characteristic protected
by applicable federal, state, or local law or ordinance. Proterra participates
in the Electronic Employment Verification Program (E-Verify).