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Administrative Assistant

Full Time
4 days ago

We are looking for an Administrative Assistant to join our growing team!


Are you unique? You might be unique if….

  • You like to work on multiple projects and are a fast thinker.
  • You’re an excellent communicator and team player.
  • You want to work in a state-of-the-art fully integrated facility.
  • You want to work with a fantastic dynamic team.
  • You want to make a difference and be challenged in your career.
  • You like small towns (a community!) with consistent and long-term employment.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Administering payroll, including timecard processing, reviewing hours for accuracy, employee payroll changes and submission.
  • Administering employee benefits including initial set up, maintenance and status changes.
  • Carrying out clerical duties such as answering phone calls, responding to emails, and preparing documents, including office correspondence, memos, resumes, and presentations.
  • Welcoming visitors and directing them to the relevant office/personnel.
  • Maintaining general office files, including job files, vendor files, and other files related to the company’s operations.
  • Ability and willingness to take on new/additional roles and responsibilities as required.
  • Maintain and develop as required, office policies and procedures to guide the operation of the office.
  • Planning and coordinating events

Desired Qualifications

  • A Certificate in Business Administration or a similar program is preferred.
  • Minimum of 2 years administrative or related experience.
  • Highly organized and able to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Good interpersonal skills; a person who listens well, respects diversity of opinions and has an open, clear and succinct communication style.
  • Effective organizational and time management skills in handling multiple projects
  • Ability to function with complete confidentiality.
  • Application knowledge of programs including, Microsoft Office 365, SharePoint and Drop internal programs.

The Perks?

  • Competitive wage, bonus structure, benefit package and long-term employment
  • Team lunches and the odd adventure experience- trapshooting, rafting, golfing, bowling and so much more! 
  • A great opportunity to have a long-term career in the West Kootenays with a progressive and growing manufacturing company with roots in the area 

About Drop?

The DROP Group of Companies is a privately owned Canadian-based operation with a focus on delivering innovative high-quality products and services. The combination of the teams’ expertise, ability to problem solve and innovate, supported by a fully integrated and advanced manufacturing facility allows Drop to design, develop and manufacture 100% of their products in-house, controlling all aspects to ensure the best product available.

DROP Sprocket is a high-quality quick turn sprocket manufacturer which offers the most comprehensive sprocket line in the industry. With a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility and cutting-edge machining and fabrication equipment, Drop Sprocket houses over 1.5 million pounds of raw and semi-finished materials to support the demand of the finished products.

Our values don’t just sit on a glossy page. We live them every day. Our values are the cornerstone of who we are – do they resonate with you?

  • Embrace Knowledge
  • Do the right thing
  • Seek adventures and smiles
  • Healthy hearts and heads
  • Pursue opportunity
  • Build community


People often ask what it takes to succeed at Drop – you’ve got to be smart, without having an ego. What does that mean? Imagine working with a group of your smartest friends who all love to learn. Everyone is always pushing each other to grow and innovate at a pace that can only be called furious. We are never idle or stagnant. We seek and share knowledge. We are comfortable with the unknown. We “get ‘r done.”

At Drop Manufacturing, we’re unique, and that’s how we like it. If you would like to join our team, send us details of your experience and why you would be great for us! If you’re from out of the area let us know why you would like to relocate along with your history to the West Kootenays!