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Office Assistant II - Seattle, WA

Seattle, WA, US, 98134

Ash Grove Cement Company



Job ID:  477547


Ash Grove Cement, a CRH company, provides Portland and masonry cements to help build the foundation and infrastructure for the world around us.  We ship millions of tons of cement from our plants and network of terminals located across North America. When you work for Ash Grove, you are connecting to something bigger. We stand together to reinvent the way our world is built. Join our team and help Ash Grove build America.


At Ash Grove Cement, people are our first priority. We offer a complete benefits package and opportunities for your continued growth and development! 




Performs receptionist and general clerical responsibilities, which may include processing of payroll, accounts payable, and daily sales. Also performs support duties which may include the documentation and transmission of shipping data and raw material receipts. Assists employees and vendors with questions and interacts with plant supervisors in performing other office duties as requested. Works from general supervision on routine duties with standard policies and procedures. Refers problems and questions to supervisor.


What you'll be contributing:


  • Prepares invoices for computer input by matching receiving documentation and obtaining management approvals to pay.
  • Codes invoices with proper account numbers and vendor numbers. Works with corporate personnel in obtaining new vendor numbers and correcting address information.
  • Verifies invoice amount and other pertinent information to eliminate errors before paying.
  • Coordinates with Purchasing Agent and storeroom personnel with respect to correct receiving data.
  • Submits invoice batches to supervisor for approval, and retrieval of pertinent tax, contractor, and project information.
  • Processes PO and Raw Material Invoices (input, scan, and index invoices) including backup and supplier justifications.
  • Maintains accurate, updated vendor files with hard copies of invoices paid for a most recent 3-year period.
  • Prepares raw material summaries and accrual reports for month-end processing.
  • Downloads weights and truck data from scale computer for daily reconciliation of raw materials.
  • Enters data in the Daily Plant Administration-Quarry Approval Page for the Daily Report.
  • Shares data electronically with vendors for coal, shale, sand, iron, gypsum, limestone, and alternative fuels. Prepares and submits bi-monthly billing statements for vendor approval.
  • Serves on Plant Safety Committee.
  • Maintains the Plant Emergency Account. Sends monthly reimbursement requests to Overland Park.
  • Performs other job-related responsibilities as requested such as miscellaneous typing, mail processing/delivery, and payroll data input.
  • Completes other assignments as requested by the immediate supervisor; including, but not limited to, job sharing and cross-training for Daily Sales and Production reports.


To succeed in this position, you will need:


  • Ability to read, write and understand warning labels, instructions, signs, etc.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent. 
  • 2 or more years of experience in a similar position 
  • Base hourly rate starts at $23/ hr depending on experience. 


What's next for you?


We provide stability and advancement opportunities across North America. Use our tuition reimbursement program to help you meet your career goals. 


This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. The employee will be required to follow all job instructions of his/her supervisor and to perform other work assignments related to plant operations that are not inconsistent with the current labor contract, past practices, or safety policies. 


What CRH Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion



About CRH


CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization.


If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!


Ash Grove Cement, a CRH company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link




Date:  Mar 15, 2023

Nearest Major Market: Seattle

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