Administrative Assistant

Department:  Administration
Date:  Nov 11, 2022

External Overview:

FMC Corporation is a leading specialty company focused on agricultural technologies. FMC provides innovative and cost-effective solutions to enhance crop yield and quality by controlling a broad spectrum of insects, weeds, and disease, as well as in non-agricultural markets for pest control.


FMC is a globally diverse organization that offers its employees exciting opportunities to work on challenging projects that are important to the achievement of our strategic objectives. Your education and professional experience are valued and put to use from day one. Your success at completing key initiatives can result in a varied, progressive, and fulfilling career with FMC.


With a corporate culture of innovation, integrity, responsibility, and customer intimacy, we foster “The Right Chemistry” in everything we do. We are looking for people to join us in creating, developing, and improving our products, our processes, and our markets.  If you are ready to make a difference every day, FMC is ready to talk to you.


Function Overview:

The Administrative Assistant role will provide routine and complex administrative support including managing the offices, vendors, contractors, maintenance, coordination of projects, creation of purchase orders as well as phone coverage, conference calls, calendar management, conference and meeting arrangements, mail distribution, travel arrangements, filing, typing, and database maintenance. This position will support the teams within Commercial, Marketing, Product Development, Technical Service, and Regulatory.



  • Support the US leadership team including meetings, calendars, travels and expense reports.
  • Day to day calendar management, coordination, and management of all travel arrangements
  • Prepare presentations utilizing technology for graphics and mapping
  • Edit and compose correspondence, contract letters, spreadsheets, and memos
  • Manage customer mailings, account management and sales
  • Route and answer routine correspondence without supervision, screen calls, and handle routine inquiries.
  • Database utilization including but not limited to data input, searching, and running reports
  • Timely processing of invoices, creating purchase orders which involve continuous communication with vendors and Global Procurement, and keeping accurate record by organized filing
  • Handle planning and preparation for meetings/conferences and conference calls, both on-site and off-site.
  • Handle project work including monthly reporting, and tracking sales initiatives
  • Identify and implement procedural changes that result in improved department operations and/or cost reduction.
  • Support customer executive meetings both on-site and off-site


Required Education:


  • High School graduate or equivalent; some business school required
  • Formal administrative assistant training / certification highly desirable




  • Previous experience on assisting executives and teams.
  • Minimum of 5-7 years’ experience, support requiring strong analytical, problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent administrative and organizing skills
  • Experience in managing an office preferred
  • Works well as part of a team environment
  • Aptitude for anticipating needs and creative problem solving
  • Solid working knowledge in computer applications to include Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Ariba for purchase order creation.
  • SAP experience desired.
  • Ability to prioritize work independently, and exercise sound judgment.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to manage executive level confidential situations
  • Ability to handle a multitask role with a high level of attention to details
  • Good proof-reading skills


EEO Statement:

At FMC, diversity and inclusion are in our DNA. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to creating an inclusive workplace where all employees can thrive – regardless of race, gender, sex, pregnancy, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, color, age, religion or religious creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law. FMC also supports employee participation in company employee resource groups that celebrate the diverse backgrounds of our workforce by providing communities for employees to connect with each other and raise awareness throughout FMC.


FMC complies with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, please contact our Talent Acquisition department at


Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia