Stratolaunch, LLC Administrative Assistant in Mojave, California
Stratolaunch is a technology accelerator that engineers operationally realistic testing at Mach 5+. Our air-launched, Talon testbeds are reusable, cost-effective platforms that enable routine access to the hypersonic environment. We deliver flight data critical to validating system performance and achieving rapid technology deployment. Together with our customers, we drive innovations that are imperative to advancing national security
The Administrative Assistant provides administrative and clerical support to the Engineering programs. This position is supporting multiple programs; thus, candidates must have the ability to work efficiently and professionally across teams to provide a seamless experience for each. This position works closely with the current Executive Assistants as duties pertain to recommending, interpreting, and/or implementing company and internal administrative policies and procedures. The ideal candidate would not only have strong administrative knowledge and skills, but also enjoy thinking outside the box and identifying creative solutions.
Coordinate and arrange meetings, prepare agendas
Prepare and code expense reports, compile all supporting documentation
Manage purchasing and storing of engineering specifications and other reference documents
Assist teams with standardization of templates and process documents
Support document uploads within SharePoint
Process, edit, and push workflows within our document publishing platform (Jira)
Support budgets and actual costs reconciliation activities as required
Generate presentation materials and other documentation for the group
Maintain files and databases for tracking progress on projects within the department
Compose, process, and/or edit Word/Excel Documents and correspondence as requested
Perform general office support duties such as filing, faxing and copying
Occasional requirement for weekend availability and start and stop times outside of normal business hours
Special projects as assigned by department leads
Promoting our company culture by actively demonstrating the principals of our Culture Pillars:
Be the Teammate You’d Want to Have
Have Fun While Doing Passionate Work
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and demonstrated high level of confidentiality, independent judgment, tact and diplomacy
Supportive of department managers, leads and co-workers, and to build solid inter and intra-team relationships
Knowledge of general office practices, procedures and equipment
Demonstrated ability to prioritize tasks and work independently
Ability to work with a large team of diverse individuals
Very strong organization and multi-tasking skills
REQUIRED COMPUTER SKILLS
Advanced proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
Proficiency in PowerPoint
Proficiency in Concur (SAP) and SharePoint is a plus!
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
Strong experience supporting at the executive level
High school diploma or General Education Degree (GED); and 5+ years relevant experience, OR, or equivalent combination of education and experience with increasing responsibility
Special remarks regarding work environment, if applicable
- This position is located in Mojave, CA
Benefits and our location:
Relocation eligible to local area – Mojave, CA
Healthcare (medical, dental, vision, prescription drugs)
Paid Maternity and Parental Leave
50% company match per contributed dollar into 401(k) savings plan up to the IRS annual limit
Mojave Air & Spaceport is located 95 miles north of Los Angeles. To outsiders it may seem like it is the middle-of-nowhere, but it offers both affordability and central access to a variety of California’s best attractions and landmarks. Hikers will find themselves within a 2-3 hours distance of some of the best state and national parks, including Yosemite and Sequoia in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Skiers will delight in being closely distanced to world-class resorts at Mammoth Mountain, Mountain High, and Big Bear. Beachgoers can find plenty of sand, sun, and sunsets at both Southern and Central California beaches like Ventura, Huntington, Santa Monica, and Pismo. The area also offers plenty of rural area for off-roading and horseback riding enthusiasts.
Not much for the outdoors and prefer the city life? You’re within a half day’s drive or less of Los Angeles, San Diego, Las Vegas, and San Francisco where you can find a variety of live entertainment, museums, tours, and historical sight-seeing. Theme parks are in abundance, with Six Flags Magic Mountain, Disneyland, and Knotts Berry Farm ready to meet the needs of rollercoaster thrill seekers.
Food and drink fanatics are in a haven of delectable choices. Wine aficionados will also find easy access to some of the state’s best vino in Paso Robles, Santa Ynez, and even more locally in Tehachapi and Agua Dulce. Beer fanatics will find some of the best West Coast IPAs at Bravery and Lucky Luke’s in Lancaster. Any food option you crave is covered, and we always recommend the authentic and fresh Mexican food that you won’t find anywhere else in the United States.
Applicants must be a US citizen or Green Card holder to be considered for this role.
Stratolaunch is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at our company. We encourage people from all walks of life to apply, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. Our management team does not tolerate discrimination or harassment at any point during our employees’ and applicants’ time with us, especially with respect to recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, benefits, employee activities, and general treatment during employment.
Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law:
Job Category: Administrative