Administrative Assistant Jobs in Woodland, CA at Syngenta

Title: Administrative Assistant

Company: Syngenta

Location: Woodland, CA

Company DescriptionSyngenta is a global leader in agriculture; rooted in science and dedicated to bringing plant potential to life. Each of our 28,000 employees in more than 90 countries work together to solve one of humanity’s most pressing challenges: growing more food with fewer resources. A diverse workforce and an inclusive workplace environment are enablers of our ambition to be the most collaborative and trusted team in agriculture. Our employees reflect the diversity of our customers, the markets where we operate and the communities which we serve. No matter what your position, you will have a vital role in safely feeding the world and taking care of our planet. Join us and help shape the future of agriculture

Job Description

Supports Global Administration by providing various administrative support activities as a generalist or in a combination of Disciplines in the administration functional area

The role will have the ability to work independently and anticipate the needs of the Executives and recommend solutions, from conception to completion, and must be able to work under pressure at times to handle a wide variety of activities and confidential matters with discretion.

Completes a broad variety of administrative tasks for specific Executives based in Boise and Woodland: managing their calendar of appointments; completing expense reports; Composing and preparing correspondence that is sometimes confidential; arranging upon request complex and detailed travel plans, itineraries, and agendas; and compiling documents for travel-related meetings

Provides a bridge for smooth communication between Vegetables Global team and internal Departments; demonstrating leadership to maintain credibility, trust and support with senior Management staff.


Performs variety of activities in support Internal communication for Veg business (learning new internal and external practices)- Support in the Veg P&S Newsletter

Assists with the meeting coordination for large events (hotel bookings, catering, travel arrangements, preparation of event materials, etc)

Provide high-level, professional support to a large number of principles in a way that optimizes the operational efficiency of these Executives.

The ability to be proactive and innovative, while maintaining the ability to work independently.

Develop relationships across business lines and departments.

Make high-level contacts inside and outside the company.


Knowledge, experience & capabilities

Demonstrated ability to develop trust & cross functional relationships

Demonstrated ability to work within defined processes and structure

Ability to multi-task and adapt to change.

Possess organizational skills and time management skills

Critical knowledge

High School Diploma.

College diploma.

Critical Experience

Minimum five (5) years of administrative/clerical experience

Critical Leadership Capabilities

Lead Self: Establish trust, Self-Awareness, Learning Agility

Lead Internal: Focus on the Customer, Planning, Execution & Orientation

Lead External: Judgement, Creativity & Innovation

Lead Others: Collaboration

Additional Information

Full Benefit Package (Medical, Dental & Vision) that starts the same day you do

401k plan with company match, Profit Sharing & Retirement Savings Contribution

Open Vacation Policy with a minimum of 15 days of vacation and up to 30 days with manager approval, 9…

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