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General Electric Executive Assistant (EA) in Piedmont, South Carolina

Role Summary:

We are looking for an Executive Assistant to support our Plant Leader and senior managers. You will provide high-quality administrative assistance by scheduling meetings, making travel arrangements and organizing daily calendars. To be successful as an Executive Assistant, you should be proactive, meet deadlines and communicate effectively.

Essential Responsibilities:

Our ideal candidate also has previous experience as an EA and is familiar with office management technologies and will ensure our plant’s workflow runs smoothly.

In addition, as the Executive Assistant (EA), you will:

  • Provide administrative and clerical services for the Plant Leader and associated Leadership and Support Staff

  • Create / format letters, reports, emails, presentations, spreadsheets and other documents using various computer software applications

  • Schedule meeting and appointments as requested

  • Maintain the conference room calendars and availability and ensure the rooms or clean and organized

  • Answer and relay phone call messages and direct them to the right person

  • Maintain office equipment including supplies

  • Prioritize conflicting needs

  • Handle matters expeditiously

  • Proactively engage on and see projects through to successful completion within strict deadlines

  • Plan, schedule, and arrange business meetings and travel itineraries

  • Prepare and reconcile expense accounts

  • Process T&L expenses in accordance with GE guidelines and assist in managing expense accounts and budgets

  • Prepare communications such as organization announcements and newsletters

  • Prepare presentations, reports, spreadsheets, meeting minutes and other business information

  • Use discretion in interfacing with all levels of individuals, internally and externally

  • Prepare, evaluate, and edit incoming and outgoing communications for the executive

  • Keeping org charts, seating, etc. up to date

  • Plan employee lunch and learns, training, etc.

  • Direct business contacts to appropriate managers

  • Coordinate onsite and offsite business meeting and events

  • Manage conference / huddle rooms and common office areas


  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college (Or a High School Diploma / GED with a minimum of 4 years of experience in Administration and Support)

  • A minimum of 5 years of administrative experience in a corporate environment supporting executives ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENT(S):

  • Ability and willingness to work a flexible schedule when necessary

Desired Characteristics:

  • Proactively identifies and removes project obstacles or barriers on behalf of the team

  • Proactively engages with cross-functional teams / other colleagues to resolve issues and design solutions using critical thinking and analytical skills and best practices

  • Influences and energizes others toward the common vision and goal

  • Maintains excitement for a process and drives to new directions of meeting the goal in the face of unfavorable odds and setbacks

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office

  • Outlook

  • Word

  • Excel

  • and Power Point

  • Adobe Acrobat

  • and Social Media web platforms

  • Ability to prioritize and demonstrate forward thinking

  • Ability to deal with ambiguity

  • Experience supporting executive level leadership and visitors to the plant

  • Strong organizational skills and exceptional attention to detail and accuracy

  • Ability to prioritize, anticipate needs and solve problems

  • Highly motivated, confident, ability to work without direct supervision

  • Ability to perform under pressure and against tight deadlines

  • Fluent in use of GE online applications / systems

  • Webex

  • Colab

  • GETRes

  • Concur

  • & SSEbuy

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, leadership skills and teamwork

  • Experience interfacing with senior management and high-profile external contacts

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and ability to draft clear / concise communications

  • Ability to maintain high level of integrity and confidentiality

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Knowledge of GE policies / procedures

  • Strong business analysis and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to work with cross-functional teams to help build effective processes To stay connected with exciting news and the latest job opportunities from GE businesses, follow us on Twitter! at

About Us:

At GE Aviation at , we are imagination at work. Whether we’re manufacturing components for our GEnx engines or driving innovation in fuel and noise reduction, the GE Aviation teams are dedicated to turning imaginative ideas into advances in aviation that solve some of the world’s toughest problems. Join us and you’ll find yourself in a dynamic environment where our ongoing, substantial investment in

research and development keeps us moving forward and looking ahead. At GE, developing people is embedded in our culture and integral to our growth. Here you’ll work collaboratively and across functions with the highest caliber talent, utilizing cutting-edge technology and processes. Whether it’s the next generation of ecomagination products or the future of aircraft engines, we’ve got the state-of-the-art resources to make those innovations a reality. If you’re

passionate about aviation and looking for a career rich with challenges and unlimited opportunities for growth and advancement, then join GE in reengineering the sky through aviation innovations that will impact the globe for generations to come. Learn More about GE


GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law.

Locations: United States; South Carolina; Piedmont

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.