A career with CAES is more than just a job; it is the pathway to a
Are you searching for a career with a company that offers
challenging, diverse projects and opportunities? Are you
looking for a position with a company that is growing and able to
offer long-term professional advancement? Searching for
a company that values a friendly work environment and that values
YOU? Then look no further!! Consider Cobham.
We are Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions (CAES), a
technologically advanced electronics company employing more than
3,600 talented makers, thinkers, innovators, and doers nationwide.
We build things that solve challenging problems from deep space to
the depths of the ocean. We serve customers in spanning defense,
aerospace, security, medical, and industrial markets.
The Administrative Assistant/ Receptionist
will act as the
point person for all visitors. The position will work closely with
various departments (Finance, Purchasing, HR, IT) to perform
clerical tasks. The position will be responsible for maintaining the
office storage, filing, scanning, and preparing documents and
Essential Functions and Duties:
- Greets and directs visitors as and when appropriate; resolves
routine administrative problems, answers routine inquiries
concerning activities and operations of department; accepts,
screens, and routes telephone calls.
- Performs a wide variety of word processing and data entry
assignments which are sometimes confidential in nature; requires
operating a personal computer utilizing MS Office to enter data;
may be asked to draft, edit, revise, and print letters, tables,
reports, and other materials; prepares photocopies and
facsimiles, and operates a variety of office equipment; utilizes
various software packages and office equipment necessary for
completion of clerical tasks.
- Provides support activities across multiple departments, such
as answering telephones, assisting and resolving problems and
inquiries of internal and external customers.
- Drafts responses to routine inquiries for manager review.
- Maintains calendars for self, manager(s) and department(s) as
needed. Schedules appointments and makes meeting arrangements
(able to manage conference room calendars and rearrange
- Maintain and control inventories for office supplies and
beverage requirements for conference room needs as well as
employee break room use.
- Establishes, maintains and processes files, records,
certificates, and/or other documents for the department.
- Arranges meetings and conferences; performs the necessary
meeting set-up of conference rooms including beverage and meal
arrangements; may prepare meeting materials such as agendas and
- Makes travel and lodging arrangements in accordance with
company policy and procedures. May assist manager(s) in
completing expense reports.
- Improve and maintain 5S in your area; make suggestions for
- Participate in Lean/Six Sigma activities in own work area as
well as events for other areas to enhance cross-functional
- Collaborate in team meetings and activities, including SET
team support as appropriate.
- Perform other job-related duties as assigned.
Minimum Job Qualifications:
- Performs a range of staff and/or operational support
activities; may serve as a liaison with other departments on
basic administrative and/or operational matters;
- Orders, stocks, and distributes office supplies.
- Attends and actively participates in monthly administrative
- Coordinates the department(s) Quarterly Communications Meeting
(QCM) including preparing and/or creating presentations,
distributing service award certificates and pins, and assisting
with meal and beverage setup.
- May develop, maintain, monitor, and reconcile internal
department monthly reports; may prepare drafts of department
(The following qualifications
can be acquired and demonstrated through experience, education
and/or vocational training as noted or as appropriate.)
- Associate’s degree or technical school certificate. Knowledge
of standard administrative and clerical procedures including
managing files, records, designing forms and office terminology;
ability to use general office equipment; knowledge of MS Office
applications including Excel, MS Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
Founded in 1934 by aviation innovator Sir Alan Cobham, our values of
Trust, Talent and Technology have driven us to become a global
leader in state-of-the-art aerospace and defense systems. It's the
insights of our innovators today that will secure our collective
future. Innovators like you!
If you are authorized to work in the United States, then we
encourage you to apply. We are unable to sponsor work
visas. U.S. Citizenship required for positions requiring a
Cobham is one of the world's leading companies engaged in the
development, delivery and support of leading-edge aerospace and
defense systems in the air, on land and at sea. Our clients and
partners trust Cobham to deliver the mission-critical technology
they need, and we trust our employees to draw on their ingenuity and
passion to deliver those solutions. This leads to an empowering
culture for our people. Our Leadership team is open, sharing plans
for the next five years, driving retention by offering demanding,
exciting work, and providing full guidance and mentoring.
Cobham is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and
embraces diversity in our employee population. It is the policy of
Cobham to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and
employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability,
protected veteran status, or genetic information. Cobham will
refrain from discharging, or otherwise discriminating against,
employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose
their compensation or the compensation of other employees or
The EEO is the Law poster is available here
and the poster supplement is available here
The Pay Transparency Policy is available here
Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions is committed to working with
and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with
disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation due to a
disability for any part of the employment process, please send an
e-mail to CAEScareer@cobham.com or call (703) 842-2971 and let us
know the nature of your request and your contact information.