Kawasaki Rail Car, Inc.




Adminstrative Assistant, Engineering (Job No. OF-029)


Job Description:

Support Engineers by providing administrative assistance.

•    Produce business letters as instructed by engineers

•    Produce internal Engineering directives as instructed by engineers

•    Various data entries and produce reports, in SAP, File Maker Pro, etc.  

•    Track action items and schedule engineer’s actions

•    Follow up with engineers and subcontractors in support of closing open actions

•    Release and track documents and drawings based on the internal configuration management rules, and report

status to engineers

•    Edit or revise technical documents based on directions from engineers

•    Prepare printed documents for engineers

•    Write meeting minutes

•    Other administrative work as directed by engineers



•    Must have a Bachelor's degree or an Associates degree with related experience.

•    Must be able to understand directives from engineers

•    Must be proficient working with software applications, having a high degree of competence with Microsoft Word

    and Excel

•    Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, with emphasis in English composition  

•    Must be organized, detail oriented and be able to effectively multitask

•    Experience in manufacturing or engineering industries preferred

•    Experience in project-oriented business cycles a plus

•    Bilingual skills (verbal and written) in both English and Japanese a plus.


Potential Tasks for the Experienced Administrative Assistant:

•    Maintain backlog of tasks and track progress by efficiently sharing the workload with other adminstrative assistants.    •    Support engineering managers in maintenace of various work procedures.

•    Provide guidance to other adminstrative assistants within the department.


Job Location: Yonkers, NY