Receptionist / Administrator

Date: 08-May-2019

Location: Dundee, GB

Company: Dover Corporation

Dover Fueling Solutions (DFS), comprised of the most trusted names in the fuel industry, are global leaders in driving innovation for over 100 years. DFS, the industry's 1st end-to-end fueling solution, provides advanced fuel-dispensing equipment, including systems and payment, automatic tank gauging and wet stock-management solutions. The DFS business is comprised of industry leading brands including Tokheim, Wayne Fueling Systems, Fairbanks, ProGauge, ClearView and OPW Fuel Management Systems. We lead every market we serve with focused expertise, progressive thinking and customer-inspired innovation in order to push the boundaries of performance for our customers and shareholders. To learn more about DFS, visit DFS is part of the Fluids segment of Dover Corporation (NYSE: DOV).

Supporting the operations, the role is central to the day to day running of the Dundee site.  Reporting to the Senior Executive Assistant, this is a key administrative role within a dynamic, growing business requiring a highly motivated individual.


The successful candidate will work alongside another Full-Time Receptionist/Administrator;


The main duties and responsibilities are as follows:

  • Meet and Greet visitors/external DFS employees and all associated tasks – providing PPE for factory tours, lunch tickets, ensure smooth sign in/out process.
  • Answering telephones – transferring calls, taking messages, recording staff absence calls for HR. Experience of ShoreTel telephone system preferred by not essential. Experience of a demanding, busy business switchboard is essential.
  • Managing Reception e-mail box, responding in a timely manner to varied queries from internal and external bodies.
  • Coordination of incoming and out going mail, including shipping parcels via UPS
  • Fire Role Call – Focal point for visitors during fire alarm
  • Travel – Invite letters, Hotels, shuttles, hire cars, local taxis
  • Managing Time and Attendance System – Kronos. Experience in this system or similar preferred.
  • New starts/Leavers Administration – tasks such as issuing clock in card, PPE, holiday card, locker key.

 Any other duties as required such as; replenishing meeting room stationery, lunch vouchers for visitors, daily security hand over, pool car book/keys owner, responsible key holder for building spare keys, managing spreadsheet for invoice handling, expenses for various depts.


Holiday cover for Executive Assistant – experience of Executive/Personal Assistant support ideal but not essential. To fully cover EA during periods of annual leave. Full support for 4 Senior Executives.


Candidate Experience:

  • Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel is essential.
  • Handling events would be ideal but not essential.
  • Background in a  customer facing environment is essential. Warm, welcoming and the ability to stay calm under pressure is key.
  • This role is ideal for someone with previous Reception/Administrative experience who is hands on, willing to take on any task thrown at them and has the desire to grow within a global company.  
  • Due to the nature and urgency of this role, the ideal candidate will be able to hit the ground running with minimal supervision.  


A summary of key candidate requirements are as follows:

  • Strong team player
  • Experience of working in a business with varied nationalities and cultures
  • Brings enthusiasm and passion
  • Attention to detail and ability to work with large amounts of data
  • Ability to adapt and work well in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment
  • Presentable and Polite


In return Dover FS provides;

  • Hours of work on rotation with co-worker– 0800 to 1630 Monday to Thursday and 1500 on a Friday. Alternative week hours 0830 to 1700 and 1600 on a Friday.
  • Free car parking
  • Free fruit and coffee/tea
  • Restaurant onsite
  • Company events including Summer BBQ and Autumn Party night.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.

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