Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company Purchasing Administrative Assistant in Oak Brook, Illinois

This job was posted by : For more information, please see: Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation is the largest provider of dredging, land reclamation and beach nourishment services in the United States, and the only U.S. dredging company with significant international operations. With the largest and most diverse dredging fleet in the US, Great Lakes serves a wide range of customers including the US Army Corps of Engineers; state, local and foreign governments; and private companies both international and domestic. Headquartered in Oak Brook, Illinois, GLDD has more than 200 pieces of dredging plant located strategically throughout North America and in various locations throughout the world. We are currently seeking a Purchasing Administrative Assistant to join our team in Oak Brook, IL.


Receiving invoice queues daily, performing 3-way matching between 1) Invoice, 2) Purchase Order & 3) Receipt of materials/svc's according to letter designations and working directly with our Account Payable team, process invoices for vendor payments.

When necessary communicate with field personnel to request delivery receipt acknowledgement, service completion, job/vessel coding and approvals.

Enter data into invoice imaging system, OnBase. Check all invoice information for correctness and completeness.

Collaborate with GLDD buyers to correct purchase orders when necessary.

Communicate and collaborate with vendors to correct invoices when necessary.

Provide invoice payment status to callers.

Scan and electronically file invoices.

Obtain backup information from vendors when necessary.

Other administrative duties as may be assigned, such as covering corporate phone system.


Requires some familiarity with MS Office software

Prior purchasing experience would be a plus.

Excellent communication skills, open-minded and positive attitude required.

Minimum high school education required.


Competitive salary with annual performance and salary reviews

Medical, Dental, Prescription, Life and LTD insurance plans

401(k) program that provides 100% company matching of the first 6% of employee contributions, immediate vesting and profit-sharing contributions by the company based on company's annual performance.

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of and will not be discriminated against on the basis of gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, disability status, genetic information or any other protected category.