• Administrative Assistant

    Job Location US-MA-Boston
    Posted Date 1 month ago(4/13/2019 3:51 PM)
    # of Openings
  • Overview


    Crane Currency, a subsidiary of Crane Co. (NYSE:CR), is a global leader and an innovative force in substrate, print and technology.  As the largest banknote substrate-maker in the world, Crane’s spirit of innovation and product development has won international acclaim.


    The Company is a fully integrated supplier of banknotes for more than 50 central banks from all over the world and has $500 million in annual sales. A global company with a history of over 200 years in the U.S. and Sweden; with more than 1,200 employees the business continues to grow through organic expansion, acquisitions and joint ventures with strategic partners. The newest banknote facility opened in 2017 in Malta.


    Crane Currency is a stand-alone business within the Payment & Merchandising Technologies segment of Crane Co. It is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts with operations in Dalton, Massachusetts; Nashua, New Hampshire; Alpharetta, Georgia; Tumba, Sweden and Hal Far, Malta.


    Teamwork is Currency at Crane


    The Administrative Assistant provides direct administrative support for VP, Human Resources and VP/CFO in the Boston, MA office as well as support all site functions.  This person must be an efficient team player who is capable of working independently with little or no supervision in a collaborative environment. The successful candidate will have the ability to “jump in” and contribute immediately to a fast-moving global organization. Adaptability as well as exceptional organizational, follow-through and communications skills is integral in this role.



    • Assists with calendar management, travel & expense reporting, PowerPoint presentations, spreadsheets, meeting planning, etc.
    • Provides back up to Executive Assistant to President, Crane Currency.
    • Acts as project leader on special assignments, which may include planning and coordinating multiple tasks and disseminating information.
    • Works independently and as a team player on both special nonrecurring events and ongoing projects
    • Responds to regularly occurring requests for information and may draft/deliver responses or replies by phone or e-mail
    • Provides data analysis and prepares general forms of communication such as; memos, charts, tables, graphs, business plans, presentations, etc.
    • Ability to proofread documents and make appropriate edit suggestions for spelling, grammar, layout, etc. Make appropriate changes and accept responsible for accuracy and clarity of final copy



    • Minimum High School Diploma or equivalent.  Bachelor’s degree highly preferred.
    • Experience providing administrative support to multiple team members is preferred
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, and Power Point). Experience with SharePoint is a plus, but a willingness and ability to learn is a must
    • Must have a professional demeanor, be friendly, helpful and outgoing, and possess the ability to interface effectively with all levels of staff, clients, vendors, and visitors
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Must be a “team player" and be able to work with all levels of the organization effectively and efficiently
    • Ability to maintain and handle confidential materials on a routine basis
    • Ability to work under time constraints and meet deadlines while multitasking
    • Maintains knowledge and awareness of current events and standard processes to provide back-up administrative support as needed
    • Willing to work occasional overtime, some weekend work could be required but not typical
    • Must have a valid driver’s license for limited Company travel

    The person selected for this position will need to demonstrate suitability for employment in a position of Public Trust consistent with our US Government contract requirements.


    Crane offers a competitive benefits package to full-time employees, including health, dental, vision, and life insurance, a 401k match and more. Qualified candidates are invited to apply via our careers page at


    Crane Currency is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disabling condition, protected veteran status, uniformed military service member, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or genetic information.

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