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Occidental Petroleum Administrative Assistant in Dallas, Texas

Title: Administrative Assistant Location: United States-Texas-Dallas Other Locations:


Contribute. Grow. Lead...with OxyChem. Looking for a challenge? Desire to achieve your true potential? OxyChem is a growing, action-oriented, safety driven chemical manufacturing company continually striving to be the best in the business while staying focused on environmental protection. The secret to our success has and will continue to be our people.

Occidental Chemical Corporation (OxyChem) is a leading North American manufacturer of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) resins, chlorine and caustic soda – key building blocks for a variety of indispensable products such as plastics, pharmaceuticals and water treatment chemicals. Other OxyChem products include caustic potash, chlorinated organics, sodium silicates, chlorinated isocyanurates and calcium chloride. OxyChem's market position is among the top three producers in the United States in 2017 for the principal products it manufactures and markets. Based in Dallas, Texas, the company has manufacturing facilities in the U.S., Canada and Latin America.

In a fast-paced industry that demands precision, we create a supportive workplace where the safety and well-being of our employees are paramount. We are committed to rewarding top performers, offering very competitive pay and benefits, and providing career development opportunities. We are looking for an Administrative Assistant at our corporate headquarters located in Dallas, Texas.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Provide administrative support for the corporate Manufacturing & Licensing organization with a high level of trust and confidence.

  • Develop and maintain databases that support manufacturing and technical departments.

  • Schedule and organize activities such as meetings, travel, and department functions.

  • Organize and prioritize large volumes of information and calls (internal and external).

  • Work independently and within a team on special, nonrecurring, and ongoing diverse projects. Act as a project manager for special projects, which may include planning and coordinating multiple presentations, disseminating information, and organizing events.

  • Must develop and acquire working knowledge of department systems administration, policies, procedures and practices.

  • Maintain a close working relationship with other functional organizations, manufacturing facilities and key outside contacts for the manufacturing team.

  • Maintain a close working relationship with all members of management and have knowledge of company activities on a corporate level.

  • Prepare monthly budget reports through the SAP system

  • Update and maintain department Teamsite


  • Minimum high school diploma or equivalent.

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience of manager/director level administrative support or equivalent competencies.

  • Must have high level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations.

  • Must be able to interact and communicate with individuals at all levels of the organization and with key customers.

  • Highly effective team player with strong interpersonal and administrative technical skills.

  • Capable of organizing and prioritizing heavy and diverse workloads with accuracy and minimal supervision while meeting critical deadlines.

  • Detail oriented and organized.

  • Ability to manage conflicting priorities.

  • Strong customer focus.

  • Strong written and oral communications skills.

  • Exhibit a high level of personal drive and initiative.

  • Advanced level of proficiency in PC applications and operating systems including Microsoft Office Products (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access, and SharePoint).

Additional Desired Qualifications:

  • Associate’s Degree in Business Administration is preferred.

  • Familiarity with SAP.

Oxy is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Individual with Disability/Veteran Status