Petersen Aluminum, A Carlisle Company - Annapolis Junction, MD


Job Description

Carlisle Construction Materials (CCM), is a worldwide leading diversified manufacturer of premium building products and related technology. We’ve been around since 1917. In just the past six years, our company has grown by nearly 70%. With this accelerated growth, we are looking to expand our maintenance team and help these individuals thrive within our organization!

If you love a good challenge, you’ll fit right in.

Job Summary:

We are looking for a Receptionist to join our Petersen Aluminum plant in Annapolis Junction, MD. At our manufacturing facilities, we value continuous learning, innovation, and safety. We want this career to benefit you and we will do as much as we can to develop you professionally. The Receptionist will be responsible for answering a multi-line telephone and will also provide administrative support for the office. The Receptionist will be responsible for providing internal and external customers with the highest level of customer service.

Schedule: 7:30am - 4:30pm, Monday- Friday

Job Responsibilities:

  • Answer phones and direct callers to the appropriate Petersen Aluminum employee
  • Provide every caller with the opportunity to speak to a Petersen employee if desired
  • Greet visitors, sign them into the office, and notify the appropriate employee of their arrival.
  • Sort, Scan & verify daily Shipping manifest and incoming mail
  • Verify billing
  • Manage UPS & USPS shipments
  • Verify, organize and scan accounts payable invoices
  • File
  • Fill sample order requests
  • Package and ship all outgoing mail and shipments using approved vendors
  • Responsible for maintaining an inventory of shipping supplies.
  • Responsible for the appearance and presentation of the Reception area.
  • Maintains Outlook.
  • Takes the lead with organizing office events (such as lunch orders).
  • Enhance the organization’s reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value
  • Assist Office Manager with projects.
  • Perform administrative assistant duties for the office.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Essential Full Performance Knowledge:

  • Excellent phone and in-person customer service skills
  • Administrative duties such as data entry
  • Strong computer skills, particularly using Microsoft Office

Essential Full Performance Skills:

  • Multi-line reception experience
  • Packaging and shipping multiple parcels daily
  • Ability to juggle several tasks
  • Customer service etiquette
  • Must make a first good impression on the phone and in-person

Essential Full Performance Abilities:

  • Self- motivated and the ability to work effectively with limited supervision
  • Communication of information to others


  • Computer
  • Fax
  • Copier
  • Scanner
  • Postage Machine
  • Calculator

Systems Used:

  • Excellent phone and in-person customer service skills
  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Office
  • SAP

Interactions with Others:

  • Excellent phone and in-person customer service skills
  • Staff members
  • Production
  • Customers
  • Vendors
  • Visitors

Education & Experience Requirements:

High School/GED required; Associates preferred

Work Environment/Time Worked:

  • Office setting
  • Hours Worked - 7:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.
  • Days of Week Worked -Monday through Friday

Physical Requirements:

  • Sitting
  • Lifting
  • Bending
  • Stooping
  • Typing (on keyboard).

When you join CCM, you’ll become part of a team that looks out for you, listens to your ideas and appreciates your work. We think we’ve got something pretty special here, and our employees seem to agree.

Employees also enjoy some of these great benefits!

Time off – Hard work should be rewarded. You’ll receive paid vacation and a generous amount of paid holidays.

Healthcare – We offer multiple options. Choose the one that fits your lifestyle. CCM picks up a generous amount of the cost.

Retirement Fund – Save for your retirement with a traditional or Roth 401k. We’ll match a portion of your contribution starting on your first day of work.

Training – We believe in being lifetime learners, so we offer dozens of training programs in the classroom as well as online.

Tuition Reimbursement – Ready to get the degree? We’ll pick up 90% of your tuition cost.

Idea Teams – You can be part of helping us solve some of our toughest challenges or developing the next break-through innovation.

Unlimited Coffee – Caffeine fuels some of the best ideas.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $14.00 to $16.00 /hour

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $14.00 to $165.00 /hour


  • Receptionist: 3 years (Required)


  • Associate (Preferred)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)

Work Location:

  • One location


  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement


  • Other

Administrative Duties:

  • Scheduling
  • Stocking supplies
  • Sorting and sending mail
  • Answering and routing phone calls
  • Greeting visitors

Team Environment:

  • Working alone and with a team

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

  • Dependable -- more reliable than spontaneous
  • People-oriented -- enjoys interacting with people and working on group projects
  • Adaptable/flexible -- enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction
  • Detail-oriented -- would rather focus on the details of work than the bigger picture
  • Achievement-oriented -- enjoys taking on challenges, even if they might fail
  • Autonomous/Independent -- enjoys working with little direction
  • Innovative -- prefers working in unconventional ways or on tasks that require creativity
  • High stress tolerance -- thrives in a high-pressure environment


  • Monday to Friday