Southeast Region - Lyman, SC

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Industrial Gear IG Administrator (1st shift) - SC

Currently the position is to manage the accounting including accounts receivable functions of the IG division. Knowledgeable use of SAP is of utmost importance. This is a salaried position.

Experience and Educational Requirements

  • Prefer Associates Degree in accounting or minimum of five years of experience.
  • Normal work hours are 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday, with 1 hour for lunch. Extra hours as required to complete the job.

Actual Tasks

  • Responsible for IG Accounts payable, and invoicing.
  • Strong abilities in SAP required
  • Responsible for Accounts Receivable
  • Act as traffic manager for accounting processes.
  • Review and approve credit memos as needed.
  • Prepare and oversee that month end close information is submitted correctly to Corporate.
  • Assist in decisions regarding the granting of credit terms to customers.
  • Work with international shipping and brokerage transactions.
  • Communicate with Customer’s on account status and any outstanding issues.
  • Reconcile site’s salesman commissions.
  • Assist with tracking fixed asset changes (i.e. acquired, disposed, traded, sold)
  • Ensure accurate and timely record keeping, including time-keeping for employees.
  • Assure annual evaluations are given in a timely manner to all IG employees.
  • Work within and maintain company policies. Ensure disciplinary actions are taken when appropriate, and that all Company rules, policies, and procedures are followed within area of responsibility. Inform Management, including Corporate HR of any violations of Company policy.
  • Responsible for uniform program for IG plant employees.
  • Credit report must be acceptable to SEW-EURODRIVE.
  • Must comply with all current ISO Quality and Work Instructions for job, all Company Safety rules, and all other Company rules, policies and procedures.
  • Assure a safe work environment for all employees. Resolve any safety issues in the workplace and/or report any unsafe findings to Management.
  • Assess each situation and do not perform any tasks which s/he feels is unsafe, on which s/he has not received training, or engage in any unsafe work practices.
  • Read and understand supporting documentation for the work area.
  • May be required to travel on Company business to any required destination. May be required to stay overnight for periods of time, obtain lodging, and occasionally conduct business in the evenings, weekends, and holidays and outside of normal business hours. However, travel in this position is minimal.
  • Possess and maintain a valid Driver’s License and driving records satisfactory to SEW-EURODRIVE or otherwise be able to transport yourself to and from other SEW sites, seminars, customer facilities or other required travel, to engage in business activities.
  • Perform other tasks as requested.

Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to perform all tasks listed above to the Company’s expectations.
  • Must be currently eligible and authorized to work in the United States on an ongoing indefinite basis.
  • Ability to delegate and direct the work of others.
  • Must have analytical skills.
  • Understand and work within the procedures set forth by SAP. High proficiency in SAP required.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment with continuous interruptions.
  • Must have good oral and written communication and organizational skills.
  • Ability to follow instruction, written and verbal.
  • Must be able to prioritize and manage time effectively
  • Must be able to repetitively lift up to 30 lbs.
  • Must be able to occasionally lift up to 50lbs.
  • Ability to organize workload for timely accomplishment of work.
  • Ability to communicate with all Company employees in a businesslike and professional manner.
  • Ability to appropriately handle stress and interact with others.
  • Possess strong overall office skills, including use of computers, their applications, and other office equipment.
  • Must be able to occasionally sit, stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, push and pull, bend, twist, stoop, and kneel.
  • Prefer Associates Degree in accounting or minimum of five years of experience.
  • Always be businesslike and professional to fellow employees, customers, suppliers, or people who work on behalf of the company. If you decide to make complaints or criticism, avoid making statements that reasonably could be viewed as malicious, obscene, profane, threatening or intimidating, or disparaging to customers, employees or suppliers, or people who work on behalf of the company, or that might constitute harassment or bullying. Examples of such conduct might include offensive comments meant to intentionally harm someone’s reputation or comments that could contribute to a hostile work environment on the basis of race, gender, disability, religion, sexual orientation or any other status protected by law or Company policy. Do not be insubordinate to company supervisors or managers.


  • Work within SEW-EURODRIVE office environment with ability to operate equipment including telephones, computers, and fax machines.
  • Work in Wellford, SC office.
  • This is a salaried position. Salaried employees are expected to work an average of 45 hours or more per week.
  • Remain continuously within the normal work area.
  • Position requires regular, predictable and punctual attendance and the ability to work additional hours as required, including weekends.
  • Normal work hours are 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday, with 1 hour for lunch. Extra hours as required to complete the job.
  • Wear OSHA approved personal protective equipment (PPE) where required by Company policy or where necessary as dictated by safe practice.


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SEW-Eurodrive is a global leader in the power transimission and industrial motion technology. From airport logistics to industrial processes: we keep the world moving. We offer great opportunities and an excellent 100% paid group health plan for our employees.

Benefits for eligible employees include:

  • Medical Insurance

    Includes Dental Plan, Vision Care, Audio Benefits and Perscription Drug Card
  • Life Insurance

    Includes Accidental Death & Dismemberment benefit.
  • Disability

    Includes both Short Term Disability and Long Term Disability.
  • Paid Vacation

    Includes 2-weeks vacation per year, which increases after 5 years and 10 years of service
  • Holiday Pay

    Includes 12 paid holidays per year
  • Retirement Benefits

    Includes 401(k) with Contribution Matching and Profit Sharing

Additional job requirements and responsibilities would be discussed during the interview process.

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