Canon USA & Affiliates Specialist, General Affairs in Itasca, Illinois


As a General Affairs Specialist you will focus on the overall real estate and facilities functions, which would involve reviewing and estimating design costs including equipment, installation, labor, material, preparation and other related costs.


  • Work with users to develop specifications and project parameters for specific jobs with regard to corporate real estate, construction, and architecture for facilities.

  • Coordinate scheduling and communication, and act as liaison to project management concerning bids, subcontracting, progress and delays. May be responsible for estimates, schedules, materials and purchase orders.

  • Support General Affairs’ initiatives in communicating with landlords and building representatives on lease renewals, new space, new leases.

  • Gather and analyze information to prepare reports on the progress of projects. Ensure that assignment and scheduling of work follows company policy.

  • Assist in preparing and managing specific budgets, and maintaining project schedules and timelines.

  • Maintain existing least tracking reports in a timely manner, and enhance them as necessary. Responsible for various General Affairs projects, real estate database and activity reports.

  • Maintain and enhance the filing system utilized by General Affairs in its corporate offices.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Facilities Management, or a related discipline

  • 2-4 years’ experience in the field or a related area, prior experience in a corporate environment is a must

  • Must be familiar with corporate protocol

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required

  • Strong interpersonal and negotiation skills required

  • Proficiency with MS Office suite of products required, proficiency with MS Project a plus

  • Must be willing to travel up to 50%

Company Overview

About our Company - Canon Solutions America provides industry leading enterprise, production, and large format printing solutions, supported by exceptional professional service offerings. With the technology offerings of the Canon and Océ brands, Canon Solutions America helps companies of all sizes find ways to: improve sustainability, increase efficiency, and control costs in conjunction with high volume, continuous feed, digital and traditional printing, and document management solutions. A wholly owned subsidiary of Canon U.S.A., Inc., Canon Solutions America is headquartered in Melville, N.Y. and has sales and service locations across the U.S.

Canon Solutions America offers a competitive compensation package including medical, dental, vision, 401(k) Savings Plan, profit sharing, success sharing, educational assistance, recognition programs, vacation, and much more.

We are an EEO/AA employer. Minority/Female/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

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Posting Tags


Requisition ID 19764

Category Facilities

Position Type Full-Time