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Hardware Depot Assistant (Located In Aurora, IL)

Job ID: 7909

Updated: Jul 1, 2024

Location: Chicago, IL, United States

Category: Facilities/Office Services


About Kirkland & Ellis

At Kirkland & Ellis, we are united in our ambition and drive to move forward. We share core values that help us achieve excellence: collaboration, talent empowerment, service, inclusion, respect and gratitude. Our people are our greatest asset, and we invest in the brightest talent and encourage a diversity of perspectives and strengths to create dynamic teams that operate at the pinnacle of their field. Our talented professionals show up every day knowing they will engage in meaningful work, continuous learning and professional development.
As one of the world’s leading law firms, we serve a broad range of clients with market-leading practices in private equity, M&A and other complex corporate transactions; investment fund formation and alternative asset management; restructurings; high-stakes commercial and intellectual property litigation; and government, regulatory and internal investigations. We handle the most complicated and sophisticated legal matters because we don’t just meet industry standards, we create them. We bring innovation and entrepreneurialism to every engagement and, as a result, have long-standing client relationships with leading global corporations and financial sponsors. With 6,500 employees (including 3,500 lawyers) operating from 20 offices across the United States, Europe, the Middle East and Asia, we are one of the largest law firms in the world and a top financial performer.

Essential Job Functions

The Hardware Depot Assistant position requires an individual with excellent organizational skills to work supporting the operations of the IT Hardware Depot at a remote location.  The Hardware Depot provides IT equipment to all Kirkland & Ellis domestic offices.  Tasks will include office operations, shipping/receiving, Facilities, and basic IT support.  The ideal candidates will have attention to detail, the ability to complete multiple tasks under pressure, and the ability to lift items in excess of 50 pounds.


  • Receive and check in inbound shipments and purchase orders.
  • Pack and prepare equipment for outbound shipping.
  • Process outbound shipments via overnight courier or messenger.
  • Order and stock office and shipping supplies.
  • Submit work tickets in building system.

Work with building staff (loading dock & cleaning) to ensure that daily tasks are completed.

Assist with configuration of Avaya phones.

Qualifications & Requirements

The Assistant must be able to demonstrate the following minimum qualifications:

  • Associates degree or post-High school technical training preferred; High school diploma required
  • Minimum of one (1) year direct customer service experience
  • Effectively communicate both verbally and in written format with customers and Firm staff
  • Ability to lift and/or carry up to 50 pounds and spend long periods of time standing
  • Ability to work overtime as required by workload, staffing and customer need

How to Apply

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Equal Employment Opportunity

All employment decisions, including the recruiting, hiring, placement, training availability, promotion, compensation, evaluation, disciplinary actions, and termination of employment (if necessary) are made without regard to the employee’s race, color, creed, religion, sex, pregnancy or childbirth, personal appearance, family responsibilities, sexual orientation or preference, gender identity, political affiliation, source of income, place of residence, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, age, marital status, military veteran status, unfavorable discharge from military service, physical or mental disability, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

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Talemetry Abbreviated Job Desc

The Hardware Depot Assistant position requires an individual with excellent organizational skills to work supporting the operations of the IT Hardware Depot at a remote location.