Project Support Specialist I
- Full Time
Cox Communications is seeking a Project Support Specialist
I. Some of the major tasks involved with this role will be receiving
BOM’s, invoices, creating Capital Investment Requests (CIRs), capital
requisitions, Labor Requisitions. Also, this role reviews for compliance
with budget, coding and tax laws, and inputs appropriate information into BSS
systems (e.g. Oracle). Vertical progression from level I – II is based on
attainment of functional proficiency, competencies, and ability to do the job
independently as assessed by supervisor/manager performance management and
observation. In the level I role, individuals will be trained and evaluated to
determine their level of proficiency based on attainment of functional
competencies and other key capabilities.
Primary Role and
- Receives procurement requests,
creates capital investment requests, capital requisitions and purchase
orders and coordinates leadership approval.
- Documents receipt of equipment
and purchase orders in Oracle.
- Creates and closes projects in
BSS System to align with defined project budget goals.
- Assists in research of accounts
payable discrepancies (e.g. investigates invoices that do not match
purchase orders), ensuring appropriate coding of the purchase order and
validating expected charges based on order.
- Initiates contact with Supply
Chain Management and maintains awareness of procurement related
- Coordinates with project team
and Supply Chain for items requiring material tracking and
reporting. This includes items such as, returns, expedites, pricing
and receipt variances, new part numbers, lost/damaged material,
vendor Issues, material variances, miss-shipments, backorder, and
Supply Chain material availability.
- Provides weekly reporting,
coordinates discrepancy resolution, and assists in payment inquires and
- Reports asset inventory lists
for tax and insurance purposes for Accounting.
- Tracks material through
complete lifecycle with Engineering, Operations, Supply Chain, Finance to
- Manages contract labor tracking
- Inputs opex requests, updates
spreadsheets, forms and documents. Serves as the touch point for
Technology to Supply Chain.
- Executes problem-solving skills
and judgment related to purchases.
· HS diploma,
GED or relevant work experience
· 1+ years of
experience in administrative support role
Microsoft Office skills with emphasis on Excel
interpersonal, communication, time management, organization and collaborative
skills to work effectively with teams throughout the organization
· AS/AA or
Technical Certification in related discipline strongly desired (i.e. Business,
Accounting, Supply Chain)
working in Supply Chain, Procurement or Warehousing
tracking and reporting capital expenditures and operating expenses
· Experience using Oracle or
related accounting tools
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