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Supply Chain Specialist I

at Cox Communications

Posted: 11/20/2018
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 1817255

Job Description


Plans, implements and controls the efficient, effective flow and storage of goods, services, and related information from the point of origin to the point of consumption in order to meet internal customers' requirements. Responsible for the purchase of telecommunications equipment, parts, and related goods and services to meet the needs of the Company nationwide. Manages the corporate Logistics, Warehouse, and Bar Coding processes. Develops and implements Inventory Control systems, policies and procedures in a Shared Services environment. Maintains primary oversight of corporate contract negotiations for purchase agreements and service level agreements. 

Specialist I
  • Receive materials from Primary Distribution Centers (PDCs), execute cross-dock operations, stock shelves, and complete paperwork. 
  • Unload incoming materials and stock as needed. 
  • Operate bar code readers to tag all CPE and materials received and/or assess status changes. 
  • May enter inventory transactions into inventory database. 
  • Pull inventory to fulfill requisitions as needed. 
  • Pack customer orders according to specifications. 
  • Perform tagging, packing and shipping activities according to schedule. 
  • Use computer programs designed to support various warehouse functions (receiving, testing, shipping, etc.). 
  • Assist in performing periodic warehouse inventories, and at higher levels may assist in researching discrepancies and taking corrective action. 
  • May assist with damaged freight claims. 
  • May operate warehouse heavy equipment as needed for picking, packing, and shipping operations. 
  • May be required to have basic knowledge of billing system. 
  • May provide pickup, delivery, and loading/unloading of CPE, materials, equipment, and mail through safely operating fleet vehicles. 
  • May inspect truck for defects and safe operating condition before, during and after trips and submit report on the condition of the truck at the end of each trip. 
  • May check shipping papers to determine the nature of load and to check for the presence of hazardous materials. 
  • May ensure that all shipment documentation required to move with shipment is available for inspection and that appropriate paperwork accompanies shipment when delivered. 
  • May require valid local driver's license with good DMV record. 
  • Perform other SCM related duties as assigned. 

Operates standard delivery truck 
Unloads/loads materials, equipment, and packages daily 
31-Provides delivery of company materials and equipment as needed 
32-Pick up and delivery of converters to retail/front counter locations 
33-May provide daily mail delivery service 

Typical Training / Experience - 

HS diploma, GED or relevant work experience; 
1-2 years of experience in area of responsibility 

Dept/Org Scope & Impact - 
Entry level support role requiring basic skills; can perform some of the basic tasks within the function; some impact at the job or department level 
Problem Complexity - Performs simple, routine work; Selects correct processes from clearly prescribed rules, past practices, or instruction; Seeks advice and guidance on non-routine or problem areas from supervisor. Any deviations from the norm are cleared by the supervisor/manager 
Autonomy - Under close supervision, exercises limited latitude/independent judgment; Work typically involves detailed checks or close review of output by a senior co-worker and/or supervisor/manager 
Knowledge - Assignments require minimal knowledge beyond the assigned work; Demonstrates correct understanding of routine aspects of work '


About Cox Communications


Cox Communications is a broadband communications and entertainment company, providing advanced digital video, Internet, telephone and home security and automation services over its own nationwide IP network. Cox Business is a facilities-based provider of voice, video and data solutions for commercial customers, and Cox Media is a full-service provider of national and local cable spot and digital media advertising. Cox is known for its pioneering efforts in broadband, voice and commercial services, industry-leading customer care and its outstanding workplaces. More information about Cox Communications, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cox Enterprises, is available at and


Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual's age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.