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Service Operations Agent Assistant
Ref No.: 18-03007
Location: Princeton, New Jersey
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 06/04/2018 to 12/31/2018
 
Title: Service Operations Agent Assistant
Location: Princeton, NJ
Duration: 6 Months
 

 
Requirements:
  • Associates degree preferred, high school diploma or equivalent required, plus three to five years of related work experience, preferably within a service / sales, or technical work environment.
  • Must have proficient computer skills within the following applications: Advanced Microsoft Word, Excel, ACCESS, Desktop Publishing and Internet business application usage.
  • Must demonstrate the ability to perform work independently and demonstrate solid organizational and attention to detail skills.
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills to effectively communicate with both internal and external clients.
  • Must have the ability to simultaneously handle a large and diverse number of projects, tasks and issues with tact, cooperation, and persistence.
  • Ability to prioritize work activities based upon financial impact to desired business goals.
  • Experience and/or basic project accounting or costing principals is desired. Under direct supervision, supports the Service Ops Agent in the completion of assigned tasks to maximize productivity and profitability of the branch.
  • Support provided includes material handling, reviewing postings, billing, and database administrative activities. Provides back up call handling as needed.
 
Principal duties:
  • Coordinating with the Service Ops Agents (SOA) scheduling of technicians, places orders for materials, parts and tools. Factoring in technician and customer downtime, selects the most appropriate low cost delivery option and minimizes purchased parts costs. Ensures on time part delivery to job site.
  • Participates in the materials coordination for the team if applicable for proper and timely follow up on orders.
  • Issues purchase orders as needed. Ensures material costs are posted to appropriate contract or ticket.
  • As a daily back up to the SOA, communicating with both customers and technicians regarding needs and requirements to achieve ultimate customer satisfaction. Escalates issues as appropriate. 5. Maintains database information in a service technology system.
  • Accurately and daily reviews reported service request information posted into a service technology system. Posted information includes labor hours, material purchases, expenses and other service ticket job related transactions. Ensures technicians are reporting service request information daily.
  • Tracks associated service request costs, revenues due, customer billing authority and the like to ensure accurate invoicing. Ensure labor reported matches technician's time sheet submitted.
  • Assists with asset management including collections and cost control. Responsible for service invoicing. Using billing input from the SOA, processes and audits service request information. Reviews financial systems for billable charges not posted to service orders.
  • Proactively contacts customers at
  • 10 to 14 days from date of invoice to ensure customer satisfaction and a commitment to pay. Escalates issues as needed to the SOA.
  • Coordinating with the SOA, generates scheduled service visit reports and any other supporting documents or customer and value reporting required by the contract.
  • Works with Service Project Management to track completion of jobs and ensures warranty information is completed in the appropriate system.
  • Provides filing support for the Service Ops support group. Ensures that files are accurate, orderly and up to date.
  • Assists with the subcontract process. May type, mail or track subcontracts for appropriate approval signatures.
  • Prepares mailings to the customer or technicians as directed.
  • Assists with new employee orientation documentation and activities such as safety training, or training on administrative processes as needed. 16. Performs other duties as assigned.