Administrative Specialist - ColorXPress - Military veterans preferred

Kellogg Brown & Root (


  full-time   employee

New York
United States


Administrative Specialist - ColorXPress

Administrative Specialist – ColorXpress

Provide administrative support to client’s ColorXpress organization. Typical duties include general clerical and project-based work. Under limited supervision, the incumbent works in a self-directed role with minimal supervision to process color matches from operations to shipping using applicable software. They possess considerable autonomy in completing projects for immediate supervisor and/or project team. Assignments generally include such types of work as preparing packages for mail (USPS and FedEx, including International), maintaining complicated records requiring careful selection, classification, or compilation of information from several sources. Requires ability to perform numerical, statistical, and/or financial analysis. Applies common sense understanding to execute written or oral instructions. Required ability to communicate effectively with internal and external clients.

This position is located at a client site in Selkirk, NY. No Per Diem or Assignment benefits are offered.


  • Process internal and external color standards, color management orders and requests.
  • Manages web based and email orders from the time of entry through order shipping.
  • Order fulfillment responsibilities include, color standard retrieval and or replenishment, labeling, packaging, and completing domestic and global shipping documentation.
  • Perform visual review, and quality inspection of standards, prior to sending to customers/mfg. sites.
  • Assist in labeling, organizing, and shipping of new color matches.
  • Order FedEx shipping supplies, entering PO’s and shipping notices
  • Order CXP supplies (safety PPE, paper, toner, etc)
  • Coordinate employee and customer events (service lunches, catered events, etc)
  • Work effectively with customers, internal teams, couriers, and global manufacturing sites to answer questions and resolve issues on chip requests, chip shipments, ColorXpress website, or any other business matters relating to the role.
  • Frequent (at least 1x daily) trips into color library freezer at 10 degrees F, with proper PPE


  • High School Diploma required
  • A Color Vision Test must be completed and passed as a requirement for this position (Farnsworth-Munsell Color Test)
  • 2+ years of applicable experience within an office setting
  • Proficient in use of personal computers and Microsoft Office
  • Preferred knowledge of SAP
  • Demonstrated ability to learn new tasks in a timely manner
  • Demonstrated record keeping, organization and planning skills
  • Demonstrated self-motivation and high initiative
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate and work well with team members and customers

Physical Requirements

  • Work is located at a chemical plant and requires exposure to temperature extremes, up to and including 10 degrees F
  • Work will require using and wearing personal protective equipment such as cold weather gear, hearing and eye protection, hard hat and steel-toed boots
  • Day-to-day physical requirements involve standard office activities including sitting/standing for extended periods of time, attending meetings, use of keyboard and mouse repetitively
  • Lift requirements will include lifting up to 55lbs, as frequently as once daily
  • Work requires moderate physical exertion including walking to operating areas and walking up stairs
  • May require walking the project property


KBR offers a selection of competitive lifestyle benefits, which could include a 401K plan with company match, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, AD&D, flexible spending account, disability, paid time off, or flexible work schedule. We support career advancement through professional training and development.


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These inform all that we do and are at the heart of our commitment to and ongoing journey toward being a more inclusive and diverse company. That commitment is central to our team of teams philosophy and fosters an environment of real collaboration across cultures and locations. Our individual differences and perspectives bring enhanced value to our teams and help us develop solutions for the most challenging problems. We understand that by embracing those differences and working together, we are more innovative, more resilient and safer.

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In compliance with the U.S. federal government’s vaccine mandate, only candidates who will be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by December 8, 2021 or who have a reasonable accommodation or approved medical exception will be considered for this position.

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