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An EDI Specialist will primarily be responsible for the design, implementation, and maintenance of EDI systems and processes. Additional responsibilities include seamless integration of EDI systems between company applications and external parties such as vendors and customers for exchange of electronic transactions, data and information. This role will report to the IT Manager.
- Ethical with sound business judgment
- Possesses a passion to help team members
- Strong customer relations
- Reliable, follows through on commitments
- Strong process and planning orientation
- Goal-oriented, task driven
- Outstanding written, verbal, presentation and organization communication skills
Essential Duties & Functional Responsibilities Required
Required Knowledge Skills & Abilities
The following reflects management’s definition of essential functions for this job but does not restrict the tasks that may be assigned. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Performing tasks safely
- Ensuring area housekeeping requirements are met
- Abiding by all OSHA rules and LOGISTEED America, Inc. safety practices
- Meeting established procedures and productivity, safety and quality standards
- Meets attendance & punctuality standards
- Communicate both orally and in writing in a clear and concise manner
- Designing, implementing, and testing EDI solutions to ensure compliance with all business requirements.
- Communicating with clients to gather information and translate to technical specifications.
- Coordinating with EDI trading partners to establish EDI connections and ensure data accuracy.
- Configuring EDI software and hardware systems, including testing and validation of EDI transactions.
- Troubleshooting EDI issues and finding solutions in a timely manner.
- Documenting EDI processes, workflows and procedures.
- Updating and maintaining EDI maps and dictionaries.
- Monitoring EDI systems for performance and security issues.
- Staying up to date with emerging EDI technologies and best practices.
- Commuting to area locations as business needs dictate
- Additional duties as assigned by Manager or Supervisor
- Technical knowledge: An EDI Specialist should have a strong understanding of EDI technologies, including data mapping, data integration, and EDI software and hardware.
- Problem-solving: The ability to diagnose and resolve technical issues related to EDI systems is essential for this role.
- Customer service: EDI Specialists interact with clients and stakeholders regularly, so strong customer service skills are crucial.
- Communication: Effective verbal and written communication skills are important for this role, as EDI Specialists must be able to explain technical concepts to non-technical users.
- Attention to detail: EDI Specialists must pay close attention to detail to ensure the accuracy and completeness of data exchange.
- Time management: EDI Specialists often work on multiple tasks at once, so strong time management skills are necessary.
- Teamwork: Ability to work independently and as part of a team, with the ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines.
- Adaptability: EDI technologies are constantly evolving, so EDI Specialists must be able to adapt to new systems and processes.
- Organizational skills: EDI Specialists must be able to manage their workload and prioritize tasks effectively.
- Initiative: This role requires the ability to take initiative and work independently, as well as to seek out opportunities for professional development.
- Strategic Thinking
- Problem Solving/Analysis
- Project Management
- Communication Proficiency
- Personal Effectiveness/Credibility
Preferred Qualifications, Required Knowledge Skills & Abilities and Working Conditions
Previous Work Experience
- 5+ years of experience in EDI implementation and support
- Experience in the transportation industry a plus
- Experience in working with VAN and AS2 connections
- Data extraction programs: Altair Monarch Dataprep
- RPA software, Power Automate and Automation Anywhere
- Web Service knowledge/experience REST/SOAP, XML, JSON a plus
Education and Certifications
- Two-year degree in computer related field
Experience Requirements and Preferences
- Able to occasionally work in a warehouse environment with exposure to elements consisting of dust and dirt.
- Work environment involves some exposure to hazards or physical risk that require following basic safety precautions.
- Must have reliable transportation to visit multiple warehouse locations.
- Proven strong business acumen
- In depth knowledge of EDI/X12 transaction sets relating to purchasing, logistics and transportation, including but not limited to 304, 312, 315, 317, 810, 850, 855, 850 856
- Must have a solid understanding of SQL syntax, query structure, and database design principles.
- Must have experience in writing SQL queries for various databases and data structures.
- Proficiency in working with XML documents and understanding of how to create, read, modify, and validate them using various tools and technologies.
- Familiarity with XML Schema Definition (XSD) language and its syntax
- File transfer protocols like FTP or SFTP
- Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, etc.) for documentation and reporting.
- Proficiency with EDI software such as XMLSpy and Mapforce.
- Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills
- Fluency in English
Additional Eligibility Qualifications
- Ability to read, analyze and interpret complex data
- Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints
- Work Authorization/Security Clearance (if applicable)
- Must be legally authorized to work in the United States
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand, walk or sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, bend crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move objects up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 35 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
Seventy-five percent of the work time will be spent in an office setting where the environment is climate controlled. Twenty-five percent of work time may be spent in various warehouses or other locations where the environment is not climate controlled (hot and cold seasonally).
LOGISTEED America, Inc. is an equal opportunity organization. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.
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