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EDI Analyst

  • Location: Parsippany, NJ
  • Start Date: 5/6/2022
  • Job ID: 22-00327
  • Posting Date: 5/6/2022
  • Job Type: Direct Placement
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The EDI Analyst works to support and optimize the end-to-end (E2E) Supply Chain Management at client. This role works with multiple areas of the business and is responsible for gathering requirements and assisting in the development of EDI specifications to support communication and trading with client business partners throughout Supply Chain. The EDI Analyst maintains and manages existing EDI bi-directional transactions with our Trading partners and customer EDI interfaces in and out of SAP with the support of client Information Services (IS) team.

Main Responsibilities:

The role is responsible for supporting and implementing new EDI transactions, ensuring integrity of existing EDI transactions, generating suitable reporting on EDI transactional volumes and incidents to key stakeholders, and providing crucial EDI expertise within the Supply Chain department and cross-functional teams. Key responsibilities include:
  • Support the EDI to SAP IDOC translation of Sales Orders, order response, billing, and EDI warehouse shipping transactions
  • Analyze business/customer needs to build EDI requirements for new and updated Supply Chain processes.
  • Communicate and coordinate EDI efforts required from analysis. Assist in the development of functional specifications. Initiate and negotiate effort with IS and EDI Network to make changes necessary to the EDI environment
  • Make suitable recommendations for the need to upgrade EDI transactions to industry standards by comparing with old versions to support Supply Chain business enhancements.
  • Develop documentation/procedures for new transactions and upgrades. Review and establish EDI maps to support business needs.
  • Provide necessary trainings to value chain stakeholders to enable, test, support and resolve issues with EDI transactions.
  • Analyze all EDI transaction reports. Ensure the integrity of the associated transactions by checking audit trails, investigating failures, and resolving issues to support the business process. Decode EDI and application data via standard manuals and transaction documentation.
  • Serve as an EDI Resource/Representative towards all business activities and knowledge for internal and external networking links.
  • Support and expand EDI Programs by completing the following activities:
    • EDI Implementations: Implement new transactions with established Trading Partners by alignment with IS and Business teams; Determine which transactions to implement based on business priorities, recommend best practices, establish plans towards the implementation, and support the implementation. Roll out new transactions to EDI partners capable of trading with newer transaction.
    • EDI Operations: Ensure all EDI transactions are sent and received successfully with correct mapping and information as required by partners/customers. Review test and production transmissions for completeness and validity and decide when each transaction is ready to be moved into production.
    • EDI Reporting: Responsible for reporting activity levels and presentations e.g., ad hoc programs, develop/prepare spreadsheets and graphs using SAP ECC, SAP BW, and Microsoft Application tools (Excel, Word, PPT).
Who we are looking for:

This role requires a degree in a business discipline, mathematics, engineering, or computer science. Utilizing complex analytical skills to ensure proper information flow and troubleshooting unique problems and questions is an integral part of the job. As a liaison between multiple stake holders in the value chain, excellent communication skills are required to understand each unique perspective, help resolve issues, and recommend strategic enhancements..
  • Two+ year's direct experience in the EDI environment
  • Minimum Three years' experience with the Order-to-Cash & warehouse lifecycle business processes in preferably a Client supply chain
  • Applied knowledge of the following EDI transactions: 850 & 875 purchase orders, 855 order response, 810 invoice, 856 customer and warehouse advance ship notifications, 940 warehouse shipping order, and 945 warehouse shipping advice
  • 3 - 5 years' experience working with EDI files, SAP Applications (SD & Finance Modules a plus) and Microsoft Windows & Microsoft Office Suite of Applications - Excel, Word, Power Point)
  • Excellent interpersonal, negotiating and influencing skills, team oriented; demonstrated strong oral and written communication skills.
Posted by Adam Barron
Technical Resource Manager - Midwest
(800) 821-4644 x 9584