Location: Franklin TN
Duration: 6 months
The EDI Coordinator (contractor) serves as a lead for all EDI communication between internal users, external trading partners, and external EDI communications providers. He/she will be responsible for advanced troubleshooting with new and existing trading partners to solve communication issues. He/she also serves as a technical consultant on application development for transactional processing.
Maintains the Trusted Link/BizManager EDI systems.
Tests new/existing trading partner data maps.
Monitors communication session status and resolves technical communication issues.
Tracks and resolves EDI production system issues.
Develops and maintains queries and reports for proper operational procedures.
Gathers business requirements from internal business units and/or trading partners.
Prepares business and technical specifications for interface with internal systems.
Participates in application software upgrades.
Coordinates EDI related activities for the business.
Maintains EDI documentation.
Grows EDI volume throughout the business.
Completes special projects as assigned.
Coordinates 24/7 on call schedule for production issues with EDI Analyst.
Daily point of contact for EDI inquiries and trouble tickets.
Mission Critical Competencies
Excellent interpersonal communication skills
Able to work collaboratively with other groups
Solid analytical skills
Strong coaching and training skills.
Customer service oriented.
Must be flexible with the ability to multi-task and keep up with changing priorities of the business.
Self-motivated, with ability to work independently on projects
Key Functional Skills/Knowledge
Familiar with ERP systems (PRMS/AS400 a plus)
Familiar with the 856 ASN hierarchal structures
Minimum A. S. Degree in Computer Science or related discipline.
Minimum 3 years experience in a technical EDI role
Minimum 1 year experience with Inovis Trusted Link , Biz Manager 400 and Visual Mapper software
Project management and organizational skills
Ability to establish priorities and meet deadlines
Experience with of X12, UCS, and VICS standards
Familiar with data communications protocols
Familiar with TCP/IP and firewalls
Minimum 3 years experience with both VAN and AS2 technologies