The electronic data interchange (EDI) Programmer Analyst’s responsibility is to develop, coordinate, implement, and manage all EDI-related developments for the Fastfrate group of companies. Working on the EDI/Development team, this position is responsible for onboarding new customers and suppliers to our EDI system using various software translation/communication tools. They coordinate all EDI testing, implementations, and upgrades. Additionally, the EDI Programmer Analyst serves as the primary link between the business and any data-trading partners (both suppliers and customers).
What will make you successful in this role:
The successful candidate would work in our Woodbridge, ON Head Office.
What you’ll do:
Working with Sales and the Systems team, onboards EDI Customers and Suppliers.
Acts as point of contact between development staff and internal and external users.
Provides manager with daily updates on health and status of current production issues.
Communicates production issues to alert the business of impact.
Leads, coordinates, and administers key process improvements to EDI implementations.
Coordinates with our software suppliers at TMW, Unisys, and CLEO to ensure timely setup or resolution of open EDI issues
Recommends and executes modifications to EDI to improve efficiency, reliability, and performance.
Establishes and implements policies, procedures, and technologies to ensure our system integrity.
Develops and maintains EDI process documentation, training materials and systems documentation.
Provides orientation and training to end-users for modified and new systems
Performs other job duties as required.
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Information Systems preferred.
At least 2 Years of EDI experience, preferably in the transportation industry
Experience with TMW Truckmate or Unisys an Asset
Experience with CLEO or similar EDI translation software preferred
Experience in documenting and maintaining configuration and process information.
Experience dealing with internal and external EDI customers
Working in a team oriented, collaborative, fast-paced high demand environment.
EDI standard formats for transportation (ANSI x12) including 204, 214, 210, 990, 997
Knowledge of Rail, Retail, or Warehouse EDI would be a bonus
T-SQL knowledge would be a benefit
Self-Starter who can work on their own and as part of a team
Good written language skills in English for process documentation
Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities.
Able to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.