About Fastfrate:

Who we’re looking for:

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.

Must Haves:

  • 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.


Woodbridge, ON