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EDI Specialist

Date: Apr 27, 2019

Location: Columbus, GA, US

Company: W.C. Bradley Co.

Job Summary

The EDI Specialist will support all Business Units of the WC Bradley Co. Primary supporting tasks generated from our EDI translator, Communications software (VAN/AS2), and new customer requests. Daily EDI Mapping/monitoring for the Sterling Gentran and B2Bi System. This position will work closely with the EDI Manager, Business units, Customers, and other team leads within IT. The EDI Specialist will help support the development process and all daily functions of the EDI team. Daily system monitoring for errors, interfacing with internal and external customers, testing and data gathering, projects updates, are some key areas of involvement.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Engage with business users for all EDI issues globally
  • Work with internal and external partners to understand requests, gather requirements, and testing
  • Monitor production support activities of Gentran and Sterling B2Bi systems
  • Support day-to-day operational activities through resolution of EDI related service desk tickets
  • EDI translator configurations and setups (Gentran & Sterling B2Bi systems)
  • Communication setup, configurations, and testing
  • Partner with ERP teams to update EDI technical requirements specs
  • Support Partner testing and 3rd party testing
  • Assist in all EDI cutovers activities
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Request EDI specs and keep Team depository updated
  • EDI Map development and changes as needed
  • Partner Profile setups
  • Assist in data recovery efforts as needed
  • Monitoring of EDI translator and customer errors/alerts
  • Make project updates to SharePoint & EDI Kanban Board
  • Monitor automation server
  • Monitor Late/Rejected Acknowledgement Report
  • Other duties as deemed necessary.

Qualification Requirements

Minimus Education: Associates degree in Computer Science or related field, Bachelor’s degree a plus.


Minimum Work Experience: 0-2 years experience

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Experience with business analysis and process improvement skills
  • Experience with EDI or system support
  • SAP, Great Plaines (Microsoft Dynamics GP) and Microsoft Dynamics C5 experience is a plus
  • Understanding of integration points between ERP systems and external EDI partners
  • Some experience with Gentran, B2Bi, EDIFACT, ANSI X12, SML and cXML standards with knowledge of EDI messages such as 850, 855, 810, XML, SML, cXML and segments in IDOCs and EDI files
  • Experience with IDOC processing would be a plus
  • Working knowledge of SAP is a plus
  • Strong understanding of network concepts and communication protocols such as FTP and AS2
  • Exposure to mapping tools such as Gentran, Sterling B2Bi
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work well across all levels within the organization
  • Ability to engage with the business to analyze and document business process requirements.
  • Familiar with test plans, test case scenario’s (unit, integration, regression and UAT)
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Project, & SharePoint
  • Able to operate independently and with little guidance
  • Strong problem solving, trouble shooting, and analytical skills
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally

Physical Requirements

Represents the appropriate physical requirements of the job in the course of the work.

For employment within the United States, the W.C. Bradley Co. uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired team members.  To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit the U.S. Citizen and Immigration Service at

The W.C. Bradley Co. is an Affirmative Action / Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

Discrimination and all unlawful harassment (including sexual harassment) in employment is not tolerated. We encourage success based on our individual merits and abilities without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, citizenship status, military status, or veteran status. We support and obey laws that prohibit discrimination where we do business.

Federal law requires the W.C. Bradley Co. to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.  Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. If you are interested in applying for employment with the W.C. Bradley Co. and require special assistance or accommodation to complete any part of the application and pre-employment process, please contact our Human Resources Office at 706.571.6080 or visit us at 1017 Front Avenue, Columbus, GA  31902.

Nearest Major Market: Columbus GA

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