The electronic data interchange (EDI) specialist's main objective is to develop, coordinate, implement, and manage all EDI-related developments for their organization. They are responsible for analyzing and designing specifications used for enhancements and extensions in EDI applications, interfaces, and mappings. They coordinate all EDI testing, implementations, and upgrades. Additionally, the EDI specialist serves as the primary link between the business and any data-trading partners; they work with all trading partners to determine the type of data they would like to trade and develop guidelines and specifications for data exchange.
Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) Specialist Tasks
Provides technical expertise and support for EDI communications.
Test, implement and maintain EDI transactions.
Analyze, design and develop specifications for enhancements and extensions to electronic data interchange application interfaces and maps.