GKN EDI Analyst in Roxboro, North Carolina
Country: United States
Work Location: Roxboro
State: North Carolina
Advertising End Date: Not Specified
Job Type: Regular
About The Opportunity
What you’ll do
The EDI Analyst is responsible for the operational communications with GKN’s Automotive Customers and processing of releases and shipments at GKN. The EDI Analyst’s role is to develop, coordinate, implement, and communicate the organization’s initiatives for Automotive communications, EDI transactions for releasing/ASNs, labels, shipping paper work, customs paperwork, etc. The EDI Analyst will act as a liaison between business users; Planners, Shipping, Commercial, Information Technology, Customers, Software Vendors to deliver cost-effective, high-quality communication of information between GKN and their Automotive Customers.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Coordinate with business application, and database administration functions to ensure availability and reliability of Customer communications; EDI systems releases/ASNs, Customer web sites, labels, to meet business demands.
Coordinate Customer EDI connections with QAD EDI software vendor and GKN Information Technology.
Insure GKN is meeting customer EDI, label, packaging, shipping specifications.
Coordinate changes in procedures and software internally and externally.
Work closely with trading partners to plan, execute, and implement data exchanges to benefit both parties.
Troubleshoot and resolve releasing, ASN, shipping, packaging issues.
Develop and maintain project and system documentation per standard.
Perform typical business analyst duties such as requirements gathering, solution design, development, and testing to meet business needs.
Monitor new technologies, techniques, and tools in the Automotive Industry space to continue to enhance EDI systems.
Assist with development of user test plans and execution of those plans in conjunction with internal and external personnel.
Develop and conduct end user training for Customer Communication Systems; QAD ERP processing, EDI systems, Customer Supplier Web site, etc.
Drive the adoption of standard work processes, standard application functionality and data standards, as well as the alignment with global corporate policies and IS methodology.
Acquire and improve skills in Automotive Communications through education and professional organizations.
Associate’s degree in Information Systems or2 years of EDI work experience
Must be US Citizen or Permanent Resident.
Bachelor’s degree in Business, MIS, or related field
Oracle EBS experience
Experience implementing, configuring, and maintaining EDI systems.
Knowledge of EDI standard formats (ANSI X12, 96A. EDIFACT, etc.) and EDI translators.
Highly motivated self-starter.
Ability to think strategically and also to implement those strategies.
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Strong interpersonal skills to work effectively with business users and co-workers.
Automotive application experience in Automotive web based applications; Covisint, Ford DDL, FCA Smart, GM SupplyPower, Clips, etc.
GKN is a global engineering business. We design, manufacture and service systems and components for most of the world’s leading aircraft, vehicle and machinery manufacturers. We are continuously evolving, pioneering new technologies and reinventing existing ones, stretching ourselves to better in everything we do. GKN operates three divisions: GKN Aerospace, GKN Driveline and GKN Powder Metallurgy employing 56,000 people in more than 30 countries.
GKN Driveline is the market leader in the development and delivery of contemporary and electrified driveline systems and solutions. With a comprehensive global footprint, we design, develop, manufacture and integrate an extensive range of driveline technologies for over 90% of the world’s automotive manufacturers.
Diversity and Inclusion
As a global engineering company, innovation is what differentiates us from our competitors and is central to our success.
A balance of cultures, ethnicities and genders help bring new ideas and creativity to GKN. We need people of different backgrounds, with different skills and perspectives to spark originality, imagination and creativeness in our teams around the world.
GKN is an equal opportunity employer.
We treat all our employees and applicants fairly and are committed to ensuring that there is no discrimination or harassment against any employee or qualified applicant on the grounds of age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.