EDI Analyst in Independence, OH at Kichler

Date Posted: 7/29/2019

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Job Description

Job Description

The EDI Analyst position will be responsible for designing, developing, testing and implementing Kichler Lighting's strategies and initiatives for Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) systems. This individual will be responsible for ensuring that EDI-related production and procedures are properly executed, including development, change requests, and enterprise integration projects. The EDI Analyst will also act as liaison between end users and the IT staff implementing EDI-based applications.


  • Work with trading partners to transition specific EDI documents, partner setups and processing requirement.
  • Map specific EDI documents using provided customer specifications.
  • Troubleshoot EDI document processing errors and work with trading partners directly to resolve in a timely matter.
  • Work with EDI VAN to setup communications, validate certificates, etc.
  • Work with third party EDI providers as needed.
  • Support internal resources to resolve issues, answer questions, and retransmit EDI documents when necessary.
  • Document, test and deploy new and enhanced EDI maps while adhering to SOX compliance and change control procedures.
  • Work with end users to ensure user acceptance testing is thorough and complete.
  • Complete EDI customer setup in ERP.


  • Must have 5+ years of EDI experience (setup, mapping, testing, processing, troubleshooting).
  • Experience in interfacing EDI transactions with ERP systems.
  • Worked directly with trading partners through the on-board process.
  • Thorough knowledge of ANSI X12 standards.
  • Proficient in data transmissions using AS2, SFTP, and VAN.
  • Willing to take on support responsibilities.
  • Experience with SQL and XML.
  • Excellent communication, writing and interpersonal skills.
  • Must be well organized with strong attention to detail.
  • Must possess the ability to perform successfully under pressure while dealing with multiple projects in a fast-paced business environment.
  • Worked with Altova’s MapForce (optional requirement).
  • Worked with Epicor’s Prophet 21 ERP (optional requirement).
  • Demonstrate general knowledge of business process and operations that include Order-to-Cash, Purchase–to-Pay, Demand Planning and Fulfillment.

Why Kichler?

Kichler is a leader in interior and exterior decorative lighting, landscape lighting and ceiling fans. Kichler products are available through authorized independent lighting showrooms, electrical distributors, procurement companies, irrigation distributors and select e-retailers.

What we offer you as a Kichler employee:

  • Competitive salary, Paid vacation 
  • Comprehensive medical, vision and dental insurance 
  • Available 401(k) program with generous company match (no waiting period, 100% vested)
  • Company-paid life and STD/LTD disability coverage 
  • Onsite cafeteria and work-out facility (free yoga and personal training classes weekly)
  • Location: Adjacent to Cuyahoga Valley National Park
  • Employee discount purchase program (MASCO partners)
  • Company events including Night at the Indians, Holiday party, Breakfast with Santa, Summer Picnic lunches

The Kichler brand encompasses more than 3,000 products, including chandeliers, wall sconces, bath lighting, ceiling fans, under-cabinet lighting, landscape lighting, lamps and accessories. A leader in energy-efficient technology, Kichler's line of Design Pro LED fixtures feature several winners of the Lighting for Tomorrow Award, sponsored by the Consortium for Energy Efficiency, the U.S. Department of Energy and the American Lighting Association.


Full or Part Time

Full time

Kichler Lighting (the “Company”) is an equal opportunity employer and we want to have the best available persons in every job. The Company makes employment decisions only based on merit. It is the Company’s policy to prohibit discrimination in any employment opportunity (including but not limited to recruitment, employment, promotion, salary increases, benefits, termination and all other terms and conditions of employment) based on race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, pregnancy, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, age, physical/mental disability, medical condition, marital/domestic partner status, military and veteran status, height, weight or any other such characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. The Company is committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. This commitment applies to all persons involved in the operations of the Company regardless of where the employee is located and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of the Company.

Kichler Lighting is an E-Verify employer. E-Verify is an Internet based system operated by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in partnership with the Social Security Administration (SSA) that allows participating employers to electronically verify the employment eligibility of their newly hired employees in the United States. Please click on the following links for more information.

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No visa sponsorship is available for this position, unless specified within the job description.