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EDI Analyst 

EOE StatementWe are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
Division Applied Industrial Technologies  
Location Corporate Headquarters - AIT  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Category Information Technology  

Are you interested in expanding your experience with a strong, growing company? We’re interested in your experience, your passion and aptitude for learning!

Connect with one of the best companies to work for in Northeast Ohio! Applied Industrial Technologies is a 12-time winner of the Northcoast 99 best places to work in Cleveland. We offer free parking, subsidized benefits including health care, vision, & dental, 401(k) with company match, on-site fitness center and cafeteria, tuition reimbursement, and career development opportunities.

We are seeking a hands-on EDI Analyst with strong communications skills to work directly with customers, suppliers, partners and end users to troubleshoot and install electronic transactions interfaces with customers, suppliers, and business partners. 

This position is located at our corporate headquarters in Midtown Cleveland. 

Job Duties Include:

  • Perform troubleshooting, analysis, problem solving, exception handling, and re-processing as necessary to ensure reliable operations and business efficiency
  • Develop, test, and install electronic transaction interfaces with customers, suppliers and 3rd party business partners. Interfaces include all EDI transactions and XML messages.
  • Work directly with our customers, suppliers, and 3rd party partners to analyze their data requirements and transaction/message specifications. Conduct unit testing and end-to-end testing with customers, suppliers, and other business partners
  • Partner with internal business sponsors to set priorities, report status, identify and resolve issues to meet business requirements, time lines and processing efficiencies
  • Develop, test, and maintain EDI process flows, document maps and configurations
  • Mentor and cross-train other team members on EDI standards and EDI and business processes
  • Ensure reliable and effective eBusiness operations by monitoring eBusiness production systems including EDI monitoring tools, EDI VANs, FTP file servers and business processes
Position Requirements


  • 2+ years experience with EDI transaction and messaging structures including ANSI X12, UN/EDIFACT, XML and CXML
  • Solid understanding of the key business data and transactional process flows used in procure-to-pay function and order-to-cash process
  • Proven success in developing and maintaining effective business relationships
  • Use of proper English grammar, written and verbal
  • 4 year degree in IT, business administration or related field OR a 2-year degree from a technical college OR equivalent work experience
  • Proof of authorization to work for any employer in the United States


  • SAP ECC experience, IDOC processing experience, SAP Netweaver PI (XI) experience
  • Familiar with formal IT governance frameworks such as CMMI maturity models, SOX computer controls, ITIL
  • Familiarity with formal IT development methodologies, ex: SAP ASAP, Rational Unified Process
  • Industrial distribution industry experience

Desired Characteristics:

  • Ability to make independent decisions that will preserve and enhance the relationship Applied® has with its key customers, suppliers, and other business partners
  • Flexible in work duties and willing to help team achieve goals
  • Interested in learning new systems

Work for a corporation that believes in developing our people. Applied ® employees believe in the company and love the environment. Individual contributors with fresh ideas and passion for excellence are encouraged and rewarded.

Different Voices. New Perspectives. Boundless opportunities. Applied is committed to offering equal employment opportunities for all applicants and employees based on their training, experience and overall qualifications and without regard to race, color, religion, gender, veteran or citizenship status, age, disability, national origin, or any other category protected by applicable law. We are also committed to a drug-free workplace. We value you, your background, and your unique experiences that help add to the richness of the Applied team.

We are passionate about our core values: honesty, integrity, caring/fairness, openness, quality dedication, promise keeping, personal mastery. We believe these are important for our customers and our employees.

Connect with a great stable company with strong performance and growth. We look forward to learning more about you and will respond to qualified candidates.

About the Organization Applied Industrial Technologies(NYSE: AIT) is a value-added distributor of bearings, power transmission components, fluid power components and systems, industrial rubber products, linear motion components, tools, safety products, general maintenance products serving customers in virtually every industry. A $2.5 billion company, AppliedŽ is an industry leader with 90 years of experience, a solid balance sheet, and a clear plan for growth. We've just completed 3 years of record back to back sales and net results!

The Applied network includes 500+ service centers, 9 distribution centers in North America, Australia & New Zealand, 19 fluid power companies creating the world's largest fluid power network and Maintenance Services and Supplies subsidiary that also specializes in inventory management solutions.

We provide engineering, design & systems integration for industrial and fluid power applications, as well as customized mechanical, fabricated rubber & fluid power shop services, maintenance training, and inventory & storeroom management solutions that provide added value to our customers. We offer more than 4 million parts critical to operations of MRO and OEM customers.

Applied's 5,000+ associates are value driven, experienced, knowledgeable associates dedicated to the pursuit of customer satisfaction through innovation, trusted products, expertise, and support. We are passionate about our core values: integrity, respect, customer focus, commitment to excellence, accountability, innovation, continuous improvement, teamwork.
• GI Jobs Magazine - Ranked in the Top 100 Military-Friendly Employers
• Fortune 1000 List of America's Largest Companies 2004-2012
• Selling Power - 3rd best Company to Sell For, 2012 (5th year in a row in the top 50)
• HR Chally Group ' Customer-Rated World Class Sales Winner
• Ranked 15th on Industrial Distribution's Big 50 List of industrial distributors
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