EDI Specialist (Aurora, IL)

Tangent Technologies is accepting applications for an EDI Specialist in Aurora, IL.

Tangent Technologies LLC offers the most innovative recycled plastic lumber-wood alternative solutions for a multitude of outdoor markets and high value applications. We have more than two decades invested in being "first to market" by developing technological advancements to offer innovative products and features for our customers to support their respective industries.


The EDI Specialist will lead the process of implementing electronic data interchange (EDI) across Tangent locations.  This person will manage, maintain, and administer the EDI systems.  The EDI Specialist will report to the Information Technology Manager.


  • Manage the project lifecycle of any EDI implementation and integrations
  • Responsible for developing and maintaining EDI and cXML PO and invoice integrations for customers and trading partners
  • Understand requirements of our trading partners and be able to translate them into mapping specifications
  • Prioritize and track progress of EDI solution enhancements.
  • Specify, review, and test EDI related functionality and system upgrades on ERP system
  • Work with 3rd party vendors to develop, test, and support integrations and onboarding new partners
  • Develop and maintain Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) to allow for repeated and similar functions
  • Engages and serves as a liaison between all EDI-related vendors/consultants and Tangent staff
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • The ideal candidate must be highly familiar with 810, 830, 850, 855, 856 and 862 transactions.
  • Proven ability to lead EDI projects from planning to launch, including post-launch training and support
  • Ability to analyze and solve complex EDI problems and understand the impact it has on the business
  • Good at basic mapping as well as with import and exports of EDI transactions
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills.


  • Bachelor’s degree is preferred.
  • 5+ years working with EDI and other eCommerce applications and format.
  • Working in manufacturing and retail industry is a huge plus.


Our salaried positions at Tangent come with an excellent benefits package, which include:

  • Health, Vision, and Dental Insurance- available within 30 days of employment!
  • 3 Weeks Paid Vacation- ALL vacation time is available to you after 30 days of employment, no accrual necessary!
  • 401(k) with 3%-5% Match- available after 90 days of employment!
  • Additional Target Bonus- 5%-15% on top of our competitive salaries!
  • TANGENT Culture- offering an awesome onsite, casual, and collaborative culture! Everyone is happy to be here every day- we all love our product and work hard to support it!

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