Teknor Apex

EDI Associate Programmer

Job Locations US-RI-Pawtucket
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Celebrating over 90 years…


Teknor Apex Company is a privately held, global material science company founded in 1924 and headquartered in Pawtucket, Rhode Island.  We manufacture for our eight divisions in 9 locations in the U.S., and one each in Singapore, China, Belgium and Germany.


In all our businesses we pride ourselves on our commitment to technical innovation, quality products and custom service.  Positions offered are both challenging and rewarding and have excellent growth opportunities.


Join our corporate IT department in the role of EDI Associate Programmer managing projects and activities as it relates to the onboarding process for new customers or new Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) capabilities with existing customers. Responsible for design, development and system analysis, mapping, testing and data communication configuration with EDI trading partners. Duties include:

  • Primary responsibilities include setting up and maintaining new trading partners in the ERP system and 1EDISource (EDI translation software).
  • Lead and execute EDI onboarding process in conjunction with Customer Service and Sales team
  • Monitor traffic and error queues during EDI processing daily and ensure issues are resolved in a timely manner.
  • Oversee documentation of solutions and day-to-day monitoring activities
  • Manage and maintain 1EDISource software and VAN communication systems with trading partners
  • Work closely with Customer Service department providing support and training on all EDI activities
  • Act as primary support for customer inquiries of EDI transmissions
  • Administration and support of trading partner relationships
  • Additional projects as required

Qualifications & Competencies

  • Associate degree or equivalent training, such as in a business or technical area, which can be obtained in two years.
  • Experience in handling user and/or customer support issues preferred
  • Ability to perform technical writing and customer documentation
  • Knowledge of one or more of the following Java, Java Script, XML, Visual Basic, SQL a plus
  • Knowledge of basic programming concepts a must (conditional looping, if-then-else statements, functions).
  • Understanding of corporate business environments and the day-to-day practices of a multi-business organization
  • Basic XML, SQL and EDI concepts a plus

Our best performers possess the following core competencies:

Teamwork  * Project Management * Information Management * Decision Making * Analytical Thinking * Achievement Orientation  Creativity and Innovation * Problem Solving * Verbal and Written Communication Skills


Teknor Apex has a long-standing history of caring for its employees.  We are committed to the philosophy of providing employees with a comprehensive and competitive benefits package.

  • Medical w/prescription drug coverage
  • Dental and Vision
  • Life Insurance
  • 401k w/company match 
  • Paid Holidays and Vacation
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Employee Wellness Program
  • Service Recognition
  • Team-Spirit Day


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