Volvo Group EDI Specialist in Byhalia, Mississippi

Inbound EDI Specialist

Central Distribution Center in Byhalia, Mississippi

Logistics Operations Americas is part of GTO and has approximately 1,000 employees in more than 20 locations within the region. Our job is to design, handle and optimize the supply chain for all Volvo Group brands. The scope for Logistics Services includes making sure material is delivered to the production facilities, packaging is available, vehicles are distributed to the dealers, and that management of material, warehouses and distribution ensures the availability of parts everywhere in the world. We make sure all logistics services are delivered with world class operational excellence.

We have exciting opportunities for the right individuals at our currently under construction 1,000,000 SF central Distribution Center in Byhalia, MS. This new Byhalia DC is located approximately 25 miles southeast of Memphis, TN and will begin operation in the end of 2014.

The Distribution Center Inbound EDI Specialist reports to the Quality & Inventory Manager of the CDC and is responsible for resolving all EDI issues resulting from bad ASN information in the system.


  • Resolve all EDI issues resulting from bad ASN information in the system

  • Report and resolve administrative deviations (related to EDI or ASN). Communicate these deviations to the respective supplier.

  • Maintain accurate records of all EDI issues by supplier.

  • Communicate EDI issues to the Supplier Relations Specialist within the Byhalia CDC to ensure these issues are reflected on vendor scorecards.

  • Participate with the Supplier Relations Specialist in vendor scorecard reviews with the various suppliers.

  • Contact suppliers to ask for corrective actions on issues related to EDI or ASN.

  • Completes other duties as assigned by management

Minimum Education and Experience

  • Required minimum 2 to 5 years relevant experience in a similar function in a logistics or distribution company


  • Good COMMUNICATION skills and ability to work under minimal amount of supervision.

  • Strong working knowledge or a willingness to learn ANSI X-12, EDIFACT and Odette EDI Mapping Specifications

  • Working knowledge or a willingness to learn WEB EDI.

  • Strong working knowledge or willingness to learn Volvo HSD 1076 interfaces

  • Ability to detect, correct and communicate ASN deviation’s that impact scanning or inbound goods receipts flow.

  • Working knowledge or a willingness to learn, SAP-ECC, DLX, EDI Message Tracker, and SPED.

  • Working knowledge or a willingness to learn Warehouse Inbound Flow

  • Working knowledge or willingness to learn Volvo Global Bar Code Label Specifications.

  • INITIATIVE & DRIVE: Taking action in the absence of specific instructions or in the absence of a specific requirement, taking reasonable risks to achieve results, and persevering when challenged.


  • Good ANALYTICAL skills and PROBLEM SOLVING attitude.

  • Very good NEGOTIATION skills in order to improve the service provided by suppliers.

  • Basic PRODUCT KNOWLEDGE and good understanding of parts-related TECHNICAL issues. Technical skills/background is preferred

  • Ability to read and comprehend engineering drawings for product.

  • Good skills in working with MS Office programs, Word, Excel, Power Point, Etc. and ability to learn new IT applications applicable for the role.

About us

The Volvo Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines under the leading brands Volvo, Renault Trucks, Mack, UD Trucks, Eicher, SDLG, Terex Trucks, Prevost, Nova Bus, UD Bus, Sunwin Bus and Volvo Penta.

Volvo Group Trucks Operations encompasses the production of state-of-the-art products for the truck brands of the Volvo Group, as well as Volvo Group engines and transmissions, through an international world class industrial environment.

With Volvo Group Trucks Operations you will be part of a global and diverse team of highly skilled professionals who work with passion, trust each other and embrace change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.

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