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EDI & XML, SAP IDOC & ERP skills, Data analysis & Problem solving

Rock Island, IL
October 25, 2018

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Trained and Experienced Application/IT IDOC & EDI Analyst

To Whom it may concern

As you can see from my resume, I have a wide range of experience in many fields and industries, including Automotive and Retail. I have used many different ERP systems, including SAP.

My 28 years of EDI & IDOC knowledge will be an asset to your company. I am very proficient in numerous EDI file types. I have used SAP since 1998.

The EDI data sets I have used include 810, 850, 856, 830, 862, 855, 832, 860, 852, 846, 867, 204, 214, 210, & 990 to name a few. I have also worked with numerous EDIFACT EDI data sets.

Thank you for taking time to review my cover letter and resume. I appreciate you taking the time to consider my application.

I would like to be considered for this job. For a job outside of my area, I would like work from my home in Illinois as much as is possible. I understand that there would be some training needed on site during an introductory period.

Feel free to call my cell phone 847-***-****.

Robert L. DePuy Profile

Sr. IT & EDI Analyst


Areas of Expertise

1EDI (28 Years) & XML, including using Sterling Integrator (GIS/SI).

2SAP & IDOC Experience

3Microsoft Navision ERP Application skills.

4Service Now Administration skills.

5Project and Team lead skills

6Strong Data analysis skills.

7Gentran Server for Windows, NT and UNIX (23 Years).

I have a wide range of experience in many fields and industries, including Automotive and Retail.

Thank you for taking time to review my cover letter and resume. I appreciate you taking the time to consider my skills as they would improve efficiency in your company.

Feel free to call my cell phone 847-***-****

Business and Application History

Group O, July 2014 to June 2018 – Sr. EDI Analyst, Service Now Administrator

Daily application analysis to help trouble shoot in house users’ problems & test corrective fixes for these problems and software updates & fixes.

Adding new EDI customers/vendors, new EDI data sets for existing EDI Trading Partners to Microsoft Navision ERP system in their Supply Chain, Marketing & Packaging divisions, along with daily EDI monitoring. Began converting legacy EDI to new XML/SQL based software (Data Masons for Microsoft Dynamics/Navision).

Wrote numerous VB-Scripts providing stop-gap solutions, until permanent solutions were available.

Additional responsibilities include System Administration for our ITIL system (Service Now) to handle IT problem tickets.

Recently requested to add on to my responsibilities, as a backup resource, roles for IT security & SharePoint development.

United Stationers. September 2013 to July 2014 – Sr. EDI Analyst

Adding new EDI customers & existing EDI customers to SI 5.1 EDI system, for a variety of EDI data sets predominately 850, 855, 856, 810 & their XML equivalents.

Effective Data, Inc., February 1998 to August 2013 - Sr. EDI Consultant

Responsible for servicing EDI clients in the Chicagoland and Wisconsin areas. Client engagements include:

Arvato (August 2008 to January 2010) - Sr. EDI Consultant

Documented their Gentran Server for UNIX system, performing analysis on processes, and executing needed changes to improve poorly designed scripts and data flows.

Worked on numerous projects to bring on dozens of new trading partners and transactions. These new projects included the X12/EDI data sets of 850, 855, 810, 832, 856, 861 & 846. I also provided ‘On’ and ‘Off’ hours production support.

Sterno (August 2008) – Sr. EDI Consultant

Conversion to Syspro EDI Mapping for X12/EDI data sets of 850, 855, 810, & 856.

Crescent Cardboard (July 2008) – Sr. EDI Consultant

Helped debug Gentran 850 & 810 maps and training of in house EDI staff on Gentran

VTech Electronics North America (July 2008) – Sr. EDI Consultant

Short tern assignment to add Print Maps for inbound 850s to their Gentran system.

Follet Higher Education Group (June 2008 to July 2008) – Sr. EDI Consultant

Train & Assist Employees in GIS BPML & Mapping.

Johnson Controls, Inc. (April 2008 to June 2008) - Sr. EDI Consultant

Performing staff augmentation role for departing Business Analyst in charge of all After-Market Customers. Duties include analyzing new EDI requests and maintenance to existing GIS-EDI processes. Analysis involves reviewing requests, preparing prescribed documentation for SOX compliance and internal needs. Implementing these requests by assigning the work to available resources, then reviewing their testing. Finally completing the SOX process and moving the approved objects into production.

Palermo’s Villa (March 2008) - Sr. EDI Consultant

Finished testing of two Gentran UNIX 810 maps as part of a conversion from non-supported legacy EDI system.

Wells Manufacturing (March 2008) - Sr. EDI Consultant

Researched their Gentran NT system in order to evaluate for future EDI hosting. Presented findings and suggestions for smooth turnover.

Master Lock (February 2008) - Sr. EDI Consultant

Designed, developed, tested & implemented 2 850 maps, 1 856 & 1 810 map for their Gentran NT system.

Tranzact (January 2008) - Sr. EDI Consultant

Gave extensive training for Gentran Server for NT. Began developing 210 map with intricate logic and connection to data bases.

Brunswick (November to December 2007) - Sr. EDI Consultant

Configured their Mailbox system. Created dozens of new mailbox slots. Created and tested 25 Partnership records. Created 4 new GIS business processes, for transferring files via FTP to any of their 4 divisions & inbound translation.

OSG Tool (October 2007) - Sr. EDI Consultant

Converted EDI system from Gentran NT to GIS. Installed latest patches to GIS. Designed, developed, tested & implemented 3 850 maps. Created and tested 25 Partnership records. Created 4 new GIS business processes, for transferring files via FTP, Inbound translation, App file Process & return EDI Process.

Komatsu (September 2007 & March 2008) - Sr. EDI Consultant

Upgraded GIS & installed patches. Designed, developed, tested & implemented 4 new GIS business process for inbound 832 files, transferring files via FTP, Translation for XML Invoice & related processes including XML Map, & data base load.

Briggs & Stratton (April 2007 to August 2007) - Sr. EDI Consultant

Provided EDI support during conversion from legacy (Catalyst by Inovis) to Biz-talk 2006. Also, implemented new Trading Partners using Catalyst maps (850, 810, 856 & 824).

DCI Cheese Co. (October 2006 to March 2007) - Sr. EDI Consultant

Installed a new Gentran Server for NT instance. Led a team of 4 other mappers to create over 80 EDI maps (for 25 new Trading Partners) and many other related processes. Which included ftp, AS2 and similar communication protocols, intricate pre-processor and post-processor script to prepare application files for use by other systems. Coordinated with other staff and consultants to integrate acquired business lines into existing EDI infrastructures.

American Health Products (October 2006) - Sr. EDI Consultant

Created, tested & implemented into production the below Gentran EDI maps, including 940, 943, 944, & 945 data sets. Also setup 2 new AS2 Trading Partners.

DDN Pharmaceutical Logistics (August 2006 to September 2006) - Sr. EDI Consultant

Performed routine production support. Created, tested & implemented into production numerous EDI maps, including 810, 812, 816, 820, 850, 852, 856, 862, 864, 867 & 940 data sets.

ALCAN-Pichney Plastics. (July 2006) - Sr. EDI Consultant

Created, tested & implemented into production numerous EDI maps, including 850 & 855 data sets for 3 new Trading Partners. Debugged map, UNIX script and ftp errors.

Komatsu America (June 2006) - Sr. EDI Consultant

Amended 3 existing GIS Business Processes for better flow, IP addressing for proper email routing and data base access. Created a new XML 997-ack business process.

Fellowes, Inc. (December 2005 to June 2006) - Sr. EDI Consultant

Assisting with Oracle 11.i Upgrade. Convert numerous Gentran NT maps and processes. Also upgraded all maps associated with Wal-Mart from X12 4030 to version 5010. Performed daily Production Support to allow in house EDI staff to devote time to other projects.

Johnson Controls, Inc. - Sr. EDI Consultant

(Numerous engagements, August 2001 to December 2005)

Planning and documenting conversion from their old Digital Equipment (DEC) EDI system to Gentran Integration Suite (GIS) for their Manufacturing division. The new GIS system includes over 100 EDI maps (810, 820, 824, 830, 832, 846, 850, 852, 853, 856, 860, 861, 862, & 864 X12 data sets and 5 EDIFACT data sets) and 10 business processes using BPML, XML & Java. Created, tested, and implemented the following transactions; 824, 850, 855, 856, 870. Added 4 new UNIX scripts to improve client’s efficiency. Advised client during conversion.

Zebra Technologies (March 2005 to July 2005) - Sr. EDI Consultant

Completed EDI conversion from Biztalk to GIS. Reviewed/corrected GIS Processes. Installed GIS patches

US Freightways (July 2001) - Sr. EDI Consultant

Developed and tested numerous X12-EDI maps, including 861, 940, 846, 204, 210 & 110 data sets. All using Gentran Server for NT.

Jel-Sert (July 2001) - Sr. EDI Consultant

Assisted and trained their EDI Staff in using Gentran for NT. Developed and tested 3 850 maps.

Illinois Tools Work – Industrial Finishing (July 2001) - Sr. EDI Consultant

Developed an outbound 810 map. Assisted with training their staff in using Gentran for NT. Reviewed and improved data flows.

PalmOne (December 2000 to June 2001) - Sr. EDI Consultant

Technical lead for full outsourcing of Palm, Inc.’s EDI and trading partner relationships. Lead a team of developers in the full conversion of Palm’s SAP systems to new GENTRAN Sun Solaris platform. Mentored and trained all on-going support staff. Developed and/or modified over 40 EDI maps. Developed UNIX shell scripting for outbound, inbound processing, async communications and an innovative report for 997 statuses to their SAP system.

3COM (July 1999 to December 2000) - Sr. EDI Consultant

Converted existing Gentran processes to use an upgraded version of SAP, from version 2.2 to 3.0, then later to version 4.5. Used UNIX shell scripting to improve outbound and inbound processing. Installed Gentran SAP Extension, which greatly reduced mapping instructions, development time and translation errors. Developed 26 new EDI maps. Installed 91 new Trading Partners utilizing ANSI X12 transaction sets 810, 846, 850, 852, 855, 856, 860, 867 and 997. Trained 3COM employees to better understand Gentran and UNIX as well as better prepare for Y2K. Played key role in 3COM’s project to spin-off their Palm division.

Deluxe Video Services (February 1998 to June 1999) – Sr. EDI Consultant

Responsible for converting EDI processes from an AS400 translator to Gentran Server for UNIX. New processes used Gentran’s SAP interface with Oracle database running on SAP R3. Revised, customized and improved Gentran’s SAP extension and other existing scripts to better suit the customer’s needs. Developed 8 new maps (using data sets 850, 810, 846 & 861). Developed new Gentran Server scripts to send and receive files from Advantis. Scripts included restart logic and self-correcting procedures. Performed SAP functions, including Trading Partner setup, documentation tool, and maintenance of processed orders. Trained client employees to take over Gentran Server responsibilities. Installed and customized Gentran Server client software on numerous personal computers.

(End of clients for work done with Effective Data)

Moore Business Forms. April 1995 to February 1998 - Senior Programmer/EDI Analyst.

Conversion of EDI system from an IBM mainframe to Sterling Gentran Server for UNIX. Created dozens of EDI maps in both translators for numerous trading partners. Implemented an automated e-mail process and async dial in system. Implement and test disaster recovery procedures. Also proficient in Bisync and Async communications, UNIX scripting, programming the C language, various UNIX utilities (including FTP), PC software communication programs and some system administration duties.

Burrows Company, April 1990 to April 1995 - EDI Analyst

Programming in COBOL. EDI help desk. Supervised two people in PC support areas. Performed routine LAN administration duties.


1)Lead successful projects & managed a team of EDI resources.

2)Train and guide staff on fine-tuning EDI systems & software.

3)Implemented numerous new Gentran systems (Install and upgrade).

4)Using my expert UNIX scripting skills to improve processes.

5)Work with project teams, especially Trading Partners, to meet deadlines and identify & prevent problems from becoming major roadblocks.

6)Created hundreds of EDI maps and related processes. Data sets include 810, 210, 810, 812, 816, 820, 824, 830, 832, 846, 850, 852, 855, 856, 861, 862, 864, 867, 875, 888, 940, 943, 944, 945, DELFOR, DELJIT, DESADV, ORDERS & XML

7)Authored dozens of communications scripts to ftp sites & VANs.


Harper College

Computer Systems Major

B.A. at Trinity College

Major: Biblical Studies, Old Testament emphasis

Minor: Economics/Management

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