Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate


Some key figures :

- 7,000+ stores in more than 40 countries
- 30retail banners
- over 800,000 store visitors per day
- ~17 million prescription glasses sold
- Revenue 2018: EUR 3,7 billion
- EBITDA 2018: EUR 576 million
- Over 37,000 employees Our vision is to provide high quality and affordable eye care to more and more people around the world. By doing so, GrandVision aspires to help them realize their full potential in life.

Developing Careers & Potential

Within all GrandVision companies we recruit for a career, not just a job. We are passionate about customer satisfaction and develop our people to look for growth potential within the job and within the company. Our preference is to always promote internally where possible. So, wherever people start, there’s always somewhere else to go. We strive for continuous improvement and our new recruits help us to further raise the future potential of our company. Our whole business is full of people who have gone on to achieve a successful career through experiencing a variety of different roles in different locations and area of our business. We continually support and develop our people who have the desire, ambition and potential to grow.

With customers, stores and employees located in over 40 countries, GrandVision shows diversity to be at the core of its success. Grandvision is a global company proud and committed to be an equal opportunity employer.

EDI Administrator, Amsterdam Area

You are part of the Global EDI Department, a team of 4 FTE’s in total.

Responsible for monitoring the EDI messages in the ERP system (SAP) and solving issues when messages fail from and to our suppliers. This role is in the Supply chain Operations team liaising between business, suppliers and IT.

Reports to

Global EDI Manager

Main purpose of the role

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

- Monitor EDI messages in SAP (order, order response, ASN, invoice, VMI flow)
- Analyse EDI issues / failed messages
- Follow up with all departments inside (master data, procurement, finance, warehouse) and outside (suppliers, EDI broker, offshore support team) the company on actions needed to solve EDI issues
- Roll out EDI standard to new suppliers
- Initial contact for trouble shooting inquiries from vendors and Retail Companies
- Correct failed idoc messages
- Write ad-hoc reports for the stakeholders
- Act as a resource to build knowledge of EDI across the business
- Resolves issues related to EDI that prevent messages to go from PI to SAP and from Brokers to trading partners Required qualifications/level of education

- Completed degree, minimum BSc, ideally in a business-related field
- Minimum 1 year of relevant working experience in EDI or related field Core competencies/ Personal attributes

- Self-motivated and proactive in approach to work
- Strong attention to detail
- Organizing and prioritizing skills
- Ability to work under pressure/tolerant of stress and frustration
- Ability to remain firm to standards and governance under pressure to short-cut
- Highly adaptable to new environments; with a natural ability to embrace learning and develop through experience. High level of energy and ambition to realise a positive impact
- Positive, customer first, can do attitude Key skills, knowledge and experience

- Analytical
- Proficient in English (other languages a definite plus)
- ERP system knowledge, SAP (idoc) experience preferred
- Good communication skills
- Operational knowledge of purchase order flow
- XML, Edifact knowledge preferred
- Computer literate (Excel, Word, etc)

  • broker
  • erp
  • excel
  • word
  • xml