Electronic Data Transfer Specialist (EDT) - Seasonal in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada at Lifetouch Canada Inc.

Date Posted: 7/4/2018

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Job Description

Lifetouch Canada has been capturing the spirit of today and preserving memories for tomorrow with quality student photographs for over 80 years. Our commitment to implementing new technologies helps Lifetouch maintain the highest standards of excellence and efficiency, and has been instrumental in making Lifetouch a leader in photography, printing, manufacturing and processing.

Electronic Data Transfer (EDT) Specialist - Seasonal Position

In accordance with company job production procedures, this position is responsible for collecting, formatting and processing of the Electronic Data Files (EDT) for the purpose of providing Name-On Card Camera Cards for Service Centre supported territories. In addition, this position may responsible for ongoing Customer Service and Sales Specialist support.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

Data Collection and Tracking:

  • Prepare and send out yearly communication with accounts to maintain accurate EDT contact information in FOW account manager.
  • Contact schools, administrators, school boards, or any individual responsible for supplying current student data lists to request appropriate information for each job. Communication by email and phone.
  • Provide instructions to schools on how to extract the required information from various school administrative systems.
  • Record each attempt when contacting appropriate file provider on the Master Tracking System. Call or email the appropriate territory for continued follow-up.
  • Ensure files are workable and include all required information. Verify fields needed using the work order provided from Sales Support.
  • Track the file receipt date on the Master Tracking System.
  • Communicate and resolve file issues with account contacts, territories and Sales Support

Data Formatting and Processing:

  • Organize work to process by scheduled photo dates.
  • Clean and manipulate files in order to process through the Pre-print EDT program.
  • Convert all files into a Microsoft Excel CSV or tab-delimited text format.
  • Verify that all fields requested are on the file
  • Process the clean and formatted Excel file through the Pre-print EDT program. Enter process date on Master Tracking System.
  • Ensure the Barcode requirements are met with the current file and/or have a good knowledge of how to proceed with jobs that do not pass the Barcode verification requirements.
  • Provide data/paperwork to Job Bag Preparation area for processed files.

Tracking and record keeping:

  • Enter each file that is requested, received, processed and printed cards are received on the Master Tracking system.
  • Keep an electronic copy all original files as they are received from source and a copy of the data exactly as it was put through Pre-print EDT.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum General Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent and relevant post-secondary coursework/formal training
  • 2+ years of relevant experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Intermediate computer knowledge; including Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Detail-oriented with a high level of accuracy
  • Proven time management skills with the ability to multitask and prioritize
  • Ability to handle high volume of work and meet tight deadlines
  • Excellent verbal, written and communication skills
  • Strong problem solving and organizational skills
  • Ability to handle confidential information
  • Customer service experience would be an asset

Lifetouch Canada offers a competitive salary and compensation package including a deferred profit sharing plan and the opportunity to work for a highly successful, growth-oriented company.

Please send your resume and cover letter to hrcanada@lifetouch.com

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Lifetouch is a Shutterfly Inc. company.

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