J.B. Hunt Transport Logistics Engineer I in Lowell, Arkansas

Job Opening ID:

00223978 Logistics Engineer I (Open)

Job Title:

Logistics Engineer I




United States of America





Full/Part Time:

Full time


Job Description Summary:

The Logistics Engineer I is responsible for improving the productivity, quality, performance, and profitability of company operations and service offerings by applying engineering methods and analysis to a variety of business opportunities and problems. Logistics Engineers at J.B. Hunt typically work as members of small teams focused on projects in process analysis and improvement, management science solution development, business intelligence and analytics, or customer-facing sales engineering solution design creation. The successful candidate will possess a record of academic focus and leadership experience combined with demonstrated interpersonal and teamwork skills. Logistics Engineer roles lead to a variety of technical and functional career path options within the J.B. Hunt organization.

Job Description:

Functions & Responsibilities:

1.) Apply Industrial Engineering methods and skills to gather and analyze information to improve company and customer processes and results.

2.) Develop ways of measuring and communicating operational effectiveness that generate business insight for the organization.

3.) Identify and define business process improvement project opportunities.

4.) Communicate and sell improvement ideas to key decision makers.

5.) Obtain feedback on proposed improvement ideas.

6.) Design process, system, and technology solutions to meet customer and company business needs.

7.) Help implement and anchor business process, system, and technology improvement projects.

8.) Provide technical development for new and existing decision support and business intelligence systems, databases, and programs.

9.) Measure and report the results (costs and benefits) of implemented projects.

Qualifications :

Bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering, Operations Research, Statistics, Computer Engineering, Supply Chain Management or a related field is preferred (3.0 GPA minimum). Cooperative education/work experience and campus involvement are preferred.

The ability to use and apply mathematical concepts such as statistics, linear programming optimization techniques, non-linear techniques, meta-heuristics, discrete-event simulation, and predictive modeling/forecasting techniques (time series models, neural networks, Bayesian techniques, etc.) is required.

Successful candidates will have a solid working knowledge of relational databases, computer programming, structured query language, and Microsoft Office Suite tools. Experience with programming languages such as C++, Java, Visual Basic, and ILOG CPLEX/Dispatcher is a plus.


Company Overview:

Fortune 500 experience. Career Development. Nation-wide opportunities. We are J.B. Hunt.

Our success comes from strategically placing you in the most suitable role. Whether you have a passion for operations, sales, engineering, or information technology, we can jump start your career!

J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc. is no stranger to the transportation logistics industry. From our humble beginnings in 1961, with only five tractors and seven refrigerated trailers, we have evolved into one of the largest transportation logistics companies in North America. We provide safe and reliable transportation services throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico. Our four business segments (Intermodal, Dedicated Contract Services, Truckload, and Integrated Capacity Solutions) allow us to provide customized freight solutions for customers big and small. It's no wonder we have been named one of America's Most Admired Companies by Fortune Magazine.

J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc. is committed to basing employment decisions on the principles of equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, persons with disabilities, protected veterans or other bases by applicable law.

Fortune 500 experience. Career growth opportunities. Nationwide relocation possibilities.

These are just a few things you'll find at J.B. Hunt. Whether you have a passion for operations, sales, engineering or information technology, we can help jumpstart your career with challenging opportunities that will help you reach your maximum potential.

Why J.B. Hunt?

We take our investment in you seriously - our future success depends on you. Be an innovator with a leading transportation company and work alongside some of the brightest minds in the industry. At J.B. Hunt, we strongly believe in promoting from within based on performance and potential, the sky is the limit for your career.

What are we looking for?

We look for high-energy, forward-thinking individuals who are interested in a career with a leader in the transportation industry. We seek exceptional people of diverse backgrounds who have the vision to carry our business forward. J.B. Hunt offers a variety of opportunities spanning across the nation.