J.B. Hunt Transport Manager Engineering & Technology in Lowell, Arkansas72745

Job Opening ID:

00226813 Manager Engineering & Technology (Open)

Job Title:

Manager Engineering & Technology




United States of America





Full/Part Time:

Full time


Job Description Summary:


Under general direction, the incumbent identifies and implements strategic, innovative methods and decision support systems to improve the overall value of J.B. Hunt Transport's service delivery processes for both internal and external customers. Uses advanced Industrial Engineering and Management Science (IE/MS) techniques to create engineered decision-making solutions that control costs, increase revenues, and optimize network efficiency.

Job Description:



1.Manage/lead a moderate size team of engineers dedicated to solving transportation logistics problems for the assigned business unit.

2.Working with their assigned team, consults with the business units to identify, define strategies and capture opportunities to reduce cost, increase revenue, and optimize network performance using IE/MS concepts.

3.Apply IE/MS concepts (process analysis, work measurement, simulation, statistical analysis, operations research, etc.) in innovative ways to key business improvement opportunities.

4.Coordinate engineering and technology efforts to ensure roadmaps and deliverables are aligned with business and enterprise objectives.

5.Develop project plans and manage teams to build and deliver the engineered solutions.

6.Work with internal and external customers to implement the engineered processes and decision-support tools to monitor results to ensure desired outcomes are realized.

7.Maintain proficiency and currency of knowledge and expertise in related IE/MS fields of study for both themselves and their assigned employees.


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.