J.B. Hunt Transport Rail Control Service Manager in Lowell, Arkansas

Job Opening ID:

00227399 Rail Control Service Manager (Open)

Job Title:

Rail Control Service Manager

Department:

Operations

Country:

United States of America

State/Province:

Arkansas

City:

Lowell

Full/Part Time:

Full time

Shift:

Job Description Summary:

The incumbent works closely with all railroads, JBH rail operations personnel, intermodal asset providers, and many other groups to assist in maintaining J.B. Hunt's status as the premier intermodal service provider in the country.

Job Description:

The schedule for this position will be:

Sunday through Tuesday, and every other Saturday. Hours will be either 1600-0400 or 1800-0600. TBD.

The successful candidate for this role will:

  • Monitor all movements on trains of intermodal freight, ensuring that units depart origins and are available at destinations per railroad provided goals.

  • Communicate directly with railroad personnel to obtain all necessary information about intermodal train movements.

  • Communicate any issues with intermodal orders to both internal and external customers, as needed.

  • Monitor central JBH Rail Lotus Notes mailbox for incoming communications & respond appropriately to each e-mail.

  • Review department's incoming faxes and distribute to pertinent parties.

  • Keep the department informed and educated on newly related intermodal equipment.

  • Check equipment availability via web applications or by placing a phone call to the railroad.

  • Work with all railroads and asset management companies to identify process improvements.

  • Resolve bad order equipment issues with the railroad and identify JBH business improvement and cost-cutting opportunities.

  • Trouble-shoot to resolve driver/terminal problems.

  • Report lost or stolen equipment to the respective railroad and handle all necessary actions.

  • Attend railroad and asset management functions.

  • Will be responsible for funds and/or equipment valued in the multi-millions of dollars.

  • Perform other duties as required or assigned

What does it take to be considered?

One of the following is required:

  • Associate’s degree (A.A.) or equivalent from a two-year college or university

  • 2 years of related experience and/or training and one year of management experience

  • OR an equivalent combination of education and experience

Other desired skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field preferred.

  • Having a detail-oriented personality, with a passion for asking questions and resolving issues

  • Excellent communication, problem solving, and decision-making skills

  • Must possess strong computer skills, including typing and Microsoft Office programs

Qualifications:

Bachelors

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.