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

Job Opening ID:

00229130 Sr Manager Engineering & Technology (Open)

Job Title:

Sr Manager Engineering & Technology




United States of America





Full/Part Time:

Full time


Job Description Summary:

The incumbent is responsible to manage a team of system programmers, systems engineers and/or operations and administrative personnel responsible for the design, installation and maintenance of a complex systems environment comprised of various hardware, software and integrated systems. Provide direction on the sue and implementation of information technologies to meet business needs. Assists all company management personnel on IS/IT planning and issues.

Job Description:

ESSENTIAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Develop and manage budget for one or more departmental functional areas. Responsible for both capital planning and operating budget management.

  • Responsible for team direction, goals, objectives and management. Manage personnel to the successful accomplishment of team, department, and company goals and objectives.

  • Develop department objectives, goals and projects to meet business needs and objectives. Works closely with business units, internal and external customers to understand business requirements. Ensure productive collaborative cross departmental communication and coordination of activities.

  • Evaluate and monitor projects to make sure they are completed timely and accurately. Ensure that department objectives are being met. Manage strategic and tactical project planning, priorities and deadlines.

  • Perform periodic performance evaluations and administer pay raises for assigned personnel, while creating personal goals and objectives for each individual.

  • Responsible for hardware, software, and systems management. Provides a highly secure, manageable and cost effective IS/IT environment that meets or exceeds the ever changing business demands.

  • Provide an environment that encourages high morale and productivity. Attract high caliber people, providing career paths, ongoing training and skills enhancement.

  • Develop and mange development of systems management policies, procedures, controls and tasks.

  • Develop and manage architecture design, implementation, and governance. Involved with vendor and product selection to ensure adherence to architecture standards and contract negotiation.

  • Perform other relate duties as required or assigned.


  • Supervises 10-20 subordinate supervisors who supervise up to 130 employees in the department. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the department's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.


  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Fifth year program certificate; seven years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience and four years management experience.


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.