J.B. Hunt Transport Account Manager in Pearl, Mississippi

Job Opening ID:

00241484 Account Manager (Open)

Job Title:

Account Manager

Department:

Operations

Country:

United States of America

State/Province:

Mississippi

City:

Pearl

Full/Part Time:

Full time

Shift:

Job Description Summary:

Final Mile Services specializes in professional and cost effective final mile deliveries throughout the United States. We provide commercial, business to business and home delivery services. Our solutions range from jobs site deliveries for construction and remodeling projects to retail and home deliveries including appliances, furniture, mattresses and many other products. Our network is growing and we are flexible to fit every client’s need.

The Account Manager is responsible for the overall management of one or more Dedicated Contract services (DCS) accounts within a geographic region. The Account Manager looks to optimize the company's assets by monitoring revenue and costs through effective P&L analysis. Other essential duties include building and maintaining customer satisfaction through problem solving, communication and relationship building. This position has supervisory responsibilities for onsite managers, support personnel and drivers and is usually located on site at the customer's facility. Responsibilities: Serves as the main point of contact with their assigned customers in order to provide exceptional service and trouble free account operation. Makes regular site visits to observe the accounts for safe, efficient and profitable operation. Responsible for the selection, hiring, training & development of all office personnel and drivers. Monitors driver safety and takes proactive steps to create a positive Safety Culture at their accounts. Ensures drivers have completed required periodic company safety training. Conducts P&L analysis to determine trends in costs to maximize profitability. Ensures customer billing and employee payroll are accurate and timely. Coordinates with Maintenance personnel to balance equipment maintenance schedules, customer requirements, and expenses. Ensures all equipment meets Federal and state requirements.

Job Description:

Responsibilities

  • Serves as the main point of contact with their assigned customers in order to provide exceptional service and trouble free account operation.

  • Makes regular site visits to observe the accounts for safe, efficient and profitable operation.

  • Responsible for the selection, hiring, training & development of all office personnel and drivers.

  • Monitors driver safety and takes proactive steps to create a positive Safety Culture at their accounts. Ensures drivers have completed required periodic company safety training.

  • Conducts P&L analysis to determine trends in costs to maximize profitability.

  • Ensures customer billing and employee payroll are accurate and timely.

  • Coordinates with Maintenance personnel to balance equipment maintenance schedules, customer requirements, and expenses. Ensures all equipment meets Federal and state requirements.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university and 2 years transportation related experience and/or training

  • Or five years transportation experience

  • Or a combination of education and experience.

  • Candidates should also have working knowledge of transportation supply chain management and prior P&L responsibility.

  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

  • Preference will be given to candidates who are willing to relocate for future opportunities within the company.

Qualifications:

Driver Management

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.