J.B. Hunt Transport Operations Management Trainee in Bolingbrook, Illinois
Job Opening ID:
00311776 Operations Management Trainee (Evergreen) (Open)
Operations Management Trainee
United States of America
Job Description Summary:
Final Mile Services specializes in professional and cost effective final mile deliveries throughout the United States. With over 100 distribution centers nationwide and 1 million square feet of warehouse space, we are able to 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.
As a management trainee, we will provide you with more than just job shadowing experience. We will train and assign you tasks so that you become immediately immersed into the operation so that in 3-6 months you will be ready to step into a full leadership role at one of our Final Mile Warehouses. Many of our processes and work flows feed off each other and as a trainee you will get to see how your decisions have an impact on the business. You will have the ability to make decisions that will help you grow in your professional career. It will be fast paced and challenging, but we will be right there with you to offer guidance and support.
Here’s what your day will look like:
Work with your customers to understand customer expectations in order to deliver value at the highest level. J.B. Hunt is committed to customers.
Route and schedule deliveries. We are consistent and reliable.
Lead a group of company driving employees and warehouse personnel to fulfill the needs of the customer and maximize productivity. Teamwork!
Understand and monitor compliance with safety and DOT regulations. Safety is our top priority.
Full management responsibility over all equipment and inventory in the warehouse. We are accountable.
Troubleshoot and resolve any service related concerns with deliveries as the go to person. We value customer service.
What will you get in return?
Base salary and bonus potential after completion of the training program. Bonus is based on overall performance and profitability of the assigned account.
Experience working for one of the largest Final Mile Services Providers. With over 100 distribution centers nationwide that means more opportunities for you.
Work for a large company, but still small enough to be on a first name basis with everyone
Develop your leadership and management skills and gain customer knowledge and industry experience. The learning never stops.
Promote from within culture. After a year to a year and half, you could be managing a Final Mile Warehouse with the support of J.B. Hunt right behind you. You’ll have the freedom to manage, set direction and lead a team.
Four-year college degree from an accredited educational institution with a preferred GPA of 2.70 or higher, or
Minimum of 3 years continuous employment with J.B. Hunt demonstrating management potential, or
Minimum of 3 years recent supervisory experience outside of J.B. Hunt, or
Military Non-Commissioned Officer with at least 3 years of supervisory experience (i.e., minimum E-4).
Must be open to working 1st or 2nd shift.
Must be willing to work Saturdays and/or Sundays, if needed.
Shift and schedule will be determined based on account need at time of potential offer.
You would start at one of our facilities in Bolingbrook, Channahon, or Romeoville. Throughout the year, you would rotate from one of those locations to the next to experience our different locations and accounts.
After successful completion of the management training, you will run the day to day operations with your team at an assigned account.
Ability to relocate within the region. We are looking for candidates that are open to relocating to: IA, another city in IL, MI, MO, or WI. Relocation assistance is provided.
Must be self driven and have a strong work ethic.
Ability to thrive in a fast paced and changing environment.
Strong interpersonal and creative problem solving skills
Driver Management, Rail Operations
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.
“This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements 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.”
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.