J.B. Hunt Transport J.B. Hunt Manager Trainee - Southwest Region College Recruiting in Dallas, Texas

Job Opening ID:

00281582 J.B. Hunt Manager Trainee - Southwest Region College Recruiting (Evergreen) (Open)

Job Title:

J.B. Hunt Manager Trainee - Southwest Region College Recruiting




United States of America





Full/Part Time:

Full time


Job Description Summary:

You are applying to this position because you met with representatives of J.B. Hunt Transport at your school's Career Fair! During the initial phone interview process with the Southwest Region Recruiter, you will be discussing our Intermodal Management Trainee position and/or our Operations Management Trainee position, and could possibly be considered for both.

Below we have listed a general description of what a Management Trainee opportunity will look like for both our Dedicated Contract Services and Intermodal Business Segments.

Job Description:

What does a Manager Trainee do?

As an Manager Trainee we will provide you with training and on the job experience so that in 3-6 months you will be ready to step into a full leadership role. You will have the ability to make important decisions that have a direct impact on the business and will help you grow in your professional career. It won’t be easy and you will be challenged along the way, but we will be right there with you to offer guidance and support.

Here's what your day will look like:

  • You will work with your customers to understand and deliver the Customer Value Proposition that we promised them as you manage the execution of their transportation needs.

  • You will lead and retain a group of company drivers to fulfill the needs of the customer and maximize productivity.

  • Understand and monitor compliance with safety and DOT regulation.

  • Full management responsibility over all equipment assigned to your account.

  • Look for opportunities to increase the efficiency of the business. Example: If most of your equipment is empty on the way back to your facility, then it is not making money. You can look for opportunities with other transportation partners (internal and external) to fill the backhauls.

What will you get in return?

  • Paid training with bonus potential after completion of the training program.

  • Experience working for the largest Intermodal and Dedicated Transportation provider. That's not all! We are looking to double in size in the next 5 years. 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 interpersonal skills, gain customer knowledge, and industry experience. The learning never stops!

  • Growth and career advancement. After a year to a year and a half, you could advance into upper management with the support of J.B. Hunt right behind you. You'll have the freedom to manage, set direction and lead a team.

So, do you have what it takes?

  • Bachelor’s degree OR 3 years of supervisory experience OR Military Non Commissioned Officer, minimum E4.

  • Must be a self-starter and self-driven.

  • Ability to work in a fast paced and changing environment.

  • Ability to build solid relationships with customers and drivers.

  • Willingness to learn.

  • Highly preferred for candidates to have the ability to relocate within the states of the hiring region after the 3-6 month training program. After training you will run the day to day operations with your team at an assigned account, the account is determined after training.

  • Must be willing to work flexible hours during training. This isn't an 8-5 job, you're managing a business.


Driver Management, Rail Operations

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.