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J.B. Hunt Transport Final Mile Pricing Manager II in Lowell, Arkansas

Job Opening ID:

00305782 Final Mile Pricing Manager II (Open)

Job Title:

Final Mile Pricing Manager II

Department:

Operations

Country:

United States of America

State/Province:

Arkansas

City:

Lowell

Full/Part Time:

Full time

Shift:

Job Description Summary:

The Pricing Manager will primarily assist operations to price new and existing business, ensure contract accuracy, and represent opportunities from an objective viewpoint. Additional accounting and financial analysis support for Final Mile Services also required as needed.

Job Description:

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Model pricing for new/existing business using design and cost inputs, aligning costs within rate structures

  • Identify improvements to pricing models and reduce risk

  • Maintain and update pricing models to ensure timely, complete and accurate data for costs are used

  • Communicate risks with design and/or rate structure to Operations for approval

  • Work with Operations, Sales, Design, and Client teams to prepare rates for customers

  • Represent objective, financial viewpoint internally to Operations and Sales

  • Participate in prospective and existing customer meetings on behalf of JBHunt as needed

  • Provide tools and data to enable effective customer support for Sales and Client teams

  • Review contracts and schedules to ensure accuracy of rates and rate definitions

  • Lead pricing training for crossfunctional groups (Leaders 201, Sales and Client teams)

  • Analyze existing rate structures to ensure accuracy of costs and charges

  • Identify opportunities for process improvement and implement solutions

  • Analyze P&L statements to explain historical economic performance and predict future performance

  • Assist with short-term and long-term planning (next-period forecasting, annual budgeting, strategic planning)

  • Ad hoc reporting and projects as specified by Finance Director

Key Competencies & Success Factors:

  • Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully; develops alternative solutions; works well in group problem solving situations; uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.

  • Financial Acumen – Possesses a basic understanding of the financial metrics presented in company tools/programs and uses them to achieve profitability.

  • Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification.

  • Job Expertise – Possesses sufficient knowledge to perform effectively in one’s specialty area and staying up-to-date with the latest technology, industry trends, organizational policies and procedures.

  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently; energized to solve problems through research

  • Ability to thrive in ambiguous and unstructured environments

  • Continual Improvement – Passion for lifelong learning and growth, with an eye towards business application

  • Prioritization – evaluate competing projects to determine priority; manage customer expectations

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university is required, preferably with emphasis in Accounting, Finance, Economics or quantitative fields such as Engineering, Mathematics, or Information Systems. MBA or CPA is preferred. Three years of related work experience required, five to ten years preferred. Customer-facing or sales experience preferred. Ideally, the individual would have direct experience in Final Mile or DCS business segment.

Technical Skills

  • Proficient in MS Office Suite, particularly Excel and Access. VBA skills preferred

  • Financial modeling: NPV, EVA, WACC, CAPM, ROI, Black-Scholes

  • Data visualization: QlikView, Tableau, or MS PowerBI a plus

  • Knowledge of SQL (DB2, T-SQL) and data management tools (QMF, SQL Server, TOAD) a plus

Preferred Qualifications:

Qualifications:

Education:

Bachelors (Required)

Language:

Work Experience:

Certifications:

Competencies:

Creativity (JBH Rating Scale), Customer Service, Decision Making & Problem Solving, Working with Others

Responsibilities:

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.

“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.

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