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J.B. Hunt Transport Food Safety Specialist in Lowell, Arkansas

Job Title:

Food Safety Specialist


Administration, Facilities & Secretarial


United States of America





Full/Part Time:

Full time

Job Summary:

Under routine supervision, this position is responsible for a variety of administrative duties for functional groups involving compiling and arranging data for purchase orders, processing and coding documents, and maintaining records and files for drivers.

Job Description:

A Food Safety, Health Science and Animal Welfare Specialist will be responsible for maintaining all food safety, health science and animal welfare related documents specific to each account, including but not limited to; standard operating procedures, training materials, and HACCP, CAPA plans. Educate drivers of their personal role in keeping the food or pharmaceuticals they transport safe and provide them with reference materials to refer to while on the road.

Research and communicate new legislation related to transportation and distribution of food and health science products.


  • Maintain all food safety and health science related documents specific to each division

  • Train drivers/account management on J.B. Hunt’s Animal Welfare Program

  • Perform food account audits (within DCS) and food shipments (TCI&ICS) on FSMA compliance

  • Perform health science audits throughout each division

  • Recognize, prevent and alleviate food safety hazards within transportation

  • Coordinate with trailer wash vendors to receive their SOP’s

  • Communicate account’s progress on their quarterly training, observations and wash programs

  • Update account management on changes within the food safety program requirements


Minimum Qualification: High School Diploma or GED Equivalent with 1-3 years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualification: Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture Business, Food Safety, Agriculture Education, Animal Science, or related field and/or experience in either animal welfare, food safety, health science (1 to 2 years)

  • Experience in the transportation industry

  • Knowledge of DOT Regulations and Company Policy

  • Knowledge of J.B. Hunt

  • Knowledge of the safe operation of tractor-trailer equipment.


GED (Required), High School (Required)

Work Experience:

Clerical/Administrative, Compliance, Transportation/Logistics

Job Opening ID:

00400601 Food Safety Specialist (Open)

“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 advancement. Nationwide relocation possibilities.

Headquartered in Northwest Arkansas, J.B. Hunt is a dominate force in transportation and logistics industry, offering exciting career opportunities both at corporate and at field locations across the country. There are a variety of job types that support our business, so no matter your passion, J.B. Hunt is the place to jumpstart your career.

Why J.B. Hunt?

J.B. Hunt is a leading transportation and logistics company for one simple reason – our people. The career possibilities and benefits of working at J.B. Hunt are endless. From competitive salary and benefits packages, to defined career paths and growth opportunities, we take care of our people and take great pride in our efforts to build and sustain an inclusive workplace for all employees.

What are we looking for?

J.B. Hunt welcomes high-energy, forward-thinking people of all backgrounds and experience levels to join our team. We offer full-time, entry level, professional and management opportunities across all departments. Whether you are fresh out of school or bring years of industry experience, a role at J.B. Hunt could take your career to the next level.

J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc. affirms its belief in equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment in all terms and conditions of employment. J.B. Hunt is committed to both the spirit and the letter of affirmative action law and continues its good-faith efforts to comply with all applicable government laws and regulations. The company is committed to basing employment decisions on the principles of equal employment opportunity. J.B. Hunt will recruit, hire, compensate, offer benefits to, upgrade, train, layoff, terminate, and/or promote individuals without discrimination in regards to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a qualified individual with a disability, status as a protected veteran, or other bases by applicable law.

J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc. offers reasonable accommodation in the employment process for individuals with disabilities. If you need assistance in the application process due to a disability, you may request accommodation at any time by calling 1-800-777-4968.