J.B. Hunt Transport Logistics Engineer in Lowell, Arkansas

Job Opening ID:

00268596 Logistics Engineer (Open)

Job Title:

Logistics Engineer


Engineering and Technology


United States of America





Full/Part Time:

Full time


Job Description Summary:

The Logistics Engineer on the sales engineering team is responsible for developing solutions for external customers by applying engineering methods and analysis. The sales engineer will provide guidance to clients, both internal and external, regarding how technology can assist in achieving business goals or solving business problems. Sales engineers at J.B. Hunt typically work as members of small teams focused on customer-facing sales engineering solution design creation and projects in process analysis and improvement for existing customers of engineered solutions. The successful candidate will possess a record of successful project work and leadership experience combined with demonstrated interpersonal and teamwork skills. Logistics Engineer roles lead to a variety of technical and functional career path options within the J.B. Hunt organization.

Job Description:

Functions & Responsibilities:

  • Apply Industrial Engineering methods and skills to gather and analyze information to improve company and customer processes and results.

  • Apply operations research techniques to optimize assignments, routing, and pricing under uncertainty.

  • Develop ways of measuring and communicating operational effectiveness that generate business insight for the organization.

  • Identify and define business process improvement project opportunities.

  • Communicate and sell improvement ideas to key decision makers.

  • Obtain feedback on proposed improvement ideas.

  • Design process, system, and technology solutions to meet customer and company business needs.

  • Measure and report the results (costs and benefits) of implemented projects.


  • Bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering, Mathematics/Statistics, Computer Science or a related field is required (3.0 GPA minimum).

  • Master’s Degree in Industrial Engineering or Operations Research is preferred.

  • 2-5 years of practical experience

  • Experience with C#, Microsoft SQL Server are required.

  • Additional experience with IBM DB2, and data visualization software (Tableau, Power BI) are preferred.

  • The ability to use and apply advanced mathematical concepts such as statistics, linear programming, simulation, and predictive modeling/forecasting techniques is a plus.

  • Successful candidates will have a solid working knowledge of relational databases, computer programming, structured query language, and Microsoft Office Suite tools.

  • The successful candidate will also possess a record of academic focus and leadership experience combined with demonstrated interpersonal and teamwork skills.

  • Logistics Engineer roles lead to a variety of technical and functional career path options within the J.B. Hunt organization.


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.