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Regional Maintenance Engineer

Chicago, IL - 3642 W. 47th Str

Job Title:
Regional Maintenance Engineer

Engineering & Science

United States of America



Full/Part Time:
Full time

Job Summary:
Under minimal supervision, the position is responsible for utilizing problem solving and quantitative methods to provide engineering solutions in various areas of the organization.

Job Description:

J. B. Hunt is expanding engineering support for field maintenance operations.  Field maintenance makes up over $300M in annual spend across 47 shop terminals and over 150 remote service trucks.  These locations service J. B. Hunt equipment and serve a critical role in the logistics supply chain.  These engineering roles are based at 2 of our largest regional locations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Working directly with regional directors and maintenance technicians, identify opportunities to remove waste from the maintenance operation.
  • Hands-on observation of maintenance activities and documenting current vs. ideal state.  Defining the road map and key milestones to move from the current towards the ideal state.
  • Introducing processes to identify waste in processes across technicians and management.  Create a sense of ownership for daily work tasks.
  • Sharing best practices across multiple maintenance facilities.
  • Coordinating with regional directors and corporate leadership for impact of project work.

Ideal candidates will have the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering or other related engineering degree with experience in process improvement, data analysis, relational databases, statistics, and predictive modeling.
  • Engineering experience in a large-scale operation.
  • Direct experience with implementing lean and six sigma improvements to end users.
  • Experience with leading or supporting a culture of continuous improvement.
  • Ability to influence an organization with minimal guidance.
  • Ability to listen and learn from key stakeholders and transform into action items.


Bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics, Information Management, or related field, or foreign equivalent, or suitable combination of education, experience and training; plus 4 years of experience in Engineering.  Experience in data visualization software, statistics, operations research, linear programming, forecasting, predictive modeling, relational databases and SQL

Bachelors: Industrial Engineering (Required), Bachelors: Management Information Systems (Required), Bachelors: Mathematics (Required), Bachelors: Statistics (Required)

Work Experience:

Six Sigma Green Belt Certification - International Association For Six Sigma Certification, LLC (IASSC)

Job Opening ID:
00418693 Regional Maintenance Engineer (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.”

Posted 30 Days Ago

Full time


About Us

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.