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Director, E&T


Lowell, AR - JB Hunt Corporate





Job Title:
Director, E&T

Department:
Engineering & Science

Country:
United States of America

State/Province:
Arkansas

City:
Lowell

Full/Part Time:
Full time

Job Summary:
Under administrative direction, this position is responsible for developing unique engineered solutions to meet the requirements of both internal and external customers. Identifies and implements innovative methods and decision support systems to improve the overall value of J.B. Hunt Transport's service delivery processes. Uses advanced techniques to create engineered decision-making solutions that control costs, increase revenues, and optimize network efficiencies. The position is responsible for executing a digital transformation of J.B. Hunt.

Job Description:

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensures company maintains best-in-class Engineering and Technology products and pricing by consulting with expert knowledge.
  • Defines budgets and initiatives by advocating for the project or department in order to ensure department effectiveness.
  • Determines the strategic prioritization of multiple cross-functional projects by coordinating with other senior leadership in order to meet long-term strategic goals. •Sets, exemplifies, and evangelizes organizational culture to management and other senior leadership.
  • Collaborates with business leaders by communicating project results in order to ensure the alignment of portfolio results and business goals.
  • Addresses department needs by collaborating with organizational leadership.
  • Ensures management adherence to company policies, procedures, and standards by coaching employees in required practices or applying corrective actions.
  • Interviews and hires potential employees for Engineering and Technology departments.
  • Builds relationships between and collaborates with senior leadership roles within and outside the company to support organizational effectiveness.
  • Owns and maintains business relationships with current vendors and establishes relationships with prospective vendors.
  • Represents and advocates for the company externally through recruiting and attending educational events and industry conferences.

Qualifications:

Minimum Qualification:

  • Bachelors degree in Engineering, Business Administration/Management, Information Technology, or related field, or suitable combination of education, experience and training; plus 6 years of Project Management or Management-Executive.
  • Masters degree in Engineering, Business Administration/Management, or Information Technology.
  • Project Management Professional Certification.
  • Preferred Qualification: Masters degree in Engineering, Business Administration/Management, or Information Technology.
  • Project Management Professional Certification

Education:
Bachelors: Mechanical Engineering (Required), Bachelors: Electrical Engineering (Required), Bachelors: Computer Engineering (Required), Bachelors: Industrial Engineering (Required), Bachelors: Civil Engineering (Required)

Work Experience:
Management-Executive, Project Management

Certifications:
Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification - Project Management Institute (PMI)

Job Opening ID:
00420896 Director, E&T (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 8 Days Ago

Full time

00420896


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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.


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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.