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Maintenance Operations Manager

Lowell, AR - A North Bloomington


Job Title:
Maintenance Operations Manager

General Management (Group)

United States of America



Full/Part Time:
Full time

Job Summary:
Under administrative direction, this position oversees the daily business activities of a maintenance department. The incumbent manages its resources and develops, implements, and maintains an operational plan to ensure that processes, procedures, rules, and regulations are carried out with the company's business strategy in mind. The incumbent also provides strategic guidance to team members. Approval authority for low cost financial decisions.

Job Description:

Key Responsibilities:

• Oversee and coordinate daily operations within their assigned department including delegation of responsibilities and workload to ensure positive results

• Other duties as assigned

• Maintain the company's safety culture by promoting a safe work environment in compliance with federal and state regulations

• Perform personnel tasks including discipline, staffing, performance management, annual reviews, and time and attendance

• Communicate and maintain trust relationships with team, sr. leadership, business partners and shareholders

• Develop and deliver department reporting and presentations, as assigned

• Maintain a strong working knowledge of department's structure and processes

• Maintain compliance with external regulations and internal policies

• Provide guidance and motivation to staff to drive maximum performance

• Manage and/or oversee the department's staffing needs (e.g. interviewing, hiring, new hire and ongoing training, annual evaluations, etc.)

• Coordinate with other department managers and leaders to diagnosis company issues

• Participate in budget development and monitoring of expenses

• Forecast efficiently to anticipate department issues and problems

• Assess, develop, and execute department plans and objectives in accordance with business strategy


Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent with 5 or more years of Transportation/Logistics experience and/or 3-4 years of supervisory experience; posses a valid driver's license with a clean motor vehicle record as per JBH standards.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration/Management, Supply Chain Management, Finance or related fields with 5 or more years of experience within the Transportation/Logistics industry with 4-5 years of supervisory experience
  • Significant work experience as a leader or similar position
  • Knowledge of the organization's industry group, trends, directions, major issues, regulatory considerations, and trendsetters
  • Ability to use strategies and skills to enlist others in setting, embracing and achieving objectives
  • Ability to form and manage effective teams
  • Experience in meeting or exceeding established targets and ability to drive critical activities to completion
  • Enroll stakeholders in communicating and coordinating activities to support the organization's vision and strategies
  • Understanding the importance of "big picture" thinking and planning and ability to apply organizational acumen to identify and maintain focus on key success factors for the organization
  • Coach, mentor and challenge others both inside and outside the organization
  • Respond to and proactively seek changes and innovation in the business environment to improve the competitive advantage of an organization
  • Ability to synthesize ideas and information required for process improvement into a manageable form
  • Familiarity with industry regulations and quality standards
  • Solid computer skills, including Microsoft Office and relational databases and software
  • Effective communication and public speaking skills
  • Outstanding leadership and organizational skills
  • Competent collaborator and skilled cross-functional communication
  • Travel up to 20-50%.

GED (Required), High School (Required)

Work Experience:
Facilities Management, Maintenance, Project Management, Transportation/Logistics

Commercial Driver's License - Class A - Department of Transportation

Job Opening ID:
00452989 Maintenance Operations Manager (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 6 Days Ago

Full time


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Headquartered in Northwest Arkansas, J.B. Hunt is a dominant force in transportation and logistics, 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.