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Warehouse Improvement Engineer

Lowell, AR - JB Hunt Corporate


Job Title:
Warehouse Improvement Engineer

Engineering & Science

United States of America



Full/Part Time:
Full time

Job Summary:
Responsible for utilizing a variety of problem-solving and quantitative methods to provide targeted engineering solutions across the Final Mile Services business unit.

Job Description:

J.B. Hunt’s Final Mile Services operates the largest nationwide, commingled cross-dock network with more than 90 locations around the country. We specialize in optimized warehouse solutions for retail fulfillment operations and home delivery of non-conveyable products such as appliances and furniture. We leverage an asset-based delivery network and dedicated non-asset-based solutions to create the best value for our customers.

  • Work as a member of a team focused on process analysis and improvement efforts, management science solution development, business intelligence and analytics, and customer-facing sales engineering solution design creation
  • Apply engineering methods to improve the productivity, quality, safety, performance, and profitability of warehouse network operations
  • Provide guidance to operations teams on warehouse throughput maximization, effective space utilization and labor planning
  • Develop standard processes to measure operational effectiveness to generate business insight and tangible value
  • Design and implement process, systems, and technology solutions to meet customer and company business needs
  • Analyze customer supply chains to provide improvement recommendations that consider transportation and warehouse costs for improved overall solutions
  • Calculate appropriate cost-benefit analyses to support all recommendations
  • Communicate and sell improvement ideas to key decision makers

SPECIFIC SKILLS OR OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Ability to use and apply mathematical concepts and analytical tools that drive business goals forward. Experience with the practical application of Lean / Six Sigma concepts is a plus.


Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Operations Research, Math, Statistics or a related field, or equivalent required.  Minimum of 3-5 years of engineering and warehouse improvement experience.

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:
00455207 Warehouse Improvement 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 8 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.