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Engineering & Technology Development Program

Lowell, AR - JB Hunt Corporate B & C


Job Title:
Engineering & Technology Development Program

Engineering & Science

United States of America



Full/Part Time:
Full time

Job Summary:
ON HISTORY AND CULTURE Fortune 500 experience. Career development. Nation-wide opportunities. We are J.B. Hunt. Whether you have a passion for operations, sales, engineering, or information technology, we can jump start your career! We will help you find the right team to maximize your potential. J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc. is well established in 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. We are proud to have been named one of America's Most Admired Companies by Fortune Magazine. Our corporate culture promotes a small company atmosphere where your work is valued for its measurable impact on global logistics and our company’s success. We are a results-oriented company that focuses on our employees’ personal and professional development. Our strength lies in our people who empower each other to build a unified work family. Our solutions are your opportunities. What's your next move? Under direct supervision, the position is responsible for utilizing problem solving and quantitative methods to provide engineering solutions in various areas of the organization through well-defined projects while participating in a rotational program.

Job Description:

J.B. Hunt’s culture is focused on maximizing your growth and potential.  As such, an 18-month rotational program (3 rotations with duration of 6 months each) has been designed to provide engineers starting out in their career with the opportunity to contribute to J.B. Hunt’s success by working among in several functions within J.B. Hunt’s Engineering & Technology organization.  Opportunities include roles in:

Supply Chain Network Design

Data Science
Sales Engineering
Process Improvement

Project Management...And much more!

These roles span across all J.B. Hunt business units and provide exposure to executive leadership resident to corporate offices in Lowell, AR.  As part of the Engineering & Technology Development Program (ETDP), you will be responsible for improving the productivity, quality, performance, and profitability of the company’s operations and service offerings by applying engineering methods and analysis to a variety of business opportunities and problems. You will utilize technology, programming skills and quantitative methods to design integral supply chain solutions focused on ensuring J.B. Hunt’s continued industry-leading role.

Rotational program participants are provided with targeted training classes, mentoring, cross-functional team experiences, and a cohort of like-minded engineers starting their career in the ever-evolving transportation industry.  J.B. Hunt’s culture of community involvement is put into action through a variety of cohort-led community service projects throughout Northwest Arkansas.  Upon completion of this program, you will be well-positioned to select the job profile for a role that best fits your strengths, interests, and career aspirations, all while satisfying business needs and strategy.


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

  • 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, data visualization tools, structured query language and Microsoft Office Suite tools.

  • Successful candidates will also possess a record of academic focus, leadership and service experience combined with demonstrated interpersonal and teamwork skills.


Artsy, historic, vibrant, authentic. Four counties, 10 cities, dozens of attractions. Enjoy the perfect mix of big-city fun and small-town charm. Explore our distinctive downtowns, the great outdoors, world-class art and more. Expect the unexpected in “Naturally Fun” Northwest Arkansas! (The rotational program is an in-person opportunity; remote is not available.)

  • JB Hunt is headquartered in Lowell, AR…”The Hub of Northwest Arkansas”
  • U.S. News has recognized Northwest Arkansas as one of the top 10 "Best Place to Live” and has for nearly 10 years
  • Visit www.nwacouncil.org and www.findingnwa.com for more information!


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

Job Opening ID:
00513754 Engineering & Technology Development Program (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.

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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, persons with disabilities, protected veterans or other bases by applicable law.”

Posted 39 Days Ago

Full time


About Us

Fortune 500 experience. Career advancement. Nationwide relocation possibilities.

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.