Operations Mangement Trainee

Job Opening ID:
00296483 Operations Mangement Trainee (Evergreen) (Open)
Job Title:
Operations Mangement Trainee
United States of America
New Jersey
South River
Full/Part Time:
Full time
Job Description Summary:
Final Mile Services specializes in professional and cost effective final mile deliveries throughout the United States. With over 100 distribution centers nationwide and 1 million square feet of warehouse space, we are able to provide commercial, business to business and home delivery services. Our solutions range from jobs site deliveries for construction and remodeling projects to retail and home deliveries including appliances, furniture, mattresses and many other products. Our network is growing and we are flexible to fit every client's need.
Job Description:
As a Manager Trainee, we will provide you with more than just job shadowing experience. We will train and assign you tasks so that you become immediately immersed into the operation so that in 3-6 months you will be ready to step into a full leadership role at one of our Final Mile Warehouses. Many of our processes and work flows feed off each other and as a trainee you will get to see how your decisions have an impact on the business. You will have the ability to make decisions that will help you grow in your professional career. It will be fast paced and challenging, but we will be right there with you to offer guidance and support.
Here's what your day will look like:
You will work with your customers to understand and deliver the Customer Value Proposition that we promised them as you manage the execution of their transportation needs.
You will lead and retain a group of company drivers to fulfill the needs of the customer and maximize productivity.
Understand and monitor compliance with safety and DOT regulations
Full management responsibility over all equipment assigned to your account.
Look for opportunities to increase the efficiency of the account. Example: If most of your equipment is empty on the way back to your account then it is not making money. You can look for opportunities with other transportation partners (internal and external) to fill the backhauls.
What will you get in return?
Paid training with bonus potential after completion of the training program. Bonus is based on overall performance and profitability of the assigned account.
Experience working for one of the largest Final Mile Services Providers. With over 100 distribution centers nationwide that means more opportunities for you.
Work for a large company, but still small enough to be on a first name basis with everyone.
Develop your interpersonal skills, gain customer knowledge, and industry experience. The learning never stops!
Growth and career advancement. After a year to a year and a half, you could be managing a Final Mile Warehouse with the support of J.B. Hunt right behind you. You'll have the freedom to manage, set direction and lead a team.
So, do you have what it takes?
Bachelor's degree OR 3 years of supervisory experience OR Military Non Commissioned Officer, minimum E4.
Must be a self-starter and self-driven.
Ability to work in a fast paced and changing environment.
Ability to build solid relationships with customers and drivers.
Willingness to learn.
Ability to relocate within the Northeast region after the 3-6 month training program. (NY, ME, VT, NH, MA, RI, CT, NJ, DE, or PA) After training you will run the day to day operations with your team at an assigned account, the account is determined after training.
Must be willing to work flexible hours during training. This isn't an 8-5 job, you're managing a business.
Preferred Qualifications:
Work Experience:
Driver Management, Rail Operations
Company Overview:
Fortune 500 experience. Career Development. Nation-wide opportunities. We are J.B. Hunt.
Our success comes from strategically placing you in the most suitable role. Whether you have a passion for operations, sales, engineering, or information technology, we can jump start your career!
J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc. is no stranger to 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. It's no wonder we have been named one of America's Most Admired Companies by Fortune Magazine.
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, national origin, age, persons with disabilities, protected veterans or other bases by applicable law.
"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."

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