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Posted:
4/13/2019
Job Category:
Manufacturing
Port Operations Management Trainee
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Jb Hunt | Gardena, CA
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Job Description

Job Opening ID:

00298755 Port Operations Management Trainee (Evergreen) (Open)

Job Title:

Port Operations Management Trainee

Department:

Operations

Country:

United States of America

State/Province:

California

City:

Gardena

Full/Part Time:

Full time

Shift:

Job Description Summary:

Dedicated Contract Services specializes in total supply chain management solutions, customized to meet each client's needs. We serve customers in over 450 locations, ranging from but not limited to, retail, food and restaurant, agriculture and the oil industry. We are expected to double in size in the next five years - We are not slowing down!

Job Description:

As a manager trainee, we will provide you with training and on the job experience so that in 3-6 months you will be ready to step into a full leadership role at a customer's account. You will have the ability to make important decisions that have a direct impact on the business and will help you grow in your professional career. It won't be easy and you will be challenged along the way, 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 our customers 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
* 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.
* You will have oversight of all import and export orders to and from the port of L.A. and Long Beach and use prior experience to best utilize drivers and equipment.
* Manage container chassis equipment to eliminate or minimize detention and or demurrage fees.

Do you have what it takes?

* College degree OR 3 years of supervisory experience OR Military Non-Commissioned Officer, minimum E4
* Must be willing to work flexible hours during training. This isn't a 8-5 job, you're managing a business.
* Knowledge of steam ship line operations for both import and exports.
* Knowledge of import and export appointment systems and protocols.
* 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

Preferred Qualifications:

* Port drayage experience- 2 years

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Driver Management, Rail Operations

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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."

About Jb Hunt

J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (JBHT), incorporated on August 10, 1961, is a holding company. The Company provides a range of transportation services to customers throughout the continental United States, Canada and Mexico. Through its subsidiaries, the Company offers transportation of full-load freight, which it directly transports in multi-modal arrangements utilizing Company-owned revenue equipment and Company drivers, independent contractors, or third parties. JBHT also provides customized freight movement, revenue equipment, labor and systems services that are tailored to meet individual customers’ requirements and involve long-term contracts. JBHT operates in four business segments: intermodal (JBI), dedicated contract services (DCS), full-load dry-van (JBT) and integrated capacity solutions (ICS). (Source: 10-K)