Overview

Manager Trainee Jobs in Cedar Rapids, IA at J.B. Hunt

Job Title:

Manager Trainee

Department:

Supply Chain

Country:

United States of America

State/Province:

Iowa

City:

Cedar Rapids

Full/Part Time:

Full time

Job Summary:

Under general supervision, this position is responsible for learning the management of small driver count and/or non-traditional shifts (including nights and weekends), ensuring safe and timely service movement of freight, load assignment and providing best in class customer service. This position will be trained to ensure compliance with DOT regulations. They are responsible for all drivers compliance and company regulations while working with internal and external contacts to ensure the accurate planning, routing, monitoring, and delivery of freight and loads

Job Description:

Key Responsibilities:

Learn to build and maintain positive professional relationships with drivers and safe, reliable outside carriers to ensure seamless new carrier set-up, minimize turnover and maximize ongoing productivity

Fill in for absent or unavailable personnel and on special projects related to optimizing fleet operations and achieving profitability

Learn to utilize personnel management including training and orientation of drivers and/or employees including the training and assistance with internal and third party (customer) systems

Become proficient in maximizing efficiency of fleet operations and profitability and making recommendations for continuous improvement, measuring key performance indicators, and creating, maintaining and presenting customer specific reporting and financial analysis through face-to-face interactions at customer location

Gain knowledge on how to manage inventory, assets, customer pools and/or assignment of drivers to balance equipment in market

Learn to perform administrative duties such as payroll, management of the Net-Revenue budget, driver counseling, accident reviews, filing and documenting, resolving pay issues, analyzing P&L statements, invoicing and/or creating operational or financial reports

Learn to manage yard including checking/inspecting equipment, replacing parts (like mud flaps), completing repairs, etc., and coordinating with maintenance to ensure all regular preventative maintenance services are scheduled on time and all safety related mechanical issues are fixed for account equipment (as required)

Learn to work with drivers, customers, and company personnel to resolve service issues, routing and/or planning, mechanical problems, accessorial pay related issues, etc., as they occur throughout the day and, where necessary, when on call

Learn to maintain the Company’s safety culture to include daily driver safety messages, monthly driver safety briefings, quarterly driver training, annual reviews, and enforce company policies to ensure DOT compliance and company safety requirements are being met

Learn to assign loads and plan, route, and monitor freight movement to provide safe, on-time service and meet customer requirements, including managing freight exceptions and driver ETA adjustments based on pick-up and delivery schedules, and other environmental factors on the road

Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

High School Diploma/GED with up to 4 years of equivalent education, experience and training AND/currently enrolled and working towards degree program(s) with up to 2 years or equivalent education, experience and training AND/OR Bachelor’s degree with ability to work across multiple shifts including ni…

Title: Manager Trainee

Company: J.B. Hunt

Location: Cedar Rapids, IA

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