Operations Internship
Portland, OR
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Job Opening ID:

00318151 Operations Internship (Open)

Job Title:

Operations Internship

Department:

Operations

Country:

United States of America

State/Province:

Oregon

City:

Portland

Full/Part Time:

Part time

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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:

Interns will train within our Dedicated Contract Services division at one of our customer sites, where we provide transportation/logistics services. They will work directly with Operations employees who are utilized in management roles. Interns will gain exposure to the following areas:

  • Gain exposure and understanding of basic transportation management principles.
  • Become involved and participate in daily operational tasks including planning of freight; asset utilization; safety management; Department of Transportation (DOT) compliance; driver payroll; Customer Value Delivery; logistics management/analysis; driver supervision; profit-and-loss management; maintenance coordination.
  • Gain understanding of industry trends and company initiatives as it relates to driver retention.
  • Perform pertinent account-specific duties as required by customer.
  • Perform other related duties as required or assigned..

Qualifications:

  • Currently enrolled in a four year degree program and in good standing at an accredited college or university and pursuing a business degree or related field
  • Junior or Senior level preferred.
  • Must be able to work 20-25 hours a week and complete a 12 week internship program.

  • Must have strong organizational skills and the ability to multi task
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite applications
  • Willing to work flexible hours

*Only candidates currently enrolled in a Bachelor's program, in a Junior or Senior year, will be considered. Must be going to school on a campus located within a reasonable driving distance in order to go to class and work same day.

Preferred Qualifications:

*Only candidates currently enrolled in a Bachelor's program, in a Junior or Senior year, will be considered. Must be going to school on a campus located within a reasonable driving distance in order to go to class and work same day.

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Competencies:

Communication, Creativity (JBH Rating Scale), Customer Service, Working with Others

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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."

Job Type Internship