Hub Group School Year Intern, Logistics Operations in Oak Brook, Illinois

This job was posted by https://illinoisjoblink.illinois.gov : For more information, please see: https://illinoisjoblink.illinois.gov/ada/r/jobs/5168869 JOB SUMMARY: Assist the Intermodal Operations team in market planning, carrier management, equipment positioning & distribution, and other projects as assigned. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:


+ Develop strong professional relationships with vendors and assist them in all operational aspects


+ Communicate effectively with vendors, internal Hub departments, and other Hub offices


+ Work with carriers and Account Management to ensure on time performance of customer shipments, providing solutions to resolve problems as needed


+ Manage the movement and distribution of available containers within the network


+ Develop and execute equipment repositioning plans, and equipment utilization goals


+ Review Hub Group's system utilizing GPS and reporting, resolving discrepancies as needed


+ Utilize reporting tools to review trends and forecasts to plan and ensure fluid operations within the market / network


+ Work collaboratively with team members to meet and exceed assigned metrics and goals


+ Manage the execution of projects as assigned


+ Must be a self-starter, and have the ability to communicate and interface effectively with all levels of the Hub organization, its customers and carriers in a manner that consistently produces results


+ Knowledge of various Microsoft Office products including, but not limited to, Excel and Word


+ Customer Service / Operations experience preferred but not required


+ Excellent communication skills both verbal and written


+ Experience in the transportation industry is preferred but not required


+ Enrolled in a transportation, logistics, or supply chain undergraduate degree program for the duration of the internship


This position is a school year internship starting in September 2017 and ending in May 2018. All applicants must be able to work 20 hours a week. Hub Group is flexible on hours and days per school schedules.PAY TRANSPARENCY NONDISCRIMINATION PROVISION The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.We are committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate on any legally recognized basis, including but not limited to race, age, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, non-job related handicap or disability or veteran status. Hub Group is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to careers@hubgroup.com or call (630) 795-2164 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.VEVRAA Federal ContractorRequest Priority Protected Veteran ReferralsEOE -Veteran /Disabled/Minority/AA/F/M/SO