Intern, Yield Engineering


What You'll Do

This internship will be for Spring 2024/Fall 2024 or Summer 2025

ArcBest® is a logistics company with creative problem solvers who deliver integrated solutions for complex supply chain challenges.

Wanting to join the ArcBest team? In our search for top talent, we are looking for those that will further enable us to deliver on our vision and fully support our values-driven culture.

Currently, we are looking for an Intern, Yield Engineering to join the ArcBest team. The Intern, Yield Engineering participates in an internship within the Pricing, Strategy or Costing departments within ArcBest Yield learning to: 1) analyze supply chain solution opportunities to meet customer logistics needs while using and interpreting all relevant cost, market, and value-added information; 2) provide internal management consulting for ArcBest leaders that deepens understanding of profitability drivers; or, 3) provide analytical support for new and existing business opportunities while developing innovative tools and processes to advance strategic yield initiatives - respectively.

Your contribution may include:

  • Understand various ArcBest business units/services and their respective pricing structure and objectives.
  • Determine cost projections and/or potential efficiency improvements on both new and existing business opportunities.
  • Conduct business and financial analysis.
  • Complete operational modeling, performance measurement, market research.
  • Provide timely, accurate and actionable data and analysis to decision makers at all levels.
  • Communicate on a daily basis with ArcBest’s nationwide sales teams regarding the interpretation, negotiation, and administration of pricing arrangements.
  • Identify and evaluate profit and yield improvement opportunities.
  • Maintain a positive attitude while driving desired results.
  • Work in a team setting to accomplish corporate, departmental and individual goals.
  • Other duties and projects, as assigned.

As an Intern, Yield Engineering, you will be a member of the ArcBest Yield team in Fort Smith, AR. This is a part time internship position starting March 2024-December 2024 averaging 30 hours a week. Typical hours will fall between 8:00 am – 5:00 pm during school year. For internships that continue year-round, hours will average fewer than 30 hours per week between 8:00 am – 5:00 pm with occasional irregular hours depending on workload.

Ready to apply? Before doing so, please make sure you meet the minimum requirements:

Education: Currently pursuing a bachelor's degree in a technical field, such as Industrial Engineering or Mathematics, required.

Experience: No prior experience necessary.

Computer Skills: Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and a programming language such as VBA, R, Python, or SQL.

Other Requirements: Superior analytical and leadership skills.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States and the employer will not sponsor applicants for work visas.

If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to An Equal Opportunity Employer including Vet/Disability.


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