Pilot Flying J

Knoxville, TN, United States

Rotational Development Program

Posted over 1 month ago

Job Description

Company Description

Pilot Flying J is the 10th largest privately held company in North America with more than 28,000 team members. As the industry-leading network of travel centers, we have more than 950 retail and fueling locations in 44 states and six Canadian provinces. Our energy and logistics division is a top supplier of fuel, employing one of the largest tanker fleets and providing critical services to oil operations in our nation's busiest basins. Pilot Company supports a growing portfolio of brands with expertise in supply chain and retail operations, logistics and transportation, technology and digital innovation, construction, maintenance, human resources, finance, sales and marketing.

Founded in 1958, we are proud to be family owned and consider our team members to be part of the family. Our founding values, people-first culture and commitment to giving back remains true to us today. Whether we are serving guests, a fellow team member, or a trucking company, we are dedicated fueling people and keeping North America moving.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Pilot Flying J is part of the Pilot Company family of brands that keeps North America's drivers moving, including E-Z Trip, Mr. Fuel, One9 Fuel Stop, Pride, StaMart and Xpress Fuel.

Job Description

The Rotational Development Program is a full-time experience for recent graduates to learn Pilot Companys complex and multi-faceted business over the course of 12 months. The knowledge, skills and relationships gained will add value to your future career with Pilot Company!

  • Gain in-depth experience while working on value-added projects during department rotations
  • Acquire a 360-degree view of Pilot Company
  • Engage and build relationships
  • Face unique business challenges head-on

Spend the first 12 months of your employment with Pilot Company rotating through multiple, growing departments -


Learn the ins and outs of the heart of our company - our Guests and Team Members. Work cross functionally to streamline operations and drive positive financial results. Bring your outside perspective to make a better day for the people we serve.


Tackle national brand campaigns, product assortments and category management. Work with the latest technology to analyze and calculate planograms and inventory to discover the latest must-have item! Even work with our food and beverage innovation team as they cook (or brew) up new culinary creations. It all shapes the way our Guests experience our stores.

Supply & Distribution

Learn about supplier relationships, analyze optimal buying opportunities, route efficient logistics and price over 750 locations. With over 11 billion gallons of fuel supplied every year, we are essential to keeping North America moving.


Build apps that power transformative Guest and Team Member experiences using the latest cloud and data technologies, all while serving as a liaison for our other internal businesses. Innovate to solve and identify business opportunities and change the industry in powerful ways!

Position Summary

The purpose of this position is to interactively learn multiple areas of the company for the first 12 months of employment. After completing the rotational program, rotational team members will be placed in a position within the company.

  • High school diploma required
  • Recent graduate with bachelors degree in engineering, business, computer science, mathematics or related required


  • Strong analytical and strategic thinking skills
  • Ability to organize data and provide value-driven recommendations from analysis
  • Ability to apply critical thinking and situational analysis skills to troubleshoot and come up with efficient solutions to problems
  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task and manage multiple projects successfully in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
  • Ability to communicate and interact effectively with different levels of the organization to negotiate, problem solve, complete projects and influence decision making
  • Self-motivated with ability to work both independently and within teams in order to establish and meet deadlines, goals, and objectives
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and listening skills
  • Willingness and ability to learn new processes and technologies
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to adjust quickly to changing projects and environment
Additional Information

More About Pilot Company

Personal Growth

  • Join us to create world-class advanced analytics and shape our data-driven culture
  • All-in supportive people development culture with strong apprenticeship
  • Tailored learning journeys which allows you to continuously build your skills and hone your talent

Energizing culture

  • A people-oriented culture that permeates experience for guests and customers and employees
  • A team that embraces failure as a way to learn and get better faster in a safe environment
  • An empowered, diverse and inclusive team that takes decisions fast and collaboratively

Great Employer

  • A leading and trusted company thats a household name in the industry: #1 diesel fuel retailer in the US and largest operator of travel centers in North America
  • Comprehensive operating model covering several business lines including retail gas, diesel, retail, restaurant, and fleet services
  • One of the largest family-owned companies, with backing from Berkshire Hathaway (Warren Buffet)
  • Competitive compensation and attractive employee benefits and perks

Travel required less than 5%

Physical requirements and working conditions required include sitting or standing for extended periods of time

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.