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Route Sales - Driver

Location
Annapolis, Maryland
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
8 Sep 2022
Job Summary:

This is a hands-on position involving customer service, sales, delivery and account collection. Requires physically demanding work and includes ensuring effective customer communications, managing a route independently and promoting route growth through active personal sales and account retention. Must be a self-organized individual with a professional demeanor; have solid organizational and management skills and an excellent driving record.

Primary Job Duties
  • Deliver, display and sell Bakery products to customers in an assigned area.
  • Serve all customers on assigned route making as many as 40 stops per day.
  • Track customer sales by maintaining order files, collections information and route history.
  • Handle customer relations by learning customer store policies affecting bakery product and establishing a professional relationship.
  • Identify problems with route and notify sales manager.
  • Know and meet sales goals according to company standards.
  • Check assigned truck before loading. Keep truck clean and notify maintenance of necessary repairs.
  • Check product during load to ensure customer orders are correct and product is ready for delivery. Secure load to prevent product damage.
  • Manage schedule to make deliveries timely.
  • Practice and comply with all company policies and procedures including work rules, etc.
  • Maintain close contact with Sales Manager and perform other duties as assigned.

Requirements:
  • Must have a valid Driver's License.
  • Must be able to enter & exit truck on a routine basis.
  • Must be able to deliver stacks of bread to customer's facility, which may require items to be carried down or up stairs or to other difficult to reach locations.
  • Must be able to maneuver and move stacks of bread (stacks of bread can weigh as much as 100-300 LBS) from warehouse to truck to customer using a bread hook.
  • Must be able to reach top of stack (Bread is delivered to the Distribution Centers stacked 16 trays high - approx. 6-7 feet) and break stacks down to load trucks.
  • Must maintain a professional appearance including proper uniform attire, personal hygiene and grooming.
  • Must be able to distinguish product dates and related coding.
  • Must be able to communicate clearly and distinctly.
  • Must be able to read and comprehend policies and procedures.

Experience: One year or more of experience in sales environment.

Education: High School diploma or equivalent.
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Details

  • Job Reference: 707437067-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: HS Bakery
  • Location: Annapolis, Maryland
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Sales & Marketing
  • Job Type: Permanent