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Route Sales - Relief Driver

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Position Name: Sales
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Roseville, MN
Job ID: 2
Closing Date: Mar 13, 2018

The Relief Salesperson duties include servicing (orders, delivers and stock shelves, displays, and display racks) to an average of 40-60 accounts, some twice or more per week. Handle over 150 different types of products. You must be well groomed, organized, self- motivated, have good customer skills, communication skills and the ability to generate new sales.

Key Job Duties:

1) Assure that the costumer is stocked with product, product is rotated properly and that the product is displayed or merchandised to company specifications.

2) Manage time to service customers on schedule and at appropriate times.

3) Setup and maintain displays.

4) Maintain good customer relations and service.

5) Order appropriate amounts of product.

6) Generate new sales through interaction with retailer decision makers.

7) Load and unload route truck with product.

8) Report maintenance and repair as needed on delivery truck.

9) Participate in required meetings regarding new products or promotions.

10) Housekeeping - keeps truck neat and tidy and other equipment (handheld/printers) clean.

11) Complete paperwork accurately, neatly and timely.

Job Qualifications and Education:

High school diploma or equivalent. Previous full-time work experience required. Driving record free of any offenses for the previous two years. Good math skills required. Effective communication skills: reading, writing, and verbal. Previous working experience in retail grocery or direct store delivery desired. Some college and computer skills desired. Previous truck-driving experience desired. DOT Medical Certification required.

Essential job functions:

1) Effectively manage your time, to service on a regularly scheduled basis approx. 40-60 accounts per week.

2) Complete paperwork accurately, neatly, and on time.

3) Effective communication skills: reading, writing, and verbal.

4) Operate route truck efficiently, courteously and safely.

5) Work alone at a steady pace with limited supervision. .

6) Valid drivers license.

7) Must have dependable-predictable attendance.

8) Develop and maintain good customer relation, and service.

9) Display product according to company specifications.

10) Bend, stoop, and kneel for extended periods of time.

11) Use hands and arms outstretched from body or overhead.

12) Ability to lift 50 lbs. and continuously lift from 4 lbs. to 30 lbs.

13) Push and pull 2-wheel cart loaded with product up to 150 lbs.

14) Climb ladders and steps.

15) Work in all types of weather conditions.

This job description is not inclusive of all job duties. It has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. Qualified candidates must be able to perform essential job functions with or without accommodation.

This is a Full time position with Local Union 471 Twin Cities Bakery Drivers.

Salary is $725.00 paid weekly.

Benefits include - Medical, Dental, HRA, Life Insurance, Pension, 401 w/Company match, Paid time off.


Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $725.00 /week

Required education:

  • High school or equivalent

Required license or certification:

  • Valid Drivers License with ability to get DOT Certified

Required language:

  • English

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