Route Salesperson
Flowers Foods, Inc. - Grapevine, TX

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Job Description:BASIC FUNCTIONS:
Deliver, display and sell company product line on
assigned sales route in accordance with company
merchandising program and standards. Position requires
demonstration of competency for all on-the-job
activities that may have a direct or indirect affect on
product safety, legality and/or quality.
The driving of company vehicles and/or personal vehicles
in the furtherance of company business must be in a
manner that is consistent with all DOT and state driving
requirements.
Requires constant interaction with work group and other
departments at the primary work location.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES/MAJOR DUTIES:Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Learn and use the basic fundamentals of the route
sales and direct store delivery system including:
1) Display 4) Space and Position
2) Merchandising 5) Customer Relations
3) Time Schedule/Callbacks
  • Know your customers by name, their store policies
that affect you, and their basic wants and needs for
the baked foods department. Establish a sound,
professional relationship with key personnel.
  • Maintain a professional personal appearance,
including uniform dress, hygiene and grooming.
  • Maintain accurate vehicle records, etc.
  • Review route analysis weekly for identification of
problems and opportunities.
  • Maintain stales within set quotas.
  • Check assigned truck prior to loading. Keep it clean
and in good repair; report weekly. Secure load to
prevent product damage.
  • Maintain knowledge of your competition, including
pricing, products, space and position, people,
displays, account stability, etc.
  • Keep safety in mind at all times. Practice defensive
driving, proper lifting, etc.
  • Learn the product freshness code system and never
leave out-of-code product in an ac-count.
  • Maintain cleanliness of work area, vehicle, etc.
  • Practice and comply with all company policies and
procedures (EEO, Harassment, Safety, Sarbanes Oxley,
etc.).
  • Performance of other duties which are deemed by
management to be an integral part of the job,
including but not limited to fulfillment of work
schedules, adherence to attendance policies, and
other applicable operating rules, policies and
procedures.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
LICENSE-
Valid state Driver's License, current DOT certification,
and documented safe driving record.
MOBILITY -
Ability to enter and exit step van on routine basis.
Ability to exert force necessary to lift, maneuver and
move an average load of 255 lbs. to/from ware-house to
truck and to/from truck to customer service area.
Lifting from various positions, on the average 25 lbs or
more.
Ability to utilize lifting, stooping and bending motion
to dismantle stacks of bread trays and transfer product
to customer shelves at height of 1 - 7 ft.
SENSORY-
Color and/or near vision to distinguish product date
codings.
COMMUNICATIONS -
Ability to generate written communication.
Speech and hearing abilities that allow the individual
to communicate clearly and distinctly in English, and/or
another language if required.
OTHER-
Ability to read, comprehend and practice necessary
safety procedures, signs, etc. Must be able to operate
assigned company vehicle in a manner that meets all DOT
and state driving requirements.
DESIRED EXPERIENCE
One (1) or more years of experience in sales
environment.
DESIRED EDUCATION
High School Diploma or equivalent.
Please reply by March 6, 2013. Resumes are active for 30
days. Interested job seekers who successfully complete
the series of pre-screening questions and who appear to
possess the basic qualifications for this position may
be contacted for a telephone interview.
Flowers Baking Company of Denton, LLC is an Equal
Opportunity Employer
If you need assistance with submitting your resume due
to a medical condition or disability, please send an
e-mail to Doug Woolf at Douglas.Woolf@flocorp.com, or
call 940-383-5280.
Division/Department : West

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