Division : North Central
Job Type : Full Time
Category : Sales/Retail/Business Development
Location : 1. Erlanger KY US 41018
2. Florence KY US 41042
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 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:
Valid state Driver's License and documented safe driving record.
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.
Color and/or near vision to distinguish product date codings.
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.
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 state driving requirements.
One (1) or more years of experience in sales environment.
High School Diploma or equivalent.
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