DSD Relief Driver - Syracuse, NY
Perry's Ice Cream 6 reviews - Syracuse, NY

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Perry’s Ice Cream (“PIC”) is currently recruiting for the position of DSD
Relief Driver in our Eastern Region, to include: Syracuse, the North Country,
and Elmira areas. This position is responsible for route coverage and the
sales, delivery, and merchandising, of Perry’s products. The DSD Relief
Driver is also responsible for maximizing all national branded products to
achieve the highest level of customer service and sales to individual customers.

Qualified candidates shall provide relief to the DSD Drivers, Sales
Representatives (“SR”), and Merchandising Representatives (“MR”) on the
Syracuse and Elmira teams. This position is based in the Syracuse area;
however, will require a weekly layover when providing relief to the Elmira area
teams. These routes consist of all classes of trade which include:
supermarkets, c-stores, independents, dip stands, and schools.

Essential Duties:
  • Must have experience with Sales routes and ability to quickly build
excellent relationships with Store Managers, other key store personnel, as well
as potential PIC customers within your assigned accounts;

  • Must be flexible to travel to Elmira area for a week at a time to
provide relief support to that team;

  • Support the production of safe, high quality products, and team
member safety;

  • Work with DSD Drivers, SRs, and MRs to maintain and adjust proper
store service levels as warranted by promotional activity and sales volume;

  • Ensure that all brands represented by PIC have proper product mix,
flavor mix, and planogram integrity on the shelves at all times;

  • Utilize correct ordering practices to maximize sales, to include:
proper ordering techniques, use of point of sale, use of order guides, and
timeliness of order transmissions;

  • Check delivered orders for any damage that occurred through the
delivery process and issue credit immediately;

  • communication to Territory Sales Managers about all applicable
account issues including but not limited to: competitive presence and programs,
service issues, and account compliance to PIC or corporate programs;

  • ability to maintain professional level of communication with Team
Leaders, SRs, DSD Drivers, and MR’s concerning all field and service issues
and opportunities;

  • practice good housekeeping skills; and
  • support the production of safe, high quality products, and team
member safety.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • 2 year business degree or equivalent experience;
  • 3 years route delivery and 1-3 years of sales experience preferred;
  • CDL Class A license required;
  • Strong commitment to safety and meeting/maintaining all DOT

  • Must have flexible availability;
  • Must have strong customer service, positive attitude, and
verbal/written communication skills;

  • Basic to Intermediate computer/internet skills;
  • Handheld experience is preferred;
  • Able to lift >75 lbs and to push/pull 150 lbs. with extensive
climbing, lifting, pulling, and pushing.

Perry’s Ice Cream is an EOE, M/F/D, and Drug Free facility.

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