Route Sales Professional- Vacation Relief
Company: Bimbo Bakeries USA
Location: South Sioux City
Posted on: November 23, 2021
Have you ever enjoyed Arnold, Brownberry or Oroweat bread? A
Thomas' English muffin or bagel? Or perhaps snacked on a Sara Lee,
Entenmann's or Marinela cake or donut? If the answer is yes, then
you know Bimbo Bakeries USA! Position Summary:The Route Sales
Professional- Vacation Relief represents BBU in the market, selling
and delivering fresh baked products to retail customers,
restaurants, and institutions. Through world class market
execution, the Route Sales Professional's primary focus is to
maximize sales to customers through strong customer relationships,
good business practices that drive profitable sales growth, and
provide incidental sales-related service that exceeds the
customer's expectations.Key Job Responsibilities (including duties
incidental to primary sales duties): --- Analyze sales data to help
drive effective decisions in the market as well as drive brand
growth with customers through increased sales and the acquisition
of new space and displays. --- Establish and maintain effective
customer relationships to initiate and maximize sales in retail,
restaurant, and institutional customers, ensure client retention by
exceeding expectations with new and current customers. --- Drive in
store excellence by selling displays to drive incremental sales,
ensuring racks are set in accordance with customer guidelines, and
the seamless execution of promotions. --- Investigate, create and
follow through on all growth opportunities including soliciting new
customers to grow market share on strategic brands by selling and
supporting incremental displays and the generation of new leads to
solicit new business within the route territory. --- Execution of
world class merchandising and proper rotation of all products to
ensure the best quality and freshness of our products. ---
Introduces new products and services to maximize sales and shelf
space within existing accounts and when soliciting new customers.
--- Responsible for taking and maintaining proper inventory counts
and placing product orders using a hand held device as well as
servicing customers in accordance with customers' established
service frequency patterns. --- Utilize the order management tools
(order management program, promotional and holiday planning
information) while making independent ordering decisions to ensure
optimal orders are being placed for each customer to ensure
adequate and fresh products are being sold and delivered. ---
Conduct daily route settlement procedures to account for all
products, invoices, and cash. --- Drives company route truck
safely; safely loads and unloads the truck.
- Correctly completes DOT logs and submits other documentation,
paperwork and deposits on time.
- Lives and promotes the company's safety beliefs and principles,
ensuring safe work practices are being followed by all and working
to eliminate unsafe conditions to drive the achievement of the
safety goal of zero incidents. --- Lives and promotes the Beliefs
of the Company, including respect for people, continuous
improvement, exceeding customer and consumer expectations as well
as working to meet the company's strategic and financial goals. ---
Other duties as assigned. --- The foregoing list of duties is
intended to generally illustrate the types of duties a Route Sales
Professional may perform. The actual duties performed by each Route
Sales Professional, and the amount of time spent on each duty,
varies from day to day and from route to route. Duties and the time
devoted to varying duties further vary depending on, among other
things, the Route Sales Professional's customers, experience,
skills, manager(s), and personal
Behavioral Competencies: --- Strong sales abilities and eagerness
to learn more skills in training. --- Ability to be adaptive and
open to change. --- Ability to work independently, analyze a
situation accurately, make decisions independently, and take
effective action. --- Ability to organize and coordinate work. ---
Ability to manage effective work and customer relations. ---
Ability to exchange complex information effectively to reach
agreement. --- Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
Bimbo Bakeries USA is part of Grupo Bimbo, the world's largest
baking company with operations in 32 countries. Bimbo Bakeries USA
("BBUSA") includes BBUSA and its subsidiaries and affiliated
entities, including, but not limited to, Wholesome Harvest Baking,
East Balt, and Acelerada. BBUSA employs 20,000 associates across
the U.S. in bakeries, sales centers, corporate offices and on sales
routes to ensure our consumers have the freshest products to feed
their families at every meal. But our associates come to work for
much more - the chance to feed their own lives through exciting
work that offers the opportunity to make a real difference in their
professional and personal lives every day.Job
Requirements:Education and Work History:High School Diploma or GED
equivalent preferred.Ideal candidate will possess:
- 3-5 years of related experience in DSD or direct sales.
- A combination of training and experience that results in
demonstrated competency to perform the work may be substituted. ---
Previous experience in route sales is a plus. --- Demonstrate
passion to achieve results and work well with others.
- Strong motivation to build customer relationships and achieve
Route Sales Professional and company goals.
- Excellent customer service abilities required and account
management skills a plus.
- Strong work ethic; able to work independently
- Ability to professionally communicate with external and
- Excellent written and oral communication skills and
- Excellent organizational skills.
- Computer skills and proficiency is required.
- A valid driver's license is required.
- Must be able to obtain and retain a DOT medical card.
- Must be able to work in all weather conditions.
- Must be able to lift 25-50 pounds on a regular basis, as well
as routinely enter and exit a delivery vehicle.
- Must be able to climb, push/pull, bend, stoop, and kneel for
extended periods as well as perform frequent reaching and use of
Bimbo Bakeries USA is an equal opportunity employer with a policy
that provides equal employment opportunity for applicants and
employees regardless of race, color, religion, disability, gender,
age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital
status, pregnancy, veteran status, or any other classification
protected by law. This policy applies to all aspects of employment,
including recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation,
reassignment, layoff, discharge, education, training and all other
working conditions. To further the principle of equal employment
opportunity, Bimbo Bakeries USA has developed affirmative action
plans for minorities and women, qualified individuals with
disabilities, and Vietnam-era and special disabled veterans and
other protected veterans.
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