Route Sales Professional Vacation Relief
Company: Bimbo Bakeries USA
Location: South Sioux City
Posted on: January 15, 2022
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
- 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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