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Route Sales Driver Trainee

G&J Pepsi-Cola Bottlers Inc. Lexington Full-Time
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Every day offers a change of scenery when you drive for G&J Pepsi. Enjoy the independence of the road while you are out in the community serving our customers. Our deliveries are the heartbeat of our business; drivers deliver pre-sold products to assigned account lists. After 10 hours on the road, you’re rewarded with sleeping in your own bed at night.
 
The Route Sales Driver serves our customers by being trained to perform the job duties of five different positions within the sales team and also to provide coverage for these positions during absences.
 
Job Duties:            
  • Sells, orders, delivers, stocks, rotates, displays and maintains all products at customer locations according to established standards.
  • Maintains a good working relationship with: customers and consumers at customer locations; account and area managers at Pepsi; and other internal employees at Pepsi (e.g. warehouse employees, sales equipment employees).
  • Invoices customers for sales; collects money. 
  • Communicates with retailers and Pepsi management team on issues regarding pricing, products, programs and problems that may arise in the store.
  • Maintains customer’s product inventory by ordering and delivering the appropriate amount of product needed to satisfy customer’s needs until the next scheduled delivery.
  • Maintains and completes required paperwork (e.g. DOT logs, sales summaries, mileage and merchandising logs); maintains confidentiality of product pricing, promotions and other sensitive information.
  • Works assigned schedule, exhibits regular and predictable attendance and works overtime as required to meet workload demands.  Performs other related duties as required.
Requirements:      
  • Valid Class A Commercial Driver’s License.
  • Employee must be insurable to operate a vehicle, as a condition of initial and continued employment.
  • 6-12 months of previous sales experience with a consumer product line and customer relations experience.
  • Must be able to lift up to 65 pounds manually in a repetitive motion; up to 300 pounds using a hand cart; and up to 2000 pounds mechanically
G&J Pepsi provides benefits-eligible employees with a comprehensive benefits and perks package that goes well beyond the number you see in your paycheck. From sponsored medical and income protection coverage to a generous retirement plan and great entertainment and retail discounts, G&J believes in rewarding its hard-working employees for their contributions toward the company’s success.
 
Diversity has power. It’s an investment in our present and our future. That’s why we celebrate and respect the rich culture and differences of our employees, customers, business partners, and communities we serve.
 
At G&J Pepsi, employment decisions are made without regard to: race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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