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Extra Route Sales Representative Vacation Relief

Bimbo Bakeries USA Mounds View Full-Time
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As a well-established Baking Company we are growing and looking for persistent, self-starters for Route Sales positions. 

Chosen employees will be responsible for vacation relief for RSR's and assist with rack resets, and covering open routes for the Savage and Mounds View, MN geographies.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

Responsible for vacation relief for RSR's. Will assist with rack resets and cover any open routes.

  • Pull vacation routes in various locations.

  • Assist with rack resets as needed.

  • Ride routes to learn new territories and upcoming vacation routes.

  • Deliver proper amount of product to each customer on assigned route.

  • Order proper amount of product to service each customer.

  • Account for all product ordered on a daily basis.

  • Account for all monies on a daily basis.

  • Increase sales to assigned accounts through improved space and special displays.

  • Control stale in assigned accounts through proper distribution.

  • Maintain and improve relationships with assigned accounts.

  • Call on non-stops within assigned route structure.

  • Adhere to all Company policies and procedures.

  • Other duties as management may require from time to time.

  • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.

  • 1-3 years of sales experience, DSD experience preferred.

  • Ability to frequently lift / carry products weighing approximately 50 lbs.

  • Ability to provide a high level of customer service and solve customer issues as they arise.  

  • Must have a valid Driver’s License. D.O.T. certification may be required in compliance with Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations. Must have safe driving record and pass Company driving test. Must provide copy of current driving record. Must be 21 years of age per D.O.T. Regulations.

  • Work requires ability to read, write, and communicate in order to understand work and safety instructions. 

  • Must have good communication skills, both verbal and written. Interacts with store personnel or customers, providing information and promoting good relations.

  • Must have ability to learn and effectively utilize a handheld computerized order and invoicing system.

  • Must be able to perform simple arithmetic calculations to count, add, subtract, multiply, and divide. 

  • Must be a “self-starter” and able to work independently without direct supervision for the majority of time.

  • Must be able to work in all weather conditions.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans [or Vets]

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.

Skills required

Customer Service
Customer Relationship Management
Sales Management
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A leader in the baking industry, we are known for our category-leading brands, innovative products, freshness and quality. Our team of more than 27,000 U.S. associates operate bakeries across the United States to bring leading brands such as Arnold®, BallPark®, Bimbo®, Boboli®, Brownberry®, Entenmann's®, Francisco®, Freihofer's®, Marinela®, Oroweat®, Sara Lee®, Stroehmann®, Thomas'®, Mrs Baird’s ® and Tia Rosa® to customers and consumers in every city, town and village in America.

As bakers, every morning we rise to meet the opportunity to bake the freshest, highest-quality products, serve our customers and learn from one another. You can see our work, across America, every day. It is at breakfast tables, in children’s lunch boxes, and in kitchens at night, where families come together to share their evening. Our work is baked into life, every meal, every day.

It is because of our people that we have winning brands and exceptional products. We want you to bring your dedication and enthusiasm to work at Bimbo Bakeries USA!

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