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Route Sales Representatives

Sacramento, California | Direct Hire

Job ID: 54863 Position: Food Science/Technology

Do you have an entrepreneurial spirit and like the idea of running your own business, but without the risk? Are you looking for a stable, family-oriented company? If either one of those sounds fun, then apply here! We are growing and have multiple openings for Route Sales Representatives to join our East Bay territory out of our Oakland facility! If you are interested in joining a fun and family-oriented organization, voted one of the " Best Places to Work" the last TEN years in a row! The ideal candidate will promote our brand and product lines by executing strategies for selling, displaying, and merchandising products in retail account stores. Responsible for building and maintaining territory relationships and revenue. Handles store sets, special displays, and delivers product to stores. All candidates must have valid California Driver License & clean motor vehicle record. This is an excellent opportunity for any early risers who are looking for a stable, growth-driven opportunity. Excellent work/life balance and set Monday-Friday schedule! 

WHAT THE JOB ENTAILS: 

- Responsible for the relationship, sales growth, and service of all assigned retail account stores 

- Ownership of all route activity, including but not limited to, emergency response to customers' needs (i.e., product delivery and merchandising) 

- Interacts with internal and external customers with a high degree of professionalism and courtesy 

- Build relationships/rapport with store personnel -- know receivers and managers by name; Seek and pursue selling opportunities at assigned retail accounts 

- Effectively communicates all promotional activity and pricing changes to assigned accounts 

- Maximize and utilize available selling areas, seeking additional selling space, including schematic development 

- Maintains all signage, POS, and shelf tags and process requests as needed; consistency of service and dependability 

- Deliver products orders as required insuring proper in-stock inventories; Faces forward all products distributed by company 

- Stock merchandise at all assigned accounts using proper rotation techniques to ensure product freshness, out of date product to be properly credited and disposed of 

- Communicate via telephone, verbal, e-mail, or written reporting to Supervisor; Complete with accuracy and submit on a daily basis all required paperwork 

- Responsible for reporting quality and/or distribution issues to Supervisor on a timely basis 

- Accountable for accuracy of each load, notifying Supervisor and appropriate Warehouse personnel immediately regarding any discrepancies 

- Safe vehicle operation, including, but not limited to; AM/PM vehicle inspection reports, visual vehicle inspection (walk around), cleanliness of vehicle, professional, courteous and safe driving techniques 

- Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor 

 

WHAT WE' RE LOOKING FOR: 

- High school diploma or equivalent, three months to one year related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience 

- Valid driver' s license and clean DMVR 

- Excellent verbal and written communication skills 

- Maintain a professional image of the company as a high profile quality organization 

- Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio and percentages 

- Commitment to excellence and high standards 

- Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills; able to manage priorities and workflow 

- Developed interpersonal skills to deal effectively with a diversity of internal and external customers 

- Ability to understand and follow written and verbal instructions 

- Good judgment with the ability to make timely and sound decisions 

- Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm 

 

Wollborg Michelson is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Cassandra Mortier
Direct Hire Recruiter

Cassie comes from over five years of excellent sales experience. Being a recruiter has really helped her realize that we can learn something from anyone that crosses our paths in life! She builds lasting relationships with people and is passionate about helping candidates find their Dream Jobs. Cassie's desire to truly help people and create ongoing connections drives her success as a recruiter. Cassie is originally from the sunshine state, Florida. Outside of Wollborg Michelson, she loves country music and watching football. Go Packers! (Weird, we know, but she has a story behind that.)

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