H&S Springfield Route Sales Driver
H&S Family of Bakeries Springfield, VA
- Expired: October 15, 2021. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description Job Summary: This is a hands-on position involving customer service, sales, delivery and account collection. Requires physically demanding work and includes ensuring effective customer communications, managing a route independently and promoting route growth through active personal sales and account retention. Must be a self-organized individual with a professional demeanor; have solid organizational and management skills and an excellent driving record.
Primary Job Duties Deliver, display and sell Bakery products to customers in an assigned area. Serve all customers on assigned route making as many as 40 stops per day. Track customer sales by maintaining order files, collections information and route history.
Handle customer relations by learning customer store policies affecting bakery product and establishing a professional relationship. Identify problems with route and notify sales manager. Know and meet sales goals according to company standards.
Check assigned truck before loading. Keep truck clean and notify maintenance of necessary repairs. Check product during load to ensure customer orders are correct and product is ready for delivery.
Secure load to prevent product damage. Manage schedule to make deliveries timely. Practice and comply with all company policies and procedures including work rules, etc.
Maintain close contact with Sales Manager and perform other duties as assigned. Requirements: Must have a valid Driver’s License. Must be able to enter & exit truck on a routine basis.
Must be able to deliver stacks of bread to customer’s facility, which may require items to be carried down or up stairs or to other difficult to reach locations. Must be able to maneuver and move stacks of bread (stacks of bread can weigh as much as 100-300 LBS) from warehouse to truck to customer using a bread hook. Must be able to reach top of stack (Bread is delivered to the Distribution Centers stacked 16 trays high – approx.
6-7 feet) and break stacks down to load trucks. Must maintain a professional appearance including proper uniform attire, personal hygiene and grooming. Must be able to distinguish product dates and related coding.
Must be able to communicate clearly and distinctly. Must be able to read and comprehend policies and procedures. Experience: One year or more of experience in sales environment.
Education: High School diploma or equivalent. Company Description The H&S Family of Bakeries are a network of 10 bakeries and multiple distribution centers along the East Coast, all committed to one thing: producing the best quality bread products possible. H&S Family of Bakeries includes Northeast Foods, H&S Bakery and Schmidt Baking Co.
Together, our baked goods can be found in a wide range of establishments, from fast food and quick-service restaurants to cafeterias, hospitals, grocery stores and universities. The company is made up of 2,000 employees system wide, in addition to a fleet of 1000 delivery vehicles. Throughout all our companies, we embrace a shared belief in the power of personal relationships.
We know that a longevity like ours doesn’t come by reputation alone. It is through hard work, a steadfast devotion to our values, a talented workforce committed to quality products and continued support from our local communities, that have been the ingredients to our success. Our bakeries continue to thrive because its people share the same core values of hard work, dedication to community and pride of achievement.
Join us We are an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factors. Persons with disabilities who need to request reasonable accommodations during the application process may send an email to hrnefoods.com.
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