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POST DATE 9/19/2016
END DATE 10/16/2016

UniFirst KENTWOOD, MI

Company
UniFirst
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
10701
AJE Ref #
576214443
Location
KENTWOOD, MI
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Description:
Where will a UniFirst Career take you?
As an industry leader in the rental, lease and sale of
uniforms and facility services products, UniFirst
Corporation has grown to become one of the largest
companies in the garment services industry.
UniFirst is recognized on the Forbes Platinum 400 -
Best Big Companies List. With over 11,000 employee Team
Partners and more than 220 facilities throughout the
United States, Canada, Mexico and Europe, you are never
just a number when you work for UniFirst. What sets us
apart from all other companies is that we still function
as a family run business. When you work for UniFirst,
you re family!
UniFirst Corporation has a strong history of promoting
from within. In fact, most of UniFirst's Senior Managers
have come from within the Company. Opportunities are
endless for those individuals who possess a strong work
ethic, a commitment to quality, and above all else, a
passion for delivering quality customer service, both
internally and externally.
Our culture is what makes UniFirst an organization that
stands out from the rest. Are you interested in loving
your job? Find out just how far a career with UniFirst
can take you.
While UniFirst Corporation does not currently have an
opening for a Route Sales Representative at this
location, we are always looking for qualified
applicants. As a Route Sales Representative with
UniFirst, you will service your own route and customer
base. You will have the freedom to run your route like
it s your own business and use your discretion when
making decisions on-site with the guidance of your
District Service Manager. You will visit 25 to 35
customers per day - businesses that range from small
mom-and-pop shops and restaurants to major corporate
locations and warehouses. This is a commission based
position with a guaranteed weekly minimum. As you grow
your route s value, your weekly commission increases! As
added benefits, we also offer NUMEROUS bonuses,
incentives, and awards to our Route Sales
Representatives.
Candidates must have a good driving record. Prior route
sales experience is preferred, but we will train the
right individual who has the desire to LEARN. We offer
the most in depth training platform in the industry
designed to provide a real opportunity for career growth
and advancement. Work days for the position are Monday
through Friday.
Additional responsibilities of the Route Sales
Representative include:
Meeting with decision makers at each location to
establish and maintain strong working relationships
Dropping off clean uniforms and facility service
products and picking up soiled uniforms and facility
service products to be cleaned
Answering customer questions or concerns
Solving any customer issues
Assessing each customer locations needs for
opportunities to upsell
Collecting payment
Balancing cash and invoices at the end of each day
Loading and unloading your truck each day
Meeting with your District Service Manager at the end
of each day to debrief and go over assignments and
priorities
Assisting with other projects or tasks as assigned
UniFirst offers a Fleet of Benefits, 50+ to be exact!
401K with Company Match
Profit Sharing
Health Insurance
Employee Assistance Program
Life Insurance
Supplemental Life Insurance
Long Term Disability
Vacation
Sick Time
Paid Holidays
Direct Payroll Deposit
Tuition Reimbursement
30% Employee Discount
Employee Referral Program
Requirements:
As a Route Sales Representative with UniFirst, you must
be totally committed to superior customer service. We
strive to keep our customers for life, and our Route
Sales Representatives are the driving force behind that
goal. Our ideal Route Sales Representative is a great
relationship manager who has a passion for HARD WORK,
and is someone who makes customers look forward to their
weekly UniFirst deliveries.
Additional requirements for the Route Sales
Representative include:
High school diploma required; some college or college
degree a plus
Minimum 1 year customer service, sales and/or
entrepreneurial experience required; previous route
sales and/or delivery experience preferred
Proficiency with computers, Microsoft Office Suite, CRM
and handheld devices like TABLETS or SMARTPHONES
Valid non-commercial driver s license and reliable
transportation
Ability to pass a background check, MVR check and drug
test
Ability to carry up to 80 pounds
Bilingual skills preferred
UniFirst Corporation is an EEO/Affirmative Action
Employer M-F-Disability-Vet