Extra Route Sales Representative -Red Wing, MN 10/11/2017
Bimbo Bakeries USA
Red Wing, MN
JOB DESCRIPTIONAPPLY Extra Route Sales Representative -Red Wing, MN
Employment Type: Regular
Location: RED WING,MN
Have you ever enjoyed Arnold , Brownberry or Oroweat bread* A Thomas English muffin or bagel* Or perhaps snacked on a Sara Lee , Entenmann s or Marinela cake or donut* If the answer is yes, then you know Bimbo Bakeries USA!
Bimbo Bakeries USA is part of Grupo Bimbo, the world s largest baking company with operations in 22 countries. Bimbo Bakeries USA employs 21,000 associates across the U.S. in bakeries, sales centers, corporate offices and on sales routes to ensure our consumers have the freshest products to feed their families at every meal. But our associates come to work for much more the chance to feed their own lives through exciting work that offers the opportunity to make a real difference in their professional and personal lives every day.
Bimbo Bakeries USA (BBU) is a leader in the baking industry, known for its category leading brands, innovative products, freshness and quality. Our team of more than 27,000 U.S. associates operates 70 manufacturing locations in the United States. 13,000 distribution routes deliver our leading brands such as Sara Lee , Entenmann's , Thomas' , Brownberry , Boboli , Oroweat , Arnold , Bimbo , Francisco , Freihofer's , Heiners , Marinela , Mrs Baird s , Stroehmann , and Tia Rosa to over 75,000 retail establishments daily. BBU believes that valuing employees ensures the success of the company. We never compromise the quality of our products and we look for employees that will hold the same commitment to quality and service that we do.
Our Mission: To Nourish, Delight & Serve America Every Meal, Every Day
Bimbo Bakeries USA has as an outstanding opportunity for an Extra Route Sales Representative in our Red Wing, MN Sales Center geography.
BASIC PURPOSE/SCOPE Follow procedures and good business practices that will enable route to grow to potential. Work closely with customer and support all sales initiatives to achieve expectations. Responsible for customer development with regard to ordering, merchandising, and display opportunities.
Responsible for route operational activity, including ordering and distribution, merchandising, promotional activity, holiday planning, and meeting customer expectations.
Communicate with customers to assist them in understanding the promotional activity, and understand what our customer delivery expectations are.
Ensure that product distribution is accomplished to customer satisfaction in agreement with any contract terms and requirements.
Assist customer relations to include selling of new products, and space/position gains.
Represent BBU as a leader in the baking business.
High School diploma or equivalent required
Excellent interpersonal skills
Basic computer skills helpful.
Previous DSD operation or route sales experience desired
Must be 21 years old and possess a valid drivers license
Able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs
Must follow all DOT regulations and be able to pass a DOT physical.
Able to work early mornings and weekends
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.