Route Sales Professional - FMR
Company: Bimbo Bakeries USA
Location: East Brunswick
Posted on: January 12, 2022
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!
Come join the -largest baking company in the world -and our family
of -20,000 associates nationwide!
The Route Sales - FMR (FMR) is an entry level route sales position
that acts as the face of Bimbo Bakeries USA (BBU) in the market to
our customers and clients while selling and delivering fresh baked
products to retail customers, restaurants, and institutions. This
position supports and operates a route, which entails loading and
unloading product from a route truck, merchandising product in
store, selling displays at retail and general communication with
store personnel and internal within the Sales Center. FMR will
conduct all tasks in a safe and courteous manner.
Top Reasons to Work at Bimbo Bakeries USA:
Great starting pay and commission!
Excellent benefits package!
Growing organization & increased demand for products!
Key Job Responsibilities:
Your primary focus is to maximize and grow sales and freshness
through building strong customer relationships, driving and
contributing to profitable sales growth, and provide sales-related
customer service that exceeds expectations.
You will analyze sales data to drive effective decisions in the
marketplace and grow brand recognition.
You will increase sales volumes and market penetration through
world-class direct store delivery excellence (DSDE) tactics and
You will identify and take action towards growth opportunities by
soliciting new customers, increasing promotional displays and
developing sales leads in the territory.
You will conduct daily route settlement procedures to account for
all products, invoices, and cash.
You will cover routes at other local sales centers.
You will perform merchandising and rotation of all products to
ensure the best quality and freshness of our products. Pull ups of
a list of stores furnished by management.
You will drive in store product representation with seamless
execution of company and brand promotions while ensuring racks are
set in accordance with customer guidelines.
You will introduce new products and services to maximize sales and
shelf space within existing accounts and when soliciting new
You will be responsible for -inventory counts and placing accurate
product orders in the order management tool on a handheld device to
increase freshness and product variety.
You will pack out back-room stock. Deliver relays and set up
You will drive a company route truck safely; safely loads and
unloads the truck.
You will correctly complete DOT logs and submit other
documentation, paperwork and deposits on time.
Additional responsibilities and duties as assigned by
Key Behavioral Competencies:
You have a strong analytical ability to gather and interpret data,
in situations where the problems are somewhat complex (dealing with
people, procedures and equipment).
You work well in a team-based environment, have solid interpersonal
skills, and you are not averse to change.
You must be able to perform basic math and computer skills; -SAP,
Oracle, CPD preferred
You act with a Continuous Improvement (CI) mindset: -focus on
improving efficiencies while decreasing waste.
Bimbo Bakeries USA is part of Grupo Bimbo, the world's largest
baking company with operations in 32 countries. Bimbo Bakeries USA
("BBUSA") includes BBUSA and its subsidiaries and affiliated
entities, including, but not limited to, Wholesome Harvest Baking,
East Balt, and Acelerada. BBUSA employs 20,000 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.
High School Diploma or GED Equivalent is preferred.
1-3 Years of DSD (Direct Store Delivery) or route sales experience
A combination of education, training and experience that results in
demonstrated competency to perform the work may be substituted.
Must be 21 years of age or older.
A valid driver's license is required
Ability to obtain and retain a DOT Medical card required (company
Must have a good driving record.
Local travel required.
Must be able to work in all weather conditions.
Ability to lift more than 50 pounds, stack/unstack or carry,
push/pull, stand and/or stoop for prolonged periods of time, climb,
perform repetitive motions, perform frequent reaching and use of
fingers, and work in a loud and hot/cold environment.
You must have good written and oral communication skills.
Ability to work 8+ hour shifts, work store hours with early morning
starts, irregular and/or rotating shifts, including split days off
(non-consecutive days off) and work holidays and weekends
Anticipated Schedule : Tues-Saturday, -3a.m.-2p.m.
The physical and mental demands described here are representative
of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform
the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may
be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
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.
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