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Route Sales Professional in Sacramento, CA at Bimbo Bakeries USA

Date Posted: 11/21/2022

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    1-3 years
  • Date Posted:
    11/21/2022
  • Job ID:
    req31513

Job Description

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!

More than 20,000 associates in bakeries, sales centers, offices and on sales routes work to ensure our consumers have the freshest products at every meal. In addition to competitive pay and benefits, we provide a safe and inclusive work environment that appreciates diversity, promotes development and allows our associates to be their authentic selves.

Route Sales Professional

The Route Sales Professional represents Bimbo Bakeries USA and its brands in the market, merchandising, selling and delivering fresh baked products to retail customers, restaurants, and institutions. Through world class market execution, the Route Sales Professional’s primary focus is to maximize sales to customers through strong customer relationships, good business practices that drive profitable sales growth, and provide sales-related service that exceeds the customer’s expectations.

Top Reasons to Apply:

  • Base Pay + Commission 
  • Full benefits offered: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k 
  • Sign on Bonus

What you will be doing:

  • Merchandising, stocking, and proper ongoing rotation of product on store shelves and displays, ensuring best quality and freshness of products
  • Drives sales through the acquisition of new display space, incremental displays and through using sales data to establish other store-level plans
  • Follows up on new account opportunities and builds effective customer relationships while ensuring promotions are executed
  • Introduces new products and services and shelf space within existing accounts and when soliciting new customers
  • Conducts daily route settlement procedures to account for all products, invoices, and cash and maintains proper inventory counts 
  • Drives company route truck
  • Correctly completes DOT (US Department of Transportation) logs daily and submits other documentation

Job Requirements

What we need from you:

  • At least 21 years of age 
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Ability to obtain and retain a DOT medical card 
  • Ability to lift 25-50 pounds
  • Ability to climb, push/pull, bend, stoop, and kneel for extended periods as well as perform frequent reaching and use of fingers 
  • 1-3 years of related experience in DSD (Direct Sales Distribution) is preferred

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.