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Route Rider Sales Person in Stamford, CT at Bimbo Bakeries USA

Date Posted: 10/21/2020

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Stamford, CT
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  • Experience:
    1-3 years
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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!

Bimbo Bakeries USA is part of Grupo Bimbo, the world’s largest baking company with operations in 33 countries. Bimbo Bakeries USA (BBU) 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.

Route Rider Salesperson


Bimbo Bakeries – Sales Department distributes fresh bread, buns and various bakery products to numerous retailers throughout our service area.  The Route Rider Salesperson normally works 6 days/12-14 hours. These are full-time positions that offer excellent pay and benefits for the right person who is willing to work the hours necessary to serve our customers.

Required Functions:

  • Work with bread trays and breadbaskets including lifting and carrying up to 50 lbs., pushing/pulling of racks, bending, squatting at long intervals.
  • Regular, dependable attendance is an essential job function
  • Ability to interact socially and communicate verbally with customers
  • Drive a 10,000 lb. Truck (manual transmission) following safe vehicle operation practices
  • Ability to safely drive in inclement weather conditions
  • Load and unload truck
  • Complete necessary paperwork with accuracy and reliability
  • Work independent of direct supervision
  • Stock, rotate and account for product in retailers’ location
  • Maintain a clean, professional appearance

In this position, the Route Rider Salesperson may be exposed to conditions that require the exercise of caution in performing the required functions.

Job Requirements

High school diploma or GED preferred, a valid driver’s license, good driving record, and must pass a pre-employment driving test. Past Route Sales experience is preferred. Applicants should be self-starters and have good interpersonal skills in order to interact with customers.

Drug free position requires selling skills contact with the public, assist the District Manager as needed, previous DSD experience and B.A. degree helpful but not required. 

Performs other duties as assigned.  Be able to stand for long periods of time, work store hours and lift more then 50 lbs.

A combination of education, training and experience that results in demonstrated competency to perform the work may be substituted.

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 essential functions.

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.