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Route Sales Professional (Entenmann’s) in Kearny, NJ at Bimbo Bakeries USA

Date Posted: 2/16/2021

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Kearny, NJ
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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.

Come join the largest baking company in the world and our family of 20,000 associates nationwide!

Position Summary:

At Bimbo Bakeries USA you are not just a Route Sales Representative, but a Route Sales PROFESSIONAL that acts as the face of BBU in the market to our customers and clients while 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 and grow sales through building strong customer relationships, driving and contributing to profitable sales growth, and provide sales-related customer service that exceeds expectations.   

Top Reasons to Work at Bimbo Bakeries USA

  • Great starting pay!
  • Excellent benefits package!
  • Growing organization & increased demand for products!

Key Job Responsibilities:

  • Analyze sales data to drive effective decisions in the marketplace and grow brand recognition. 
  • Increase sales volumes and market penetration through world-class direct store delivery (DSD) tactics and methods. 
  • Drive in store product representation with seamless execution of company and brand promotions while ensuring racks are set in accordance with customer guidelines. 
  • Identify and take action towards growth opportunities by soliciting new customers, increasing promotional displays and developing sales leads in the territory. 
  • Performs merchandising and rotation of all products to ensure the best quality and freshness of our products. 
  • Introduces new products and services to maximize sales and shelf space within existing accounts and when soliciting new customers.  
  • Responsible for inventory counts and placing accurate product orders in the order management tool on a handheld device to increase freshness and product variety. 
  • Conduct daily route settlement procedures to account for all products, invoices, and cash. 
  • Drives company route truck safely; safely loads and unloads the truck. 
  • Correctly completes DOT logs and submits other documentation, paperwork and deposits on time. 
  •  Additional responsibilities and duties as assigned by supervisor. 
  • Shift Start Time/Schedule: Early Mornings, Tues-Sat, Days Off - Sun/Mon

Job Requirements


  • Education: High School Diploma or GED Equivalent is preferred. 
  • Experience: 1-3 years of related experience in direct sales (previous experience in DSD (Direct Store Delivery) or route sales is a plus). 
  • A combination of education, training and experience that results in demonstrated competency to perform the work may be substituted. 
  • A valid driver’s license is required and ability to obtain and retain a DOT Medical card. 
  • Excellent customer service abilities required and account management skills are a plus. 
  • Computer skills and proficiency is required. 
  • Must be able to work in all weather conditions. 
  • Physical Requirements: ability to lift 50 pounds on a regular basis, climb, push/pull, bend, stoop, and kneel for extended periods, and routinely enter and exit a delivery vehicle. 
  • Must be able to read, write, and speak English. 
  • Must be able to work Nights, Weekends & Holidays. 


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. 


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Keywords: Route Sales Representative, Route Sales, Route Driver, Route Jumper, Route Reliever, Route Relief 

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.