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Bimbo Bakeries USA INC Route Sales Representative in Commerce City, Colorado

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'sor Marinela cake or donut? If the answer is yes, then you know BimboBakeries UBimbo Bakeries USA is part of Grupo Bimbo, the world's largest bakingcompany with operations in 33 countries. Bimbo Bakeries USA (BBU) employs20,000 associates across the U.S. in bakeries, sales centers, corporateoffices and on sales routes to ensure our consumers have the freshest productsto feed their families at every meal. But our associates come to work for muchmore - the chance to feed their own lives through exciting work that offersthe opportunity to make a real difference in their professional and personallives every day.Top Reasons to Work for Bimbo Bakeries USA as a Route Sales Representative:Competitive starting pay, paid weekly, and the ability to "build yourbrand" in order to increase wagesAmazing medical and dental insurance at low weekly deductionsStable union position with pension for retirementVacation available after one yearBBU specific wellness and discountprograms availableRoute Sales Representative Position Summary:The Route Sales Representative represents BBU in the market, selling anddelivering fresh baked products to retail customers, restaurants, andinstitutions. Through world class market execution, the Route SalesProfessional's primary focus is to maximize sales to customers throughstrong customer relationships, good business practices that drive profitablesales growth, and provide incidental sales-related service that exceeds thecustomer's expectations.Route Sales Representative Key Job Responsibilities:Establish and maintain effective customer relationships to initiate andmaximize sales in retail, restaurant, and institutional customers,ensure client retention by exceeding expectations with new and currentcustomerDrive in store excellence by selling displays to drive incremental sales,ensuring racks are set in accordance with customer guidelines, and theseamless execution of promotionsInvestigate, create and follow through on all growth opportunities includingsoliciting new customers to grow market share on strategic brands by sellingand supporting incremental displays and the generation of new leads to solicitnew business within the route territoryExecution of world class merchandising and proper rotation of all products toensure the best quality and freshness of our productsIntroduces new products and services to maximize sales and shelf space withinexisting accounts and when soliciting new customersResponsible for taking and maintaining proper inventory counts and placingproduct orders using a hand held device as well as servicing customers inaccordance with customers' established service frequency patternsDrives company route truck safely; safely loads and unloads the truckCorrectly completes DOT logs and submits other documentation, paperwork anddeposits on timeAdditional responsibilities and duties as assigned by supervisorSchedule for hire:Days: Sunday - Saturday; Wednesday and Sunday offStart time: Approximately 4:30 amOvertime as needed Job RequirementsIdeal Qualifications for the Route Sales Representative:High School Diploma/GED preferred but not requiredA combination of education, training and experience that results indemonstrated competency to perform the work may be substituted.Previous experience in route sales is a plusExcellent customer service abilities required and account management skills aplusStrong work ethic; able to work independentlyAbility to professionally communicate with external and internal customersComputer skills and proficiency is requiredA valid driver's license is requiredMust be able to obtain and retain a DOT medical cardMust be at least 21 years of age per D.O.T. regulationsMust be able to lift 25-50 pounds on a regular basis, as well as routinelyenter and exit a delivery vehicleMust be able to climb, push/pull, bend, sto