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Extra Route Sales Professional

Company: Bimbo Bakeries USA
Location: Red Wing
Posted on: June 26, 2022

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!
The Extra -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 Work at
Bimbo Bakeries USA:

  • Great starting pay: $ Base pay + commission, paid on a weekly basis!
  • Union position!
  • Excellent benefits package!
  • Growing organization & increased demand for
    products!Key Job Responsibilities:
    --- - - - - - Lives and promotes the company's safety beliefs and principles,
    ensuring safe work practices are being followed by all and working to eliminate
    unsafe conditions to drive the achievement of the safety goal of zero
    --- - - - - - Lives and promotes the Beliefs of the Company, including respect
    for people, continuous improvement, exceeding customer and consumer
    expectations as well as working to meet the company's strategic and financial
    goals. -
    --- - - - - - Services customers in accordance with established service
    frequency patterns. Establishes and maintains positive customer relationships
    with primary contact for each account
    --- - - - - - In accordance with Direct Store Delivery Excellence (DSDE)
    playbook, executes world-class merchandising, stocking, and proper ongoing
    rotation of product on store shelves and displays, ensuring best quality and
    freshness of products and ensuring store sales targets are achieved
    --- - - - - - Utilizes Bimbo Bakeries' order management program, promotional and
    holiday planning information to make independent ordering decisions and ensure
    optimal orders are being placed using a handheld device. -
    --- - - - - - Drives sales through the acquisition of new display space,
    incremental displays and through using sales data to establish other
    store-level plans that will grow profitable sales
    --- - - - - - Introduces new products and services to maximize sales and shelf
    space within existing accounts and when soliciting new customers
    --- - - - - - Follows up on new account opportunities and builds effective
    customer relationships by properly setting and exceeding expectations,
    including ensuring displays and shelves are set in accordance with agreed upon
    guidelines and ensuring promotions are seamlessly executed
    --- - - - - - Conducts daily route settlement procedures to account for all
    products, invoices, and cash
    --- - - - - - Takes and maintains proper inventory counts
    --- - - - - - Drives company route truck safely; safely loads and unloads the
    --- - - - - - Correctly completes DOT (US Department of Transportation) logs
    daily and submits other documentation, paperwork, and deposits on time
    --- - - - - - Other duties as assigned
    --- - - - - - The foregoing list of duties is intended to generally illustrate
    the types of duties a Route Sales Professional may perform. The actual duties
    performed by each Route Sales Professional, and the amount of time spent on
    each duty, varies from day to day and from route to route. Duties and the time
    devoted depend on, among other things, the Route Sales Professional's
    customers, experience, and skills.Key Behavioral Competencies: -
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    Strong sales aptitude and willing to
    continuously learn and develop new skills
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    Customer and consumer-focused
    mindset with ability to build beneficial, win/win partnerships
    --- - - - - -
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    Drives results
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    Ability to adapt and open to change
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    Ability to work independently,
    analyze situations accurately, make decisions independently, and take effective
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    Organized and able to manage work
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    Excellent customer service
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    Ability to handle multiple tasks
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    Perform all tasks with a strong safety
    mindset; alert to potential safety issues and ability to create safe conditions
    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.Job Requirements:Education
    and Work History:

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    High School Diploma or GED equivalent

    Ideal candidate will possess: -

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    1-3 years of related experience in DSD (Direct
    Sales Distribution)

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

    --- - - - - - Demonstrated passion to achieve results and work well with others

    --- - - - - -
    Strong motivation to build customer
    relationships and achieve Route Sales Professional and company goals

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    Account management skills are a plus

    Position Requirements: -

    --- - - - - - Must be 21 years of age or older

    --- - - - - - A valid driver's license is required

    --- - - - - - Must be able to obtain and retain a commercial driver's license

    --- - - - - - Must be able to obtain and retain a DOT medical card

    --- - - - - - Computer skills and proficiency are required

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    to communicate effectively with customers and internal partners

    --- - - - - - Excellent oral communication and interpersonal skills

    --- - - - - - Must be able to work in all weather conditions

    --- - - - - - Must be able to lift 25-50 pounds on a regular basis, as well as
    routinely enter and exit a delivery vehicle

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    Must be able to climb, push/pull, bend,
    stoop, and kneel for extended periods as well as perform frequent reaching and
    use of fingers
    Be a part of a company that is dedicated to protecting our planet:
    • All of our U.S. operations have been powered with 100% renewable electric energy since July 2019, with energy created through a Wind Farm backed by a Virtual Power Purchase Agreement with Invenergy
    • Bimbo Bakeries USA was named EPA ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year for the fourth year in a row for superior leadership, innovation and commitment to environmental protection through energy efficiency -
    • We have 18 ENERGY STAR - Certified facilities
    • Our Manufacturing operations divert greater than 95% of waste from landfill
    • Over 1500 of our vehicles utilize alternative fuel - propane, compressed natural gas, electric, or hybrid
    • Bimbo Bakeries USA has committed to 100% sustainable packaging across its portfolio by 2025. All product bags, pouches and wrappers are currently recyclable through Terracycle. 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 requested 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.

Keywords: Bimbo Bakeries USA, Minneapolis , Extra Route Sales Professional, Sales , Red Wing, Minnesota

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