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Route Swing Driver - Bronx, NY, Wonderful Sales

Company : The Wonderful Company

Location : Bronx, NY

Created : 2021-04-24

Job Type : Full Time

Job Description

Wonderful Sales is the sales and merchandising organization for The Wonderful Company, responsible for the sales of Wonderful products throughout supermarkets and retailers across the U.S. and Canada. This Swing Route Driver role is a great opportunity to be a part of a team devoted to promoting our high-quality branded products. In this role, you will provide coverage or additional aid in servicing our sales routes within the geography of NYC. Responsibilities include new business, service, in-store execution/merchandising, and end of day reconciliation. This position reports directly to the DSD Route Sales Manager. The Wonderful You: You enjoy staying active and busy throughout the day. You are thorough and detail-oriented in your approach to work and you display a high sense of urgency to accomplish your goals. You are an effective problem solver on your own; however, you can follow company guidelines and processes to complete assigned job tasks. You are results-oriented, enjoy working with people and you apply effective interpersonal and time management skills to getting your work done. You have a track record of success of DSD Sales in a retail environment. You have been responsible for consummating sales. You have maintained trusting relationships with retail industry operations level decision-makers in retail outlets... or similar roles in similar distribution channels. You have successfully overcome existing adverse relationships and you are skilled at building long-term partnerships. You are extremely goal focused, memorable and you love the challenge! Essential Job Functions: * Cover open routes when regular driver is away for vacation, personal or sick time off * Act as primary sales contact between Wonderful Sales and trade partners on your route * Drive truck to set of accounts designated for that day * Review and adjust product mix and placement to maximize sales * Forecast and order products for each account, as necessary * Manage return rates to, or below, budgeted levels * Use and maximize placement of Point of Sales (POS) to increase sales * Regularly monitor coolers for appearance and function to ensure quality of products * Keep account shelves neat, clean and in order. Pull any out-of-code or damaged products and credit the account for any items removed from the shelf * Build orders from back of truck, load onto handcart or dolly and deliver to account * Check in orders, take product to designated area and load onto shelves * Complete invoicing and collect payment from COD accounts * Other duties as assigned Basic Requirements: * DSD Route and/or supermarket experience * Previous experience in sales, retail merchandising and customer service * Valid Driver's License and "clear" driving record for past 3 years * Ability to drive a 16-foot box truck (no CDL required) * Ability to lift 15-40 pounds * Must pass a drug screen and background investigation * Highly motivated self-starter * Ability to communicate tactfully and effectively, both internally and externally * Good math and communication skills with the ability to read, write and speak English * An enthusiastic, positive, self-motivated, resourceful team player is a must. Disclaimer The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed. Wonderful's dedication to you: * Competitive benefits package including Medical (including 24/7 online access to a physician), Vision, Dental and 401k with match eligibility * Opportunity for development and internal mobility * Manager and leadership training, weekly L&OD webinars, and eLearning offerings * Training in continuous improvement and project management * Wonderful Giving () - allowing you to donate company money to a cause of your choice * Company focus on wellness and health including virtual yoga and mindfulness classes Wonderful Salesâ„¢ is the sales and merchandising organization for The Wonderful Company, a privately held $5 billion company with consumer brands including Wonderful® Pistachios, Wonderful® Halos®, POM Wonderful®, FIJI® Water, JUSTIN® and Landmark® wines, as well as the Teleflora® flower delivery service. The Wonderful Sales team is responsible for the sales of Wonderful produce items through supermarkets and retailers across the U.S. and Canada. Our associates support nearly 20,000 stores and are devoted to promoting our high-quality branded products. The team consists of sales professionals, merchandisers, a direct store delivery group in New York, and a Los Angeles-based headquarters staff, which includes finance, analytics, and support. To learn more about The Wonderful Company, visit , or follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. To view the current Corporate Social Responsibility report, visit /csr. The Wonderful Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.