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Red Baron Route Relief Driver

Schwan's Company
Job Description
Who is Schwan’s Consumer Brands, Inc.?
One walk down the frozen-food aisle and you can see Schwan’s Consumer Brands, Inc. has a product for every taste. We are a global leader among branded frozen-food companies, selling brands such as RED BARON®, TONY’S® and FRESCHETTA® pizzas, MRS. SMITH’S® and EDWARDS® desserts, PAGODA EXPRESS® appetizers and snacks and LARRY'S® Potatoes.

As part of our Direct Store Delivery (DSD) team, you will find opportunities to grow sales in a rewarding and meaningful career. You will work with an enthusiastic, committed group of sales people who love what they do and enjoy serving our customers.
 
What is a Route Relief Driver?
As a Full Time Route Relief Driver, you will be responsible for supporting sales initiatives while providing work force back-up support during transitional/peak volume periods within a district area. In addition, you will also be responsible for working with management to manage customer relationships by continuous communication between sales, merchandising, and distribution operations.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Sell company products based on store plans and to gain space within the store
  • Distribute and deliver products to assigned stores
  • Pre-sell existing accounts for next delivery to retail stores
  • Perform reset work as required
  • Resolve customer complaints and incorrect orders
  • Abide by Department of Transportation rules and regulations
  • Ensure all required reports, credit and debit invoices and documents are processed
  • Pre-order sales for delivery to customers
REQUIREMENTS:
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • One or more years of related experience
  • Basic math and English speaking skills
  • Access to a cell phone device for phone and text capabilities
  • Must be at least 21 years of age. Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Must meet the Federal Department of Transportation medical certification requirements and driver eligibility, including the ability to secure and maintain a Class B CDL with an air brake endorsement
WORKING CONDITIONS: What should you expect as a Route Relief Driver?
  • Established Delivery Sales Route: Routes start in the AM hours and go until the daily delivery requirements are fulfilled, subject to hours of service regulations set by the Department of Transportation.
  • Some Overnight Travel: Outside travel to local market may be required as needed by the business to cover open routes. (Lodging, meals and travel expenses are compensated per company guidelines.)
  • Local Delivery: Sales routes service customers in the local and surrounding areas, with regular deliveries being made Monday-Friday. (Occasional Saturday deliveries may be required)
  • Active & Fast Paced Environment: As a Route Relief Driver, your route and customers will change based on the support needed. This offers a great variety and flexibility to your work schedule where every day you will have the opportunity to help our company reach its sales goals
  • Collaborative Sales Team: With individual and team sales goals, you will be making positive contributions to the company day in and day out.
BENEFITS: What benefits and perks are offered to Sales Representatives?
  • Medical and Dental Insurance
  • 401K with Company Match
  • 2 weeks paid vacation
  • Profit Sharing
  • Health and Wellness Resources and Activities
  • Discount on Schwan’s Home Service, Inc. products
POTENTIAL CAREER GROWTH: How can I grow my sales career with Schwan’s Consumer Brands, Inc.?As a Route Relief Driver, you can move into a dedicated route either as a Customer Sales Representative or as a Customer Sales Distributor. From there you can explore opportunities as an Area Sales or Area Sales & Distribution Manager, Zones Sales Manager or transition into a corporate sales career with our National Customer Business teams.

The employing subsidiaries of Schwan’s Company are Equal Employment Opportunity Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, age, race, color, religion, gender, vet status, national origin or other protected class.
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