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Route Relief Driver - $4K Bonus in your 1st Year!

Posted: 05/26/2019

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.

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