Route Sales Representative - Ottumwa, IA

Company: Bimbo Bakeries USA ( Learn More )

General Information
High School
1 to 3 years
Job Description
Job ID: 20289
Position Description:
Bimbo Bakeries USA (BBU) is a leader in the baking industry, known for its category leading brands, innovative products, freshness and quality. Our team of more than 27,000 U.S. associates operates 70 manufacturing locations in the United States. 13,000 distribution routes deliver our leading brands such as Sara Lee®, Entenmann's®, Thomas'®, Brownberry®, Boboli®, Oroweat®, Arnold®, Bimbo®, Francisco®, Freihofer's®, Heiners ®, Marinela®, Mrs Baird’s®, Stroehmann®, and Tia Rosa® to over 75,000 retail establishments daily. BBU believes that valuing employees ensures the success of the company. We never compromise the quality of our products and we look for employees that will hold the same commitment to quality and service that we do.

Our Mission: To Nourish, Delight & Serve America Every Meal, Every Day

Bimbo Bakeries USA has as an outstanding opportunity for a Route Sales Representative.

BASIC PURPOSE/SCOPE Follow procedures and good business practices that will enable route to grow to potential. Work closely with customer and support all sales initiatives to achieve expectations. Responsible for customer development with regard to ordering, merchandising, and display opportunities.

  • Responsible for route operational activity, including ordering and distribution, merchandising, promotional activity, holiday planning, and meeting customer expectations.
  • Communicate with customers to assist them in understanding the promotional activity, and understand what our customer delivery expectations are.
  • Ensure that product distribution is accomplished to customer satisfaction in agreement with any contract terms and requirements.
  • Assist customer relations to include selling of new products, and space/position gains.
  • Represent BBU as a leader in the baking business.

  • Position Requirements:
  • High School diploma or equivalent required
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Basic computer skills helpful.
  • Previous DSD operation or route sales experience desired
  • A valid drivers license
  • Able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs
  • The ability to drive a standard shift truck
  • Must follow all DOT regulations and be able to pass a DOT physical.
  • Able to work early mornings and weekends

  • Position Attributes:
    Bimbo Bakeries USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against
    any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex,
    age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity,
    status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal,
    state or local protected class.

    Job Requirements.