Route Sales Supv

Company: Dean Foods ( Learn More )

General Information
US-MT-Great Falls
$49,000.00 - $60,000.00 /Year
High School
At least 5 year(s)
Up to 25%
Job Description

Job Description:

  • Sets work schedules, ensuring coverage of each route.
  • Maintains focus and responds constructively to daily routing situations. Acts decisively at the right time.
  • Deals effectively with routing and customer situations.
  • Trains route drivers to sell in products, includes new, seasonal, or line extensions.
  • Trains route drivers to manage inventory, and merchandise product. Trains in pre-sell where applicable.
  • Ensures driver safety training conducted and coach safe driving practices.
  • Optimizes distribution productivity.
  • Ensures compliance with any DOT regulations; keeps informed of regulatory and logistical issues.
  • Coaches and develops each driver by demonstrating skills and route riding on a regular basis.
  • Encourages others to work as a team. Provides input and guidance to team.
  • Solves problems with desire to produce exceptional results.
  • Coordinates and dispatches special deliveries.
  • Coordinates route settlement and inventory validation on the route sales driver side.
  • Manages customer complaints.
  • Applies knowledge of basic Distribution techniques and concepts. Uses good judgment to handle issues and problems.
  • Collaborates with other supervisors to coordinate activities of individual departments.
  • Models, leads, and trains staff to ensure continuous improvement in all areas relevant to position.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Requirements:

  • Two or four year college degree preferred
  • Five years experience in route sales delivery
  • Previous supervisory experience a plus
  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills.
  • Ability to adapt to changing organizational and operational needs; ability to lead others through change.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Skill in organization, prioritization, and attention to detail.
  • Strong team player and leader with the ability to work across multiple functions and disciplines.
  • Ability to select, coach, develop, engage, and retain a team of employees.
  • Class A CDL
  • Job Requirements