Route Sales Representative
Company: Smithfield Foods
Posted on: November 19, 2023
Your OpportunityThe Route Sales Representative is responsible
for selling and merchandising a line of quality products at local
stores. As a Route Sales Representative, you would drive a
Smithfield Foods box truck. Expect to work Monday through Friday,
40 to 50 hours a week with the possibility of working an occasional
Saturday or Holiday as needed. People often ask what kind of
characteristics will make them successful in this position. Here is
an idea of what our Managers are looking for:
Flexibility: You can adapt to changing situations, new tasks and
priorities as changes occur
Customer Focus: You help our customers find what they need and
deliver service that exceed their expectations
Attention to Detail: You are meticulous when it comes to checking
dates on merchandise and arranging products; you are also
responsible for accurately completing daily paperwork (e.g. DOT
Communication: You will be working closely with other Smithfield
Foods team members and it's important to communicate regularly
Tech Savvy: You are comfortable using multiple technology devices
each day to accomplish your goals
Does this sound like you? The way it works is simple: we provide
the information and tools to empower you to take charge of your
career. At Smithfield Foods, it's pay for performance all the way,
and we will give you the training to flourish as the newest member
of our exceptional team. Core Responsibilities
Quotes prices and credit terms and prepares sales invoices for
Delivers products to customer, stocks retail cases and rotates
inventory as required.
Prepares end of day reports of business transactions and informs
local management on any unresolved issues or opportunities.
Maintains daily Department of Transportation and provides to local
management as required.
Maintains daily truck inventory and does weekly physical inventory
and reports any variations to local management.
Driving to assigned locations
Using equipment (e.g. carts, pallets, etc.) to unload products and
move throughout the store
Rotating products and removing defective and out-of-date products
and process returns and credits with receiver
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature
and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job.
They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all
responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so
classified. May perform other duties as assigned. QualificationsTo
perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to
perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed
below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability
required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals to perform the essential functions .
High School Diploma/GED, required.
Minimum of 6 months experience in route sales, grocery,
warehousing, or delivery,
A valid Driver's License required, and a valid CDL-B Driver's
License will be required within 90 days of start date.
Federal Regulations require individuals in this position to be 21
years of age.
Minimum of 6 months experience in route sales, grocery,
warehousing, or delivery, preferred.
Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in
written, verbal or schedule form.
Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
Ability to work well with others in fast paced, dynamic
Ability to be respectful, approachable and team oriented while
building strong working relationships and a positive work
Career BenefitsTo learn more about Smithfield's benefits, visit
smithfieldfoods.com/careerbenefits.Why Work at Smithfield Foods? We
are committed to meeting our employees' needs, addressing their
concerns and helping them enjoy rewarding careers with our company.
PEOPLE MATTERWith more than 60,000 jobs globally, our employees
drive our success. We strive to create a fair, ethical and
rewarding work environment.GROWTH & DEVELOPMENTWorking at
Smithfield isn't just a job - it's the foundation for a lifelong
career with training designed to help you advance
professionally.BENEFITSOur people matter. That's why we offer
excellent, comprehensive benefits packages to our full-time
employees.SUSTAINABILITY PLEDGESustainability is ingrained in our
culture and guides how we operate. We believe in innovating for the
future.About Smithfield Foods Headquartered in Smithfield, Va.
since 1936, Smithfield Foods, Inc. is an American food company with
agricultural roots and a global reach. With more than 60,000 jobs
globally, we are dedicated to producing "Good food. Responsibly--"
and serve as one of the world's leading vertically integrated
protein companies. We have pioneered sustainability standards for
more than two decades, including our industry-leading commitments
to become carbon negative in U.S. company-owned operations and
reduce GHG emissions 30 percent across our entire U.S. value chain
by 2030. We believe in the power of protein to end food insecurity
and have donated hundreds of millions of food servings to our
communities. Smithfield boasts a portfolio of high-quality iconic
brands, such as Smithfield -- , Eckrich -- and Nathan's Famous -- ,
among many others. For more information connect with us on
Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram. EEO/AA Information
Smithfield is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace
diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, national origin, age, gender identity, protected
veterans status, status as a disabled individual or any other
protected group status or non-job characteristic as directed by
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