Region Route Relief Representative - Food Service On Premise

  • Community Coffee
  • Memphis, Tennessee
  • Jun 19, 2022
Full time

Job Description

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Department: Food Service On Premise

Reports To: Senior Regional Manager

Travel Required: Daily/Weekly travel between company locations and customer establishments

Why Work at Community Coffee?

Community Coffee Company is the family-owned and operated retail coffee brand in America. Rooted in family and tradition, yet always looking to the future, you can expect a fast-paced environment that is both challenging and rewarding. Join us and make your passion your profession!

Position Overview

As the Region Route Relief Representative, you will assist multiple location managers in planning and relieving assigned routes. Our Region Route Relief Representatives are a crucial to preventing interruptions in service to our customers!

Function Related Activities/Key Responsibilities

* Works with sales manager(s) to plan route relief schedules in advance
* Performs route relief to deliver products, equipment and supplies to existing customers
* Train new Grocery Division and Coffee Service Division teammates including merchandisers, delivery drivers, route sales representatives or other key roles
* Solicits existing customers to purchase additional products
* Collects payments from customers.
* Maintains proper selection and inventory of products for each customer
* Records and maintains sales, inventory and delivery information
* Responsible for loading and maintaining truck inventory
* Ensures customer satisfaction
* Ensures freshness of products on shelf
* Responsible for maintaining coffee brewing equipment on route
* Participates in tradeshows and special events to promote the company's products and services
* Responsible for route's daily bank deposits
* Cleans truck and performs routine maintenance
* May be requested to perform different or additional duties as assigned

Travel Requirements

* > 60% with occasional weekend travel
* Region responsibility is for Memphis, TN. Jackson MS, St Louis MO. Little Rock AR. Shreveport LA. Monroe LA. Oklahoma City OK.
* May occasionally be required to support other locations

Position Requirements

* High School diploma or equivalent required
* One year of relevant customer sales and service experience
* Route sales and cold calling experience in DSD environment preferred
* Must be at least 21 years of age
* Valid Driver's license required; A Commercial Driver's License (CDL) required for vehicles 26,000 lbs. or greater
* Acceptable driving record
* DOT medical certification required
* Successful completion of pre-employment physical

What we're looking for

* Strong communication and organizational skills
* Self-starter
* Team oriented

Physical Demands/Work Environment

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee will service/sell to approximately 20-30 customers per day and is required to do the following:

* regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms.
* frequently required to stand, walk; climb or balance; regularly has to stoop, kneel, crouch and/or crawl.
* regularly required to get in and out of a vehicle.
* must be able to frequently lift 40 pounds and occasionally lift up to 40 pounds.
* occasionally push or pull up to 100 pounds using a rolling pallet or similar equipment, often up or down a slight incline or ramp.
* specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
* Field Sales Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts; in high, precarious places; and in outside weather conditions and is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles; The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, but may be moderately loud in warehouse areas.

Community Coffee Company offers a competitive salary and benefits package including health, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k), short- and long-term disability, paid time off, employee assistance program, and educational assistance.

Community Coffee Company and its subsidiary companies will provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to an applicant's or employee's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, gender, genetic information, uniformed service, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, or any other status protected by federal or state law. Community Coffee Company will provide reasonable accommodations to allow an applicant to participate in the hiring process (e.g., accommodations for a test or job interview) if so requested. When completing this application, you may exclude information that would disclose or otherwise reference your race, religion, age, sex, genetic, veteran status, disability or any other status protected by federal or state law. Community Coffee Company will also provide reasonable accommodations to allow an employee to perform the essential functions of a position, as required by applicable law. This application is considered current for sixty (60) days only. At the end of this period, if you are still interested in employment, it will be necessary for you to reapply by completing a new application.

Other details

* Job Family Sales
* Job Function Coffee Service
* Pay Type Salary
* Required Education High School

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* Memphis, TN, USA