Route Sales Representative
Borden Dairy
 Tampa, FL

Position: Route Sales Representative

Reports to: Distribution Supervisor

Summary: Responsible for delivery and restocking of milk products to retail stores and/or wholesale distribution locations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Safely load, unload, and deliver products at each account.
  • Drive truck over established route to deliver, stock, and stage product at customer locations.
  • Set up merchandise and sales promotion displays and deliver promotional material to customers.
  • Verify shipment accuracy and saleable condition of product.
  • Resolve discrepancies and customer complaints.
  • Collect empty containers, rejected, or unsold merchandise for return.
  • Complete daily inventory, orders, delivery invoices, and proof of delivery as required.
  • Perform Motor Vehicle Inspections on truck to conform to DOT regulations and company policy and assist with routine maintenance on truck.
  • Exhibit courteousness toward customers, work cooperatively with co-workers and supervisors, maintain neat appearance, and follow established policies and direction of management.
  • Maintain vehicle and hours of service logs as required by DOT.
  • Maintain reliable attendance and consistent work hours.

NOTE: This job description does not imply that the above functions are the only tasks that may be performed. Associates will be expected, if possible, to follow any other job-related instructions and perform any other job-related tasks as directed by management.

Additional Requirements:

To 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 with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

Education/Experience:

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent required.
  • 6 months verifiable experience driving Class A or Class B commercial vehicle preferred.
  • Experience in product delivery and customer service preferred.

Other Functions:

  • Ability to read, write, perform basic mathematical calculations, and accurately record data required.
  • Must be willing to work overtime, weekends, holidays, and varying shifts, as required.
  • Must be able to frequently stand, walk, kneel, reach, climb, pull, and bend.
  • Must be able to routinely lift over 60 pounds and push/pull up to 300 pounds with a hand-held hook.
  • Must be able to work independently.
  • Excellent customer service, verbal and written communication skills required.
  • Must be organized and detail oriented.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

  • Must have Class A or B commercial drivers license with Air Brake endorsement (must also possess a valid Medical Examiners Certificate in accordance with FMCSA Part 391.41 prior to operating a commercial motor vehicle for Borden Dairy Company).

Supervisory Responsibility: None.

Working Conditions:

  • Must be able to work in hot and cold climates, both indoors and outdoors and on refrigerated trucks.

Language Skills: English is the primary language skill; however, bilingual skills may be beneficial based on business necessity.

Benefits

  • We offer stable employment with excellent pay and benefits
  • Excellent medical and retirement benefits

BORDEN DAIRY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER