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Route Sales

Martin's Famous Pastry Shoppe, Inc. Houston, TX
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Job Description

Come join our Team as a Route Salesperson! We started with pastries handmade by Lois and Lloyd Martin produced inside of a garage and we have boomed into a multi-facility company where our many products are produced by machines and shipped domestically and internationally. Talk about a rich history and exciting future! As an employer of choice we offer physical, emotional, financial and professional benefits including 401K, disability insurance and paid holidays.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following: Other duties may be assigned.

  • Promotes product to increase sales via shelf expansion, in-store promotions, end displays, new customer introduction to product etc.
  • Adheres to established route sales objectives when acting as replacement for the established route sales.
  • Operates sales ordering system, prepares paper work and manages cash accounts, accurately and effectively.
  • Submits customer changes and orders timely and accurately.
  • Records sales or deliveries information on daily sales record including customer signature.
  • Merchandises product correctly according to product mix, rotation cycle, and color code compliance and arranges neatly at point of display.
  • Calls on prospective customers to solicit new business.
  • Informs regular customers of new products.
  • Solicits customers for sales promotion displays, issues sales promotion materials to customers and prepares approved sales promotional displays.
  • Listens to and resolves service complaints in a timely manner and provides alternative solutions as needed.
  • Collects and manages empty containers, rejected product, and unsold merchandise.
  • Loads truck with daily orders and display cases and unload returns, empty baskets, and damaged product from truck.
  • Manages time to meet customer demands, increase sales, and provide proactive customer service.
  • Remains flexible to adapt to change in the workplace, work schedules and priorities to reach sales goals.
  • Adheres to safety, food safety, and Good Manufacturing Practices regulations.

Education/Experience:  

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED);
  • One to three months related experience and/or training; or
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience.

Qualifications:

  • Possess a current, valid DOT physical certification or be able to pass physical examination to obtain DOT physical certification.
  • Must be willing to work Saturdays.
  • Must be willing to work early morning hours ex. 1:00 am.
  • Must be able to operate a route delivery step van or box truck. Most trucks are over 10,001 lbs.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Details

Date Posted December 4, 2019
Date Closes January 3, 2020
Located In Houston, TX
Department Sales
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Hourly Wage, Varies
Shift Custom
Mon: 3 am to 1 pm
Tue: 3 am to 1 pm
Thu: 3 am to 1 pm
Fri: 3 am to 1 pm
Sat: 3 am to 1 pm
Hours 45 hours per week
SOC Category 53-3031.00 Driver / Sales Workers
Zipcode 77001
Location