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Route Driver

Company: Ole Mexican Foods
Location: Nashville
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

JOB TITLE: Route Sales Driver

DEPT: Sales

BASIC FUNCTION: Responsible for sales, delivery and merchandising of products to customers.

IMPORTANCE/JOB DUTIES:

30% Sales

20% Driving to customer locations

10% Unloading product restocking shelves and rotating product.

5% Invoicing and issuing credits to customers.

10% Loading product into truck and counting inventory.

10% Completion of settle-up sheets and expense reports.

5% Collection of payments from cash accounts or delinquent accounts.

5% Recording mileage logs and driving records. Keeping DOT paperwork in accordance to law

5% Fueling truck and submission of truck for scheduled maintenance.

100%

PERFORMANCE ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Sales and Servicing accounts on a, daily, weekly or bi-weekly basis to ensure ample, fresh product is stocked for all current and new customers assigned to the route or found by the sales person.
  • Driver calls on established customers along the route and persuades regular customers to accept delivery of increased amounts of goods or of new products, even though the initial sale or agreement for delivery was made by someone else in corporate or at store level
  • Greet Store attendants including and no limited to back door receiver were apply, owners, department manager or any person customer responsible for purchasing or authorizing orders from ole sales person.
  • If a store did not carry a particular Ole product, Sales / driver would try to sell it by pointing out that it had sold well in other stores.
  • Sales / driver would also try to improve the placement of certain goodsfor example, he would sometimes negotiate for space or additional better space to increase sales therefore make more money on commission . The attendant would check Mezas list of goods to be purchased or restocked, and approve or reject the order
  • Rotate and restock product on shelves to prevent product from exceeding expiration date, and to ensure freshness. Customer complaints and a high number of credits means the sales / driver is performing this duty poorly.
  • Accurate entry of quantities and prices when issuing invoices and credit memos to customers. Verify quantities and correct product codes on DSD tickets and receiving documents and have receiver sign invoices and/or receiving documents.
  • Count truck's inventory for accuracy and verify product transfers before signing. The driver is responsible for all product loaded to his/her truck.
  • Timely and accurate completion of expense reports and settle-up documents. The cash collected and turned in each week must match the paperwork. Count all cash received and review checks for accuracy before accepting them from customers. Once you accept cash from a customer, you are responsible for turning it in during settle-up. Receipts are required to verify expenses.
  • Sales / Drivers are responsible for collection of payments from cash accounts, seven-day charge accounts, and delinquent accounts on their route. If a driver accepts a bad check, he/she must collect the payment plus an additional $35 fee.
  • Sales /Drivers are responsible for maintaining a valid driver's license and all driving records as required by the D.O.T. All routes must enter their beginning and ending mileage on each week's expense report. Drivers whose MVR or driving record falls below acceptable standards may face probation, suspension of driving privileges, or termination.
  • Drivers are responsible for the safety and maintenance of the vehicles they drive. Daily maintenance is checking and adding fuel, air, oil and water as necessary. Drivers need to take their vehicle to specified service center for scheduled maintenance or repairs. All accidents must be reported immediately to your supervisor and the home office. No matter how minor the accident, call the police and complete an accident report.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • College degree in business - independent, self-motivated, and organized.
  • Knowledge of basic computer functions, (downloading documents, email, internet, Microsoft Word, etc.)
  • Work independently and display a professional demeanor representing clients.
  • Effective communicating and problem solving skills.
  • 1+ years experience in Retail, Sales, or a Field Based supervisor role.
  • Personal access to functional tools such as Smart phone or Smart pad and computer.
  • Communicate timely with Management through phone or e-mail.
  • Be able to lift up to 35lbs, walk, stand, bend, and stoop for long periods of time.
  • Access to reliable and insured vehicle with current and valid drivers license.

Keywords: Ole Mexican Foods, Nashville , Route Driver, Other , Nashville, Tennessee

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