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Route Sales Associate

Farmer Brothers has an excellent opportunity for a Route Sales Associate to support the coffee and tea route based business. The qualified candidate will have the opportunity to learn the business from the ground up with the potential for career advancement. The Route Sales Associate will learn the organization's policies, products and/or services, as preparation for sales responsibilities. In this role, you will study sales techniques by reading manuals and working in the field with more experienced sales representatives. This role will also be responsible for providing first-class customer care service to all customers.
Responsibilities:
oMaintains inventory levels in the warehouse
oPicks and pulls product orders for customers, pays attention to detail
oProvides route relief as needed
oProvides excellent customer service, as well as resolves customer problems
oPerforms minor repair and/or maintenance of service equipment as needed
oResponsible for the collection of customer accounts receivable
oManages customer invoices, inventory and collections on a daily basis
oCustomer sales
oMay perform other duties as assigned
Requirements:
oRoute delivery experience a plus
oProficient in assessing customer needs; customer service background preferred
oMechanical aptitude
oAbility to lift 75 lbs frequently and 100 lbs occasionally
oKnowledge of foodservice industry
oA clean and safe driving record
oHigh School Diploma or G.E.D. required
The successful candidate will be required to complete a background check (including, but not limited to, employment verification, criminal history check and education verification), a pre-employment drug screen and DOT physical.
Compensation and
Benefits:
Farmer Brothers not only prides itself on our products, but we take pride in our employees. We are able to offer competitive wages and benefits. By doing this we ensure that we are able to attract and retain the best talent. We offer competitive benefits which include:
oMedical, Dental and Vision insurance plans
oESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan)
o401(k) Plan
Founded in 1912, Farmer Bros. Co. is a manufacturer, wholesaler and distributor of coffee, tea and culinary products. The Company is a direct distributor of coffee to restaurants, hotels, casinos, offices, quick service restaurants ("QSR's"), convenience stores, healthcare facilities and other foodservice providers, as well as private brand retailers in the QSR, grocery, drugstore, restaurant, convenience store, and independent coffee house channels. The Company's product lines include roasted coffee, liquid coffee, coffee-related products such as coffee filters, sugar and creamers, assorted iced and hot teas, cappuccino, cocoa, spices, gelatins and puddings, soup bases, dressings, gravy and sauce mixes, pancake and biscuit mixes, and jellies and preserves. Headquartered in Torrance, Calif., Farmer Brothers generated net sales of over $500 million in fiscal 2014 and has approximately 1,800 employees nationwide. For more information, visit: www.farmerbros.com.
Equal Opportunity Employer

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