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Carvel Route Sales Supervisor

Location: 

NY, US

Req ID:  26526
Segment:  Sales

Rich’s, also known as Rich Products Corporation, is a family-owned food company dedicated to inspiring possibilities. From cakes and icings to pizza, appetizers and specialty toppings, our products are used in homes, restaurants and bakeries around the world. Beyond great food, our customers also gain insights to help them stay competitive, no matter their size. Our portfolio includes creative solutions geared at helping food industry professionals compete in foodservice, retail, in-store bakery, deli, and prepared foods, among others. Working in 100 locations globally, with annual sales exceeding $4 billion, Rich’s is a global leader with a focus on everything that family makes possible. Rich’s®—Infinite Possibilities. One Family.

PURPOSE STATEMENT

As a Route Sales Supervisor, you will supervise Route Sales Delivery Drivers to ensure that our customers receive excellent, timely service and that products are effectively merchandised in all of our supermarket accounts. 

 

Your time will be spent training, and developing the route sales team.  This could consist of route rides with route sales delivery drivers,  physically running routes, and/or doing market tours, meeting bakery and store management developing action plans to increase business.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES/OUTCOMES

Supervises Route Sales Delivery Drivers and Relief Route Sales Delivery Drivers to ensure that they are providing consistent, excellent, timely service to supermarket accounts.  Supervise and train to ensure that they do the following:

  • Maintain proper product mix in freezer per planogram.
  • Maintain Point of Sale material in excellent condition, changing as necessary for promotions or to replace old or dirty POS in a timely manner.
  • Maintain supermarket Carvel freezers in a clean and neat manner, ensuring that Carvel products and packaging are fresh, clean and attractive.
  • Clean Carvel freezer cases in supermarket accounts, inside and outside.
  • Rotate and roll product between Route sales service visits to ensure minimal scrap, and removes out-of-date and/or damaged product from accounts.
  • Move product into Carvel freezer from supermarket back stock as needed.  Sell in product when necessary.
  • Perform preventative maintenance on supermarket freezers, including defrosting, setting defrost cycle clocks, and cleaning coils and condensers.
  • Conduct in-store sampling and promotions in Carvel supermarket accounts.
  • Build and maintain positive, productive relationships with supermarket operations personnel, resolving product or service problems promptly and ensuring excellent customer relations.

 

Maintain efficiencies and cost-effectiveness in all aspects of DSD operations in the area.

 

Build and maintain positive, productive relationships with chain operations personnel to increase distribution points, execute market-wide and targeted promotional activities, improve customer relations, and problem resolution.

 

Ensure that all products are sold into all accounts, as appropriate, and that pricing strategies, including promotional pricing, are implemented accurately.

 

Fill in for Route Sales Delivery Drivers as needed to ensure uninterrupted, high-quality service to Carvel’s supermarket accounts.

 

Any and all responsibilities as required by management.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/EXPERIENCE

Bachelor’s degree in business or other related field preferred

 

Experience in Direct Store Delivery.

 

Demonstrate positive leadership; prior supervisory experience strongly preferred.

 

Prefer valid CDL class B License (Must obtain CDL class B License within 30 days of employment) and a clean driving record.

 

Physically able to perform the job:

        - extended standing, driving are required;

        - push/pull up to 50 pounds: required on a routine basis.

 

Willing and able to travel

 

Self-motivated, able to take initiative and use sound judgment in day-to-day decision making.

 

Punctual and reliable in their work attendance.

 

Professional, courteous, reliable, and mature, with outstanding organizational skills.

 

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

 

Flexible and able to work with others as a team.

 

Possess solid general computer, math, and analysis skills.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Rich Products Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates (“Rich’s”), are committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state, or local law. The information collected by this application is solely to determine suitability for employment, verify identity, and maintain employment statistics on applicants.

 

Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act and certain state or local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done which will ensure an equal employment opportunity without imposing undue hardship on Rich’s. Please contact Rich’s Human Resources department at asc@rich.com if you need assistance completing this application or to otherwise participate in the application process.

BRINGING YOUR BEST SELF TO WORK.

As a family-owned company, caring for our associates—their whole selves—is a top priority. That’s why we provide benefits and tools to help our people balance the integration of work and life:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Health & financial benefits
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Family planning support
  • Flexible work policy
  • Associate affinity groups
  • Volunteering & community impact opportunities
  • Holiday gatherings
  • In-house taste tests (we are a food company after all)!

It’s all part of how we support our family of associates. Because in the company of family, all things are possible.

MEET RICH’S.

Rich’s, also known as Rich Products Corporation, is a family-owned food company dedicated to inspiring possibilities. From cakes and icings to pizza, appetizers and specialty toppings, our products are used in homes, restaurants and bakeries around the world. Beyond great food, our customers also gain insights to help them stay competitive, no matter their size. Our portfolio includes creative solutions geared at helping food industry professionals compete in foodservice, retail, in-store bakery, deli, and prepared foods, among others. Working in 100 locations globally, with annual sales exceeding $3.8 billion, Rich’s is a global leader with a focus on everything that family makes possible. Rich’s®—Infinite Possibilities. One Family.


Job Segment: Route Sales, Manager, Outside Sales, Sales, Management

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