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Schwan's Company Route Sales & Distribution - Red Baron Pizza - Pekin, IL in Pekin, Illinois

At Schwan’s Company, the opportunities are real, and the sky is the limit; this isn’t just a job, it’s a seat at the table. Around here, every job matters, every voice counts, and every person contributes in a big way. As part of our front lines, we look to you to execute business, build relationships and take pride in your work because at Schwan’s, you lead the way and we value what you bring. Our passion is our food. Our secret is our people.

Schwan’s Company, a U.S. affiliate of the global lifestyle company, CJ CheilJedang Corporation, is a leading U.S. manufacturer and marketer of quality foods offered through retail-grocery and food-service channels. Our many popular brands include Red Baron®, Tony’s®, Big Daddy’s®, Villa Prima™ and Freschetta® pizza; Mrs. Smith’s® and Edwards® desserts; and Pagoda® Asian-style snacks. Schwan’s is a place for people with an appetite for more. To learn about joining a team where you can belong, contribute and thrive, visit www.schwanscompany.com

What is the role of a Customer Sales Representative with Schwan’s?

•Sell and deliver Schwan’s Consumer Brands products on an assigned grocery route

•Route may include working with large retail grocery chain stores, as well as regional and independent grocery stores

•Build business relationships to increase sales

•Generate new orders and promote new products

•Provide product forecasts for upcoming promotions

•Maintain product display space, set up new promotional displays, merchandise and rotate product

•Unload product, check-in with store Receiver, move delivery to backroom and organize/maintain back-room inventory

•Establish and maintain positive relationships with store personnel, and resolve any customer issues

•Routes run Monday-Friday, with occasional weekend, starting in the early AM hours and end when the daily delivery requirements are fulfilled

•Maintain DOT rules and regulations

•As a Customer Sales Representative you will have the potential for career growth into other positions

Compensation for this position is base + commission, with benefits!

Qualifications:

• High School diploma or equivalent

• Valid Driver’s License

• Must be at least 21 years of age

• Access to a smart phone with cellular service for text and talking

• One or more years of sales related experience

• Must meet the Federal Department of Transportation medical certification requirements and driver eligibility, including the ability to secure and maintain a Class B CDL with an air brake endorsement

• As a strong supporter of active military personnel and military veterans, we consider military experience a great prerequisite to a career at Schwan’s

Preferred Qualifications:

• Previous grocery or DSD experience

Benefits:

• Medical and Dental Insurance

• 401K

• Paid Vacation & Holidays

The employing subsidiaries of Schwan's Company are Equal Employment Opportunity Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, age, race, color, religion, gender, vet status, national origin or other protected class.

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