at DS Services of America, Inc. in Newark, Delaware, United States
Route Sales Representative
At Primo Water Corporation, we believe in creating healthier lives, healthier communities, and a healthier planet--that's the One Primo Way. Our associates have created a rich and proud legacy that goes back well over 100 years, and today, we are a global team across 21 countries. We believe investing in our associates is vital--we are empowering our teams to embrace diversity of thought, solve problems faster, and create innovative solutions that meet our customers' needs now and into the future. We are One Primo Team unified by a common purpose: Inspiring healthier lives through Water Your Way.
Primo invests in the whole person so that you can build your future along with ours. We are looking for qualified candidates ready to make a splash and dive headfirst into our One Primo Team!
The Route Sales Representative position is responsible for the efficient delivery of bottled water and related products to a predetermined customer base on scheduled delivery days, and to provide exemplary customer service and promote customer base growth.
Deliver pre-ordered products and also to upsell our popular brands/products
Efficiently manage customer base within established route with an average of 50+ stops per day
Safely operate a commercial vehicle and diligently perform all duties in a safe manner
Develop a relationship with and provide service and products to existing customers that insures customer retention and customer loyalty
Complete service calls, resolving customer problems or complaints. Respond to customer calls on company provided cell phone in a safe and timely manner
Use handheld system to key transactions and manage customer data
Manage inventory and balance daily route activities
Protect company assets, including collection of equipment and customer payments
Identify opportunities to acquire new long-term customers to support route growth
There will be an introductory training period
Must be 21 years of age or older
Ability to obtain and maintain a CDL Class B license (CDL required in some locations) with proper Department of Transportation (DOT) with company policies
Ability to meet ongoing federal DOT physical requirements and testing
Basic computer/data entry skills and math abilities
Sales experience strongly preferred
Must be able to safely lift bottles and equipment weighing up to 50 lbs
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled.