The Route Sales Representative is responsible for selling and merchandising a line of quality products at local stores. As a Route Sales Representative, you would drive a Smithfield Foods box truck. Expect to work Monday through Friday, 50 to 55 hours a week with the possibility of working an occasional Saturday or Holiday as needed.
People often ask what kind of characteristics will make them successful in this position. Here is an idea of what our Managers are looking for:
Flexibility: You can adapt to changing situations, new tasks and priorities as changes occur
Customer Focus: You help our customers find what they need and deliver service that exceed their expectations
Attention to Detail: You are meticulous when it comes to checking dates on merchandise and arranging products; you are also responsible for accurately completing daily paperwork (e.g. DOT logs)
Communication: You will be working closely with other Smithfield Foods team members and it’s important to communicate regularly
Tech Savvy: You are comfortable using multiple technology devices each day to accomplish your goals
Does this sound like you?
The way it works is simple: we provide the information and tools to empower you to take charge of your career. At Smithfield Foods, it’s pay for performance all the way, and we will give you the training to flourish as the newest member of our exceptional team.
<ul><li><span style="font-size: 8.0pt; font-family: 'Verdana',sans-serif;">Quotes prices and credit terms and prepares sales invoices for orders obtained </span></li><li><span style="font-size: 8.0pt; font-family: 'Verdana',sans-serif;">Delivers products
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.
High School Diploma/GED, required.
A valid Driver's License required, and a valid CDL-B Driver’s License will be required within 90 days of start date.
Federal Regulations require individuals in this position to be 21 years of age.
Minimum of 6 months experience in route sales, grocery, warehousing, or delivery, preferred.
Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, verbal or schedule form.
Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
Ability to work well with others in fast paced, dynamic environment.
Ability to be respectful, approachable and team oriented while building strong working relationships and a positive work environment.
A great job—and a great future—awaits you at Smithfield Foods. As the world’s largest pork processor and hog producer, we’re a $15-billion global food company with more than 52,000 employees. We’re looking for motivated people who want to join our team and grow lasting and meaningful careers with us.
We’re passionate about delivering on our promise to produce “Good Food. Responsibly.®”, and military veterans throughout the company support our mission. These veterans understand the value of purposeful work and play a daily role in advancing Smithfield Foods.
Veterans have a variety of backgrounds, and to match that, Smithfield offers a variety of careers. Areas of possibility include: