ROUTE DRIVER- SPRINGFIELD, IL
SPRINGFIELD IL, IL
LaJoy Group, Inc. Has a current opening for a Route Driver out of our Springfield, IL sales branch. This position will require you to drive a company vehicle to and from store locations in the surrounding areas to service Aunt Millie's baked goods .
As a RSR you will have direct interaction with retail customers such as store managers, receiving personnel and other associates. A successful RSR will increase sales, complete their route in a timely manner, and build strong relationships with the retail customers.
Responsibilities of the Route Driver:
Deliver and distribution of merchandise on a designated route
Proper merchandising and distribution techniques that ensure the sale of fresh products.
Maintain sales relationships and uphold excellent customer service
Safely operate a company vehicle
Keeping organized invoices and work documents, preplan orders, etc.
Communicate all issues, in-store and out of store to the proper people including, managers and independent operators
Requirements of the Route Driver:
Have desire to provide excellent customer service
Have excellent communication and organization skills
Be at least 21 years of age (DOT Requirement)
Ability to pass a drug test and physical as required by the Department of Transportation
Compensation for the Route Driver:
Starting salary for this position is $1, 000/week.
Schedule for the Route Driver:
This is a full time permanent position
Candidates must have the following availability, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Drivers start between the hours of 2:00am-5:00am.
Working anywhere from an 8-12 hour day depending on the demands of the route
This job requires (or may require) a background check. Pending arrests or convictions are not an absolute bar to employment and will only be considered if there is a substantial relationship to the circumstances of the particular job or if bondability is at issue
LaJoy Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.