Route Sales Merchandiser Trainee

Durham Coca-Cola Bottling Co. - Durham, NC

Full-time
Primary Functions: Responsible for delivering, unloading, and fully stocking merchandise in Durham Coca-Cola's retail accounts.

Work Schedule: Monday Friday 7:00 am until completion and every 3rd weekend.

Pay: Starting pay is $140.00/day until training is complete. Once placed on a route, pay will increase to $150.00/day. *If you currently do not have a CDL your starting pay is $120.00/day.

Duties:
  • Delivers merchandise as ordered on invoice and efficiently services Durham Coca-Cola accounts.
  • Ability to learn and maintain ordering software/equipment.
  • Maintains a professional relationship with account personnel and provides superior customer service to all accounts serviced.
  • Improves appearance of merchandise by keeping all retail store displays completely stocked, rotated, and cleaned. This includes stocking shelves, coolers, fast lanes, and promotion displays.
  • Arranges merchandise according to company policies in order to attract customers.
  • Maintains and organizes stock in customer's backroom - as needed.
  • Maintains a safe work environment at all times.
  • Ensures proper accounting of product, cash and assets daily.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by manager.
Qualifications:
  • Requires a High school diploma or general education development (GED) diploma
  • A valid Class A Commercial Driving License (or the ability to obtain one in allotted time period)
  • At least 21 years old
  • Ability to pass and maintain DOT medical requirements
  • Excellent driving record especially within the last 7 years (A 7-year Motor Vehicle Report will be reviewed)
  • Ability to lift 40 pounds constantly
  • Ability to lift 30 pounds over shoulders constantly
  • Ability to lift CO2 cylinders frequently (up to 55 pounds)
  • Ability to push/pull product upstairs frequently
  • Ability to walk/stand at least 8 hours/daily
  • Ability to be exposed to weather hot, cold, wet, humid, or windy conditions caused by the weather
  • Availability to work one weekend per month and some holidays
  • Ability to work in fast paced work environment
  • A good candidate must provide a good work history that demonstrates: dependability, integrity, attention to detail, self-motivated, excellent customer service and takes initiative
  • Previous route delivery, stocking, merchandising products or retail experience preferred
  • Ability to pass the company background and Motor Vehicle Report and the company drug testing requirements
Equal Opportunity Employer of Disabilities/Veterans