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Route Sales Representative at DS Services of America, Inc. in Edison, New Jersey

Posted in Other 15 days ago.

Type: Full Time

Job Description:

Overview of the Route Sales Representative

This 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.

Job Responsibilities

* 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

Job Requirements

* High School Diploma or GED required
* 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

Who We Are

DS Services of America, Inc. produces and distributes bottled water, brewed coffee, tea and water filtration coolers to residential, commercial and retail customers across North America. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, the company's products are produced at 40 production facilities and delivered to over a million homes, offices, restaurants, convenience stores, food service organizations and retail locations across North America. DS Services is a leader in the home and office delivery of bottled water, and several of our drinking water brands have been satisfying consumers for well over 100 years.

DS Services bottled water products are sold under the brand names Alhambra , Athena , Belmont Springs , Crystal Rock , Crystal Springs , Deep Rock , Hinckley Springs , Kentwood Springs , Mount Olympus , Nursery Water, Sierra Springs , and Sparkletts . Beyond this mainstay of our business, we are proud to offer our own brewed coffee and tea beverages and breakroom supplies under two house brands: Standard Coffee and Javarama . Additionally, under our Relyant brand, we offer water filtration systems, equipment and services. For more information about our services, please visit and

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