Field Sales Representative
Company: DPI Specialty Foods
Location: Fort Collins
Posted on: November 22, 2021
$2,000 Hiring Bonus! Annual estimated pay of $47,000 - $60,000
or more per year depending on sales
Pay starts at $16.00 per hour plus commission of sales.
Position may include mileage reimbursement.
Summary: The Field Sales Representative drives DPI sales at
customer sites within an assigned territory and route through
placement of product, promotional selling and effective display of
merchandise. The Field Sales Representative must be available for
intra- and interstate travel depending on geographic location, with
overnight travel as needed. The Field Sales Representative must
project a positive image to DPI customers and while adhering to DPI
policies and procedures. Must be able to work both independently
and collaboratively with coworkers, customer's employees and
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Engage in product sales and additional promotional sales through
service visits at customer sites.
Merchandise product for display and placement in a way that
attracts sales at customer stores and secondary and perimeter
Transport product from storage areas and place product onto
customer shelves or displays.
Maintain quality and quantity of products on shelves by rotating
products, checking code dates to ensure freshness and replenish
product with back stock.
Conduct Inventory counts and reconcile orders for customer accounts
by verifying accuracy of delivery records with product
Create and transmit customer credits for spoiled and/or returned
Create and transmit orders for product replenishment and other
corresponding paperwork in a timely manner, meeting DPI order
deadlines. Verify accuracy of transmission by confirming receipt
with DPI Warehouse personnel.
Deliver exceptional customer service at all times when
communicating with store management, personnel and the public,
adhering to customer policies and procedures in compliance with
Reset displays of merchandise at customer locations to enhance
display of product
Maintain fixture cleanliness to enhance sales.
Write and stock orders for product placement and/or issue credits
for spoiled and/or returned goods
Communicate with warehouse personnel and District Manager regarding
product discrepancies and/or customer issues.
Plan and carry out daily schedules according to assigned customer
locations. Travel throughout assigned territory, manage timelines
to ensure completion of assigned customer and DPI requirements, and
respond to fluctuations in workload to deliver quality customer
service according to DPI standards.
Coordinate and communicate product merchandising needs and customer
requirements with Merchandiser and Reset Specialist.
Operate office- and field-based electronic equipment for
communications and transmission of orders and credits; operate cell
phone to communicate with customers, supervisors or coworkers and
for electronic timekeeping.
Operate motor vehicle to travel to and from customer locations
throughout assigned territory.
Attend scheduled trainings and meetings as required to meet
customer and DPI standards.
Attend store inventories to verify accuracy of product counts
performed by inventory crews, requesting corrections as needed.
Report and present results of findings to District Manager.
Other Duties and Responsibilities:
Maintain clean work environment, which may include picking up trash
or cleaning spills.
Other duties may be assigned to fulfill DPI's objectives.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: The employee must be proficient in
written and spoken English and possess basic math skills. The
employee must have a high school diploma or equivalent. Basic skill
in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook and Power Point) is
required. The minimum required level of experience is one year in
DPI operations or a related sales field (with perishable experience
necessary for certain areas). The employee must have a valid
driver's license, maintain a driving record that meets DPI's
standards and insurance eligibility requirements for excess
liability. The employee must have reliable transportation, and if
using a personal vehicle must maintain automobile liability
coverage adequate to meet the financial responsibility laws of the
state(s) in which the employee operates.
Work Environment: The work environment is indoors. The employee may
be exposed to variable temperatures from the three different
product climates (dry, cold, freezer). The employee is also exposed
to temperature variation during travel throughout assigned
geographical territory. The floors are concrete in the staging
area; vinyl floor covering is typical when working the aisles at a
Work Hours: The work schedule is 5 days a week, 8 hours a day.
Start times vary. Work hours and shifts are subject to change
depending on operating business conditions and needs. The employee
may be required to work overtime, holidays or weekends.
Physical and Mental Demands: Exert 20 to 50 pounds of force
occasionally, and/or 10 to 20 pounds of force frequently, to move
objects and product. This position requires driving to and from DPI
customers stores, sometimes long distances apart. This job also
requires frequent standing and walking. The employee must know and
follow proper safety protocols, DPI grooming, hygiene and dress
code requirements. The employee must have good time management
skills in order to assist with multiple customer accounts in a
timely fashion, know the assigned customer requirements, DPI and
customer policies and procedures. The employee must also
understand, retain, and apply product knowledge to drive DPI sales.
Application of basic mathematic functions and writing skills are
needed to create orders, reconcile deliveries, and maintain
Our benefits package includes:
-Medical Plan Options (health, dental, and vision)
-Employee Assistance Program
-401(k) with employer match
-Company paid Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment
-Company paid Short Term and Long Term Disability
-Vacation, Personal Emergency Days, and Company Paid Holidays
-Other great voluntary benefits include: Critical Illness, Hospital
Indemnity, Accident Insurance, Identity Theft Protection, Legal
Plan, and Pet Insurance
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