Area Manager Route Sales

5 - 7 years experience  •  Manufacturing

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 06/21/18
Victoria, TX
5 - 7 years experience
Manufacturing
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 06/21/18

 Description

At The Schwan Food Company, we are driven to bring our customers delicious foods and reliable services. That's how we grew from a "one-man-and-a-truck" delivery business in rural Minnesota to a multibillion-dollar private company with thousands of team members nationwide. Our commitment to delicious foods shows in all we do, from careful ingredient selection and quality food making to delivering a great experience wherever you shop and eat. The foods we make reach customers in many ways. We deliver directly to our customer's homes through our popular food-delivery business, offer well-known retail brands such as Red Baron®, Freschetta®, and Tony's® pizzas, Pagoda® snacks and appetizers, and Mrs. Smith's® and Edwards®desserts, and bring innovative food solutions to our customers in the food-service industry. To learn more, visit us atwww.theschwanfoodcompany.com.

This position is responsible to lead motivate and engage the route service team to safely deliver world class customer service and sales growth (profitability). This leader ensures efficient route operations that best leverage all assets and resources available and will lead the execution of performance and operational goals focused in the areas of safety people service quality cost and growth.

  • Leads execution of delivery and service standards to ensure a high quality customer experience through efficient route operations.
  • Leads one or more profit centers which may be in one or more physical location
  • Executes and enforces safety standards within the Depot. Drives accountability of safe behaviors by coaching team members. Identifies and removes risks and participates in accident investigations
  • Leads people management and development demonstrating a disciplined approach to recruiting training coaching performance management and retention
  • Focuses on effective talent selection hiring and successful on-boarding of new team members.
  • Ensures successful customer service delivery as well as recovery; Serves as local point of contact for customer service communication & follow- up coordination with the call center and overall issue resolution
  • Manages route productivity and asset/resource utilization Leads sales performance within an area of approximately $3-$6 million per year and may oversee more than one location Maintains productive route structure by ensuring effective work hours and expectations are met as well as route sequence integrity
  • Effectively cascades key messages on areas of focus and strategic priority for the business and helps the team through changes
  • Oversees the warehouse team to ensure execution of efficient warehouse operations (management of fleet assets for the location compliance with Pre & Post Trip inspections utilization PM schedule repair/maintenance breakdown pick-up etc)
  • Conducts essential administrative duties such as payrollbanking equipment support resource scheduling and daily reporting
  • Reviews financialreporting/KPI#s to make informed decisions on cost controls route productivity product inventory controls maintenance of assets depot supplies profitability etc.
  • Implements and maintains compliance with all government and corporate programs and policies
  • Responsible to conduct yourself and ensure your subordinates (if applicable) conduct themselves in a manner consistent with company mission values code of ethics policies and other standards of conduct.

Qualifications

Education:Bachelor's degree or equivalent

Years of Related Experience: Minimum of 5 years related experience (Sales Customer Service); 2 yrs direct leadership experience

Req #: 18004724

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