Chef Merito a manufacturer of quality seasonings for meat, chicken, fish and other fine Hispanic recipes, with over 30 years in the food industry is looking for a self-motivated, energetic and outgoing person to join our team as the Field Sales Supervisor.
As a Field Sales Supervisor, you will be responsible for the monitoring the day to day activities, training and development of an outside sales team of 7 to 8 Route Sales Drivers. You will provide in field training and support to the Route Sales Drivers to ensure they have the tools to determine and sell the complete line of products and to provide the service necessary to maintain a strong on-going business relationship with the client.
- Assist in preparing work schedules and expediting workflow.
- Assist in evaluating associate performance
- Assist in monitoring sales goals with each Route Sales Driver.
- Ensures sales calls are performed to meet sales goals as established.
- Provide training to Route Sales Drivers.
- Communicate with the Route Sales Drivers on a daily basis.
- Ensures individual and team productivity and sales results are accurately recorded daily.
- Monitors result of sales plans and takes immediate corrective action when results fall short of sales goals.
- Conducts follow-up of leads generated through the companies Lead Generation Program.
- Conduct store audits to ensure Route Sales Drivers are properly performing each task.
- Conduct inventory on Route Sales Driver’s products
- Fill in for absent Drivers as needed.
- Requires up to 60% travel.
- 5 to 7 years of Field and/or Route Sales experience.
- Sales supervisory experience a must.
- Experience in the food industry is preferred.
- Bi-lingual Spanish a must.
- Strong computer skills, word, excel and PowerPoint.
- Excellent communication skills
- Strong problem solving and organizational skills.
- Strong coaching and performance management skills
- Strong interpersonal and customer service skills
- Must be willing and able to travel locally and out of state 60% of the time.
If interested please submit a current resume. Only those with the above qualifications will be considered.