Direct Store Delivery Representative

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Chicago, IL, United States
Mar 21, 2017
Apr 28, 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you seeking a position that allows you to work in a field based role where your success and financial rewards are a reflection of how you build great customer relationships at the store level? Do you have a passion for working with customers in a retail setting? Check out this great career focused on promoting our well known and top selling beverage brands in the consumer product goods (CPG) industry. We have an immediate opening for a Direct Store Delivery Route Sales Representative to join our team. This role is highly interactive, has a strong sales and service focus. It's a very rewarding role for a professional who enjoys managing customer relationships to meet sales goals in a financial rewards driven environment. This role offers a competitive annual salary and a commission plan that encourages and rewards a performance focused and driven professional.

You've heard of our best-selling regional popular spring water brand, Ice Mountain Water, and our national purified water brand, Nestle Pure Life. Did you also know that as the nation's leading bottled water company, Nestle Waters North America also offers consumers a variety of portable, calorie-free bottled waters, popular specialty waters, international water brands, and teas to include but not limited to Perrier, San Pelligrino, Aqua Panna, Resource, Sweet Leaf Tea, NesTea, and Tradewinds ready-to-drink teas? As people continue to shift their buying habits for our healthy hydration options—our teams are busier than ever ensuring that our products are on shelves where consumers can find them.

Daily Reporting Location:

Chicago, IL
Ice Mountain Water Distribution Center

Schedule/ Hours:

Monday through Friday (full time hours)
6am start time to daily workload completion


$47,295 (biweekly paid salary) commission and a competitive benefits package

Role Responsibilities that Drive Success In This Role Include:

  • To visit an average of 15 to 20 retail customers daily within a designated territory to fully service both new and existing accounts by marketing our full portfolio of popular products
  • To sell in volume on our product lines and brand promotions to independent customers to include convenience stores, small independent grocers and markets, bodegas, etc.
  • To identify and close NEW customers up-and-down-the-street in territory who can benefit from our direct store delivery service
  • Merchandising shelf, cold boxes and floor space per client; adhering to pricing and promotion guidelines and to deliver correct products and quantities as requested per customer
  • Monitoring our customer environments and competition to understand and leverage sales opportunities at a local level
  • To meet the physical demands of delivering and merchandising our products both manually and with a hand truck (45lb minimum lifting requirement, repeated bending, stretching, twisting, pushing, pulling and walking is required throughout the day)
  • Ensuring product display areas are clean, well-merchandised, strategically located, and with proper POS (point-of-sale) materials
  • Maintaining necessary delivery information on all accounts
  • Anticipating customer needs to maintain proper product inventories
  • Responding promptly to all special service requests and needs
  • Acting courteously, kindly, friendly and safely at all times
  • Ability to operate under minimal supervision and work independently to complete daily field delivery and selling activities
  • Must be willing to work 10 to 12 hour shift work days (on average) as required

What's in it for me you ask?

  • The chance to work in a competitive field sales role with a popular well recognized brand portfolio
  • The opportunity to learn about our business and a be a part of our “on demand” strategy to get products out to our valued customers that can benefit from direct store delivery service
  • Career growth options
  • Compensation growth rewards
  • A comprehensive on the job training program that supports our CDL B licensing requirement
  • Training provided on best practices for marketing our brand portfolio

Safety Responsibilities Include (safety is the TOP priority at our company):

  • Must be able to operate a commercial truck in a safe and responsible manner
  • Complete DOT required documentation daily
  • Follow defined safe work practices
  • Take ownership of personal safety, and that of co-workers and the public

Required Qualifications include:

  • High School diploma, GED, or equivalent work experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1 to 2 years of experience in a prior merchandising role, direct store delivery role, retail sales role, or business development role
  • Prior work history involving outdoor and/or physical labor work
  • Relatable delivery or merchandising work history, and/or prior sales or customer service experience preferred but not required
  • Retail customer service experience

Motor Vehicle Record Requirements (firm):

  • Ability to secure and maintain CDL Class B license with airbrake endorsement (post conditional offer requirement)
  • Motor Vehicle Report: no more than 2 moving violations in the last 3 years
  • Motor Vehicle Report: (last 7 years) displaying no major driving offenses including DUI/DWI, reckless driving, refusal to test, leaving the scene of an accident, driving a commercial vehicle without a CDL, or at-fault fatal incident
  • Must be 21 years of age or older (DOT requirement)

This is a tremendous opportunity! We offer competitive pay based on education, experience, and other qualifications. We offers comprehensive benefits including medical, prescription, dental, vision, flex, life, disability, EAP, 401(k) with match, profit sharing, tuition reimbursement, paid vacation, and more!

Nestle Waters North America is committed to creating shared value for society. Putting safety and quality first as we deliver the right product, to the right customer, on time, every time is what we do every day in our operations. Our competitive differentiator is our people who make it happen! Nestle Waters Direct and our trusted brands are well known throughout the United States by our familiar trucks and courteous, dedicated service experts that deliver pure, refreshing bottled water to places where people live, work and shop. Through presence, flexibility and innovation, we satisfy consumer and business needs for convenience, health and wellness.

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