Route Sales Representative - UniFirst

Unifirst Corporation
Oct 18, 2016
Oct 19, 2016
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
Where will a UniFirst Career take you?

As an industry leader in the rental, lease and sale of uniforms and facility services products, UniFirst Corporation has grown to become one of the largest companies in the garment services industry.

UniFirst is recognized on the Forbes "Platinum 400 - Best Big Companies" List. With over 11,000 employee Team Partners and more than 220 facilities throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico and Europe, you are never just a number when you work for UniFirst. What sets us apart from all other companies is that we still function as a family run business. When you work for UniFirst, you're family!

UniFirst Corporation has a strong history of promoting from within. In fact, most of UniFirst's Senior Managers have come from within the Company. Opportunities are endless for those individuals who possess a strong work ethic, a commitment to quality, and above all else, a passion for delivering quality customer service, both internally and externally.

Our culture is what makes UniFirst an organization that stands out from the rest. Are you interested in loving your job? Find out just how far a career with UniFirst can take you.

As a Route Sales Representative with UniFirst, you will service your own route and customer base. You will have the freedom to run your route like it's your own business and use your discretion when making decisions on-site with the guidance of your District Service Manager. You will visit 25 to 35 customers per day - businesses that range from small mom-and-pop shops and restaurants to major corporate locations and warehouses. This is a commission based position with a guaranteed weekly minimum. As you grow your route's value, your weekly commission increases! As added benefits, we also offer NUMEROUS bonuses, incentives, and awards to our Route Sales Representatives.

Candidates must have a good driving record. Prior route sales experience is preferred, but we will train the right individual who has the desire to LEARN. We offer the most in depth training platform in the industry designed to provide a real opportunity for career growth and advancement. Work days for the position are Monday through Friday.

Additional responsibilities of the Route Sales Representative include:

* Meeting with decision makers at each location to establish and maintain strong working relationships

* Dropping off clean uniforms and facility service products and picking up soiled uniforms and facility service products to be cleaned

* Answering customer questions or concerns

* Solving any customer issues

* Assessing each customer locations' needs for opportunities to upsell

* Collecting payment

* Balancing cash and invoices at the end of each day

* Loading and unloading your truck each day

* Meeting with your District Service Manager at the end of each day to debrief and go over assignments and priorities

* Assisting with other projects or tasks as assigned

UniFirst offers a Fleet of Benefits, 50+ to be exact!

* 401K with Company Match

* Profit Sharing

* Health Insurance

* Employee Assistance Program

* Life Insurance

* Supplemental Life Insurance

* Long Term Disability

* Vacation

* Sick Time

* Paid Holidays

* Direct Payroll Deposit

* Tuition Reimbursement

* 30% Employee Discount

* Employee Referral Program

Job Requirements

As a Route Sales Representative with UniFirst, you must be totally committed to superior customer service. We strive to keep our customers for life, and our Route Sales Representatives are the driving force behind that goal. Our ideal Route Sales Representative is a great relationship manager who has a passion for HARD WORK, and is someone who makes customers look forward to their weekly UniFirst deliveries.

Additional requirements for the Route Sales Representative include:

* High school diploma required; some college or college degree a plus

* Minimum 1 year customer service, sales and/or entrepreneurial experience required; previous route sales and/or delivery experience preferred

* Proficiency with computers, Microsoft Office Suite, CRM and handheld devices like TABLETS or SMARTPHONES

* Valid non-commercial driver's license and reliable transportation

* Ability to pass a background check, MVR check and drug test

* Ability to carry up to 80 pounds

* Bilingual skills preferred

UniFirst Corporation is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer M-F-Disability-Vet