Route Specialist

Primo Water Corporation
Seaford, DE
Sep 23, 2022
Sep 29, 2022
Accountant, IT
Full Time
Overview: At Primo Water Corporation, we believe in creating healthier lives, healthier communities, and a healthier planet--that's the One Primo Way. Our associates have created a rich and proud legacy that goes back well over 100 years, and today, we are a global team across 21 countries. We believe investing in our associates is vital--we are empowering our teams to embrace diversity of thought, solve problems faster, and create innovative solutions that meet our customers' needs now and into the future. We are One Primo Team unified by a common purpose: Inspiring healthier lives through Water Your Way. Primo invests in the whole person so that you can build your future along with ours. We are looking for qualified candidates ready to make a splash and dive headfirst into our One Primo Team! Responsibilities The Route Specialist will support the District Operations Manager in leading safety, service, and establishing a highly motivated customer centric culture. This associate will foster the development of a "safety first" culture by consistently demonstrating a strong safety and service mindset. A primary responsibility of this role will be running coverage for Route Sales Representatives that are on vacation, leave, or require additional support to ensure all customer commitments are met. In this position the Route Specialist will learn foundational operations and people leadership skills necessary for advancement into leadership roles in operations management. Role model for Route Sales excellence. By example, sets high executional standards for the team. Effective communicator and active participant in morning huddles Primarily responsible for covering routes within a territory. Occasionally, performing route loading responsibilities when not covering a route. Proven ability to execute and train Primo Water North America's standards for all processes related to customer service, order delivery, and inventory Strong team player with leadership skills and ability to support the District Operations Manager Ability to problem solve and manage conflict within a team Willingness to participate in the mentoring of new hires (if required) Proven ability to operate a commercial vehicle in a manner that ensures personal and public safety in unfamiliar service areas Strong customer service orientation and sales ability Support operational processes such as inventory counts, customer reschedules, and data maintenance (if required) Champion safety by actively leading and consistently demonstrating PWNA's Core Safety Values Qualifications Strong safety, service and sales performance in the RSR role as a prerequisite Ability to repeatedly lift and carry up to 45-60 pounds safely, on average 200 times per day Passion for working safely and demanding safe work behaviors from others Ability and willingness to travel between multiple branch locations Excellent written, verbal communication, and interpersonal skills Ability to listen and respond to information effectively Strong sales techniques, communications, negotiation and customer service skills Must possess valid CDL Must be twenty-one (21) years of age or older