Streets Route & Foodservice Driver East Coast

Listed 23 days Ago
Transportation and Logistics

Are you ready to take the next step in your career?  Getting the best of both worlds - Driving  & Sales.

Bidfood has an exciting new role that involves both.   Along with doing everyday Foodservice and Alcohol deliveries, you will be merchandising Streets/Mrs Macs/ Dads Pies and Red Bull products around the East Coast.  The Role is 4 days on with 3 days off - Tuesday to Friday and will include staying in Beautiful Hicks Bay for 2 nights of your rostered week.

Day 1 Involves driving up to  Hicks Bay via Opotiki (Staying the night)

Day 2 Involves Returning back to base via Tokomaru and Tolaga Bay's to Hastings

Day 3 Involves another beautiful drive to Hicks Bay via Opotiki (Staying the night)

Day 4 Returning back to base to base via Tokomaru and Tolaga Bay's to Hastings

Meals are included in this run and some of our drivers have complimented that it's better than cooking at Home!

About the role:

This is a hands on role,  that requires a person who has an interest in sales,  is physically fit and doesn't mind travelling out of town on occasion.  You'll need to be an effective communicator and ideally have a sales background  - but more importantly you are a people person with great communication skills and who can build strong relationships. 

Bidfood Hawkes Bay is the leading Foodservice provider in the greater Hawkes Bay, Gisborne and East Coast area & covers a large geographical area, we have a great team & looking for a highly motivated individual to compliment our existing sales team.

If you are working in or thinking of getting into sales ( A delivery driver already?) this could be for you.             

  This is a full time role            

Key Performance Indicators 

  • Sales growth and profitability of the East Coast VSR regions
  • Execution of all promotions, POS and merchandising
  • Accuracy of planograms, fill weights
  • Maximising distribution
  • Reaching your monthly sales target
  • Deliveries vs credits vs damages

The successful applicant would ideally have:

  • Full Class 2 licence required (although training for a Full Class 1 Driver can be provided to the right applicant)
  • Merchandising experience
  • Great communication skills
  • Sales Experience
  • Ability to work in a team and independently

As well as the above competencies you must have the drive and determination to chase your numbers and excel against your KPI's and budgets. Putting in that "little bit extra" across your customer base will have to be part of your everyday routine.

Applicants will need to provide references.

Finally you must agree to a Ministry of Justice check, and will be required to pass a pre-employment drug test and ACC check. 

 Candidates MUST have NZ Citizenship/Residency or valid NZ work permit to apply for this job.  

Please note: Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Applications for this role will take you to the advertisers site.