Route Relief Sales Representative - Grocery Sales/Coffee Service Division

San Antonio, TX, USA Req #794
Tuesday, March 9, 2021
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Department:  Grocery Sales/Coffee Service Divisions

Reports To:  Area Sales Manager or Territory Sales Manager

Travel Required:  Daily travel between company location and customer establishments


Why Work at Community Coffee?

Community Coffee Company is the #1 family-owned and operated retail coffee brand in America.  Rooted in family and tradition, yet always looking to the future, you can expect a fast-paced environment that is both challenging and rewarding. Join us and make your passion your profession!


Position Overview

As the Route Relief Representative, you will assist the manager in planning and relieving assigned routes. This position is a blended role supporting both Grocery and Coffee Service customers. On days when you are not covering a route you will assist with a variety of tasks such as building displays, upselling product, inventory and warehouse support.   

Function Related Activities/Key Responsibilities

  • Works with sales manager to plan route relief schedules in advance
  • Performs route relief to deliver products, equipment and supplies to existing customers
  • Solicits existing customers to purchase additional products
  • Collects payments from customers.
  • Maintains proper selection and inventory of products for each customer
  • Records and maintains sales, inventory and delivery information
  • Responsible for loading and maintaining truck inventory
  • Ensures freshness of products on shelf
  • Assists with Coffee Service installs as needed
  • Ensures customer satisfaction
  • Responsible for maintaining coffee brewing equipment on route
  • Participates in tradeshows and special events to promote the company's products and services
  • Responsible for route’s daily bank deposits
  • Cleans truck and performs routine maintenance
  • May be requested to perform different or additional duties as assigned


Position Requirements

  • High School diploma or equivalent required
  • One year of relevant customer sales and service experience
  • Route sales and cold calling experience in DSD environment preferred
  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Valid Driver’s license required; A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) required for vehicles 26,000 lbs or greater
  • Acceptable driving record
  • DOT medical certification required
  • Successful completion of pre-employment physical


What we’re looking for

  • Strong communication and organizational skills
    • Self-starter
    • Team oriented



Physical Demands/Work Environment

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee will service/sell to  approximately 20-30 customers per day and is required to do the following :

  • regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms;
  • frequently required to stand, walk; climb or balance; regularly has to stoop, kneel, crouch and/or crawl;
  • regularly required to get in and out of a vehicle. 
  • must be able to frequently lift 40 pounds and occasionally lift up to 40 pounds.
  • occasionally push or pull up to 100 pounds using a rolling pallet or similar equipment, often up or down a slight incline or ramp.
  • specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
    • Field Sales Environment:  While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts; in high, precarious places; and in outside weather conditions and is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles; The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, but may be moderately loud in warehouse areas.




Our Values



Our People           We are a high performance company with emphasis on teamwork and employee care

Our Integrity        We have the courage to always do what is right

Our Customers  We have a personal commitment to provide exceptional products, services, and solutions

Our Safety            We champion safe behaviors for ourselves, our fellow employees, and our community

Our Brand            Everything we do has to be as good as our coffee


We offer a competitive salary and benefits package including health, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k), short- and long-term disability, paid time off, employee assistance program, and educational assistance. Community Coffee and its subsidiary companies will provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants without regard to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, gender, genetic information, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other status protected by federal or state law. 

Other details

  • Job Family Sales
  • Job Function Grocery Sales
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Required Education High School
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  • San Antonio, TX, USA