A vacancy exists for a Route Controller who will be based at our Operating Site in Benoni. The positions will report to the Sales Manager.
The successful incumbents will be responsible for effectively managing routes and driver/salesman to increase sales within designated routes.
• Grade 12. Preference will be given to candidates who have a recognized Sales Qualification • 3 – 5 years’ experience within the Food Manufacturing environment. • Strong leadership skills. • Good written and verbal communication skills • Target driven • Computer literate. • Organized and systems orientated. • Ability to work under pressure. • Must be a self-starter and have the ability to use own initiative. • Must be able to communicate with people on all levels.
Duties & Responsibilities
• Achieving sales targets. • Increasing sales volumes and market share. • Developing new business opportunities. • Co-ordinating and attending promotions. • Compiling market surveys and sales reports. • Handling customer complaints and queries. • Building and maintaining sound relationships with key stakeholders in the Industry. • Ensure sound administrative practices prevail. • Route riding • Price and competitor activity monitoring • Submitting weekly sales figures from drivers Compile and manage a customer database