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Route Sales & Distribution Manager

Alpenrose Dairy Portland | Portland, OR | Full Time

Job Description

Alpenrose Dairy, a 100 year old iconic Portland brand, is looking for Route Sales & Distribution Manager. This position is instrumental in launching our NEW Home Delivery group. Join us as we propel the brand into the next 100 years. 

This role has responsibility for Home Delivery distribution routes and oversees the Milkmen (and women) of Alpenrose Dairy. Our Milkmen are the face of our company. Our Route Sales & Distribution manager is responsible for ensuring that the Milkmen are timely and accurate in their deliveries to our customers. The manager is also expected to occasionally fill in for an absent Milkman as necessary.

Some of the fun areas of daily responsibility are: 

  • Oversee the routing of specific service areas and creating new routes as our Home Delivery department grows.
  • Manage Milkmen and Relief Milkmen including all training of new Milkmen and training of new products as needed.
  • Prepare and monitor key indicator reports of each route (including sales and growth/attrition data)
  • Be familiar with routing, processes, and best business practices or a delivery business
  • Work closely with Milkmen to lead and assist them with building and maintaining successful routes
  • Proactively come up with ideas to increase both revenues and route efficiencies
  • Oversee fleet management and ensure vehicles are in proper mechanical condition meeting DOT standards

  • Highly adept at various logistics and business computer programs

  • Customer service and safe driving practices are your highest priority

Qualifications needed to be successful: 

  • Bachelor's degree in Logistics/Supply Chain or similar field.
  • At least 3 years managing route drivers.
  • Amazing organizational skills and attention to detail. 
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills. 
  • Experience 
  • Optimistic outlook & get it done attitude with a large does of humor on the side is required. 

Alpenrose provides amazing wages and benefits to all employees. 

Please respond to this post with your resume and cover letter telling us why you are the best candidate for this position.