Delivery Merchandiser FLV - Non CDL Job Opening

Delivery Merchandiser FLV - Non CDL

Buffalo Rock Company

Gadsden, Alabama
Category: Merchandiser

Buffalo Rock is an award-winning Pepsi-Cola Bottler founded in Birmingham, AL, more than 100 years ago. The Delivery Merchandiser (DM) is a key member of the Full Line Vending team responsible for performing specific sales activities of assigned route - This includes but is not limited to sales, merchandising of products, rotation, sanitation, cleanliness and overall appearance of machines, vending area, and vehicle. Assist in any area of premise/full line vending as needed.


Reasonable Accommodations Statement

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Essential Functions Statement(s)

Obtain account sales orders FLV

Stock and merchandise all product

Ensure all products are properly rotated.

Increase product sales within current accounts.

Perform specific activities of the assigned route-this includes but is not limited to the selling of new products and promotions made available for the account.

Assist management in the selling of price increases and opportunities to the vending account decision makers.

Assist management in the selling of incremental vending placements in the existing full line accounts.

Monitor and recommend revenue opportunities through product and package mix.

Directly responsible for the communication of problems with route scheduling, account needs, maintenance, and safety issues, with appropriate management.

Maintain and develop customer relationships.

Assist management in the execution of all supplier promotions and incentives. Emphasis placed on increasing overall departmental sales and profits.

Assist management within all areas of security to assure protection of company assets.

Be knowledgeable in all Department Metrics and AIM Selling Functions.

Responsible for sanitization, cleanliness, and the overall appearance of account/machines, stockroom and vehicle.

Responsible for the collection of monies and basic repair of vending equipment.

Adhere to customer policies for vendors or suppliers, which may include but is not limited to business conduct policies, business ethics policies, legal policies, and delivery and merchandising policies.

Responsible for continuous self improvement through the knowledge and use of all Buffalo Rock provided training, either web-based, in-house, or any other provided method. Must successfully complete assigned training curriculum, including but not limited to ej4 and/or facilitated training.


Competency Statement(s)

Accuracy - Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly.

Communication, Oral - Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken word.

Communication, Written - Ability to communicate in writing clearly and concisely.

Customer Oriented - Ability to take care of the customers’ needs while following company procedures.

Decision Making - Ability to make critical decisions while following company procedures.

Detail Oriented - Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task.

Honesty / Integrity - Ability to be truthful and be seen as credible in the workplace.

Mathematical Skills - Ability to apply mathematical operations to daily tasks; Tracking Stales & Shortages

Problem Solving - Ability to find a solution for or to deal proactively with work-related problems.

Reasoning Ability - Must be able to analyze customer service needs, organize schedule, and communicate concerns with management.

Safety Awareness - Ability to identify and correct conditions that affect employee safety.



High School Graduate or General Education Degree (GED): Required


No prior experience necessary

Computer Skills:

Radio/Cell Phone Proficient Handheld use

Certifications &

Must be D.O.T. Certified Valid State Commercial Driver"s License (where applicable)

Other Requirements:

LANGUAGE SKILLS • Must be able to communicate efficiently with customers of varied backgrounds. • Required to speak clearly while using good grammar. • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. • Ability to write clear and concise thoughts. • Ability to effectively present information to all customers and management.


N (Not Applicable)

Activity is not applicable to this position.

O (Occasionally)

Position requires this activity up to 33% of the time (0 - 2.5+ hrs/day)

F (Frequently)

Position requires this activity from 33% - 66% of the time (2.5 - 5.5+ hrs/day)

C (Constantly)

Position requires this activity more than 66% of the time (5.5+ hrs/day)

Physical Demands








Manually Manipulate


Reach Outward


Reach Above Shoulder






Squat or Kneel








10 lbs or less


11-20 lbs


21-50 lbs


51-100 lbs


Over 100 lbs



12 lbs or less


13-25 lbs


26-40 lbs


41-100 lbs


Other Physical Requirements

Vision (Near, Distance, Color, Peripheral, Depth)

Sense of Sound - Required for a total workday.

Ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) - Safety vest, hair/beard net, ear plugs, and slip-resitant shoes.

Sense of Balance


May require additional hours not scheduled—must be flexible Attendance of group meetings and training sessions as scheduled. This position must follow all company and departmental standards and complete daily activities in a manner that will insure maximum efficiency, customer service, inventory control, and monetary accountability. Must be clean and neat and adhere to all company uniform requirements.

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Interviewer's/ Supervisor's Signature:


The company has reviewed this job description to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included. It is intended to provide guidelines for job expectations and the employee's ability to perform the position described. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills and abilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate. This document does not represent a contract of employment, and the company reserves the right to change this job description and/or assign tasks for the employee to perform, as the company may deem appropriate.