Route Merchandiser

  • Category
    Transportation - Driver
  • Job type
    Direct Hire
  • Location
    Ottawa, Ontario

Adecco is currently hiring for a Route Merchandiser for our client located in the West End of Ottawa. They are looking for a career-orientated person who enjoys merchandising, sales and customer service. You must be self-motivated and enjoy a challenge. As a Route Merchandiser, you will be required to provide “Off Truck Sales” for the client’s premium products to their large established customer base in the Ottawa and surrounding rural area. You will receive 6 weeks of sufficient training that will equip you with the knowledge and confidence to work on your own. A valid driver’s license is required to be considered for this position.

This is a full time entry-level position, with long-term career opportunities and comes with full benefits, and paid training. Weekend work and out of town travel will be necessary from time to time. Weekends typically refer to Saturdays. The salary range for the position of Route Sales Representative is between $36k to $40k annually plus commission.

Our client has been the leader in the Snack Foods Industry and one of Canada’s favorite manufactures since 1954. They are a privately-owned company with offices and manufacturing plants across Canada. They believe the key ingredient to success is the employees. They are an equal opportunity employer and welcome diversity in the workplace. If you think you have what it takes to do this position, we look forward to hearing from you!

Route Merchandiser Duties & Responsibilities:

•Merchandise, sell and deliver the company’s food products to base customers
•Merchandise and rotate on display and shelves
•Manage inventory levels to ensure product is fresh at all times
•Manage a database in accordance to scheduled route
•Follow the set delivery frequency for each account
•Treat vehicles and equipment with courtesy and care
•Operate a handheld invoicing computer system
•Provide Sales Coverage for Distributors and company Sales people
• Serve the customers in a professional and courteous manner.

Route Merchandiser Requirements:

•Minimum Grade 12 Education (Post-Secondary Education is an asset)
•Must have sales experience (in food industry and or retail)
• Min 1 year customer service experience
•Valid ”G” Drivers Licence including a clean Drivers Abstract
•Ability to drive a company truck (3/5-tonne)
•Sales Experience a definite asset
•Must be able to understand and clearly discuss business measurements such as penny profit, profit margins, etc.
•Able to work independently with minimal supervision
•Excellent organizational skills
•Strong communication skills

If you are interested in the position of Route Merchandiser that is located in Ottawa ON, apply by clicking the “Apply now” button below.


  • Apply with Adecco

Reference number CA_EN_2_021956_28520

Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under Adecco’s Employment Accommodation policy. Applicants will need to make their needs known in advance to their Adecco representative.

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