Company Name:
Farmer Brothers Coffee
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Northlake, Texas
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Route Sales Associate

Farmer Brothers Coffee


Job ID 2018-2718
Category DSD


Farmer Brothers has an excellent opportunity for a Route Sales Associate to support the coffee and tea route based business. The qualified candidate will have the opportunity to learn the business from the ground up with the potential for career advancement. The Route Sales Trainee will learn the organization's policies, products and/or services, as preparation for sales responsibilities. In this role you will study sales techniques by reading manuals and working in the field with more experienced sales representatives. This role will also be responsible for providing first-class customer care service to all customers.


  • Maintains inventory levels in the warehouse
  • Picks and pulls product orders for customers, pays attention to detail
  • Provides route relief as needed
  • Provides excellent customer service, as well as resolves customer problems
  • Performs minor repair and/or maintenance of service equipment as needed
  • Responsible for the collection of customer accounts receivable
  • Manages customer invoices, inventory and collections on a daily basis
  • Customer sales
  • May perform other duties as assigned


  • Route delivery experience a plus
  • Proficient in assessing customer needs; customer service background preferred
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Ability to lift and carry products weighing up to 60lbs.
  • Knowledge of foodservice industry
  • Valid driver's license with clean driving record
  • High School Diploma or G.E.D. required

The successful candidate will be required to complete a background check (including, but not limited to, employment verification, criminal history check and education verification), a pre-employment drug screen and DOT physical.

Farmer Brothers Company not only prides itself on our products, but we take pride in our employees. We are able to offer competitive wages and benefits. By doing this we ensure that we are able to attract and retain the best talent. We offer competitive benefits which include:
  • Medical, Dental and Vision insurance plans
  • 401(k) Plan
  • ESOP Plan ( Employee Stock Ownership Plan)

Founded in 1912, Farmer Bros. Co. is a manufacturer, wholesaler and distributor of coffee, tea and culinary products. The Company is a direct distributor of coffee to restaurants, hotels, casinos, offices, quick service restaurants ("QSR's"), convenience stores, healthcare facilities and other foodservice providers, as well as private brand retailers in the QSR, grocery, drugstore, restaurant, convenience store, and independent coffee house channels. The Company's product lines include roasted coffee, liquid coffee, coffee-related products such as coffee filters, sugar and creamers, assorted iced and hot teas, cappuccino, cocoa, spices, gelatins and puddings, soup bases, dressings, gravy and sauce mixes, pancake and biscuit mixes, and jellies and preserves. The Company's primary brands include Farmer Brothers®, Artisan Collection by Farmer Brothers™, Superior®, Metropolitan™ , Cain's™ and McGarvey™.

At Farmer Brothers Company we want our employees to succeed...their success is our success.

Equal Opportunity Employer