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Route Sales Rep

Location:
Cape Elizabeth, ME
Posted:
September 13, 2018

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RODNEY BOWEN

** ******* ******

South Portland, Maine 04106

207-***-****

Career objective

I am searching for a challenging position that would allow me to utilize the skills and knowledge that I have acquired from education and previous work experience.

Education

Southern Maine Vocational Technical Institute, Culinary Arts Program, 1974- 1976

The program encompassed all aspects of mechanical culinary arts, restaurant management, buffet and catering, pricing and menu planning and basic nutrition

Southern Maine Vocational Technical Institute, Dietetic Assistant Program, Fall Semester 1986

The program encompassed basic nutrition, nutritional diet planning, special diets, menu planning, sanitation, management training, and employee management.

Employment

Coastal Manor Corporation: 2016 to 2018 I worked as a laundry attendant and provided light custodial work.

Bonney Staffing Center Inc 2016-2017 I was a selector in the warehouse of Cuddle Down from Aug 2016 – March 2017. I also worked at Nichols in April 2017 as general labor.

Unifirst Corp; a provider of uniforms, wipers, bathroom sundries and entry-way mats.

2008 to Present: Currently a Route Sales Representative. My duties include providing excellent customer service and delivery of product to approx. 160 clients per week. Also completing special requests for customers and promoting our products through special power route sales drives. I provide demonstrations of the products and educate the customers on how to get the most out of the products they purchase.

2005 to 2008: I was a District Service Supervisor for a team of six Route Sales Representatives (RSR’s). My duties included doing one on one customer surveys regarding services received and writing requests for corrective action if necessary to correct any issues. I keep up-to-date detailed route directions and provide route coverage for RSR’s on vacation or during holiday schedules. I complete special requests for customers and promote our products through special power route sales drives. I provide demonstrations of the products and educate the customers on how to get the most out of the products they purchase.

1999 to 2005: I was a Route Make-up Supervisor. My responsibilities included route make up, loading and unloading the company delivery trucks. I also supervised the soil product check in and sorting area. I filled special needs that may have been requested by the service department. As the supervisor I covered for employees who were absent in any of five positions that I supervised. Both positions at Unifirst are time sensitive, fast paced and have daily dead lines.

Tartan Textile, a provider of table linens, uniforms and entry rugs for all types of business.

1998 – 1999: I was a Route Sales Person, with a client list ranging from Bowdoin College to Casa Napoi, which is a fine Italian restaurant. My responsibilities included following up sales leads for new and existing clients, the delivery of clean linen and uniforms and the pick up of soiled product; ensuring that all clients received prompt and professional service.

Seventy-Five State Street, a 180 bed residential home.

1984 – 1998 Positions held: Third cook working up to first cook. Promoted to Food Production Manager in July 1988. Duties as Cook included preparing breakfast and the main meal of the day, preparing everything from appetizer to dessert. Other duties included supervising crews in either of our two kitchens and receiving and sanitation. As Food Production Manager, I acted as Second in Command in the operation of the Food Service Department. My duties included the ordering of food, equipment, and uniforms, dealing with vendors, sampling new products, and the supervision of food service personnel and food production in both kitchens. This included safety and safe food handling training. I also supervise and planed as well as executed special functions.

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Reference and previous job evaluations furnished upon request.



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