Route Trainee - UniFirst
Company: UniFirst Corporation
Posted on: October 12, 2019
UniFirst is seeking a driven customer focused Route Trainee to join
the UniFirst family. As a Route Trainee, you will support the
Service Department by helping Route Service Representatives with
loading and unloading trucks, delivering and picking up customer
products, maintaining vehicle safety, and covering assigned routes
when needed. When covering routes, this individual will drive a
company vehicle to and from customer stops along an assigned route.
Routes are serviced daytime hours Monday through Friday because in
the UniFirst culture, we believe nights and weekends should be
reserved for personal and family time.
This position is ideal for individuals who prefer their work day to
always be a little different and want to get their foot in the door
to establish a career in Route Service. This individual may have
the opportunity to move into a commissioned Route Service
Representative position upon satisfactory performance reviews and
What's in it for you?
Our Team Partners get quality skills training designed to enhance
their performance and assist them with their career potential and
Some companies like to promote from within, we love to! Nearly all
our Senior Executives started at UniFirst in our Service
Our family culture is what makes UniFirst an organization that
stands out from the rest. Did we mention no nights or weekends?
At UniFirst, you'll find an environment packed with different
cultures, personalities, and backgrounds because we believe it
takes many kinds of people to make us successful.
What you'll be doing:
* Service customers in a professional manner using effective
communication skills and resolving customer issues
* Ensure accurate invoice inventories
* Perform inventory audits
* Maintain route vehicle reports, safety inspections and general
* Attend daily account collections with Route Service Manager and
assist with Account Receivable collections
What we're looking for:
* High school diploma or GED, some college is a plus
* 21 years of age
* Valid driver's license
* Reliable transportation
* Must meet pre-employment DOT physical requirements
* Physically capable of lifting up to 50 pounds
* Communication and language skills
* Basic computer proficiency
* Prior customer service, route sales, delivery and/or
entrepreneurial experience preferred
Benefits & Perks
401K with Company Match, Profit Sharing, Health Insurance, Employee
Assistance Program, Life Insurance, Paid Time Off, Direct Payroll
Deposit, Tuition Reimbursement, 30% Employee Discount, Employee
The fabric of UniFirst is woven from its very unique family culture
where our Team Partners enjoy a small company feel while taking
advantage of the resources and stability that come with being a
UniFirst is an international leader in the $18 billion-dollar
garment services industry. We currently employ over 13,000 team
partners who serve 300,000 business customer locations throughout
the U.S., Canada, and Europe. We were included in the top 10 of
Selling Power magazine's "Best Companies to Sell For" list and
recognized on Forbes magazine's "Platinum 400 - Best Big Companies"
list. As an 80-year old company focused on annual growth, there's
never been a better time to join our team.
There's a lot to love about UniFirst, where you come first.
UniFirst is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate
in hiring or employment against any individual on the basis of
race, color, gender, national origin, ancestry, religion, physical
or mental disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation,
gender identity or expression, marital status, pregnancy,
citizenship, or any other factor protected by anti-discrimination
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