Route Merchandiser/Sales Driver in Training (LA, Lafayette)
Lafayette, LA 
Posted 4 days ago
Job Description
Route Merchandiser/Sales Driver in Training (LA, Lafayette)LA, LaFayette

At Five Star Food Service, our Retail Merchandiser's adequately stock our vending machines and micro-markets with food, snacks, and drinks on established routes to businesses throughout the city and surrounding areas while being on the open road working independently. As a Retail Merchandiser's you can expect to work in a fast-paced environment while maintaining an average 10 hour day. Our Retail Merchandisers are provided a company box truck to deliver the wide range of products offered by Five Star Food Service.

Experience why Five Star Food Service is the employer of choice in the Southeast:

Perks of Working at Five Star Food Service:

  • Paid Vacation after 6 Months
  • Seven Paid Holiday Days
  • Competitive Route Pay Program
  • Medical, Vision, and Dental Insurance
  • 401(K) Matching Program
  • Free food and drinks

What You'll Do as a Retail Merchandiser:

  • Responsible for loading, delivering, and merchandising of items such as: soft drinks, non-carbonated drinks, coffee products, cups, condiments, snack items, fresh food, and sundries to customer's place of business contracted by Five Star.
  • Replenishes market and vending items, cleans, and sanitizes all vending /micro market equipment and display/checkout areas, inventories market and vending items, and collects all cash/coins within designated retail markets and vending locations
  • Rotates stock to ensure first-in and first-out product utilization in reach-in coolers, on shelves, coffee racks, and in vending machines in designated retail markets and vending locations.
  • Assists company management with communication to customers of new products or services.
  • Responsible for setting up merchandise and sales promotion displays. Issues sales promotion materials to customers.
  • Responsible for executing all company plan-o-grams and promotions.

You'll Be a Great Fit if You're:

  • Excited and eager to learn new process and techniques
  • Driven and customer services oriented
  • Reliable with regular attendance
  • Positive & professional
  • Comfortable multi-tasking and adapt easily to change
  • Someone who likes to have fun at work and work with a team

General Requirements:

  • Must be able to lift 50lbs+; on a repetitive basis and have the ability to reach, bend, stoop on a frequent basis.
  • Required to be at least 21 years old (DOT) and have a valid driver's license.
  • Must be able to consent to and have the ability to obtain and maintain DOT medical card.
  • Ability to drive a company box truck vehicle or other assigned company vehicles.
  • Ability to work in all weather conditions (ex. heat, cold, rain, and/or snow).


  • Full-Time Employee Benefits Package Includes: Medical, Vision, Dental, Life & AD&D, Critical Illness, Short & Long Term Disability, 401(k), paid vacations and holidays
  • Help us generate 500,000 meals for hungry kids each year via our 501(c)3 charity, Feeding the Future, Inc.

Position Information:

  • Status: Full-Time

About Five Star Food Service:

Join one of the nation's largest on-site food and beverage service providers proudly offering custom solutions to our clients including micro-markets, full-line vending, coffee service, pantry service, sustainable products, water (filtered and bottled) service, catering, and corporate food service.

Notice: Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.



Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
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