DSD Area Manager
Adams Extract & Spice
Gonzales, TX US
Posted ago
Adams Extract & Spice

We are looking for two DSD Area Managers to join our team. If you are looking for a great company to work for, please apply! Areas to be serviced are DFW and Austin/San Antonio.

Must have DSD and/or Grocery Retail experience:

  • Directly supervise and coordinate activities of an area/group of DSD sales workers in accordance with company policies and procedures.
  • Implement area retail operational plan and develop procedures to improve the operating quality of retail sales teams, sales partners, and DSD efficiency of Adams. 
  • Assure all sales and marketing programs are effectively executed by the DSD team.


  • Plan and direct staffing, training, and assist with performance evaluations to develop and control sales, merchandising, and marketing programs. Area managers will be responsible for changes made to sales because of performance issues
  • Resolve customer complaints regarding sales and service
  • Manage staff, prepare work schedules, and assign specific duties
  • Determine staffing requirements, and interview, hire and train new employees, or oversee those personnel processes
  • Confer with the Business Manager to develop methods and procedures to increase sales, expand markets, and promote business
  • Monitor sales staff performance to ensure that goals are met and policies and procedures are followed. Review provided sales and service goals – Exhibit A
  • Analyze and document business processes and problems and develop solutions to improve
  • Operating quality and DSD efficiencies
  • Confer with Business Manager and Human Resources to resolve worker problems, complaints, or grievances
  • Submit all required paperwork to headquarters by the required deadlines
  • Utilize a company-issued email account to receive/send correspondence from/to headquarters
  • Abide by safety and sanitation regulations and follow all work procedures
  • Ensure all sales partners conduct efficient and proper field inventories and properly manage appropriate forward inventory
  • Understand how to use internal ERP system (computer kiosk and/or handheld) daily for the job and/or material tracking and be able to train and troubleshoot issues




  • High School Diploma (or GED or High School Equivalence Certificate)
  • 2-4 years of DSD management experience
  • Strong oral and written communication, attention to detail, interpersonal, time management, leadership, and delegation skills
  • Ability and willingness to work flexible hours including some weekends in multiple regions and travel up to 75%
  • Demonstrated proficiency with computer software and smartphone/tablet technology, including but not limited to word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation applications, and in conducting effective meetings and making clear and concise presentations
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs. and work in a daily lifting and stocking environment in all-weather climates

$50,000 - $70,000 yearly
About Adams Extract & Spice

Since John A. Adams made his first product in 1888 and mixed his first vanilla extract on top of an old icebox in 1905, successive generations of Adams employees have built, extended, and sustained a respected and thriving company producing premium quality extracts and spices used with confidence daily in thousands of homes, restaurants, and food manufacturing facilities. YOU are reading this message because we want YOU to be a part of that proud tradition!

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