DSD Sales Representative
Adams Extract & Spice
Dallas, TX US
Posted ago
Adams Extract & Spice

Adams is growing and looking for seasoned DSD Sales Professionals in the Ft. Worth and North Dallas area. We offer an 18% commission.

Spice up your life with a career at Adams Extract & Spice!

Since 1888 Adams Flavors, Foods & Ingredients has been delivering quality products such as Adams Best Vanilla to grocery retailers. Our company was built on having the best quality products and foods. We are striving to be Best in Class on service. We are innovative, we believe in family, and we strive to treat employees with respect, along with always doing business with integrity. 

As an Adams Route Sales Professional, your primary focus is to maximize sales for our customers through strong customer relationships, servicing your customers on a consistent set schedule, driving sales growth through merchandising, building displays, and calling on and obtaining new accounts while representing Adams Flavors, Foods & Ingredients in a professional manner.


Key Competencies:

  • Must have an Excellent Customer Service Attitude and a passion for “Best in Class” service.
  • Ability to build relationships.
  • A true self-starter, willing to learn, improve, adapt, and be open to change.
  • Exemplify a “can do” attitude, always going above and beyond in service.
  • Ability to drive sales results, increase service opportunities, willingness to pick up new accounts.
  • Ability to work independently, Action-oriented.
  • Good organizational and time management skills, strong communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Sell and Service Adams products, to assigned grocery stores, fully stock, and rotate merchandise.
  • Call on accounts we do not service and build relationships to pick up new stores.
  • Meet with store leaders, communicate needs, and presell promotions, displays, and shippers.
  • Daily check the company email account.
  • Daily settlement and syncing of handheld accounting for all products, invoices, and cash.
  • Receive and verify load, organize in your warehouse, and conduct inventory cycle counts. 



  • Prefer 2 years of experience in DSD route sales and service
  • Valid driver's license, 21 years or older
  • Reliable transportation with current insurance coverage
  • Transportation must be large enough to carry products to the stores
  • Able to rent a warehouse or storage
  • Must have a computer, tablet, or iPad
  • High School Diploma (or GED or High School Equivalence Certificate)
  • Able to lift 25-75 pounds on a regular basis and in all weather conditions
  • Ability to pass a background check, and have a clean MVR

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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