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Are you hungry to be a part of the World's largest portfolio of billion-dollar food and beverage brands? Then now is the time to explore the opportunities of PepsiCo: what makes you unique makes us better.
Frito-Lay is PepsiCo's snack manufacturing, sales and distribution operating unit. They have the world's largest portfolio of billion dollar foods and are specifically responsible for the growth of some of America's favorite snack foods, including Fritos, Lay's, Doritos, Cheetos, and Tostitos.
Can you lead and influence a large multi-level team with the insight, innovation and impact to deliver a winning sales plan? Are you someone who is passionate about growing a business and developing outstanding talent? If so, we would love to have you on our team!
The Territory Manager Designate role is designed as a 6-12 month leadership training program. You will receive a customized on-boarding plan to assimilate and develop the necessary skill set in preparation for an accelerated career path as a PepsiCo Sales Leader. Upon successful completion of the training program, relocation may be required.
You will develop a team of frontline hourly/commissioned and salaried employees to drive superior marketplace execution, customer service, share growth, and profit performance for your assigned Territory.
The Territory Manager will lead between $100-120 Million in annual sales and 10-14 direct reports by equipping and enabling the sales & service teams with current and accurate information, planning, tools and training.
The role will directly engage with customers and provide direct leadership and necessary guidance to Sales & Service team leaders to exceed zone's sales and growth expectations, utilizing proven relationship building techniques.
The position works closely with the Key Account and National Account managers to ensure that planned customer activities achieve sales plan. The role will lead all aspects of selling processes ensuring effective execution and service excellence by all team members while ensuring selling expense is on or better than plan.
Successfully complete the designate training program - intended to provide a full integration into culture, processes, and leadership.
Translate Region and National priorities into effective District and Route level activity plans, solving required product volume objectives.
Resolve complex / escalated customer issues. Participate in Region planning meetings. Work with Zone Sales Leader to ensure plans are aligned, and Region guidance is appropriately addressed.
Actively coach and develop managers to continually improve performance.
Communicate plans to Sales & Service team leaders via meetings each period and weekly 1:1s to ensure Sales / Service managers are well informed and motivated.
Work with Key Account Managers (KAMs) to design key account plans and Develop plans to close sales gaps.
Evaluate product business units, provide accurate forecasts, identify strategies optimizing for VIP accuracy.
Complete 1:1s with each manager, weekly.
Ensure period work-with's completed by each manager.
Communicate clear expectations, ensure managers skills are appropriately demonstrated, and performance manage for future improvement.
Strengthen, enable and develop Sales / Service team.
Set clear, achievable objectives, using data and tools to guide sales / service team
Implement training, coaching and developmental programs for sales / service team.
Proactively support a healthy labor environment, safety culture and mentorship program.
Actively prepare for and participate in Region team planning process.
Set productivity, service targets, and measure performance to drive accountability through the Customer Service managers.
Upon completion of designate training program, relocation may be required
This position is limited to persons with indefinite right to work in the United States
Must be 21 years of age or older
Safe driving record strongly preferred
Department of Transportation (DOT) certification may also be required
Ability to work a flexible schedule including early mornings, evenings and/or weekends and holidays
Willing to drive a step van during training
Willing and able to lift up to 40 lbs. periodically
Degree preferably in Business Administration, Sales, Marketing, or related major
Proven leadership capability with a track record of leading and influencing large multi-level teams
Demonstrated leadership ability
Demonstrated selling and customer leadership skills
Highly motivated self-starter
Skilled at managing financial results
Prior related experience, preferably in Food /Beverage, DSD/Retail, etc
A minimum 5 years sales leadership experience
Covid-19 vaccination may be a condition of employment dependent on role and location. For specific information, please discuss role requirements with the recruiter
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.
PepsiCo is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Female / Minority / Disability / Protected Veteran / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity
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Short term disability
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