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Sales District Leader Designate - Texarkana, TX

PepsiCo Inc.


Location:
Texarkana, TX
Date:
12/15/2017
2017-12-152018-01-14
Job Code:
130170BR
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JobId: 130170BR
Job Title: Sales District Leader Designate - Texarkana, TX
Location: Texarkana, TX
Category: Sales

Description:

We are PepsiCo Sales. We are game changers, mountain movers and history makers. We are a diverse group, spread among 200 countries and united by a shared set of values and goals. That's why we Perform with Purpose. Together, we blaze new trails, succeed, celebrate and never settle for second best. At PepsiCo, we're committed to performing well as individuals and in teams, to strengthen the company as a whole.

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 Possibilities of PepsiCo.

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®.

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The District Sales Leader Designate role is designed as a 12+ month leadership training program. District Sales Leader Designates will receive a customized on-boarding plan to assimilate and develop the necessary skillset in preparation for a District Sales Leader position. The on-boarding plan includes learning the Frito Lay Route Sales System and gaining exposure to the key players and functions across the Region Business Team. The formalized training program for this position involves 4-6 months of route level work to learn the foundation of the business and develop an understanding of our Direct Store Delivery (DSD) network and supply chain. The job is in a physical work environment with varying length of work days/schedule.


Upon completion of the training program, the DSL-D will be promoted to a District Sales Leader. The DSL will have responsibility for all aspects of managing a sales district comprised of 10-25 Route Sales Representatives (RSR's). Each District Sales Leader leads a $5-15 Million dollar business. All District Sales Leaders are responsible for administrative and technical support, as well as facilitating information to direct reports. It is imperative that candidates have strong leadership skills, communication skills and thrive in a fast-paced, constantly changing work environment.

  • Successfully complete all activities included in the Sales District Leader Designate training program
  • Successfully interact with customers (store management) and effectively sell in/execute sales programs and initiatives
  • Lead district meetings focused on a plan to achieve sales objectives and goals
    Conduct one-with-one meetings and \"work withs\" with RSR's to discuss performance, selling and customer service skills
  • Coach RSR's to successfully sell against baseline and promotional opportunities
  • Collect and interpret statistical data utilizing PepsiCo specific applications
  • Partner with product supply team to create accurate forecasts based on promotions and historical performance to ensure product availability
  • Prepare and deliver sales presentations to customers as required
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including early mornings, evenings and/ or weekends
  • Must be willing and able to lift up to 40 lbs. periodically




Education and Certifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business or related field, preferred.
  • Class C Driver's License and clear driving record for past 3 years
  • Department of Transportation (DOT) physical and/or certification may also be required


Work Experience:

  • Demonstrated leadership ability
  • Must have 3-5 years of prior related experience, preferably in Food /Beverage, DSD/Retail, etc
  • Prior Direct Management Experience leading a team of people


Skills & Capabilities:

  • District Sales Leader- Designates participate in an extended training program and may be required to fill in on a sales route, loading product, delivery and stocking in various customer venues.
  • Highly motivated self- starter skilled at leading people and managing financial results
  • Authorized to work in United States on a permanent basis
  • Must be 21 years of age or older
  • Must pass a drug screen and background investigation

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

If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please download the available EEO is the Law (http://pep.jobs/eeo-poster) & EEO is the Law Supplement (http://pep.jobs/eeo-poster-supplement) documents by copying and pasting the appropriate URL in the address bar of your web browser.

To view our Pay Transparency Statement, please click here: Pay Transparency Statement

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Performance with Purpose


Out performing ourselves is a rush. That's why we perform with purpose. Together, we blaze new trails, succeed, celebrate and then do something even bigger. We never settle for second best. At PepsiCo we're not just committed to performing well as individuals, but as a team, to strengthen the company as a whole.

Around the world, we're working hard to give people the tastes they crave and the nutrition they need. We dream globally and act locally, constantly innovating to sustain our planet, our people, our communities and our business practices. New markets mean new ways of doing business, and new ways of addressing health concerns, cultural differences and environmental challenges. Every day is an adventure, and an opportunity for personal and professional growth.

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