Auto req ID: 211543BR
Route Sales Representative
As a Route Sales Representative, there are two main accountabilities: (1) selling and developing the business and (2) servicing customers through delivery and merchandising. You will be responsible for developing and sustaining a growing snack foods business to an assigned group of retail customers, for example, grocery, gas and convenience stores.
PepsiCo Canada is recognized as one of Canada’s top 100 employers. PepsiCo products are enjoyed by consumers more than one billion times a day in more than 200 countries and territories around the world. Our product portfolio includes 22 world-famous, billion-dollar brands; from Gatorade to Quaker, Tropicana to Lay’s and more. We make hundreds of enjoyable foods and beverages that are loved throughout the world. PepsiCo's effort to help build a more sustainable food system represents a key element of the company's broader vision of accelerated, sustainable growth known as Winning with Purpose. As part of this vision, PepsiCo is striving to be a better company by further integrating purpose into the core of its business and brands and doing even more for people and the planet. Our purpose efforts include fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment, supporting the communities where we live and work, and improving choices in our portfolio through reformulations and new products.
At PepsiCo Canada, we are focused on delighting our consumers by delivering high-quality products and exciting brand campaigns. Our people are critical to our success and by supporting their personal growth and development and providing them with the tools they need to succeed, PepsiCo Canada is a company you’ll be proud to join!
What you’ll be working on:
Identifying changing customer needs through a constant review of the highest selling products
Frequent communication with store managers
Developing all assigned accounts relative to sales volume, market share, product distribution, space allocation and customer service objectives
Selling and executing national and local promotions, soliciting placement of incremental marketing equipment, displays, racks and selling product inventory for customer volume demands
Managing inventory to ensure balanced accounts and fresh products for customers
Executing hands on activities: managing product placement on shelves, increasing shelf facings and racks, handling carton returns, inventory movement and cleaning shelving and racks
Who’s a good fit for the team:
High School diploma required, University/College education is an asset
Valid full G driver’s license or class 5 driver’s license
A car or reliable, consistent access to a car and a clear/clean driving record
Scheduling flexibility: work schedule can vary (weekends/holidays included)
Previous sales experience with a consumer-packaged goods or retail organization preferred
Outstanding organizational skills (able to handle multiple priorities, problem solve, meet targets
Great with people and excellent communication skills
What you can expect from us:
Competitive compensation, benefits, pension, RRSP contribution and vacation time
A flexible working environment that promotes a healthy work-life balance
A dynamic and inclusive culture that promotes you to bring your whole-self to work
A supportive team that will encourage your professional growth and development
An opportunity to be meaningful and impactful within your work and projects
An opportunity to give back to the community with our Always on Volunteer 360 Program
An organization that aims to use their scale, reach and expertise to build a more sustainable world
At PepsiCo Canada, our priority remains the health, safety and wellbeing of all our associates. We have added new safety protocols and procedures to ensure we can safely bring smiles to our communities across Canada.
Job Type: Full-Time