Van Sales Rep: Edinburgh

Job Description

Auto req ID: 174942BR

Job Description

We are looking for people who have the drive and hunger to progress at PepsiCo and be the face of our products to our retail customers.
PepsiCo UK is home to some of the world’s most loved food and drink products. Making every day favourites like Walkers, Quaker, Tropicana, Doritos and Naked Juice, to name a few! We have a fantastic reputation for developing and launching products that our consumers love. We pride ourselves on being a great place to work and have recently won The Times Top Employer for Women for the sixth year in a row. As well as that we have created Strategies for Success, which is a long standing program designed to accelerate middle – management Female talent.
On a larger scale, PepsiCo produces the world’s largest portfolio of billion-dollar food and beverage brands, including 22 product lines that each generates more than $1billion in annual retail sales.
Our Route Sales reps are one of the main factors of our success. The passion that they have for our brands and the drive to achieve success is what increases our product sales and placements across the country. They establish long term relationships with Independent retailers ensuring our products are always stocked in store.
Next time you go into your local shop, have a look around and you will notice that nearly all our brands are on display in clear view. Part of this role is understanding what will increase sales for us and also the retailer. You will be fully trained in understanding how to spot opportunities and you will work in partnership with the retailers to increase growth. We understand that each of our customers is unique so you’ll be using both your sales expertise and your ability to build relationships to make recommendations on what products they should stock, inform them of new and exciting campaigns they can expect to see from us and generally make sure that all of our brands are being represented in the best possible way they can be.

We are a results-driven organisation and our expectations are high which is why we need talented, dynamic and hard-working individuals to join us; after all you’re the future of our business! In return you’ll be given every opportunity to promote your own personal and professional development in a supportive, vibrant and people-centric organisation.

You will be driving a 3.5 tonne van and manage your own territory and look after a customer base of around 200 small independent stores. Visiting 18 stores per day, you’ll be out on the road working independently a lot of the time, so you'll need to be self-motivated with great time management skills.


  • Following set journey schedules and seeking new customer opportunities for your territory
  • Provide a regular, reliable and consistent service for our customers
  • Relationship building with your stores to help deliver our business' agenda
  • Leading daily stock and cash processes for ordering, picking and delivering of stock
  • Upselling and mentoring retailers on our loyalty scheme
  • Responsibility to increase defined KPI's across your territory
  • Collection and unloading of stock from cash & carry at the beginning and end of the day


What we are looking for:

  • Hunger and drive to succeed in a global FMCG company
  • Full, manual UK driving License as you will be driving a 3.5 tonne van
  • Great communication and relationship building skills
  • Incredibly self-driven personality
  • Resilience
  • Degree educated
  • Organisation skills
Being part of our organisation will open up a wealth of career development opportunities. Here at PepsiCo we value our employees and we will invest the time to help you find the right career path for you.
Salary & Benefits - £21,000 + £15,120 performance based bonus scheme, company mobile, flexible benefits package (25 days holiday + bank holiday with the option to buy/sell 5 more, company pension, discounted Hotels & Restaurant deals, Gym discount PLUS so much more!)


Relocation Eligible: Not Applicable
Job Type: Pipeline