Customer Manager (Quaker)

Job Description

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Job Description

Key Account Manager – Albertsons’/Safeway – Quaker Division

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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.

Quaker Foods North America (QFNA) is PepsiCo's foods and snacks manufacturing, sales and distribution operating unit in the United States, Canada and Mexico. As part of PepsiCo’s commitment to encouraging people to live healthier, we're committed to delivering products that offer more nutritional benefits while maintaining the same great taste, value and convenience that consumers love in our brands.

The Key Account Manager role based in Chicago is responsible for the Albertson’s Safeway Jewel-Osco division supporting the full Quaker portfolio.

The Key Account Manager will:

  • Represent PepsiCo’s Quaker Oats portfolio of brands at customers to successfully deliver annual volume, net revenue, share, KPIs and profit plan
  • Ensure account maintains a strategic product mix, and regularly identify opportunities to increase sales
  • Drive incremental sales through creative application of PepsiCo tools and resources.
  • Collaborate on Better Together activity with Pepsi Beverages North America and Frito Lay North America counterparts
  • Create fact-based presentations to support selling efforts at both corporate and retail level
  • Maintain on-going analysis and review of business trends to identify gaps to plan and execution, then communicates gap closure needs to key stakeholders
  • Manages Division volume forecasting and communicates forecast in a timely manner to all key stakeholders
  • Work closely with field retail to ensure strong communication and execution of customer programs


  • Bachelor’s Degree, MBA preferred
  • 5-10 Years Field/ Account Sales experience preferred
  • Strong analytical skills with some P&L and/ or Insights experience, proven ability to compile and interpret sales and other relevant business data
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills, leadership, project management, negotiation, and thorough understanding of B.U. strategy best practices
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States

Relocation Eligible: Eligible for Limited Relocation
Job Type: Regular

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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