All about Sysco
Sysco, established in 1970, has developed themselves into one of the biggest food service operators, making sales of $46 billion in 2014. Currently, they service around 425,000 customers and operate from 194 locations across the US., Bahamas, Canada, Ireland & Northern Ireland. Sysco service various clients by providing them with prepared meals that are
Opportunities available at Sysco
We’re focusing on the positions available within the distribution department. If you’re interested in positions in other departments, we suggest you go online and look at the opportunities. If you’re looking for a job in the distribution department, there are various positions available, all ranging with different skill levels and requirements.
As Outbound Warehouse Supervisor, you will be responsible for supervising the activities within the warehouse. Supervising the order selection, replenishing the product, inventory, and overall maintenance of the warehouse. For this position, you’re required to have a high school diploma or GED, with three years of related experience in distribution. A degree or diploma in business management is preferred. If you like working in a team environment and can meet the requirements, then this job is great for you.
As a Forklift Operator, you will be responsible for loading and unload the delivery of product, as well as, maintain the organization of the warehouse. This position is ideal for those who are looking for a second job or is currently a student. As a forklift operator, you’ll need two years of warehouse experience, knowledge of inventory, ability to mathematically calculate, ability to lift 50 lbs and pass the mandatory ergonomics test.
Now that you know some of the available opportunities, the next step is to apply!
Tips to help you get the job
Now that you know some of the opportunities available at Sysco, go online and look up available positions at http://www.sysco.com/careers.html. However, before applying here are some helpful tips to help land you that job.
Take the time to research the positions you’re interested in. It’s important to understand what the position requires and if you feel that that’s something you’d like to to. Also, make sure that the position suits your lifestyle. Do you like working in distribution? Using heavy equipment? Work shifts? Do you work on weekends? Make sure you know what you’re looking for in terms of job structure.
Also, make sure to read the requirements necessary for the position. If you don’t have the requirements see if the company offers training or if the certification is obtainable during the interview process.
Be open and honest. It’s much easier to be honest on your CV. If you make it to an interview, be honest about yourself – your strengths and weaknesses. Everyone has them, and they will find them out sooner or later.
So get online and apply! Good luck!