Sysco Canada Inc.

Canadian Head Office - Toronto, Ontario, Ontario
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Human Resources Generalist - 4 Month Contract Internship

Mississauga, Ontario
Summer, Internship, Work While Studying, Entry Level, Co-op

Company Overview

Sysco is the global leader in selling, marketing and distributing food products, equipment and supplies to restaurants, healthcare and educational facilities, lodging establishments and other customers who prepare meals away from home. We have a forty year history of consistent success and now serve over 400,000 customers, delivering approximately 1.3 billion cases yearly. (NYSE: SYY)

For more information about Sysco Canada please visit or follow us @SyscoCanada at; or

For a full list of opportunities, visit

Role Responsibilities:

  • Manage high volume recruitment and selection 
  • Develop sourcing strategies for new positions 
  • Short listing candidate resumes against job descriptions
  • Pre-screen candidates, by telephone
  • Updating vacancy and applicant status within the recruitment procedure
  • Organizing interviews and producing interview schedules
  • Liaising with applicants to provide updates on their progress
  • Participating in interviews, when required
  • Employment offers and on-boarding documentation
  • Managing and updating HRIS System and managing employee files
  • Conducts (or co-facilitates) new hire orientation to ensure successful onboarding of all new hires. Communicates policies
  • Supports internal audit process of associate files to ensure consistent format and compliance with Sysco policy and legislative requirements
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications/Skills/Job Requirements:

  • Working towards/completed Diploma or Certification in Human Resources
  • HR experience with exposure to recruitment would be an asset
  • Proficiency with MSOffice Suite and HRIS programs would be an asset

Core Qualities for all Associates:

  • Sysco's Leadership Framework Basics
  • Integrity & Accountability
  • Flexibility & Adaptability
  • Proactive Learning

Internal candidates apply via the Career Centre on your HR Portal / ADP Workforce Now. External candidates submit cover letter & resume via

Sysco's Mission is to market and deliver great products to our customers with exceptional service. Sysco's Vision is to be our customers' most valued and trusted business partner.

We offer our associates the opportunity to grow personally and professionally, to contribute to the success of a dynamic organization, and to serve others in a manner that exceeds expectations.

Sysco is committed to Employment Equity. Accommodations during the recruitment process are available upon request for candidates with disabilities.

Here's a sample of the many benefits Sysco associates enjoy:

  • Comprehensive Flexible Benefits including Health and Dental, Health Care Spending and Wellness Accounts
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
  • Company Pension Plan
  • Group RRSP
  • Employee and Family Assistance
  • Stock Purchase Plan
  • Unlimited on-line learning through Sysco Interactive University
  • Sysco product discounts
  • Preferred vendor discounts
  • Free on-site parking
  • Employee appreciation events
  • (*benefits may vary based on locaton or bargaining unit)