Sysco Canada Inc.

Canadian Head Office - Toronto, Ontario, Ontario

Transportation Supervisor

Mississauga, Ontario

Reports To

Transportation Manager


Mississauga, ON


Full-Time, Salaried

Closing Date

January 20, 2022

Company Overview

Sysco connects the world to share food and care for one another. Sysco leads from the heart of food and service to deliver the freshest foods and fresh ideas. Our customers can count on us to deliver on-point products and solutions since only Sysco is the global leader, sitting at the heart of innovation supply, delivery, culinary and more.

With over 69,000 associates, the company operates more than 320 distribution facilities worldwide and serves more than 650,000 customer locations. For fiscal 2019 that ended June 29, 2019, the company generated sales of more than $60 billion.

Sysco, one of Canada's Best Employers 2019, as listed by Forbes, is dedicated to our global corporate social responsibility goals and to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. Join our winning team.

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Role Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will:

  • Organize unassigned routes to drivers to be picked first thing in the morning and provide day-to-day on-road supervision.
  • Ensure that customer orders are delivered within the specified timelines and quality of products is maintained.
  • Respond to on-road issues including driver accidents and injury reports.
  • Liaise with District Sales Managers and Customer Service department as necessary.
  • Manage overtime hours, hours of work, reduce accident frequency, and maintain low shrink numbers.
  • Create a safety awareness culture through the encouragement of Health & Safety best practices.
  • Take the necessary steps to minimize transportation costs and maintain efficiency.
  • Manage grievance process and interpret collective agreement.
  • Maintain compliance with MTO regulations.
  • Respond to customer inquiries.
  • Responsible for compliance with all Policies and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) comprising Sysco's Food Safety Program, specific for the assigned role.
  • Assist Food Safety Program Manager in ensuring compliance to Sysco's Food Safety Program that leads to compliance with third party certification and customer requirements.

Qualifications/Skills/Job Requirements:

  • High School Diploma required, Post-Secondary education an asset.
  • Minimum of three (3) years of supervisory experience in a transportation role preferably in the foodservice industry.
  • A valid Ontario AZ driver's license in good standing is an asset.
  • Must possess experience working in a unionized environment.
  • Must be able to work throughout Toronto (GTA), Barrie, and Vaughan area of service.
  • Required to work shifts that may include evenings, nights and/or weekends.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Customer service, time management and leadership skills.
  • Computer skills, including knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Internal candidates must have worked in their current position for at least one year.

Internal candidates apply via the Career Centre on your HR Portal / ADP Workforce Now.

External candidates submit cover letter & resume via

Our Purpose

Connecting the world to share food and care for one another

Our Mission

Delivering success for our customers through industry-leading people, products, and solutions

Our Identity

Together we define our future of foodservice and supply chain

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 • Associate Resource Groups

(*benefits may vary based on location or bargaining unit)

How to Apply