Sysco Canada Inc.

Canadian Head Office - Toronto, Ontario, Ontario
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Warehouse Associate - Forklift

Vaughan, Ontario
Entry Level, Early Career

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)
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The Warehouse Associate is responsible for ensuring all customer orders, internally and externally, are accurately selected and shipped as per customer requirements.

Role Responsibilities:
Ensures the accurate, timely and efficient delivery of all internal and external customer orders Load/unload trucks as required
Complete required paperwork and project time-tracking documentation
Maintain warehouse, coolers and freezer in order
Performs daily safety checklist and standard battery charging procedure
Work in a warehouse environment with the ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
Assist in cycle counting and periodic inventories
Provide excellent customer service
Keep work area orderly and clean
Participate in process Improvement by communicating to supervisor and/or team lead
Support and maintain all corporate quality/HACCP regulations, health and safety standards, processes, policies, practices and work instructions
All other duties as assigned

Qualifications/Skills/Job Requirements:
3 years' work experience; preferably in the manufacturing or foodservice industry
Able to work day and/or night shift
High School or related field
Able to demonstrate an aptitude in writing and mathematics to complete any required paperwork accurately and legibly
Excellent oral and written communication skills (English fluent)
Forklift certified (Reach / Walkie), reverse steer preferred
Able to demonstrate proficiency in the safe operation and handling of equipment
Ability to work cohesively in a team and fast pace environment
Must be available to work days and nights
Basic computer knowledge / general office equipment use
Flexibility to work overtime when required
Must be able to work in a cold environment
Use of scanners / inventory system

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 location or bargaining unit)