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Sysco Asst Mgr, Outbound in Arlington Heights, Illinois


US1319 European Imports, Inc.

Zip Code:


Minimum Level of Education:

Associate’s Degree

Minimum Years of Experience:

3 Years

Employment Type:

Full Time

Travel Percentage:


JOB SUMMARYThe Manager, Outbound is responsible for directing and coordinating activities of outbound warehouse workers engaged in selecting, loading, stacking, checking and shipping foodservice and food-related products by performing the following duties (below) personally or through subordinate supervisors.

** The shift will be Sunday-Thursday from 6:00pm start to 2:30am


  • Responsible for all nightshift operations.

  • Plans and monitors ways to reduce shrink.

  • Works with HR to develop policies/procedures to help nightshift operate more efficiently and productively.

  • Develops and promotes goals and objectives, maintains communications with other departments (sales, transportation).

  • Analyzes and identifies solutions to issues with night warehouse operations.

  • Works with Inventory Manager to maximize utilization of slots and cube, optimize travel time for picks

  • Oversees order selection and loading (monitors to meet customer special specifications)

  • Assesses training needs, provides training to staff, evaluate employee performance, provide feedback and coaching, employee relations – disciplinary action.

  • Review the team’s CMP’s (congestion management process) regularly to ensure they are on track to meet their goals.

  • Ensures FreshPoint Safe policies and procedures are implemented and followed.

  • Reduce/eliminate injuries, damage, and loss to product and equipment


  • Associates Degree (Bachelor’s Degree in related discipline preferred)


  • 3 years of operations/warehouse experience in shipping and receiving the perishable product

  • A minimum of 1-year supervisory experience and/or a combination of education, supervisory and industry experience

Professional Skills

  • Knowledge of shipping practice and procedures, planning, organizing analyzing, knowledge of inventory software (AS400), Microsoft Office applications (word & excel)

  • Describe the most important decisions made by this position.

  • Most important decisions made fully independently:

  • Counsel employees with corrective actions

  • Assign daily task

  • Enforce compliance on all safety policies

  • Reject product with inferior quality on inbound

  • Personnel schedule changes


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COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Personal protective equipment and masks provided

  • Temperature screenings

  • Social distancing guidelines in place

  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, and cleaning procedures in place


Sysco is the global leader in foodservice distribution. With over 57,000 associates and a fleet of over 13,000 vehicles, Sysco operates approximately 326 distribution facilities worldwide and serves more than 625,000 customer locations.

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 their expectations. We’re looking for talented, hard-working individuals to join our team. Come grow with us and let us show you why Sysco is at the heart of food and service.


Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

This opportunity is available through Sysco Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates.