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Sysco Director, Merchandising in Auburndale, Florida


US1151 Buckhead Meat Florida, Division of Buckhead Meat Co

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Minimum Level of Education:

Bachelor's Degree

Minimum Years of Experience:

4 Years

Employment Type:

Full Time

Travel Percentage:

Up to 25%


The pay range provided is not indicative of Sysco's actual pay range but is merely algorithmic and provided for generalized comparison. Factors that may be used to determine rate of pay include specific skills, work location, work experience and other individualized factors


This is a merchandising position responsible for overall performance and management of the merchandising department which includes but is not limited to: end customer order fulfillment, inventory management with intent to maintain lowest possible DSO (day sales outstanding), merchandising activities that enhance profitability (realized equity and earned income overall gross margin), support sales growth, Logistics, assist in achieving warehouse operations efficiencies as it relates to inbound product, management and directing department staff.


  • Direct local merchandising and supplier resources

  • Negotiate and manage local level programs

  • Grow company, gross margin and earned income while achieving company sales and operational efficiency targets

  • Manage shrink and approve credits

  • Manage the purchasing and merchandising of products in an effort to enhance customer satisfaction and profitability of department operations



  • 4-year degree (Bachelor's Degree preferred)


  • 4 years in purchasing ( Meat Procurement/Center of the Plate or foodservice distribution )

Professional Skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, effective written/oral communication skills, strong analytical skills

  • Manages local OpCo (operating company) assortment to meet sales demands and execute and support category growth initiatives

  • Monitor market to increase market share

  • Negotiate and manage local level programs

  • Projection and budget management


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Sysco is the global leader in foodservice distribution. With over 71,000 colleagues and a fleet of over 13,000 vehicles, Sysco operates approximately 333 distribution facilities worldwide and serves more than 700,000 customer locations.

We offer our colleagues 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.