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Sysco Manager, Procurement -- US in Bellaire, Texas


US6469 Sysco Payroll, Division of Sysco Resources Services, LLC

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Minimum Level of Education:

Bachelor’s Degree

Minimum Years of Experience:

5 Years

Employment Type:

Full Time

Travel Percentage:

Up to 25%


The Manager of Procurement and Inventory Management will lead, oversee, and facilitate the process for purchasing parts and management of inventory for Sysco’s supply chain operations, which includes fleet, material handling, facilities, production, and beverage assets. This position will work with the operation company (OpCo), corporate maintenance and operations teams, and third parties.RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Directly works with 3rd parties (OEMs, dealers, distributors, vendors) and internal stakeholders (sourcing and maintenance) to create processes and procedures to optimize the purchasing process and inventory levels, primarily through a Computerized Maintenance Management System

  • Establish effective inventory levels through purchasing history, min/max levels, and reorder points to reduce the carrying cost of inventory

  • Implement inventory reduction techniques to eliminate dead and slow-moving stock

  • Run inventory turns report and establishes goals for inventory turns

  • Records, tracks, and analyzes results

  • Other responsibilities include but not limited, determining replenishment lead times, safety and seasonal stock requirements, and available physical space


EducationBachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management, Finance, Engineering, or related discipline


  • 7 years’ experience in purchasing and/or inventory management

  • 10 years of relevant experience may be considered in lieu of degree

  • Experience in accounting, finance, performance management, project management, and continuous improvement experience

Certifications or Technical Requirements

  • Inventory Planning and Control or Supply Chain Management preferred

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office 365 suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Project, Word, and SharePoint)

Skills and Abilities

  • Effective interpersonal and communication (oral, written, and listening) skills

  • Ability to interpret and apply a variety of policies, procedures, and/or precedents to resolve diverse issues and make effective decisions

  • Able to research information, analyze data, to arrive at valid conclusions, recommendations, plans of action

  • Aptitude to prepare reports and present ideas clearly and concisely to all levels of the organization - corporate and site - both orally and written

  • Ability to exercise considerable judgment and discretion in establishing and maintaining a good working relationship with both internal and external company personnel with emphasis on diversity and inclusion to foster creativity and innovation

  • Ability to lead projects, manage external resources, and develop project plans

Physical Demands

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job

  • Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk and use hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard, mouse, and telephone to talk and hear

  • The employee is frequently required to sit and reach with hands and arms

  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds

  • The employee will be required to walk, crawl, crouch, and climb related to fuel management installations, inventory management, and, general maintenance requirements

Work Environment

  • This is a Corporate position based in Houston, Texas

  • 10 - 25% travel is required

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job

  • Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate

NOTICE: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of the environment and the level of work being performed by this job. This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only tasks to be performed by the employee in this job. He or she will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by his or her supervisor.Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.This job description supersedes prior job descriptions.


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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.