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Sysco Training Manager - SYGMA - Portland in Clackamas, Oregon


US3084 The SYGMA Network, Inc.

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Minimum Level of Education:

Bachelor's Degree

Minimum Years of Experience:

2 Years

Employment Type:

Full Time

Travel Percentage:


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Job Summary:

This position exists to improve the performance, engagement and retention of colleagues through effective management of on-boarding and continuous training practices. Works with site management to track, communicate and manage all company-wide training programs and provide support to address remedial training needs at the local level.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work with Department Leads, Human Resources, and Safety Leaders to develop and manage effective on-boarding training programs with a focus on colleague performance.

  • Select and indirectly manage On-The-Job Trainers in Transportation and Warehouse Departments through regular training meetings, training effectiveness evaluations, one-on-one discussions and overall performance management of the Job Trainer.

  • Manage an on-boarding process for new Drivers and Warehouse initial training by leveraging Sysco Operations Academy Programs. Manages extended on the job training throughout the entire 90-day orientation period; work through Job Trainers to develop a process that includes follow-up training as needed for new associates to reach acceptable new-hire performance standards.

  • Track and analyze all training-related activity and communicate progress to site leadership.

  • Work with Supervisor and Manager on the job to facilitate translation of new skills and knowledge from classroom experiences to job performance.

  • Conduct gap analysis and create solutions for existing associates in high-volume positions including Drivers and Warehouse Selectors who are not performing at acceptable levels.

  • Lead discussions with Site Leadership related to on-boarding and training activity for high-volume positions including Drivers and Warehouse Selectors; prepare and discuss documentation and recommendations during weekly meetings.

  • Actively participate in the Training Manager community including regular calls, projects, and events.

  • Drive a culture of feedback as part of development process through effective Performance Management; responsible for instructing and managing feedback process for all positions within the company.

  • Participate in colleague check-in processes and retention playbook activities in order to understand and improve early experiences.

  • Other duties as assigned



  • 4 year degree in Training & Development-related field or commensurate experience in similar field.


  • At least 2 years' experience in Training-related job.

  • Experience with building and managing on-boarding training programs for individual-contributor positions.

  • Experience with building coaching & feedback cultures.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Very strong ability to coach and provide constructive feedback at all levels

  • Excellent communication skills including speaking, writing, and listening to others

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Ability to make sound judgments

  • Strong presentation skills including utilization of PowerPoint and excellent public speaking skills

  • Strong understanding of OSHA, DOT, Work Place Safety and Food Safety.

  • Ability to keep informed on legislation affecting the center.

  • Time management and organization skills.

Physical Demands:

  • Work is a combination of sedentary, standing, walking and bending

  • Some travel may be required

  • Flexibility to work a schedule that meets the needs of the center

Mental/Visual Demands:

  • Must be able to read at a distance close to the eyes, with or without correction

Working Conditions:

  • Office, warehouse and outside environments

Equipment Operated:

  • Automobile, PC, Microsoft Office Applications

License or Certification:

  • Driver's license

I verify to the best of my knowledge that I meet the requirements necessary to complete the essential duties of the job to the job.


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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.