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Sysco Manager, Inventory Control - SYGMA - Danville, Il in Danville, Illinois


US3090 Sygma Illinois, a Division of The Sygma Network, Inc

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Minimum Level of Education:

High School or Equivalent

Minimum Years of Experience:

5 Years

Employment Type:

Full Time

Travel Percentage:


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Controls and monitors freight and inventory processes using the most cost-effective methods to reduce inventory losses.


  • Provides for monitoring and inspection of produce at the dock to ensure quality standards are met and quantity is correct

  • Oversees and makes all receiving and inventory adjustments to assure correctness and entry into the mainframe

  • Responsible for reporting daily physical cycle counts on frozen, cooler, and dry products

  • Oversees the slotting and assigning of all new items in the warehouse, ensuring the correctness of the information in the mainframe and that warehouse slots are labeled correctly

  • Keeps VP/GM and Warehouse Management informed, as needed, of potential problems and changes

  • Oversees and performs research regarding inventory losses, and implements solutions

  • Oversees the processes involved when potential "outs" are discovered

  • Manages and produces inventory and warehouse reports daily

  • Manages and directs all physical inventories as called for under SYGMA guidelines and directives

  • Works closely with all departments regarding merchandise received, new items, all inventories, to assure a continuous flow of information

  • Oversees and is responsible for the cycle count program

  • Oversees and is responsible for adherence to Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) and Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) Guidelines

  • Other duties as assigned by Management



High school diploma/GED


  • 5 years of inventory control experience in food distribution

  • Prefer 4-year college degree in a related discipline and 1-year experience on IBM AS400

Physical Demands

  • Work is light to medium in nature with frequent walking to perform assigned tasks.

  • You must be able to communicate clearly with shippers and employees.

  • Physical inventories involve periods of prolonged standing.

Mental/Visual Demands

  • You must be able to read text that is close and at a distance with or without correction.

  • In addition, you must be able to perform manual tasks, hear, sit, reach, lift, bend, and interact with others.

Working Condition

  • Activities occur both inside (protected from weather conditions but not temperature changes) and outside

  • Employee is subjected to extreme cold while supervising in the freezer

  • Hazardous conditions may exist, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, electrical current and working in high places

Equipment Operated

A calculator, copier, fax, PC, Microsoft Office applications, telephone and mainframe printer are typical equipment used in this position. You may also be required to operate a pallet jack and forklift.

License or Certifications

Warehouse equipment and possibly forklift. ISO certification or involvement preferred.


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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.