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Sysco CAD Designer in Houston, 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:

10+ 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


MPS and Produce Industry-focused, skilled computer-aided CAD designer position, with software installation and licensing duties. Strong knowledge of meat and produce industry processes. Experienced in food processing and packaging engineering design. Presentation of design options in various media formats - printed, electronic teleconference, etc. Advanced architectural drafting work, plotting, document creation and filing, software installation and license management. New CAD-related software testing and evaluation.


  • Assist the Director of Design in designing food processing and packaging layouts in meat and fish packaging companies. Heavy focus on design work, and problem-solving.

  • Assist in reviewing Vendor and OEM drawings, equipment, valves, instrument specifications, and selection.

  • Facilitate design reviews and generate systems bill of materials (BOM).

  • Ensure all drawings are up to date and comply with Sysco's drawing formatting and standards.

  • Maintain projects' drawing and documentation data base.

  • Assist in training design staff in drafting of food facility plans.



Bachelor's Degree or four years of technical school training in AutoCAD, or equivalent work experience.


This is a process and packaging designer position, which requires a minimum of ten years' experience in an engineering drafting setting involving process and packaging or similar food plant operations, along with software license management experience.


  • Very high level of skill in AutoCAD, Bluebeam, Outlook, Google Earth or ARCGIS, Excel, and typical Microsoft Office products.

  • Skilled and highly knowledgeable in food processing and packaging equipment and processes. Ability to solve minor design problems in an effective manner.

  • Extensive industry knowledge of mechanical equipment, instruments, and devices used in food processing systems.

  • Acquainted with material specifications and selection.

  • Knowledge of multi-temperature food storage facilities is a necessity.

  • Knowledge of Revit a plus.

  • Good electronic, written and spoken communication skills. Skilled at reading and understanding engineering drawings, and communicating that information to others.

  • Skilled at the presentation of designs through multiple formats - printed, electronic, telecommunications, remote meetings, etc..

  • Strong architectural and civil design skills.

  • Must be able to work well in a fast-paced, quality-oriented team environment, involving multiple project managers and other professionals.



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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.