Sysco Jobs

Mobile Sysco Logo

Job Information

Sysco Planner, Supply in Houston, Texas


US6469 Sysco Payroll, Division of Sysco Resources Services, LLC

Zip Code:


Minimum Level of Education:

Bachelor's Degree

Minimum Years of Experience:

2 Years

Employment Type:

Full Time

Travel Percentage:



The position is responsible for replenishment from global and stateside suppliers to our redistributed and direct warehouses within the Sysco network. Experience and knowledge will ensure that metrics and procedures for the position will be followed to confirm accuracy within the execution. The position of a Supply Planner comes with the responsibility to accurately replenish inventory with a minimal capital investment while achieving a high level of service to the end customer.


  • Identifies, and executes any necessary changes within replenishment that yield improvement. As such this role will provide feedback to management in areas that can be improved for future supply chain decisions.

  • Participates in various meetings with Suppliers, Category Management, Regional Distribution Center (RDC) Operations, National Inbound Transportation, Supplier Compliance and other teams on both steady-state and future supply chain decisions while ensuring internal metrics are maintained.

  • Sustain and improve current replenishment standard operating procedures to ensure that best business practices are updated and accessible for current and future employees hired into the Redistribution Inventory Management Department.

  • Define and implement the necessary steps to support the Category Management Initiative with a high level of accuracy while demonstrating knowledge of inventory management that will balance inventory levels.

  • Lead aggressive order optimization with a strategic focus on the supplier, transportation, and operational performance to drive benefit from centralized replenishment.

  • Assures business continuity through approved suppliers and designated shipping lanes.

  • Conduct quarterly business reviews with key suppliers and cross-functional supply chain teams

  • Ensure replenishment alerts, purchase order placement, purchase order confirmations, and system maintenance is completed to maintain the Demand Planning Replenishment (DPR) service level of 99.5% and SAP service level of 99.3%.



  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Supply Chain, or Business or 4 years of equivalent work experience in a relevant work capacity can be substituted.


  • Requires a minimum of 2 years' purchasing experience in foodservice merchandising or other inventory management experience in related industries such as retail or distribution.

Certificates, Licenses, and Registrations

  • APICS Certification is a plus.

Professional Skills

  • Demonstrated ability in using analytical problem-solving techniques and providing an accurate recap of findings and solutions with timelines to upper management.

  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, time-management, and decision-making skills.

  • Outstanding problem-solving skills when dealing with time-sensitive situations while recognizing any areas that require improvement to mitigate future occurrences.

  • Proactive in identifying and resolving issues with minimal direction while keeping management informed in areas of importance.

  • Solid general problem-solving skills and ability to perform analysis utilizing MS Excel or MS Access to identify and analyze trends.

  • Proficient in MS Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

  • Ability to complete assignments on time and with high quality under tight time constraints.

  • An approach that is helpful to others on the team or in the organization in terms of helping to get work out directly, sharing knowledge, and setting a tone of teamwork and cooperation.

  • Able to work independently and schedule own time daily.

Language Skills

  • Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to write reports and business correspondence

  • Effectively communicate among team members, to other corporate departments, and Operating Company (OpCo) personnel

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 may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Frequently required to stand, walk, sit use hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard, mouse, and telephone keyboard to talk and hear.

  • Occasionally required to lift and or move items in the 10-20 lb range.

  • The job requires travel approximately 5% of the time.

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 the duties and responsibilities listed are the only tasks to be performed by the employee in this job. The employee 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. When duties and responsibilities change and develop the job description will be reviewed and subject to changes of business necessity.


For information on Sysco's Benefits, please visit


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.