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Sysco Senior Data Analyst, Category Insights & Analytics 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:

4 Years

Employment Type:

Full Time

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Position Purpose:

In this role, you are a Business Leader: you should be an effective communicator, aspiring, and able to drive insights into actions that improve Sysco’s business results. You’ll need to mine multiple sources of data, including syndicated data (NPD, Technomic’s, etc.), derive actionable insights, and translate complex results into simple conclusions that will empower business leaders to take action to win with our customers.

You will present insights that will educate and influence Business and Executive leadership to drive profitable growth. With a combination of analytical expertise, data and system knowledge and business acumen, you’ll answer and anticipate critical business questions and opportunities and deliver critical insights to the business in ways that make significant impacts. You will drive analytics on key growth initiatives and mentor other associates within the organization.


  • Define strategic analytical approach to synthesize data and identify trends, patterns, and insights to drive critical projects, lead advanced analytics, and present key findings to business leaders

  • Drive continuous improvement projects to deliver meaningful insights based on strategic KPIs, hypotheses, and metrics

  • Collaborate with cross functional team of business leaders to define and influence category strategies through data-driven insights and advanced analytics

  • Work with leadership throughout Sysco to frame business opportunities and develop appropriate analytic strategies

  • Lead problem solving sessions to develop analytical solutions that contribute to the overall profitability of Sysco

  • Develop in-depth business, analytical and systems knowledge to improve or build analytical solutions, approaches, and business recommendations

  • Design & develop appropriate mechanisms for tracking & performance management (e.g., Tableau dashboards, reports)

  • Lead in the development of team culture, mentoring other associates, and development of skills and processes


  • Bachelor's Degree required (Business, Computer Science, Mathematics or Analytics degree preferred), Master’s degree a plus

  • 4 years of relevant professional experience required


  • Understanding of business value drivers and corresponding business impact

  • Strategic thinking skills (making complex decisions, innovation, dealing with ambiguity, etc.) as well as excellent analytic, and quantitative skills

  • Problem-solving skills with proven ability to influence others across the organization

  • Ability to synthesize, visualize, and effectively communicate complex data into effective storytelling to provide business recommendations

  • Self-motivated individual who is comfortable working with diverse business scenarios, handling multiple priorities and have a business & consultancy mind-set, while technically (data) savvy

  • Passion about discovering new things and ability to learn quickly

  • Good communication skills, self-motivated, dynamic, reciprocal, and "can-do" attitude

  • Data management and visualization skills / tools (SQL, Tableau, PowerBI or similar)

  • Collaborative team player who can effectively work in a matrix/cross-functional organization

  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills

  • Experience analyzing, synthesizing, and communicating syndicated data analytics (NPD, Technomic’s, Nielsen IRI, etc.)

  • Project management capabilities preferred

  • Experience working in distribution, retail, or wholesale industry preferred


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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.