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Sysco Sr Analyst, Supply Chain Design in Houston, Texas


US6469 Sysco Payroll, Division of Sysco Resources Services, LLC

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Minimum Level of Education:

Bachelor's Degree

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


The Sr Analyst Supply Chain Design is responsible for supply chain optimization scenario development and execution utilizing Llamasoft Supply Chain Guru as well as various proprietary tools developed by Sysco. The Sr Analyst will be part of a project team and work collaboratively with Global Support Center teams as well as field leaderships in high impact, high visibility initiatives involving distribution territory strategies, facility decisions, product stocking and profit maximization projects. This role also supports the development of new capabilities and scope of work for Supply Chain Design which involves discovery and creative problem solving anchored on heavy operational and financial data analytics.


  • Responsible for data sourcing, cleansing, analysis as required for each project.

  • Responsible for documenting modeling approach, data sources, transformations, assumptions, and constraints.

  • Responsible for running model refresh/update queries and performing custom data collection/extracts for special projects.

  • Responsible for interpreting output of optimization models including physical flows, operational metrics and financial outcomes.

  • Responsible for evaluating model output for errors and performing sensitivities to model assumptions/constraints.

  • Responsible for packaging final results for consumption by other teams including Facilities Planning and Finance.



  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration (Operations Management/Supply Chain Management/Distribution and Logistics), Industrial Engineering, Operations Research, Statistics, Computer Science, Engineering or Finance required

  • Masters Degree in Industrial Engineering, Operations Research, Computer Science or MBA preferred


  • Minimum 3 years total work experience in operations planning, supply chain optimization, network optimization or a combination of the above

  • Minimum 2 years of experience in supply chain planning/design:

  • Knowledge of the principles of optimization and how optimization is performed using software packages

  • Understanding of simulation and the differences between optimization and simulation

  • Familiarity with network optimization, inventory optimization, product flow analysis, operations planning, and cost to serve analysis

  • Minimum 1 year experience with Llamasoft Supply Chain Guru - Network Optimization preferred

  • Ideal candidate would have some previous supply chain consulting experience

Core Competencies:

  • Working knowledge of distribution center and delivery operations including facilities, equipment, core computer systems and job functions

  • Strong operational and financial acumen in a distribution environment

  • Experience with leading supply chain optimization software packages such as Llamasoft, I2, Manugistics, Logicnet required

  • Database querying and building (SQL, RedShift, Visual Studio, SSIS) strongly desired

  • Familiarity with Tableau, PowerBI, One Click or other data visualization tools desired

  • Ability to learn and adapt to emerging technologies

Professional Skills:

  • To be successful in this position, the individual performing the duties must successfully demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Planning and Organizing

  • Communication: Communicates well both verbally and in writing

  • Customer Service

  • Results Oriented: Driven to achieve goals and objectives

  • Collaboration: Develops cooperative relationships throughout the organization

  • Problem Solving

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

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk and use hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard, mouse, and telephone to talk and hear.

  • The employee is frequently required to sit and reach with hands and arms.

  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.

Working Conditions

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Must be able to travel 30-40% of the time.

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.



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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.