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Sysco Master Scheduler in Indianapolis, Indiana


US2160 Sysco Guest Supply, LLC

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Minimum Level of Education:

Bachelor’s Degree

Minimum Years of Experience:

5 Years

Employment Type:

Full Time

Travel Percentage:


JOB SUMMARYResponsible for planning and coordinating the production schedules including bulk formulation and the production of finished goods in order to efficiently manage inventory levels while meeting customer requirements.


  • Coordinates with sales, manufacturing, and purchasing in developing plans to achieve appropriate inventory levels to meet the customers’ needs.

  • Consults the materials resource planning (MRP) system for information/data on the future demand of products and materials.

  • Maintains and reviews the planning structure routinely in order to adjust for changes in customer requirements, logistical delays, and equipment malfunction.

  • Consults and communicates with purchasing and forecasting concerning materials, inventory and customer requirements adapting the schedule as needed through the planning cycle.

  • Communicates and advises appropriate departments of changes to the master plan and related schedules.



Bachelor’s degree in business, materials management or equivalent experience


  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in manufacturing and/or production planning

  • Professional certification by the American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS) preferred

Skills & Abilities

  • Detail-oriented and meticulous with strong math skills

  • Good interpersonal communication skills

  • Ability to exercise good judgment and make decisions with little supervision

  • Strong proficiency with basic computer hardware and software (MS Excel and Access, LX, PeopleSoft, Prestige Scheduler, Phocas, various shop floor scheduling tools, queries and relational databases)

  • Good oral and written skills

  • Excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills with a strong systems process orientation

  • Flexible and able to adapt quickly in a changing environment

  • Ability to analyze situations and react in a timely manner

Physical Demands & Work EnvironmentThe physical, mental, and environmental conditions in which the work is performed. The 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 lbs

  • While this position will primarily work in an office environment, travel, including overnight (approx. 30 %) may be required to attend company events, staff meetings, training sessions, customer meetings and/or industry or vendor trade shows

  • May be required to utilize personal vehicles for business travel that may result in long periods of sitting. Must maintain a valid driver license with a driving record that meets Company minimum standards and maintain current automobile insurance coverage as set forth by Sysco

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate

  • Overtime work may be required depending on business needs

This job description indicates in general terms, the type and level of work performed as well as the typical responsibilities of employees in this classification. The duties described are not to be interpreted as being all-inclusive to any specific employee. Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind the work assignments of different positions and to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions of the job. Nothing in this position description changes the at-will employment relationship existing between the Company and its employees. This job description supersedes prior job descriptions.


Candidates who start work in the months of May and June 2021 may be eligible for medical and prescription drug plan coverage effective on their date of hire*. Standard eligibility rules and timelines apply to all other Sysco benefits, including additional healthcare benefits options, retirement benefits, vacation, and paid sick leave. Please visit to view additional benefits information. *Exceptions/exclusions may apply


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.