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Sysco Outbound Selector in Lakeside, Nova Scotia

Outbound Selector

Reports To

Warehouse Supervisor


Halifax, NS


Hourly, Permanent

Closing Date


Company Overview

Sysco connects the world to share food and care for one another. Sysco leads from the heart of food and service to deliver the freshest of foods and ideas to restaurants, healthcare and educational facilities, lodging establishments and other customers who prepare meals away from home. Our customers can count on us to deliver on-point products and solutions since only Sysco is the global leader, sitting at the heart of innovation supply, delivery, culinary and more.

With over 57,000 colleagues and a fleet of over 13,000 vehicles, Sysco operates approximately 326 distribution facilities worldwide and serves more than 625,000 customer locations. For fiscal 2022 that ended July 2, 2022, the company generated sales of more than $68 billion USD. Sysco has 27 Specialty Meat and Seafood operating companies across Canada and United States that focus on meat and seafood production and distribution.

Sysco, one of Canada’s Best Employers 2023, as listed by Forbes, is dedicated to our global corporate social responsibility goals and to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. 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.

Sysco is more than just a place to work. Our passion for food and our customers has made us the industry leader. To remain on top, we will continue to think bigger, work harder and never give up. Are you ready to drive success?

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Industrial Athlete. Warehouse Associate. Order Selector. Regardless of the job title - you'll find satisfaction performing one of the most critical and physically demanding jobs in our Company.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Operating a triple pallet jack and electronic warehousing system, you'll select customer orders accurately, safely, and quickly to ensure our customers get the products they need, when they need them.

  • You will handle an average of 1,500 cases per shift, with each case weighing an average of 30 pounds.

  • You will move a lot. On average you'll walk over 10 kilometers in a single shift!

  • You will use exceptional focus, skill, and physical stamina to make sure every customer order you select is perfect.

  • Above-average base pay: Starting hourly wage is $21.88 per hour. Earn an additional $1 per hour freezer premium if working in that area. Additional hourly rate increases occur twice each year.

  • Lucrative monetary incentives by working quickly, accurately, and safely.

  • Never pay for a gym membership again - this job will keep you fit!

  • Opportunity for career growth - many of our executive leaders and managers started their careers in this very position.

Qualifications/Skills/Job Requirements (About you):

  • Hours of work: 4 days a week, 10-hour shifts, Sunday to Friday, Typical start time of 6 pm

  • All selectors will have 2 consecutive days off plus one other night. Schedules will be provided during training.

  • Work most stat holidays and receive pay or get time off in lieu that can be booked like vacation

  • Experience required on Raymond Stand Up Deep Reach or similar equipment

  • Must be 18+ years of age

  • Able to read, write and communicate effectively in English as it relates to the job and to the safety regulations

  • Must pass pre-employment testing (Background Check, Physical Abilities Test)

  • Selection will require working in all 3 zones, Dry, Cooler and Freezer and selectors should be prepared to work in all areas at any time.

Internal candidates apply via the Career Centre on your HR Portal / ADP Workforce Now.

External candidates submit cover letter & resume via

Our Purpose:

Connecting the world to share food and care for one another

Our Mission:

Delivering success for our customers through industry-leading people, products and solutions

Our Identity:

Together we define our future of foodservice and supply chain

Sysco is committed to Employment Equity. Accommodations during the recruitment process are available upon request for candidates with disabilities.

Here’s a sample of the many benefits Sysco colleagues enjoy:

Comprehensive Flexible Benefits including Health and Dental, Health Care Spending and Wellness Accounts • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability • Life Insurance • Voluntary Optional Insurance • Parental Leave Plan • Company Pension Plan • Group RRSP & TFSA • Employee and Family Assistance • Stock Purchase Plan • Maple Virtual Care • Unlimited on-line learning • Sysco product discounts • Preferred vendor discounts • Associate Resource Groups

(*benefits may vary based on location or bargaining unit)