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Sysco Logistics Specialist in Plainfield, New Jersey


US2160 Sysco Guest Supply, LLC

Zip Code:


Minimum Level of Education:

High School or Equivalent

Minimum Years of Experience:

1 Year

Employment Type:

Full Time

Travel Percentage:



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.


The Logistics Specialist completes order lifecycle management of logistically arranged purchase orders across multiple levels of the business. Minimal travel may be required by air and personal vehicle.


  • Tender, Track and Trace all managed shipments and communicate time-sensitive information to the appropriate business partners

  • Quote and execute "special" shipments using SYGMA's internally managed carrier database

  • Tend to daily issues around arranged PO's from the supplier to the DC

  • Process and submit all carrier and supplier invoices related to logistical shipments

  • Update the internal TMS system with accurate information around each load

  • Provide reporting on Key Metrics (Freight Revenue Managed, Expenses, Profits, etc)

  • File and track all managed carrier and supplier claims and work with carriers on the timely resolution

  • This encompasses all Logistical PO's managed internally and via SYSCO's Manhattan TMS software

  • Other responsibilities as assigned



  • High school diploma

  • Bachelor's degree preferably in purchasing, supply chain, or business


  • One year purchasing experience, preferably in foodservice distribution

  • AS/400 experience is desired


  • Ability to communicate clearly, primarily by telephone, with employees and outside business contacts

  • Mastery level of skill with Microsoft Excel

  • Microsoft Office Suite, A/S 400

Physical Demands

  • Work is sedentary in nature

  • A substantial part of the day is spent on key entry

Mental/Visual Demands

Must be able to read at distances close to the eyes, with or without correction

Working Conditions

Office environment

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and considers 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.