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Sysco Inbound Manager in Union City, California


US1120 FreshPoint San Francisco, Inc.

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Minimum Level of Education:

High School or Equivalent

Minimum Years of Experience:

3 Years

Employment Type:

Full Time

Travel Percentage:



The Inbound Manager is responsible for managing all processes that are related to products being received into the warehouse. The Inbound Manager is responsible for the proper use of manpower, motivating associates; ensuring associates are in compliance with all safety policies, ensuring all products are quality and quantity check upon arrival. It is also the Inbound Manager's responsibility to ensure all inbound products are properly received in our inventory systems.


  • Provide technical, customer relations, and personnel management for major programs and projects

  • Overseeing daily receiving, selection processes on the dock and in the coolers

  • Additional departments may vary by operation company (OpCo) to include yard, facilities, forklift, and quality assurance

  • Communicating with the receiving team and procurement team on daily basis to explore opportunities within the inbound processes

  • Continuously reviews standard operating procedures to create efficienciesTroubleshooting and resolving issues as needed

  • Hire, Motivate, Discipline, Terminate, Develop, Train, coach, and evaluating selectors, high lift, receivers and quality inspectors performance on the dock

  • Review the team’s CMP’s regularly to ensure they are on track to meet their goals

  • Additional departments may vary by operation company (OpCo) to include yard and facilities

  • Develops and promotes warehouse goals and objectives while working with operations management in planning and supervising activities

  • Department planning, not limited to scheduling, staffing, and budget decisions. Assists in planning and developing a warehouse operating budget

  • Evaluations of warehouse operations in terms of fiscal management to ensure all activities are within budgetary constraints

  • Analyzes identify and propose solutions to problems regarding operations of the warehouse in an effort to increase the effectiveness of the operations department

  • Work with inventory manager to review and control product shrink, monitor outflow of product, assign coolers to specific employees and update product code slots as needed

QUALIFICATIONSEducationHigh school Diploma, prefer associates or bachelors


  • Three to five years produce industry experience

  • Three years of supervisory/leadership experience

  • Forklift and pallet experience and certification


  • Ability to operate well under constant change

  • Ability to motivate and train associates

  • Ability to delegate and assign work task efficiently and effectively

  • Good working knowledge of the following: inventory control practices and procedures, including forms associated with inventory control, product lines and their dimensions; products sold by SYSCO; SYSCO safety and security policies; equipment associated with warehouse activities and the operation of the equipment; management principles including developing objectives, projecting and managing under a budget, evaluating department operations, and managing and motivating employees; necessary interdepartmental communications related to warehouse and safety activities

Decision Making AuthorityMost important decisions made fully independently:

  • Counsel employees with corrective actions

  • Assign daily task

  • Enforce compliance on all safety policies

  • Reject product with inferior quality on inbound

  • Personnel schedule changes

Most important decisions made with review and approval of other individuals or supervisors (include the reviews/approvals required):Headcount increases and Terminations.


Candidates who start work in the months of May, June and July 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.