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Sysco Sales Assistant in Valrico, Florida


US0134 IFG Tampa, Division of Sysco International Food Group, Inc.

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Minimum Level of Education:

High School or Equivalent

Employment Type:

Full Time

Travel Percentage:



Manage clerical duties involved with shipments from order entry to clearance in the country. This includes but is not limited to order entry, shipment preparation for operations, customer communication, coordination of product inspection, preparation of certificates & final documents, the arrangement of freight and responsibility for legal exportation of goods from the USA and customs clearance in the destination country.


  • All activities surrounding shipment preparation and coordination for operations to select, inspect and load. This includes but is not limited to adjusting orders to be routed for selection, arranging for product inspection, preparing inspection applications for USDA, USDC and all government inspectors, shipment maintenance in SUS (Sysco Uniform System) to ensure that all warehouse documents print properly, preparation of warehouse documents (pull sheet, TBOL, packing list) and warehouse folder.

  • Preparation of specific documents required to export products from the USA as well as clear customs in the destination country.

  • Correspondence with the customer to provide pertinent information and resolve challenges with a sense of urgency.

  • Data entry in SUS (Sysco Uniform System) about order entry, hand pricing, booking information, delivery information, etc.

  • Coordination of freight with logistics teams to ensure timely delivery to end-user.


  • HSD or equivalent.

Professional Skills

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook, advanced typing skills, organizational skills, ability to prioritize required.

  • Second language preferred.

  • Describe the most important decisions made by this position.

  • Most important decisions made fully independently:

  • Prioritization of daily tasks

  • Decisions made surrounding coordination of outbound shipments

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

  • Product date approvals

  • Overall supply chain decisions

  • Sourcing products

  • AR (Accounts Receivable) and customer claim to the screen.


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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.