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Sysco General Labour in Vancouver, British Columbia

General Labour

Reports To

Production Supervisor


Buckhead Vancouver


Full-Time, Permanent, Hourly

Closing Date

July 27, 2024

Hourly Rate

$21 per hour

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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The purpose of the job is to provide overall support to operational functions.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Various assigned duties throughout the production areas including packaging and burger room, and other departments as needed.

  • Responsible for moving, boxing, deboxing, processing, packaging product according to specifications.

  • Ensure proper scanning and documentation is completed as required

  • Participate in monthly inventory as required

  • Weigh proteins and tag containers for weights and contents

  • Determine the quality of various proteins based on physical attributes, shape, and smell

  • Use and care of tools / knives / equipment

  • Meet customer demands and stock orders, whether for local or wholesale

  • Comply with all safety rules and adherence to all Company Health and Safety policies, OHSA

  • Complete necessary certifications if required

  • Assist as directed in start-up or end of shift operations

  • Cleaning – complete as directed proper cleaning and sanitizing of miscellaneous parts / equipment prior to / end of shift shut down, and as needed

  • Ensure that any equipment being used is safe to operate at all times

  • Comply with all Food Safety and HACCP regulations

  • All other duties as assigned

Qualifications/Skills/Job Requirements (About you):

  • 1+ year work-related experience (food processing, cold environment production)

  • Completion of High School, Post-Secondary an asset

  • Trained in WHMIS, Health and Safety, Food Safety, HACCP

  • Fluent in oral and written English communication preferred

  • Basic math skills

  • Able to work in a fast-paced work environment with superior attention to safe work methods

  • Physically able to lift (50 to 70 + lbs.), stand, walk, bend, twist, stoop, squat, repetitively for the duration of the shift

  • Can work in cold environments, be exposed to dust, odors and raw meat including pork, poultry and seafood

  • Communication and Language – required to communicate using courtesy, tact, discretion, and persuasion, where appropriate. Good handwriting skills

  • Judgment – Ability to use sound judgment when making decisions

  • Problem Solving – Can identify and resolve problems in a timely manner

  • Stress Management – Ability to work well under pressure

  • Quality – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; looks for ways to improve and promote quality.

  • Time Management – Uses time efficiently to meet deadlines.

  • Health and Safety – Works in compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and regulations as well as Company health and safety policies and procedures.

  • Food Safety/Security – Works in compliance with all applicable Food Safety policies and procedures as set out by the Company and relevant legislation including HACCP regulations

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. Accommodation 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)