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Sysco Manager, Category Management Cost & Supply Network Analytics - Corporate - US in West University Place, Texas


US6469 Sysco Payroll, Division of Sysco Resources Services, LLC

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Minimum Level of Education:

Bachelor’s Degree

Minimum Years of Experience:

6 Years

Employment Type:

Full Time

Travel Percentage:

Up to 25%


The Manager, Category Management Cost & Supply Network Analytics will lead a team of analysts responsible for supporting the development of Category Assortment and Strategy, the end-to-end Strategic Sourcing process, and Supplier network optimization. This position is directly responsible for development and management of personnel, researching and identifying process and tool optimization opportunities, and managing the quality output of the team on all analyses and deliverables.


  • Manage team of analysts and develop ideas and analyses addressing emerging data and analytics need resulting in optimization of Sysco’s cost and supplier network

  • Leverage analytics to provide decision support to the following groups: Category Assortment & Strategy, Strategic Sourcing, Logistics & Supply Management, and Field Merchandising management, recapture program effectiveness, and contract compliance

  • Manage the development, maintenance, and validation of the Sourcing Results Data Template (SRDT). Ensure timely executions of all steady-state SRDT changes related to the details of the existing category agreements

  • Analyze and approve RFQ/RFP Comparative analysis and Savings calculation/validation

  • Oversee the development and execution of all ad hoc analyses related to supplier cost and network optimization

  • Lead analysis for visibility of key cost drivers, pricing trends, historical net costs and RFQ comparative analyses

  • Train, develop, manage, and support all direct reports to ensure consistency, accuracy, and timeliness of all analyses and reports

  • Responsible for managing talent pipeline including managing the interviewing process, hiring, on-boarding of new associates, and development of top talent through Sysco’s established Talent Management programs



  • Bachelor's degree in business, computer science or equivalent combination of education and experience in lieu of degree sufficient to successfully perform essential job functions required; master’s degree a plus

  • 6+ years’ experience in analytics required. Previous management experience required including direct employee supervision and management of large working teams. Category Management experience within a distribution, retail, or wholesale environment preferred.


  • Exceptional Microsoft Excel (e.g., formulas, pivot tables, graphing, data connections, and automation using macros and VBA)

  • Knowledge of database design and management

  • Experience using Microsoft Access, Tableau, 1010Data, SQL, Visual Basic, and Business Objects (Enterprise Data Warehouse) preferred

  • Experience managing projects and leading large organizations


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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.