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Warehouse Supervisor

Jacksonville, Florida

Job Description

Company: Sysco International Food Group, Inc.
Location: US-FL-Jacksonville
Zip Code: 32209
Minimum Level of Education: High School or Equivalent
Minimum Years of Experience: 2
Position Type:
Travel Percentage: 0


More information about this job:



At Sysco we understand that building a great company is just like creating a great product - you must have all the right ingredients. For us, those ingredients are the cultures, backgrounds, ideas, and experiences behind our diverse workforce that embody Sysco.  Sysco is the global leader in selling, marketing and distributing food products to restaurants, healthcare and educational facilities, lodging establishments and other customers who prepare meals away from the home.


As the export specialty division of Sysco, Sysco International Food Group, Inc. delivers the product selection, expertise, service and capabilities of the global leader in food service to the world. Every day, over 30 US based restaurant chains ranging from fine dining to quick service all rely on Sysco IFG to deliver their brand and unique customer experience to consumers in over 90 countries. 


We currently have an opening for a Warehouse Supervisor, Monday – Friday, 5:00 am to finish. This purpose of a Warehouse Supervisor is to supervise warehouse personnel to ensure an efficient and orderly completion of receiving, shipping, selection, checking and loading of orders while maintaining the warehouse in an organized, safe, and sanitary fashion. Responsible for implementing and executing Sysco IFG’s Food Safety Policy.





The Warehouse Supervisor’s primary responsibilities are:


  • Ensures warehouse is maintained in a safe and sanitary manner, communicates to appropriate personnel if tasks need completion. 
  • Assigns and balances daily workload to warehouse personnel.  Assists with receiving, storing, selecting, loading, or checking when needed. 
  • Compiles shift reports including productivity and accuracy statistics and shares with Ops Management team. 
  • Coaches and Trains/Retrains associates on performance and safety topics; completes COACH cards and preferred work method assessments.  Assists with Safety incident investigations when needed. 
  • Safety - Conducts daily pre shift meetings and stretches.  Maintains PM’s for MHE and collects monthly OSHA Cards.
  • Conducts Pre/ Post shift walk through to ensure warehouse is in a safe and secure manner.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Warehouse Supervisor Qualifications:

The Warehouse Supervisor must have the following: 

  • A High School Diploma or its equivalent
  • 2 - 3 years warehouse experience in increasingly responsible positions.  2 years of supervisory experience preferred. 


Warehouse Supervisor Skills:

  • Ability to communicate effectively in English (in email and verbally)
  • Manage deadlines.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook.
  • Have good organizational and time management skills. 
  • Have the ability to prioritize, multitask and work under a high stress environment. 
  • Have very strong attention to detail.  
  • Must be Self-Motivated and hard work driven.
  • Must be able to follow Preferred Work Methods.
  • Must be able to work safely in all areas of the warehouse.
  • Be able to work Monday – Friday, 5:00 am to finish.


*** The work load can vary significantly.  Associates in this role must have the flexibility to work shifts that may include long hours and have varying shift start and end times. Longer workloads may occur during the busy season.


*** All candidates who receive a conditional written offer of employment will be required to undergo and pass the following before their first day of employment:

  • Pre-employment drug test & physical in accordance with the Sysco policy
  • Criminal Records Check
  • Verification of Previous Employment


****Hazardous conditions may exist, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, material handling equipment and exposure to dust.


**** Activities occur both inside (protected from weather conditions but not temperature changes and outside.  Employee is subjected to extreme cold during freezer work and extreme heat due to seasonal outside conditions.  Hazardous conditions may exist, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, exposure to dust, electrical current and working in high places.


****Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the U.S. on a full-time basis without future employment sponsorship.


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


Sysco is 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.

Employment Type: Full Time

ReqID: 69710