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Warehouse Lead 2nd & 3rd Shift

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: 0-1
Position Type:
Travel Percentage: 0


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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 2 openings for our Warehouse Lead.  We have a 2nd and 3rd Shift opening. The positions will be responsible for overseeing warehouse floor operations and performing various warehouse duties while following preferred work methods and company policies. 


This terrific opportunity is located at Sysco IFG's facility in Jacksonville, FL.


Please read all Responsibilities, Qualifications and Requirements. 




The Warehouse Lead is primarily assigned to:  Assist with supervising warehouse personnel to complete tasks in an orderly and efficient manner. Tasks include receiving, shipping, loading, checking, and monitoring lift operators. Leads will also perform these duties and tasks while keeping the warehouse in an organized, safe, and sanitary condition.  Responsible for implementing and executing Sysco IFG’s Food Safety Policy.


  • Provides support within the scope of operations. Duties will include any of the warehouse functions or duties. EX. (Loading, receiving, checking etc.).
  • Ensuring warehouse is maintained in a safe and sanitary manner, relaying to appropriate personnel if tasks need completion.
  • Assist in helping train/retrain associates on performance and safety topics.
  • Provides coverage for Warehouse Supervisor on days off. Also provides support in starting or closing shifts when needed.
  • Conducts / assists in pre/ post shift walk through to ensure warehouse is in a secure and safe manner. Conducts daily pre shift meetings and stretches.
  • Performing other operations duties as assigned by management.



The Warehouse Lead must:

  • Have 6 months to 1 year warehouse experience in increasingly responsible positions.  
  • Have a High School Diploma or its equivalent.
  • Effectively communicate (including reading, writing, and speaking) in English.


The Warehouse Lead must be able to:

  • Operate warehouse equipment to include a Stand up Forklift and pallet jack. 
  • Work in both ambient and freezer temperatures; Freezer (-10), Cooler (36) and Dry Side (70’s) of Warehouse for extended periods of time.
  • Frequently lift 50lbs and occasionally lift up to 80 lbs.
  • Stand for long periods of time, with frequent walking.
  • Have the ability to read and speak English.   

*** 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 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 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.


****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: 72271