Slotting Coordinator

Job Description

Company: Sysco Los Angeles
Location: US-CA-Walnut
Zip Code: 91789
Minimum Level of Education: Not Applicable
Minimum Years of Experience: 0-1
Position Type: Non-Exempt
Travel Percentage: 0


More information about this job:


This position is located at 20701 E Currier Rd, Walnut, CA, 91789


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 we’re at the heart of food and service.



This is an Operations position responsible for maintaining and coordinating all slotting processes in a cost efficient manner. Must maintain a balance between the Sysco Redistribution Center, merchandising and the selection pick path.


Slotting Coordinator:

  • Determine warehouse placement of all incoming merchandise and ensures that merchandise is slotted within prior to receipt. Determine placement of new item merchandising and reports slot to appropriate staff in an effort to efficiently store merchandise for future delivery.
  • Prepare a slot change memo identifying rearrangement of products. Move product, as needed, to make room for new products in an effort to efficiently utilize warehouse space and track product movement through the warehouse.
  • Enter slot changes into the inventory tracking system to ensure that all product locations can be identified.
  • Rearrange merchandise in the warehouse so as to maximize total cubic feet usage of available warehouse space.
  • Identify "like items" that are slotted in such a way that the products may not be confused and mispicked; Separate items, as needed, to reduce the possibility of mispick and misdelivery of product to customers.
  • Check slots of discontinued items to determine if product is totally gone. Approve the deletion of the item code numbers if product is totally removed in an effort to ensure that no product is wasted due to deletion from the inventory tracking system.
  • Update, through data entry, slot changes, alterations, expansions, etc., in an effort to ensure that the system correctly identifies product location at all times.
  • Plan and prepare a draft of warehouse racking expansion, as request, in an effort to ensure the fullest utilization of warehouse space. Determine additional racking components needs.

Equipment Operation:

  • Conform to appropriate equipment (i.e. tugs, forklifts, pallet jacks) operation rules and practices in an effort to reduce accidents and injuries.
  • Ensure that assigned equipment is maintained and clean, and report repair or service needs to the equipment mechanic in an effort to reduce equipment damage.
  • Observe all safety rules, regulations, and sanitation policies in an effort to reduce accidents, injuries, and equipment damage.
  • Use equipment horns when driving out of storage areas into unobstructed view areas, and when entering walkways or row intersections in an effort to reduce accidents, injuries and equipment damage.
  • Plug batteries into power outlet when not in use to ensure the availability of fully operational equipment.


Basic Qualifications:

  • 18+ years of age
  • Able to read, write and communicate effectively, as it relates to the job and to the safety regulations
  • Pass pre-employment testing (Drug Screen, Background Check).
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds regularly, and occasionally up to 100 pounds

Preferred Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or General Education Development (GED) or equivalent
  • 3+ years' experience in the Warehouse/Distribution Services field
  • Working knowledge of the following: inventory control techniques and procedures, product lines and their dimensions; products sold by Sysco; Sysco safety and security policies; equipment associated with warehouse activities and the operation of the equipment
  • Good working knowledge of the following systems and technologies: SWMS, SUS, RF Admin (both Spec 1 and Spec 24), SOS, LAS, Driver Tech, RoadNet or equivalent
  • Personal computer skills inclusive of Microsoft Word and Excel

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Lift 50 pounds regularly and occasionally up to 100 pounds.

Working Conditions:

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by associates within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of associates assigned to this job.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


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


Sysco Los Angeles 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