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A company where you are always learning
National Sales Account Executive (Former Employee) –  Edmonton, AB11 March 2019
Sysco itself is one of the best companies i had worked for.

The people and the intensity of learning more is what makes the company great.

Since working here, i had learned to develop public relations with major markets that uses Sysco as their business partner.

you learn to utilize your time management
Pros
Free Samples of Food
Cons
Long Hours
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Great company
Sales Representative (Former Employee) –  Edmonton, AB26 October 2018
Great place to get experience. Many opportunities to move up in the company. Great people. Good salary. Flexibly with hours. Management is amazing. Great company
Pros
The people
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productive and fast pass environment
Quality Control Associate (Current Employee) –  Calgary, AB23 October 2018
daily checks, reports and inspections of inbound produce, maintaining product on hand and replies to all email inquires regarding product integrity. An increased product knowledge, keen eye for details and so much more learned from here. Close group of people that are fun to work with. Most enjoyable part of the job is the staff you get to work with and the staff pricing on products able to purchase.
Pros
free meals, staff pricing on goods, potential movement within company
Cons
potential on call, work sundays for rotation shifts
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The worse job ever
National Account Manager (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ON22 October 2018
Learnt a lot around how to manage expectations, but the workplace overall is toxic, too many associates that are not capable of doing the job, so you end up picking slack for others.
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Ambiente y Trato adecuado a los empleados
Administrador de Ordenes (Former Employee) –  British Columbia15 October 2018
- Un día típico de trabajo consistía en hacer las tareas asignadas con los compañeros de trabajo en un ambiente adecuado y con supervisores que te hacían mejorar cada día en tu desempeño. Aprendí a realizar mis labores correspondientes de manera rápida y eficaz gracias a los compañeros de trabajo que tienen mas experiencia y a los supervisores de turno.
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Very stressful place to work and very little support from upper management
Operations Manager (Former Employee) –  Mississauga, ON13 October 2018
Very little support from upper management and a very inconsistent place to work when upholding rules and policies. Management is barely supported by the Human Resource department and this is the biggest mistake Sysco makes in my opinion. The company tries to make everyone happy, but in reality that is impossible and creates a worse environment.
Pros
Genuinely good people outside the four walls
Cons
Too much authority is given to departments that don't deal with the everyday noise.
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Great Experience for New Drivers
Delivery Driver (Former Employee) –  St. John's, NL11 October 2018
If you are a new driver Sysco is a great place to work, you really learn how to get around the city in a big truck. Great co-workers. The hardest part of the job was the physical demands on your body, but if you can stick with it it will get you into fantastic shape.
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Not a good place to work if you r in ottawa
Truck Driver - Class 1 (Current Employee) –  Ottawa, ON6 October 2018
They treat you like a wok horse they work you 14 hour days you make a mistake they try to fire you supervisors are awful no experience equipment is garbage the loads are backwards number ones at the bottom you were just picking all day while they are asking you why are you taking so long warning stay away very very stressful ,money sometimes is not everything working for them, you will eventually get hurt good luck
Pros
Pays good
Cons
Too much of a workload supervisors are sarcastic and will lie to you
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No word
Az delivery driver (Former Employee) –  Toronto3 October 2018
Very disappointed with this Company. I had only 40 hrs left from my probation period and they dismissed me. They have just used me for 5 months and as soon as the business started getting slow they started getting rid of new people who are not unionized. Be careful guys before you start working with them this place is full of politics and back stabbing. Very hard work and you get all garbage deliveries for couple of years. It is based on seniority and they have many old people who been working from last 10 years or so. All downtown calls are downstairs or upstairs which drained out all the energy. I would recommend that get incorporated and work for your own business. I only like about this job is my co- workers.
Pros
Good pay
Cons
No job security
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Good place to start
Administrator (Former Employee) –  Woodstock, ON30 September 2018
Sysco is a well organized company to work for. They have good processes, policies and procedures. A safety focused culture who care about their employees. Great opportunity for starting your career. Not much room for advancement.
Pros
Free food, decent pay, great coworkers
Cons
Office politics, no flexibility with hours
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Terrible
Warehouse Worker (Current Employee) –  Port Coquitlam, BC27 September 2018
From management to workers who have been there for forever the people suck.

Management has no idea what is going on in the office.

Women who gossip constantly.
Pros
free food
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great people
warehouse supervisor (Current Employee) –  Kingston, ON12 September 2018
staff was great to work with. great pay and benefits. good hours for warehouse. employers were great to work around family schedule and were good if you had to leave for family issues
Pros
good pay
Cons
manoninious work
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A lot of fun
Merchandising Assistant (Former Employee) –  Mississauga, ON29 August 2018
The job was interesting because it did not limit me and did not allow me to be repetitive as there are always new challenges. Consistency of new challenges had really allowed me to grow professionally and had given be strong organizational skills.
Most importantly the management was very nice, kind and happily answered any questions that i may have had regarding work.
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good workplace good people and can leaqrn lost of skills.
Swamper (Former Employee) –  Winnipeg, MB28 August 2018
was an early shift mostly 3am start times. meet lots of great people
repetitive workout throughout the day. the hardest part of the job I would say is the really long days like 16 17+ hours and only getting a few hours of sleep for the next day. The most enjoyable part is just doing the job great people lots of exercise. plus I got to known the city really well.
Pros
free food from restraunts.
Cons
really long hours.
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Newer Equipment, Poor management
Delivery Associate (Former Employee) –  Vancouver, BC20 August 2018
12 years at Sysco and they promote from within who they want to promote. The people in charge of the transportation department are not qualified to do the job. They were selected by a higher up that liked them. Guys are promoted more on the buddy buddy system vs actual qualifications. Huge lack of communication between departments. Drivers are always the last to know what is going on, trucks are loaded poorly. You will touch the same box 8 times before you deliver it. The pay is good but you are underpaid for the actual work you do. There are better jobs out there that pay less and have a better work life balance and are easier on the body
Pros
free turkey at xmas
Cons
body is sore after day 1 until you leave
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Accountant (Current Employee) –  Vancouver, BC15 August 2018
Salary is decent and livable. It was a good commute for me. Offices are well organized and clean. Good hours and moderate workload for everyone in the company.
Pros
Decent Salary
Cons
Not much
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nice Atmosphere
Meat Packer (Former Employee) –  Vaughan, ON13 August 2018
Shift are great, they have different schedules, Work training provide people nice to work, very flexible managment easy to get there to the plant.
Very big place to work.
Pros
very cold
Cons
long hours
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Nice Pay,Shame about the company
Order Selector (Former Employee) –  Winnipeg, MB9 August 2018
The pay is great but what you have to go through isn't worth it. A lot of kissing up to upper management,back stabbing,bullying and unrealistic work expectations make this a toxic enviroment. Avoid at all cost
Pros
Decent wage per hr
Cons
Everything
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Large Corporation with little regard for employees
Marketing Associate (Outside Sales) (Former Employee) –  Port Coquitlam, BC30 July 2018
Business to business sales of food service products
outside sales, lots of driving around
high expenses for phone, internet and gas but can be tax deductible
face to face customer interaction
some cold calling required to grow sales
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Busy environment which keeps you challenged
Operations (Current Employee) –  Newfoundland and Labrador26 July 2018
From day one on my workterm i learned a lot. Management are very involved with giving me feedback on my performance and the rest of the staff are great people to work with.
Pros
Fast paced.
Cons
None as of right now.
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Great people makes it feel like home
Customer Service Representative (Team Lead) (Current Employee) –  Winnipeg, MB8 July 2018
Very understanding Manager/Supervisor. A great group of people to work with. Feels like family. Our coworkers keep us coming back. Love the job :) SYSCO FOODS :)
Pros
free food at times :)
Cons
can be busy at times
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