Sysco Interview Questions

Updated Sep 9, 2014
Updated Sep 9, 2014
75 Interview Reviews

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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    interviewed at Sysco in January 2013.

    Interview Details

    Saw the posting on my university's jobs listing and applied through corporate. Got a call a few weeks later and asked if I was interested. The interview wasn't very difficult, and the questions were very straight forward. I was interviewed by two managers who would have been my supervisors. The atmosphere was really nice.

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    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  2.  

    Marketing Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 6+ weeks - interviewed at Sysco in March 2011.

    Interview Details

    You will go through multiple interviews, first interview will be with a general manger that act as a recruiter for the company, and you will be giving an aptitude exam, and he will make sure that you have experience in the Food industry, then you will be interviewed by the regional manger who will determine your eligibility, if you are qualified then he will pass you to the district manger, and finally you get to see the VP who will discuss the offering salary.

    Interview Questions
    • Why did you choose to apply to Sysco and not to XXX - their competitor- instead?   View Answer
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  3.  

    Category Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    They took anyone they could get to work for the money they were offering. The interview was more about the amount of money they were offering, then learning about me.

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    • They use a star based interview process.... Its stupid, the interviewer needed more training on the process... he fugged the whole thing because he wanted me, and I was willing to work for the peanuts they were offering.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Warehouse Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at Sysco in March 2012.

    Interview Details

    Call to come in, talk to a supervisor. Expect a call within 2 weeks for begin, go in for initial training and straight into a work day, my first day ended up 15 hours on the clock

    Interview Questions
    • How did you show leadership in ___________ time of your life   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiations
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  6.  

    Strategic Sourcing Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Sysco in October 2012.

    Interview Details

    Please be as transparent as possible. Be upfront about your expectations, and ask about work/life balance, compensation, and the moral of the company. Do not be discouraged about your previous job industries because they are looking for all types of backgrounds to help drive change. It is a good place to work if you love change.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  7.  

    Delivery Driver Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Columbia, SC
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Columbia, SC
    Application Details

    I applied in-person - interviewed at Sysco in July 2014.

    Interview Details

    Telephone interview with talent acquisition went extremely well lasted 45mins. By mid week talent acquisition called and scheduled an on site interview. Interview process was straightforward and went extremely well it lasted about 2hrs.

    Interview Questions
    • What is one of the most rewarding things about your current job?   View Answer
    • Why do you want to work for Sysco?   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    Probably the easiest of my career.
    Accepted Offer
    Easy Interview
  8.  

    Safety Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Atlanta, GA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Atlanta, GA
    Application Details

    I applied online - interviewed at Sysco in July 2014.

    Interview Details

    Communication between the individual setting up date & time for the interview. Date/Time I was given was never communicated to the individuals I was to be interviewing. I had to wait over 3 hours.

    Interview Questions
    • A general lack of preparedness made lack of flow to the questions difficult.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview
  9.  

    Staff Accountant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online - interviewed at Sysco.

    Interview Details

    Applied online. Received a call within 2 weeks. Met with HR director and Accounting Manager. Very relaxed setting with questions in regards to your past experiences. After interview manager gave me a tour
    and met people in the department

    Interview Questions
    • None. Mostly fit questions and "walk through your resume"   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Easy Interview
  10.  

    Accounts Payable Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Cypress, TX
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Cypress, TX
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter - interviewed at Sysco in July 2014.

    Interview Details

    I was contacted by a staffing agency, they submitted my resume Friday, got a call from Sysco acquisition Monday to come in for an interveiw Tuesday.

    The interview was mainly composed of "what would you do", and " how would you do", quesions. Nothing, really geared to the position, just mainly questions that would indicate character, and whether you are a good fit.

    After the interview, about 30 minutes later, I received a call from the staffing agency stating I had the job.

    Interview Questions
    • Be prepared to answer plenty of question regarding mistakes you have made and how you fixed it, how you handle change and other scenario types of questions.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Developer Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took a day - interviewed at Sysco in November 2010.

    Interview Details

    Phone interview followed with onsite interview. Technical questions asked. Also met the team on the same day. Then met senior manager to talk about pay, left and got the offer very quick.

    Interview Questions
    • Not very difficult, questions like "The date format convertion in Oracle".   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Average Interview

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