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Sysco Reviews

Updated December 13, 2018
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  1. Featured Review

    Helpful (68)

    "HAPPY"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Analyst in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Senior Analyst in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Sysco full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Work life balance
    Pay (above average but less than O&G)
    Benefits are average but the Sysco perks make them awesome.
    Leadership (My Boss ROCKS) most leaders are real leaders
    Friends are easy to make, I have seen no back stabbing from employee to employee
    Growth opportunities are endless
    Free FOOD!!! Everyday free fruit thought the buildings on food testing employees can take samples home
    Onsite Gym
    Cafeteria and Coffee shop is like eating out at restaurant

    Cons

    The work keeps coming and you are strtched thin at times.
    NO SAP!!!
    NO ERP...
    No daycare or dry cleaning on site

    Advice to Management

    I have been very lucky to be apart of the Sysco family, thank you.

    Sysco Response

    Oct 10, 2018 – Director

    We appreciate you taking the time to leave a review. We try to create an open, inclusive, collaborative environment that brings out the best in each member of our diverse team! We hope you continue... More


  2. "Good job here"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Sysco full-time

    Pros

    good hours, good work investment

    Cons

    Corporate red tape, and communications between departments

    Sysco Response

    Oct 28, 2018 – Director

    Thanks for taking the time to give feedback about what it’s like to work at Sysco. You are helping us fulfill our Vision to be our customers’ most valued and trusted business partner!

  3. Helpful (2)

    "Sr Analyst"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Sysco full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Nice building and amenities (Starbucks!)

    Cons

    Work load extreme. It’s all about the stock price and employees are expendable.

    Advice to Management

    You talk the talk, but do not walk the walk.

    Sysco Response

    Dec 9, 2018 – Director

    Thank you for taking the time to give feedback about what it’s like to work at Sysco. You helped us fulfill our Vision to be our customers’ most valued and trusted business partner. Best of luck in... More


  4. "Business analyst"

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    Current Employee - Business Analyst
    Current Employee - Business Analyst
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Sysco full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    People are genuine. I love the people with but I find that a lot of the department work are silo.

    Cons

    Benefits are not so great. Medical are high. Vacation is 2 weeks. Cafeteria food is expensive for what you get.

    Advice to Management

    Better benefits. Need to have more cross functional teams.

    Sysco Response

    Dec 14, 2018 – Director

    We appreciate that you took the time to leave a review. We take all viewpoints into consideration. We are committed to providing our associates with a competitive, comprehensive pay and benefits... More


  5. "Marketing Associate"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I have been working at Sysco full-time

    Pros

    Working for the biggest food distributor In the world has it's benefits. Great resources and great first sales job in terms of the amount of quality training you recieve. Sysco is also very forward thinking so things are always changing to better adapt to the market and help customers.

    Cons

    Things are always changing that It really is up to local management to ensure successful rollouts of new programs etc. Sometimes that doesn't happen, although I dont think because of lack of effort.

    Sysco Response

    Dec 14, 2018 – Director

    Thank you for sharing feedback regarding your training experience at Sysco! We strive to provide the best resources and development opportunities throughout your career with us and will work hard to... More


  6. "Marketing Associate"

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    Current Employee - Marketing Associate in Omaha, NE
    Current Employee - Marketing Associate in Omaha, NE
    Recommends

    I have been working at Sysco full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great schedule, good support, awesome products, easy to sell.

    Cons

    Bogged down with corporate busy work. Takes away from actual work.

    Sysco Response

    Dec 10, 2018 – Director

    Thanks for sharing your feedback about what it’s like to be a member of the Sysco team. We strive for excellence as we help our customers succeed. Keep up the good work!


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Solid Company"

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    Current Employee - Vice President Sales in Orlando, FL
    Current Employee - Vice President Sales in Orlando, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Sysco full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Large company with solid benefits

    Cons

    Large company that sometimes makes employee cuts based on org charts that do not understand the business model.

    Advice to Management

    Don't forget that we are still a service based organization and that qualified, trained and engaged employees are still the foundation of profitability.

    Sysco Response

    Dec 6, 2018 – Director

    Thank you for taking the time to give feedback about what it’s like to work at Sysco. You are helping us fulfill our Vision to be our customers’ most valued and trusted business partner. We take all... More

  8. "CDL A truck driver"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Sysco full-time

    Pros

    Great pay, good benefits. Steady work.

    Cons

    Long days, poor management.

    Sysco Response

    Dec 6, 2018 – Director

    Your feedback is greatly appreciated! Sysco works to make sure each associate is appropriately rewarded for their hard work and dedication to our company. Sysco values you and your efforts to help... More


  9. "Pretty cool place to work at"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Warehouse Worker
    Former Employee - Warehouse Worker
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Sysco full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The pay and people are great

    Cons

    The drive was too far

    Sysco Response

    Dec 6, 2018 – Director

    We appreciate the kind words! At Sysco, we’re committed to doing the right things, and we’re so happy that you enjoyed your career with us. We agree, Sysco people are great! Best of luck in your... More


  10. "Great job for the fit"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Sysco full-time

    Pros

    Salary, paid lunches, benefits, bonuses.

    Cons

    Freezer, fast paced, work until work is finished.

    Advice to Management

    Bring back Christmas parties!

    Sysco Response

    Dec 3, 2018 – Director

    Thank you for providing positive feedback about what it’s like to work at Sysco. We appreciate all that you do, and we’re happy to hear that you are enjoying being a member of the Sysco team. We'll... More