Sysco Corp Sr. Manager, Supply Chain Project Execution in HOUSTON, Texas

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Company: CORP EnclaveLocation: US-TX-HOUSTONZip Code: 77077Minimum Level of Education: Bachelor's DegreeMinimum Years of Experience: 7Position Type: Travel Percentage: Up to 25%

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OVERVIEW:At Sysco, 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 are looking for talented, hard-working individuals to join our team. Come grow with us and let us show you why good things really do come from Sysco.


This role is responsible for assisting in development of and leading of projects focused on implementation of supply chain initiatives designed to improve the entire supply chain. The major objectives include logistics capabilities, process improvement, operational efficiencies, network optimization and inventory management. This role will be responsible for the development of project cross functional coordination of all activities related to improved efficiencies, reduced costs and improved customer service. This could involve a wide variety of responsibilities ranging from project management in a pure sense to creating communications collateral to problem solving critical project issues/risks.


Strategy & Leadership

  • Lead cross-functional teams handling the project management of several major supply chain intiatives

  • Assist the Program Director in development of the short and long term supply chain strategies for the company with an emphasis on efficiency, cost saving and customer service.

  • Maintain the policies and structure necessary to ensure optimum supply chain for achieving company goals and objectives.

  • Support the development of analytical tools and reports to effectively manage supply chain performance KPI’s across the company.

  • Assists in reporting of supply chain annual goals/targets and insures alignment with overall company goals and objectives.

  • Fosters high performance culture, focused on engagement, accountability, innovation, collaboration, and continuous improvement with a customer focus.

Program/Project Mgmt

  • Lead all aspects of projects in order to deliver approved business functionality to Sysco

  • Define project scope, approach, assumptions, dependencies, risk, and budget

  • Coordinate with all stakeholders and dependent projects to develop detailed project schedules

  • Manage approved projects through the lifecycle, including change requests, issues management, risk management, and status reporting

  • Collect appropriate information and draft project status report for review and finalization by the Sr. Director of Category Management Execution

  • Facilitate project meetings to resolve risks, issues, or requests for scope change


  • Bachelor’s degree required in general management or supply chain.

  • 7+ years of relevant experience; typical candidate will have experience in management consulting, general management, project management and/or as a business analyst

  • Strong operational/distribution focus, with exposure to multiple business/functions and excellent business partnering skills

  • Strong project leadership skills with the ability to affect change in an organization in a constructive manner.



Analytics and Insight

  • Strong Finance background working with large organizations

  • Can quickly frame ambiguous problems and drive to tangible insight

  • Synthesizes complex information from multiple sources to influence decisions

  • Anticipates emerging trends and future market opportunities


  • Strong credibility and self-confidence across multiple levels of management

  • Can create powerful and concise written communication

  • Can effectively lead and steer interactions in large meetings

  • Effective communicator in sensitive situations

Business Partnership

  • Strong commercial background working in business partnership roles

  • Able to quickly build strong working relationships with business leaders

  • Change management experience delivering results within a large organization

  • Works productively across the enterprise and partners with others to achieve shared goals

Process and Tool Development

  • Can manage and improve information processes/tools to support financial applications and decisions

  • Able to develop and deploy project management best practices across the organization

Team Leadership

  • Can scope and structure work effectively adapting to changing demands

  • Able to establish executional standards and hold people accountable for delivering results

  • Provide project management training, as required

Motivation and Commitment

  • Self-starter

  • Motivated by the desire to have an impact

  • Hard worker with a strong personal work ethic

  • Highly committed to exceeding expectations and continuous improvement

  • High energy level


  • 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. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk and use hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard, mouse, and telephone to talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to sit and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.


+ This position can be performed from the Corporate facility.

  • Must be able to do limited travel to Sysco facilities or operating companies.

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

NOTICE: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of the environment and level of work being performed by this job. This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only tasks to be performed by the employee in this job. He or she will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other job related duties requested by his or her supervisor.

Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This job description supersedes prior job descriptions.

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.