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Sysco Canada Reviews

Updated 21 March 2019
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Sysco Canada President & CEO Randy White
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Pros
  • "Good benefits and pention matching" (in 7 reviews)

  • "You will enjoy a diverse work environment" (in 6 reviews)

Cons
  • "Bad management hard work, heavy good, 3 pallet in the same order in less than hour" (in 4 reviews)

  • "Demanding, long hours and benefits not that great" (in 4 reviews)

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  1. "Milk business"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Apple Picker in Bengaluru
    Former Employee - Apple Picker in Bengaluru
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Sysco Canada full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    I like environment and nature

    Cons

    It is located at forest

    Advice to Management

    Please arrange Indian food


  2. "Wouldn’t recommend"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Inside Sales Representative in Waterloo, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Inside Sales Representative in Waterloo, ON (Canada)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - large company so if you’re willing to move around there is a lot of opportunity
    - health and dental benefits
    -2 weeks vacation to start

    Cons

    - senior leadership doesn’t care
    - just a number
    - heavy work load without compensation
    - terrible communication within the company and future goals unclear

  3. Helpful (1)

    "Bad Politics"

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    Former Employee - Director, Finance Controller
    Former Employee - Director, Finance Controller
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    High salary just to lower turnover

    Cons

    Low ethics , Bad politics , lack of leadership from management.

    Advice to Management

    Focus more on the core business , It's a food delivery business


  4. "Challenging"

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    Current Employee - Planner and Category Analyst in Winnipeg, MB (Canada)
    Current Employee - Planner and Category Analyst in Winnipeg, MB (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Sysco Canada full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    People, flexibility, recognition, challenges
    A job that’s constantly evolving and changing. Striving to be an industry leader and all the benefits that come with it. Clear vision for today and the future

    Cons

    Getting through the red tape

    Advice to Management

    Be open to other opinions


  5. "Don't do it"

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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 Canada full-time

    Pros

    people are very nice to work with

    Cons

    salary and benefits suck. benefits are employee-paid


  6. "Account Executive"

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

    I worked at Sysco Canada full-time

    Pros

    Significant responsibility
    Managed a very large territory
    Outstanding learning for food service industry and operations

    Cons

    Very hectic
    Lots of ambiguity in process, but this also allows opportunity to make decisions

    Advice to Management

    Improve software and increase number of staff to manage accounts


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Zero loyalty to their employees"

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    Current Employee - Administrative in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Administrative in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Sysco Canada full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Coworkers are great and hours are reasonable.

    Cons

    Below market pay and your treated like a number in the eyes of the corporation. Sysco wants you to be loyal but they will show you the door to save a dollar regardless of how long you have been here.

    Advice to Management

    Stop thinking about your bonuses and think about whats good for the company in the long run.

  8. "Supervisor"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great policy programs for customers and employees

    Cons

    Achieve success at employees expense to profit shareholder investors.

    Advice to Management

    Put your money where your mouth is and you might become the great company you pretend to be.


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Negative Environment"

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    Former Employee - Inside Sales Representative in Waterloo, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Inside Sales Representative in Waterloo, ON (Canada)
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Sysco Canada full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good benefits including health, dental, personal

    Cons

    Very poor management, hr infractions go unnoticed, non-existent work standards and processes, unfair treatment of employees, negative culture. Many good people have left because of senior management.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your employees! Hire enough people so the amount of work for one individual is not overwhelming. Offer different incentives for different teams as work is not comparable. Don't have favorites. Coach and mentor all employees


  10. "Great co-workers, like family"

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    Current Employee - Procurement Manager in Coquitlam, BC (Canada)
    Current Employee - Procurement Manager in Coquitlam, BC (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Sysco Canada full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Opportunity for job diversity, inclusive culture

    Cons

    Old technology entitled staff, change is difficult

    Advice to Management

    Hold low performers accountable