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Sysco Production Associate - Seafood Facility in Victoria, British Columbia

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Production Lead Hand


Sysco Victoria


Hourly, Full-Time

Closing Date

May 30th, 2023

Company Overview

Sysco connects the world to share food and care for one another. Sysco leads from the heart of food and service to deliver the freshest of foods and ideas to restaurants, healthcare and educational facilities, lodging establishments and other customers who prepare meals away from home. Our customers can count on us to deliver on-point products and solutions since only Sysco is the global leader, sitting at the heart of innovation supply, delivery, culinary and more.

With over 57,000 colleagues and a fleet of over 13,000 vehicles, Sysco operates approximately 326 distribution facilities worldwide and serves more than 625,000 customer locations. For fiscal 2022 that ended July 2, 2022, the company generated sales of more than $68 billion USD.

Sysco, one of Canada’s Best Employers 2022, as listed by Forbes, is dedicated to our global corporate social responsibility goals and to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. We offer our colleagues 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.

Sysco is more than just a place to work. Our passion for food and our customers has made us the industry leader. To remain on top, we will continue to think bigger, work harder and never give up. Are you ready to drive success?

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The purpose of the job is to provide portion cutting and fabrication of seafood for delivery to our customers. The seafood facility is operational Sunday-Friday, 6am to 9pm. This full-time permanent role offers 8-hour shifts in that range.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Handle and cut seafood products (pin-boning and filleting) – we can teach you!!

  • Manage placement of seafood into a bi-valve tank.

  • Repack meat, cheese and seafood as ordered.

  • Maintain a safe and clean work environment at all times.

  • Ensure the minimization of unnecessary waste and damage.

  • Clean as directed – proper cleaning and sanitizing of miscellaneous parts / equipment prior to / end of shift shut down.

  • Ensure that any equipment being used is safe to operate at all times.

  • Participate in monthly inventory as required.

  • Ensure compliance with all Safety, Legislation, and Sysco policies.

  • Participate in various meetings (shift, departmental, company and safety).

  • Adhere to all safety requirements and wear the proper Personal Protective Equipment required by the job

  • Comply with workplace health and safety, and other local, Provincial and Federal regulations

  • Adhere to Organization and the Facilities Department policies and procedures including appropriate attire, grooming and attendance

  • Interact effectively, build relationships, and demonstrate a high level of cooperation

  • Complies with Sysco’s Food Safety Policy and procedures to ensure food safety, quality and legality requirements are met.

  • Is willing to work safely with minimal environmental impact and understands the importance of reporting all hazards, incidents, and environmental spills immediately to their Supervisor.

  • Understands that they play an integral role in their own safety and that of their colleagues and is willing to speak out when hazards are present.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications/Skills/Job Requirements:

  • High School diploma or general education degree (GED);

  • Experience in a fast-paced processing/ production environment an asset

  • Stress Management – Ability to work well under pressure.

  • Quality – Demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness; look for ways to improve and promote quality.

  • Time Management – Use time efficiently to meet deadlines.

  • Able to work in a cold environment.

  • Ability to do heavy lifting up to 35kg.

  • Ability to work overtime.

  • Consistent exemplary performance, customer-focus and proven commitment to success.

  • The colleague works non-traditional business hours including evenings, weekends, holidays

Internal candidates apply via the Career Centre on your HR Portal / ADP Workforce Now.

External candidates submit cover letter & resume via

Our Purpose:

Connecting the world to share food and care for one another

Our Mission:

Delivering success for our customers through industry-leading people, products and solutions

Our Identity:

Together we define our future of foodservice and supply chain

Sysco is committed to Employment Equity. Accommodations during the recruitment process are available upon request for candidates with disabilities.

Here’s a sample of the many benefits Sysco colleagues enjoy:

Comprehensive Flexible Benefits including Health and Dental, Health Care Spending and Wellness Accounts • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability • Life Insurance • Voluntary Optional Insurance • Parental Leave Plan • Company Pension Plan • Group RRSP & TFSA • Employee and Family Assistance • Stock Purchase Plan • Maple Virtual Care • Unlimited on-line learning • Sysco product discounts • Preferred vendor discounts • Associate Resource Groups

(*benefits may vary based on location or bargaining unit)