Sysco Foods Driver Helper – Bedford Part Time in Bedford, NS

Sysco Foods

Branch Bedford NS CA

Driver Helper – Bedford
Bedford, NS

High school diploma or general education degree (GED). Comprehensive Flexible Benefits including Health and Dental, Health Care Spending and Wellness Accounts •…

Driver Helper, Sysco NASYS, Bedford

Reports To: Transportation Supervisor

Location: Bedford, NS

Type: Hourly, Part-Time

Closing Date: March 31st, 2017

Company Overview

Sysco is the global leader in selling, marketing and distributing food products, equipment and supplies to restaurants, healthcare and educational facilities, lodging establishments and other customers who prepare meals away from home. We have a forty year history of consistent success and now serve over 400,000 customers, delivering approximately 1.3 billion cases yearly. (NYSE: SYY)

For more information, visit www.sysco.com or connect with Sysco on Facebook at www.facebook.com/SyscoCorporation

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This is a delivery helper position responsible for delivering and unloading various products to Sysco customers. This requires using excellent customer service skills, and working in accordance Sysco Work Methods. Overtime hours, working weekends and holidays, and starting at various early morning start times may be required in order to successfully meet customers’ needs.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Assisting the delivery of product within assigned route schedule and time windows.
  • Unload product from trailer, by hand or using hand cart, and place in designated customer storage areas. May include transporting product down ramps, stairs, or docks, in all weather conditions.
  • Frequently lift, push, or move product that weighs up to 45 kgs; frequently reach up to 2 meters to stack and unstack pallets and hand cart; constantly bend and twist while loading and unloading product, and retrieving items from trailer.
  • Operate assigned Sysco Transportation System (STS) delivery system to scan each item to be delivered to generate invoices. Verify delivery of items with customer and obtain proper signatures. Contact management for authorization when discrepancies on invoice and communicate all errors/returns.
  • Collect money (cash or checks) where required, and turn in or deposit all funds collected daily.
  • Pickup, load and unload damaged goods and customer returns, and complete necessary paperwork.
  • Perform pre-trip and post-trip responsibilities in accordance with Ministry of Transportation (MOT) regulations and Sysco policies and procedures.
  • Follow Sysco work methods at all times, and immediately advise supervisor of any unsafe conditions.
  • Adhere to all food safety standard operating procedures.
  • Maintain sanitary conditions in tractor and trailer and assist with maintaining sanitary conditions in the warehouse and yard.
  • Maintain and safely operate all assigned equipment, including but not limited to hand cart, pallets, load bars, STS unit, and personal protective equipment.
  • Attend all required company meetings.
  • Other duties may be assigned.

Qualifications/Skills/Job Requirements:

Essential Skills and Knowledge:

  • Meet or exceed minimum productivity levels established by the Company.
  • Meet or exceed established cases per error goals.
  • Demonstrate strong customer relations and problem resolution skills.
  • Effectively plan and organize work activities independent of direct supervision.
  • Develop a good working knowledge of product and inventory control techniques and procedures.
  • Maintain ongoing inter-department communications related to routing, safety, and customer relations.

Basic Requirements:

  • Able to read, write and communicate in English as it relates to the job and to the safety regulations
  • Must have basic math skills (add, subtract, multiply, divide).
  • Must pass pre-employment testing ( Background Check, Physical Abilities Test)

Preferred Requirements:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • Pallet breakdown and hand cart delivery experience
  • Previous experience at Sysco or in foodservice industry


To be successful in this position, the individual performing the duties must successfully demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Building Customer Loyalty
  • Managing Work
  • Adaptability
  • Building Trust
  • Follow-up
  • Communication

Core Qualities for all Associates: Sysco’s Leadership Framework Basics

Integrity & Accountability

Flexibility & Adaptability

Proactive Learning

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

External candidates submit cover letter & resume via www.sysco.ca/careers

Sysco’s Mission is to market and deliver great products to our customers with exceptional service.

Sysco’s Vision is to be our customers’ most valued and trusted business partner.

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 expectations.

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

Comprehensive Flexible Benefits including Health and Dental, Health Care Spending and Wellness Accounts * Short-Term and Long-Term Disability * Life Insurance * Company Pension Plan * Group RRSP * Employee and Family Assistance * Stock Purchase Plan * Unlimited on-line learning through Sysco Interactive University * Sysco product discounts * Preferred vendor discounts (Apple, GM, Ford, Chrysler, Volvo, etc.) * Free on-site parking * Employee appreciation events * Job Type: Part-time

Required education:

  • High school or equivalent

Required language:

  • English

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Part Time
Location: Bedford, NS, CA
Posted on: 2017-03-10
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