Sysco is the global leader in selling, marketing and distributing food products to restaurants, healthcare and educational facilities, lodging establishments and other customers who prepare meals away from home. Its family of products also includes equipment and supplies for the foodservice and hospitality industries. With more than 58,000 associates, –See all 47 Sysco photos
The Sysco Story Building customer relationships requires time, effort and sincerity. For Sysco, it began with a promise to assist foodservice operators in providing consumers with solutions for meals consumed away from home. Since the initial public offering in 1970, when sales were $115 million, Sysco has grown to $60 billion in sales for fiscal year 2019. Many solid customer relationships have been nurtured along the way, countless dining trends and meal alternatives have evolved, and today the decision to consume meals prepared away from home is as much necessity as choice. Since then, the industry it serves has expanded from $35 billion to approximately $400 billion. Today, Sysco has sales and service relationships with approximately 625,000 customers and remains committed to helping them succeed in the foodservice industry and satisfy consumers' appetites. Operating from more than 320 locations across the globe, Sysco's product lines are as diverse as the 57,000 associates who support its daily operations. They include not only the ingredients needed to prepare meals, but also numerous ancillary preparation and serving items. As a result, Sysco can make a difference in its customers' lives and the success of their businesses.
At Sysco, we want every employee to have the peace of mind that comes from a comprehensive rewards package that offers a wide variety of benefits to help protect their health and financial security, as well as prepare them for retirement. We offer numerous benefits to all eligible, full-time associates and their covered dependents (variations may exist for certain locations): Medical: Four different medical plan options, plus critical illness and hospital indemnity coverage options for employees and their dependents Telehealth service*: 24/7 access to a doctor via phone or video chat, for convenience Wellness Rewards Program*: Employees and covered spouses are financially rewarded when they get an annual physical or biometric screening Dental: Two different coverage options, including orthodontia Vision: Covers eye exams and annual allowance for contacts and/or glasses Security benefits: Including Life insurance, AD&D insurance (for employees and eligible family members) and Short- and Long-Term Disability to help protect your income should something happen to you that disrupts your ability to work. 401(k) Plan: Our plan includes an automatic company contribution every pay period, even if you aren’t contributing your own savings. Plus, the company will also match your contributions (up to a certain limit) each year. Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP): Our ESPP lets our employees become company stock owners, at a 15% discount. Other benefits: Scholarships for dependents, employee discounts, Identity Theft Protection and a Legal Services Plan, among many other available benefits. Time Off: We offer paid holidays as well as sick and vacation time based on how long you have been with the company * Provided when enrolled in a Sysco-sponsored medical plan.
At Sysco and throughout our operating companies, providing a safe and productive work environment for our associates is a core value. We go beyond the basics to create a sustainable, better, safer workplace. We place a high priority on addressing the root causes of workplace injuries, from revising the ergonomics of our truck cabs and loading ramps to encouraging safer behaviors such as proper lifting techniques and safe driving practices. Our employees receive safety training and guidance and are expected to follow appropriate work practices. Sysco has committed to partner with the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) through its Voluntary Protection Program, which recognizes businesses and worksites demonstrating excellence in occupational safety and health. Several of our OpCo’s have already achieved or are in the process of review for “STAR” designations from OSHA.