Sysco announces 50 full time jobs following the latest phase of a multimillion-euro investment in its Limerick Distribution and support centre

Wednesday, September 27, 2023. 10:46am
Sysco announces 50 full time jobs following the latest phase of a multimillion-euro investment in its Limerick Distribution and support centre.

Sysco, Ireland’s largest food service provider, has confirmed 50 additional full-time jobs at its main support and regional distribution facility in Newcastle West, Limerick as part of its latest phase of a multimillion-euro investment in the facility.

With the addition of these new roles, the total headcount at the Limerick facility will surpass 400. Sysco employs 1,550 across its 9 facilities nationwide and is actively recruiting across all departments.

Minister of State Patrick O’Donovan welcomed the announcement during a visit to the facility today, “Sysco is a global leader in the food service industry and their commitment to investing in an additional 50 new full-time positions at its Newcastle West facility is a real boost to the region. It is a welcome and positive injection, delivering significant economic benefits and playing a pivotal role in sustaining our local prosperity.
The roles will have a significant positive impact on the local economy, further establishing Sysco as one of the largest employers in the area.”

Mark Lee, CEO of Sysco Ireland, confirmed that recruitment has already begun, stating: “This investment and job creation programme reinforces our long-standing commitment to Newcastle West and will help us realise our growth ambition countrywide. Food distribution is at the heart of what we do but we are fundamentally a people business.  We take great care to identify top talent to join us in delivering our growth plans and take pride in ensuring they can reach their full potential.”

Patrick O’Donovan TD, Minister of State Minister of State with responsibility for the Office of Public Works and Minister of State with responsibility for the Gaeltacht pictured with Mark Lee – CEO, Sysco Ireland (right), Martina O’Donnell – Human Resources Director, Sysco Ireland and Nick Conlon – Operations Director, Sysco Ireland (left) on a visit to at Sysco’s Newcastle West site where he conducted a walk through of the ongoing development of the site

The career opportunities will span across various departments.

As an industry leader, Sysco is dedicated to fostering an enriching work environment for all its employees. These enticing opportunities come bundled with a comprehensive benefits package and featuring state-of-the-art facilities including an onsite gym.

In addition, Sysco offers competitive salaries, staff discounts, and a wide array of perks, ensuring that employees enjoy a fulfilling and rewarding career experience.

Sysco invites ambitious individuals to explore these exciting career prospects and join its dynamic team. For further information and application details, please visit

The announcement of these job opportunities coincides with the ongoing renovation and refurbishment works at the Newcastle West site. These enhancements include the creation of contemporary office spaces, sympathetic to the natural surroundings and are directly aligned with Sysco’s sustainability ambitions. Furthermore, a new main entrance has been constructed, and the car park has been expanded to include EV charging points, reinforcing Sysco’s commitment to sustainable practices and environmental responsibility.

Mark Lee, CEO Sysco Ireland. Martina O’Donnell, Human Resources Director, Sysco Ireland. Minister of State Patrick O’Donovan. Nick Conlon, Operations Director, Sysco Ireland.

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