Inventory Supervisor

McKesson Corporation Memphis, TN
McKesson is in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. It starts with the chain of events you initiate when you work with McKesson Pharmaceutical - a chain that extends across the country and results in millions of people getting more from their healthcare.

As the leader in pharmaceutical distribution and supply chain management, McKesson Pharmaceutical delivers vital branded and generic pharmaceuticals, as well as over-the-counter products, to more than 40,000 customers in three primary segments: retail chains, independent retail pharmacies and institutional providers such as hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks and long-term care providers.

We base our distribution excellence on electronic order processing, asset management tools, a commitment to Six Sigma methodology, order accuracy and supply chain safety. We work with our customers on solutions - including supply management technology, world-class marketing programs, managed care and repackaging products and services - that help them meet their business and quality goals. Our entire team works to ensure patients receive their medications efficiently and begin the process of healing.

As the nation's largest pharmaceutical distributor, US Pharmaceutical is committed to driving total pharmacy health for customers and ensuring that customers receive the right drug at the right time, every time. This commitment is underpinned by McKesson's focus on providing customers with the industry's highest product availability, intelligent ordering capabilities and unmatched service accuracy.

Join our team of leaders to begin a rewarding career.

Position Description

* Responsible for planning and implementing activities related to product or material purchase, inventory control, shipping/receiving and storage functions.

* Develops, implements, and maintains policies, procedures and inventory control systems.

* Ensures products and materials are ordered and in stock to meet company requirements, while maintaining acceptable inventory levels.

* Develops product and material schedules and coordinates the efficient movement of inventory with purchasing, operations, production.

Assist with the production control system.

* Supervises Inventory Leads and delegate tasks as needed.


* Create and direct scheduled cycle counts, researching discrepancies utilizing SAP reports and logs for final review by management

* Proactively communicate stock level issues with customer and suppliers to ensure seamless DC transitions

* Oversight of formulary changes initiating drug location moves

* Reconciling tote receiving/put away variances, reporting overage/shortage issues to the DC and Finance

* Processing Drug Recalls and Quarantines

* Oversight of quarterly drug expiration sweeps, processing returns of outdated product

* Assistance with drug slotting and bin changes based on velocity

Minimum Requirements

* 2 years inventory experience

Critical Skills

* Working knowledge of inventory policies, practices and systems

* Experience leading and developing staff

* Computer proficiency in MS Office

* Excellent and effective business communication skills both verbally and in writing

* Ability to multi task in a fast paced environment and make strong business decisions

* Demonstrated employee engagement skills

* Must be open to flexibleday hours, Monday through Friday with typical start time of 8AM; must also beopen to adjusting shift and overtime as needed based on business requirements

Additional Knowledge & Skills

* Transportation or computer room experience preferred

* WMS experience preferred

* Industry experience in logistics, supply chain, warehouse, manufacturing or distribution environment preferred

* Experience with DEA regulations a plus

* MS Access proficiency and ability to interpret and analyze data

* 4 year degree a plus


* 2-year degree in business or related field or equivalent experience

Physical Requirements

* General Office Demands

* Standing, bending,lifting and climbing

Benefits & Company Statement

McKesson believes superior performance – individual and team – that helps us drive innovations and solutions to promote better health should be recognized and rewarded. We provide a competitive compensation program to attract, retain and motivate a high-performance workforce, and it's flexible enough to meet the different needs of our diverse employee population.

We are in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. We partner with payers, hospitals, physician offices, pharmacies, pharmaceutical companies and others across the spectrum of care to build healthier organizations that deliver better care to patients in every setting.

But we can't do it without you. Every single McKesson employee contributes to our mission—whatever your title, whatever your role, you act as a catalyst in a chain of events that helps millions of people all over the globe. Talented, compassionate people are the future of our company—and of healthcare. At McKesson, you'll collaborate on the products and solutions that help us carry out our mission to improve lives and advance healthcare. Working here is your opportunity to shape an industry that's vital to us all.

McKesson is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer – minorities/females/veterans/persons with disabilities.

Qualified applicants will not be disqualified from consideration for employment based upon criminal history.

Agency Statement

No agencies please