McKesson Inventory Control Supervisor in Alberta, Canada

McKesson is in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. At McKesson Canada, we touch the lives of 12 million Canadians every day. We carry more than 35,000 products in 17 distribution centers and ultimately provide distribution to 6,300 retail pharmacies, 1,350 hospitals, long-term care centers, clinics and institutions all over Canada. But we're so much more than a distribution company. We've automated 2,500 retail pharmacies and dispense over 100 million doses a year through our automation solutions. Manufacturers, healthcare providers and patients count on us for a full range of services that contribute to the quality and safety of care for us all.

At McKesson Canada, you’ll 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.

Job Summary

Reporting to the Distribution Center Manager, the incumbent is responsible for the inventory control within a given distribution center. Directs and lead inventory audits, investigates variances; find root causes, report findings. Recommends improvements in the warehouse process to prevent inventory loss and increase productivity.

Section A – Specific Responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Provide leadership to facilitate business needs in the inventory control department including; reporting, assists in establishment and maintenance of inventory procedures, budgeting and forecasting, business controls, loss and recovery and provide leadership and direction to other internal customers and employees.

  • Controls inventory placement based on information provided from slot info and database

  • Directs activity of Inventory Control personnel.

  • Manage scheduled cycle counts

  • Review daily shorts and instant credits and investigate

  • Ensure all inventory control functions are completed in a timely and accurate manner.

Section B – Key Requirements

  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience in a distribution center/warehouse/manufacture environment

  • 1-2 years of experience in a supervisory capacity involving employee management, would be considered a strong asset

  • Previous experience in an inventory control function is considered an asset

  • High school diploma or equivalent certification.

  • Strong communication skills, written and verbal.

  • Must be familiar with computers and automation.

  • Ability to lift/move occasionally up to 40 pounds without assistance and greater weights in a team-lift environment.

  • Physical requirements include: lifting, carrying, bending, stretching and standing for long periods of time.

  • Always keep work area safe, organized and clean.

  • Follow company Health and Safety policies.

  • Ensures that all employees are aware of, and comply with, the health and safety issues and principles outlined in the Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations by offering training (e.g. orientation and safety Talks); verbal and written safe operating procedures; perform regular workplace inspections; and enforce safe operating procedures.

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.

Agency Statement

No agencies please.

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Job: Distribution Operations

Organization: McKesson Canada

Title: Inventory Control Supervisor

Location: Canada-Alberta-Edmonton

Requisition ID: 18004792