McKesson Supply Chain & Sourcing Sr. Manager in Alpharetta, Georgia
McKesson is in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. We partner with payors, 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. We believe in the importance of strong, vital organizations because we know that patients can only be healthy when our system is healthy.
Every single McKesson employee contributes to our mission—by joining McKesson 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.
We understand the importance of a system that works together. Your expertise, drive and passion can help us improve everything we touch, from providers to payors to pharmacies. Join our team of leaders to begin a rewarding career.
Wherever you contribute here at McKesson, you will have the ability to make a real impact in the lives of others.
As McKesson continues to leverage spend on an enterprise-wide scale, strategic sourcing and category/supplier management are critical aspects of the corporate strategy. The Sr. Manager of Strategic Sourcing will lead the development of category strategies, design sourcing plans, oversee negotiations, implement contracts, lower total costs, and drive successful supplier relationships. The Sr. Manager is also responsible for ensuring strong alignment with, and becoming a trusted advisor to, key business unit leaders and stakeholders. This position will report directly into the Director, Strategic Sourcing, and will lead multiple important initiatives across the company on an enterprise basis, as well as for each individual McKesson business unit. The Sr. Manager will also partner with business and sourcing leadership across the company, including McKesson’s international business units, to drive global value.
Together with business unit leadership, defineand implement the long-term sourcing vision and near-term sourcing strategy fortransportation and distribution center operations
Develop risk / probability adjusted multi-yearsavings forecasts, and pipeline of annual savings goals
Develop category strategies based on sourcingprofession best practices, such as the “seven-step sourcing process” or similar
Oversee analysis of qualitative and quantitativesupplier characteristics, including supplier capabilities, supplier goals andobjectives, risk profile, and supplier's financial position for requisitecategories
Leverage internal and external resources todeliver results in the most effective and efficient way
Implement staff training and developmentprograms to enhance general leadership skills, sourcing expertise, and domainknowledge
Implement a supplier segmentation program thatdifferentiates the sourcing/management model for different supply categoriesand suppliers
Oversee development of multi-year sourcingpipelines that drive total value, including cost savings and supplierinnovation
Develop programs to achieve corporate supplierdiversity objectives
Manage all sourcing activities, including RFI/RFPdevelopment, contract negotiations, pricing models, and implementation fordesignated categories
Drive corporate compliance to thepreferred-supplier program via end-user change management and communicationsprograms
Manage day-to-day operational support for selectprograms, including but not limited to Transportation, Small Parcel, Couriers,Private Fleet, LTL, and TL, to ensure high levels of customer satisfaction
Work closely with Procurement Operations andCorporate Payables to ensure a seamless end-to-end experience for employees
Develop trusted advisor relationships with keyexecutive leaders as advocates; work with those leaders to identify initiativesand team resources and structures to execute those initiatives and to generatesupport and advocacy for the sourcing programs
Drive change and behavior through influence andcollaboration
Implement leading sourcing practices forenvironmental sustainability and supplier code of conduct
Mitigate legal and commercial for McKesson
Demonstrate impeccable ethics and fully supportMcKesson values and behaviors
5 years purchasing experience including 2 years management experience
5-7 years of Supply Chain experience
3-5yr Sourcing managing key categories
Transportation experience a MUST.
Demonstrated experience in defining the vision,mission, strategy and tactics for sourcing transportation and distributioncenter operations
Demonstrated ability to work autonomously, bothas a lead and as a part of a team
Strong written and verbal communication skills,including interpersonal, assertiveness, courage, and the ability to influenceothers
Business analysis skills to drive and implementsourcing programs and services aligned with business partners strategies
Excellent relationship management skills,demonstrating mature confidence and integrity
Ability to work in a team environment to collateand act upon feedback from all levels within the business and sourcingenvironments
Ability to manage multiple priorities ofbusiness partners in a complex, multi-business unit environment
Demonstrated experience in supporting supplier diversityprograms
Expertise in eRFX, contract and analytics tools
Business case development skills
Advanced analytical skills
Proven project management skills
Outstanding presentation skills
International experience preferred
Additional Knowledge & Skills
Thorough knowledge of purchasing policies, practices and systems, and demonstrates leadership skills
4-year degree in related field or equivalent experience:MBA preferred
General Office Demands
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.
No agencies please.
Organization: McKesson Corporate
Title: Supply Chain & Sourcing Sr. Manager
Requisition ID: 18001410
Other Locations: United States-Texas-Irving