McKesson Maintenance Technician- Nights in Duluth, Georgia

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.

Current Need- Maintenance Technician Night Shift

Sunday to Thursday

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Job Description

Successful candidate will be well-rounded in industrial electrical skills, repair experience and have knowledge of a broad range of complex facility systems. This position requires excellent troubleshooting skills and the ability to perform complex technical tasks.

  • Maintenance, modification, trouble shooting, and repair of a wide variety of challenging mechanical, electronic, and electro-mechanical systems in a distribution center environment

  • Provide support for all facility systems and equipment including but not limited to conveyors, printers, strappers, compressors and other automated technologies

  • Demonstrate skills in all phases of facility maintenance including electrical troubleshooting

  • Demonstrate skills in mechanical building maintenance and troubleshooting

  • Self starter in new system and equipment learning and training

  • Communicate with and maintain relationships with vendors and contractors

  • Flexibility to work / train on all shifts when needed

  • Other duties as assigned

If you like the sound of these job tasks and perks, then starting your career as a Maintenance Technician is right for you!

  • Keep Your Edge - Stay mentally sharp throughout your shift pulling and picking orders as you strategically get the job done

  • Stay Fit- Get your workout in as you bend, twist, lift up to 50lbs, and walk extensive miles per shift- Employees that participate in our Wellness program can receive Health discounts!

  • Work Hard, Play Hard – That’s right! Your performance will help you earn financial incentive on top of your regular pay

  • Take advantage of training to use power equipment such as a forklift, hand tools, and other devices

  • Most of our Distribution Centers are climate controlled and utilize state of the art systems & equipment to make our jobs easier while providing a comfortable work environment

Minimum Requirements

2 years facilities engineering experience

Critical Skills

• Mechanically inclined - ability to troubleshoot

• Demonstrate electrical knowledge - experience working with higher voltage (480), basic understanding of PLC

• Pneumatic troubleshooting and repair experience

• Electrical troubleshooting experience (3-phase)

• Electronics troubleshooting and repair experience

• Mechanical troubleshooting and repair

• Demonstrated plumbing knowledge

• Conveyor and/or warehouse operations knowledge

• Experience with continuously walking/standing throughout entire shift

• Demonstrated ability to work with chain drive and belt drive motors

• Ability to work on scissors lift at heights up to 30 feet

• Comfortable with technology (knowledge of Microsoft Office products)

• Ability to work in an outside work environment (occasionally)

• Ability to work in close proximity to others

Additional Knowledge and Skills

• Detailed knowledge of facilities engineering

• Oral communication skills, visual acuity, and manual dexterity

• Familiar with Signode Strapper

• Welding Experience

• Basic HVAC understanding

• Familiar with Maintenance Connection software

• Certifications in electrical, welding, and/or the mechanical field(s) are preferred


HS Diploma or Equivalent

Physical Requirements

Ability to lift and carry 20 - 100 lbs with appropriate accommodations

Benefits and Company Statement

When you join McKesson, you become a part of something special. You also get access to a wide variety of benefits; take a look at our total rewards: Here are a few employee perks:

  • We offer a competitive starting wage along with a performance based pay progression program. For our 3 rd shift (nights) we offer shift differential

  • Our customized medical, dental and vision packages are created to fit you and your family’s needs

  • Earn health insurance and gym membership rebates through our wellness program

  • Invest in your future through our generous 401(k) Retirement Savings Program and Employee Stock Purchase Plan

  • Take advantage of our Tuition Reimbursement Program to offset continued education costs

  • Put your family first by taking advantage of our children of McKesson Employee’s Scholarship Program

  • Provide you tools to advance in your career like OTJ training and mentorships

  • Utilize the Employee Assistance Program for help with legal, financial and mental health matters

  • Help create a healthier world through our volunteer and philanthropic programs

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.

Job: Facilities

Organization: McKesson Pharmaceutical

Title: Maintenance Technician- Nights

Location: Georgia-Duluth

Requisition ID: 18005174