McKesson CPG Coordinator in Irving, Texas

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

Under the general direction of the Consumer Products Group (CPG) senior leaders, McKesson seeks a CPG Coordinator to assist in delivering industry-leading results. CPG’s direction to guide the future of customer segments builds through total management ownership of the portfolio. This position will aid in creating the framework for the future of CPG across all of McKesson’s non-RX programs. Strategic thinking, teamwork, and strong system knowledge are paramount to successful candidacy.

Position Description

This position will spend twenty-five percent of the time supporting the VP/Category Management and the CPG Director with the day to day needs such as meeting requests and travel needs. The other seventy-five percent of the time will be supporting the ISMC Segment Leaders with the products and programs managed by the Consumer Products Group while providing superior customer service to both internal and external customers.

  • Strategic thinker that embraces/ values change

  • Assists Segment Leader with category management which includes item maintenance, loads, pricing, supplier promotions, and supplier relations.

  • Interfaces with internal stakeholders to create process synergies and efficiencies which will ultimately create a more enjoyable experience for our customers.

  • Supports the entire CPG team with the individual marketing platforms offered to the suppliers.

  • Supports segment team culture of constant innovation, freshness, and improvement: embrace, develop, and drive new items and thinking including enchantments to process, communication, tools, systems, items, and programs.

  • Effectively communicate cross-functionally, especially with sales, marketing, finance, data, and replenishment team members, in order to drive results.

  • Establish and maintain supplier relationships to effectively address escalated issues related to McKesson and customer replenishment issue in a timely manner.

Minimum Requirements

8 years advanced administrative support experience

Critical Skills

  • Microsoft Office including Outlook (expert), Word, Excel, and Power Point

  • Working knowledge of SAP

Additional Knowledge & Skills

  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment

  • Ability to work independently and efficiently

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Time management and ability to meet deadlines

  • Responsiveness to customers and other inter-company departments


HS Diploma, Vocational Training or Equivalent. An AA degree is preferred.

Physical Requirements

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.

Agency Statement

No agencies please.

Job: Administrative/Clerical

Organization: McKesson Pharmaceutical

Title: CPG Coordinator

Location: Texas-Irving

Requisition ID: 18006059