VP Operations, 3PL

McKesson - Louisville, KY (30+ days ago)

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
This position is responsible for the operational activities of a variety of functional departments, within three distribution centers, covering two businesses, 3PL and Blood and Transportation. Reviews and analyzes reports, records and directives, and confers with managers/ supervisors to obtain data required for planning activities, such as new commitments, status of work in progress, and problems encountered. In addition to distribution center responsibilities this position will be integrally involved in the new business sales process and executive level customer business reviews.

Key Responsibilities

Develops innovative distribution solutions and demonstrates new capabilities and value proposition throughout the sales cycle.
Will be responsible for coordinating with other McKesson 3PL businesses to ensure consistencies and leverage capabilities.
Maintain and foster a quality culture focused on cGMP compliance and ISO standards.
Drives operational excellence through process improvements, utilization of automation solutions and performance metrics.
Monitors and analyzes strategic growth opportunities with acquisitions and strategic partnerships.
Will evaluate 3PL growth projections to ensure network capacity needs are met.
Will be responsible for the five-year capital plan related to all 3PL DC investments.
Will be responsible for ensuring materials are received from proper vendors, delivered to inventory and finished goods, are available to meet production schedules, packaged according to specification and shipped in a timely manner.
Ensures the security and accountability of materials and goods with inventory control.
May evaluate current procedures and practices for accomplishing department objectives and develop and implement improved procedures and practices.
Gives work direction, resolves problems, and sets deadlines to ensure timely completion of work.
Monitors and analyzes costs and assists the DC Management teams in preparation budgets.


Minimum Requirements
14+ years operational experience including 12+ years managerial experience

Critical Skills
3-5 years Pharma distribution experience
Quality management systems experience (QMS, IS9000 cGMP compliance)
5+ years experience in a customer-facing role
P&L management, capital expenditure planning and budget development.

Additional Knowledge & Skills

Financial and business acumen to include knowledge of key financial statements drivers and levers.
Develops, implements and maintains an effective national strategy by taking knowledgeable risk, knows re-engineering processes that support the customer and cost structure and drives quality processes that lead to continuous improvements.
Demonstrates extremely high sense of urgency, personal energy, and stamina. Capable of handling multiple priorities and extensive time demands. High level of personal integrity.
Effectively navigates through complex situations, both internal and external, that may require multiple decision makers.
Effective communicator with internal and external executives.
Demonstrated ability to lead work environments that embrace the principles of positive employee relations.
Must be collaborative, an innovative thinker, decisive, a strong results orientation, and strategic in thinking and approach.

4-year degree or equivalent experience

Physical Requirements

Environment (Office, warehouse, etc.) – Office/Warehouse in KY. Must have ability to travel a minimum of 50% of the time.

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.

Primary Location: United States-Kentucky-Louisville
Job: Distribution Operations
Organization: McKesson Specialty Health
Schedule: Regular
Shift: Standard
Job Type: Full-time
Day Job
Job Posting: Jul 1, 2018