Industrial Engineer at McKesson Corporation in Lakeland, Florida

Posted in Project Management 10 days ago.

Type: Full time

Job Description:

McKesson requires new employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as defined by the CDC, subject to applicable, verified accommodation requests.

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.

The Industrial Engineer will:
  • Analyze distribution and quality processes to identify process improvement opportunities
  • Analyze facility layouts, product storage, and material handling equipment to identify opportunities for productivity and quality improvements
  • Build solid business cases for all process and layout recommendations
  • Consult with Distribution Center (DC) management in optimal layout changes of Engineered Standards templates to the specifications of the individual DC to ensure integrity of the Program and guide management in making changes
  • Train DC management in utilization of the Engineered Standards processes and reports to ensure maintenance of viability of the Program
  • Monitor the accuracy and DC compliance in utilization and administration of the Engineered Standards
  • Identify and implement improvements in methods, procedures, equipment, or workflow which increases productivity or quality within the Engineered Standards environment
  • Perform necessary changes to the Engineered Standards as a result of other system enhancements including dissemination and training to user groups
  • Perform follow-up studies to periodically test the viability of the basis for Engineered Standards at each location.

Position Description:
  • Responsible for all aspects of the development/implementation of projects and programs involving department or cross-functional teams focused on the delivery of a product or program from the design process through a finished state for internal/external customers.
  • Provides a single point of contact for projects.
  • Takes projects from original concept through final implementation.
  • Interfaces with all areas affected by the project which may include customers, client services and various departments (e.g. marketing, computer services etc.).
  • Defines project scope and objectives.
  • Oversees/coordinates all aspects of project and serves as project manager between clients, line management and internal and external resources.
  • Plans and directs schedules as well as project budgets.
  • Monitors the product/program/project from initiation through delivery, interfacing with customer on all matters.
  • Assesses project issues and develops resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and client-satisfaction goals.
  • Develops detailed work plans, schedules, project estimates, resource plans, budgets, and status reports.
  • Conducts project meetings and is responsible for project deliverables.
  • Manages the integration of vendor tasks, and tracks and reviews vendor deliverables.
  • May provide project management guidance to project team.
  • Recommends/takes action to direct the analysis of and solution to problems

Minimum Requirements
  • 3-5 years experience in project management.

Critical Skills:
  • 3-5 yrs operational experience including project management experience preferred; manufacturing or distribution environment (internships OK)
  • 4-year degree in Industrial Engineering
  • Advanced level Excel and data analysis skills; Word, PowerPoint, Outlook
  • Superior organizational, analytical, problem solving, and project management skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; strong collaboration

Additional Knowledge & Skills
  • Access proficiency preferred
  • Labor Management software experience preferred
  • Six Sigma Green Belt certification preferred
  • Experience in the implementation of Engineered Standards is preferred
  • Working knowledge of computer systems and applications, government regulations applicable to pharmaceutical industry (OSHA, DOT, FDA, DEA, etc), systems/computer logistical applications in distribution environment
  • Knowledge of drug inventory management, basic HR practices, and computer room operations


4-year degree in industrial engineering


Must be open to 25% travel

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

Career Level - IC - Professional - P3

McKesson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.Qualified applicants will not be disqualified from consideration for employment based upon criminal history.

McKesson is committed to being an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers including job seekers with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to . Resumes or CVs submitted to this email box will not be accepted.

Current employees must apply through the internal career site.

Join us at McKesson!

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