McKesson Inventory Supervisor in Memphis, Tennessee

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

  • Responsible for planning and implementing activitiesrelated to product or material purchase, inventory control,shipping/receiving and storage functions.

  • Develops, implements, andmaintains policies, procedures and inventory control systems.

  • Ensures products and materialsare ordered and in stock to meet company requirements, while maintainingacceptable inventory levels.

  • Develops product and materialschedules and coordinates the efficient movement of inventory withpurchasing, operations, production. Assist with the production control system.

  • Supervises Inventory Leads anddelegate tasks as needed.


  • Create and direct scheduledcycle counts, researching discrepancies utilizing SAP reports and logs forfinal review by management

  • Proactively communicate stocklevel issues with customer and suppliers to ensure seamless DC transitions

  • Oversight of formulary changesinitiating drug location moves

  • Reconciling tote receiving/putaway variances, reporting overage/shortage issues to the DC and Finance

  • Processing Drug Recalls andQuarantines

  • Oversight of quarterly drugexpiration sweeps, processing returns of outdated product

  • Assistance with drug slottingand bin changes based on velocity

Minimum Requirements

  • 2 years inventory experience

Critical Skills

  • Working knowledge of inventory policies, practices andsystems

  • Experience leading anddeveloping staff

  • Computer proficiency in MSOffice

  • Excellent and effective businesscommunication skills both verbally and in writing

  • Ability to multi task in a fastpaced environment and make strong business decisions

  • Demonstrated employeeengagement skills

  • Must be open to flexibleday hours, Monday through Friday with typical start time of 8AM; must also beopen to adjusting shift and overtime as needed based on business requirements

Additional Knowledge & Skills

  • Transportation or computer room experience preferred

  • WMS experience preferred

  • Industry experience inlogistics, supply chain, warehouse, manufacturing or distributionenvironment preferred

  • Experience with DEAregulations a plus

  • MS Access proficiency andability to interpret and analyze data

  • 4 year degree a plus


  • 2-year degree in business or related field or equivalent experience

Physical Requirements

  • General Office Demands

  • Standing, bending,lifting and climbing

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: Distribution Operations

Organization: McKesson Pharmaceutical

Title: Inventory Supervisor

Location: Tennessee-Memphis

Requisition ID: 18002666