Buyer
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October 11, 2016
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16006493-en-us

McKesson is in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. At McKesson Specialty Health, our products and services span the full continuum of specialty patient care. From the initial phases of a product life cycle and the distribution of specialty drugs, to fully integrated healthcare technology systems, practice management support, and ultimately to patient care in the communities where they live, we empower the community patient care delivery system by helping community practices advance the science, technology and quality of care.


We have a vision —that the long-term vibrancy of community care will be achieved through the leadership of physicians committed to clinical excellence and innovation, enabled by close collaboration with our organization and our deep clinical, operational and technological expertise.Every single McKesson employee contributes to our mission—by joining McKesson Specialty Health you act as a catalyst in a chain of events that helps millions of people all over the globe. 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.


Join our team of leaders to begin a rewarding career.



Current Need


Position Description
Position Summary:

Buyers are a key piece of McKesson Specialty Health’s drug distribution engine.  They are central to all distribution programs in our distribution centers, and they are the essential to the key projects that are helping our business to evolve with the broader healthcare industry. 

Works on complex problems where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of various factors. Exercises judgment within broadly defined practices and policies in selecting methods, techniques, and evaluation criterion for obtaining results.  Work leadership may be provided by assigning work and resolving problems.

This role will also be a decision making position for a variety of processes in the purchasing group. These processes will include, SAP MRP, Vistex, and the analytics to support the purchasing team. This role will also act as the buyer for special accounts as well as the back-up approver of PO’s between $25M - $75M. The manager will also oversee the analytics used to guide behavior of the buying team.

The purpose of this position is to improve effectiveness and efficiencies with system and process enhancements. This role will identify and execute value add changes as well as determine ‘waste’ steps to be eliminated. This is important given multiple systems, cross functional processes and critical new regulations.


Key Responsibilities                                                                                                                                                                       

1.            Buyer of Special Accounts           

2.            Analytics             

3.            Special Projects               

4.            Other Duties      


Qualifications

Minimum Job Qualifications:

  • 4 year degree in related field or equivalent business experience required
Minimum of 3-5 years experience in one of the following:
  • Purchasing
  • Financial planning & analysis
  • Pharmaceutical distribution / operations
 
  • Solid knowledge of financial concepts, practices and systems as well as demonstrates leadership skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and multi-task
  • Highly detail oriented
  • Strong desire for continuous learning and growth
  • Intermediate skills in Microsoft Office suite
  • Forecasting skills
  • Knowledge of healthcare market and drug distribution space a plus
Working Conditions:
  • Traditional office environment.
 
 
  • 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.
A little about us:
McKesson is in business for better health.

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