Sr Manager, Business Process

  • Company: McKesson Corporation
  • Posted: December 13, 2016
  • Reference ID: 16009953-en-us

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

The Senior Manager, Business Process/Six Sigma will lead the team partnering with McKesson's distribution center network in the West region. Interacting with SVP/VPs and senior directors, leads process improvement projects within and across business units and multiple functions of high complexity. These projects are identified and scoped independently. Cost savings potential of projects generally in the six- to eight-figure range.

Position Description
  • Plans, manages, and controls the activities of a team that provides operational support for the West region distribution centers

  • Leads project identification, execution and communication for process improvement initiatives across the region, distribution network, and other business functions

  • Recruits, develops, and mentors blackbelts, greenbelts, and yellowbelts within the West region

  • Coordinate effective communication and change management for solutions to ensure adoption and achievement of desired outcomes

  • Advises business groups by providing strategic direction to initiative prioritization, integration and resource application.

  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders, partners and internal clients



Minimum Requirements
4+ years experience, at least three of which is in project management or process improvement full-time.

Critical Skills
  • Strong knowledge of or experience in Supply Chain or Distribution

  • Financial acumen and ability to calculate cost benefit analysis and ROI, and help identify financial savings

  • Demonstrated ability to motivate, influence and gain commitment at all levels of the organization

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Experiencing managing teams

  • Strong working knowledge of Six Sigma, Lean, Kaizen, and Workout tools, problem solving / root cause analysis and process management

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (including Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Visio)

Additional Knowledge & Skills

  • LEAN or Six Sigma certification desirable

  • Strong project management skills highly preferred

  • Preferred experience as a trainer of the process improvement methodologies (DMAIC, Lean, Kaizen,and Workout and DFSS a plus) at the Blackbelt and/or Greenbelt level

  • PC skills: Proficient in Minitab and Microsoft Office (including Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Visio) highly desireable

  • Experience in distribution or supply chain preferred

  • P&L experience highly preferred

4-year degree in related field or equivalent experience. Graduate degree desirable.

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.

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