McKesson, a Fortune-10 multinational company, 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 - 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 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, McKesson 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.
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Current Need We are seeking a senior leader to implement and sustain the first level Quality Program across the domestic distribution operations network. This senior leadership position will support a nationwide network of finished goods pharmaceutical distribution centers by building a culture of quality excellence with a keen focus on education, proactive assessments, right-sized solution development and inspection readiness. The position will build a Quality Management System across the domestic distribution network and report to the VP of Quality Operations.
Position Summary The Director of Quality Operations is responsible for developing, implementing and sustaining the operations quality management system and program. The role will ensure that procedures, analytics and technology are implemented and effectively leveraged to maximize quality processes and compliance across 6 distribution centers within the Memphis area.
Review operational SOPs and provide recommendations to improve SOPs
Develop training materials to increase working knowledge of the Quality Management System
Establish format to assess for audit readiness and conduct on-site assessments
Provide training for leaders and team members across the organization
Serve as a first point of contact upon a regulatory agency arriving on site for an inspection
Manage and review corrective and preventative actions.
Recommend technology and tools to the organization to improve the culture of quality
Develop audit readiness program and executive reporting content
7+ years of professional experience
Detailed knowledge of FDA, DEA, State BoP and other regulatory agencies
Deep knowledge of wholesale distribution and/or pharmaceutical manufacturing
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Strong analytical skills
Additional Knowledge & Skills
Quality management system software experience
Management of FDA or other Regulatory Body Inspections
Internal Audit experience
Training Program management experience
Working knowledge and experience with Trackwise
Worked in a highly matrixed environment
4-year degree in business or related field or equivalent experience
General Office demands
May require up to 20% travel.
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 McKessonTalentAcquisition@mckesson.com . Resumes or CVs submitted to this email box will not be accepted.
Current employees must apply through the internal career site.
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Internal Number: JR0040828
About McKesson Corporation
We deliver careers with purpose and potential. Our focus on better health starts with creating an inclusive environment with strong values where you can build a fulfilling career. You can count on us to provide you with resources and opportunities to grow and be your best, while contributing to our pursuit of improving lives. Every day, McKesson’s employees deliver products to healthcare providers that make a difference in the care and life of a patient. We work to distribute medical supplies, bandages, syringes, vials of flu vaccine, and pharmaceutical drugs to help real patients like Jack, an eight-year-old boy battling cancer. We take that job seriously. Together, the work we do is shaping the future of healthcare. If you are passionate about combining a meaningful career with a balanced life, join us on this journey and apply for a job with McKesson today. Every day, McKesson’s employees deliver products to healthcare providers that make a difference in the care and life of a patient.