McKesson is in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. At McKesson Canada, we touch the lives of 12 million Canadians every day. We carry more than 35,000 products in 17 distribution centers and ultimately provide distribution to 6,300 retail pharmacies, 1,350 hospitals, long-term care centers, clinics and institutions all over Canada. But we're so much more than a distribution company. We've automated 2,500 retail pharmacies and dispense over 100 million doses a year through our automation solutions. Manufacturers, healthcare providers and patients count on us for a full range of services that contribute to the quality and safety of care for us all.
At McKesson Canada, you'll 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.
Reporting to the Senior Manager, Quality, Pharmaceutical Distribution, the Quality Site Specialist (QS), will be responsible for ensuring a product or service meets the established standards of quality including reliability, usability and performance.
At this level, the Quality Site Specialist typically:
Works under limited direction with work being evaluated upon completion to ensure objectives are met
Determines and develops approach to solutions.
Frequent interorganizational and outside customer contacts.
Represents the department on projects and may perform in project leadership role.
Represent the department and is the main quality point of contact at the DC level.
Provides resolutions to a diverse range of complex problems using judgement within defined policies and practices.
Section A - Specific Responsibilities
Certain responsibilities that are typically associated with a job as Quality Specialist are included in Section B. Specific duties generally include but are not limited to the following:
Draft quality assurance policies and procedures
Interpret and implement quality assurance standards
Evaluate adequacy of quality assurance standards
Review the implementation and efficiency of quality and inspection systems
Plan, conduct and monitor testing and inspection of materials and products to ensure finished product quality
Document internal audits and other quality assurance activities
Investigate customer complaints and non-conformance issues
Collect and compile statistical quality data
Analyze data to identify areas for improvement in the quality system
Develop, recommend and monitor corrective and preventive actions
Prepare reports to communicate outcomes of quality activities
Coordinate and support on-site audits conducted by external providers
Evaluate audit findings and implement appropriate corrective actions
Monitor risk management activities
Responsible for document management systems
Assure ongoing compliance with quality and industry regulatory requirements.
Section B - General Responsibilities
Promotes understanding of quality standards and processes with Distribution Directors in the DC.
Identify training needs and organize training interventions to meet quality standards
Ensures proper preparation, execution and follow-up of Regulatory Inspections by maintaining the inspection file, managing audit documents and response actions.
Section C - Key Requirements
Education and Experience:
B.SC. in Chemistry, Biology or equivalent experience.
Quality inspection, auditing and testing experience
Experience with implementation of corrective action programs
Product or industry-specific experience
Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office, QA applications and databases
Knowledge of tools, concepts and methodologies of QA
Knowledge of relevant regulatory requirements
4+ years of relevant experience
Knowledge and Skills:
Demonstrate strong leadership in a professional environment
Ability to manage time and prioritize tasks is an essential characteristic
Communication skills - verbal and written
Data collection, management and analysis
Problem analysis and problem solving
Planning and organizing
Customer service orientation
Ability to motivate in a teamwork environment
Capacity to work under limited direction
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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.