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Senior Manager, Operations

Company: McKesson
Location: Edmonton
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

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.Job Summary:As the Senior Manager, Operations you will be on the forefront of change. You will use your leadership skills to drive a culture of excellence, and operate with a continuous improvement mindset to deliver on strategic operational plans. You will empower the leadership team and drive employee engagement while achieving safety, quality, financial targets and delivering on McKesson's Customer First commitment.Plans, directs and coordinates distribution center operations along with the Leadership for afternoon, evening and night shifts. Ensures that goods are efficiently received, verified, stored, processed and delivered to customers while respecting all GMP and SOPs. Maximize work-flow, minimize errors, maintain positive employee relations and ensure H&S standards are met. Section A - Specific Responsibilities Analyzes operating and delivery procedures, systems and schedules and all other distribution centre activities to identify potential efficiency improvements and cost-savings Ensures that responsibilities are defined and assigned to supervisors and employees to maximize efficiency and productivity Supports and executes performance reviews for Operations Supervisors, supporting development plans and actively coaching areas of opportunity Ensures policies and practices are respected related to employee/labour relations and promotes efforts to build strong employee engagement Monitors, maintains and identifies opportunities to improve customer service levels for all customers Maintains appropriate communications with all levels of the organization and ensures that distribution centre employees are aware of company's progress and direction Administers policies and practices related to employee /labour relations (Bargaining, Union-Management Committees and Grievances hearing) in conjunction with Human Resources. If applicable, participates in the negotiation of the collective agreement(s). Actively encourage the Six Sigma program of continuous improvement by identifying cost reduction or quality improvement initiatives Ensures that all vehicles, equipment, buildings and property are maintained in accordance with Company standards Responsible for oversight of Automation equipment and processes in coordination with Facility maintenance team and 3rd party vendor Is accountable for ensuring proper review, update and audit of Security, Regulatory and GMP policies and programs to ensure compliance Ensure that health and safety practices are followed within the workplace through on-going monitoring of health and safety programs and audits; provision of all equipment, material and protective devices; appointing / ensuring leaders are competent in Health and Safety In coordination with Regional HR, ensure workforce planning requirements are completed and monitored; provide opportunities for development and training for Leadership team as required Section B - Position Qualifications Post-Secondary degree or minimum 8 years of experience in distribution, warehousing or manufacturing environment Experience in the pharmaceutical industry an asset Experience with automation an asset Minimum 10 years of experience in a complex leadership capacity Labour Relations/ Employee Relations experience Demonstrated experience with Six Sigma, Lean Principles and process improvement Ability to establish and analyze business metrics to effectively set targets and standards of performance Strong organization and tactical planning skills Ability to take initiative, strong work ethic, behave with a sense of urgency Demonstrated change management, problem solving & decision-making capabilities Flexible schedule requirements Ability to travel (minimal) Strong communication and analytical skills (Proficient working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite) Career LevelM3Worker Type Regular McKesson is an Equal Opportunity employer.The material contained herein is provided for informational purpose only. All open jobs offered by McKesson on this recruitment system are subject to specific job skill requirements. The job skill requirements, qualifications, and preferred experience are determined by a subsidiary, office or department within the company which is offering the position, and all positions are subject to local prevailing employment laws and restrictions. This would include immigration laws pertaining to work authorization requirements and any other applicable government permissions or compliance.The materials on this site are provided without warranties of any kind, either expressed or implied, including but not limited to warranties regarding the completeness of information contained on this site or in any referenced links. While McKesson attempts to update this site on a timely basis, the information is effective only as of the time and date of posting.McKesson is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in its workforce. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals and will accommodate applicants' needs, up to the point of undue hardship, throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process.The information on this site is for information purpose only and is not intended to be relied upon with legal consequence.Current employees must apply through internal career site.Join us at McKesson!

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