McKesson Facilities Manager, Midshift in Olive Branch, Mississippi

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.

Position Description

Overall accountability and responsibility for Facilities and Material Handling Equipment Operations of a 650K square foot, highly automated pharmaceutical distribution center which operates 24/7/365.

Responsibilities to include, but not limited to:

  • Management, development and training of maintenance/janitorial teams to ensure current/cutting edge industrial automation/machinery which includes, automated guided vehicles, unit sorters, conveyors, warehouse control systems and material handling equipment is up and running as designed for operations.

  • Responsibility for facility equipment audits and record retention policies.

  • Oversight and responsibility for all safety and security protocols to include working with on-site senior management to ensure strict adherence to same. These include, but are not limited to: OSHA, FDA, DOT, Fire Detection, DEA and PDMA monitoring/compliance.

  • Maintain and support security systems including state of the art intrusion detection, access control and camera systems.

  • Responsible for all management of building cleanliness and maintenance both internal and external.

  • Oversight and management of facilities projects. Project management will often require working closely with vendors to gather estimates and adhere to budget forecasts.

  • Management of both the maintenance and janitorial staff.

  • Engagement with risk management insurance and property management companies.

  • Development, oversight and accountability for a yearly MRO supply budget and associated inventories.

  • Tactical operation planning, human resource planning and associated allocations.

  • Contractor engagement including oversight and management of all contracts for facility services.

  • Management and maintenance of electric forklifts, man-lifts, scrubbers and sweepers including safety programs.


Minimum Requirements

  • 3+ years facilities engineering experience and demonstrated leadership skills

Critical Skills

  • 4+ years of experience as a facilities manager/supervisor preferred

  • Detailed working/troubleshooting knowledge of PLC logic and warehouse control systems. From relay logic to microprocessor based controls.

  • Proven ability to read and comprehend complex electrical, mechanical and automation system prints quickly and have the ability to convey information to facilities team under high pressure situations.

  • Working knowledge of all "trade" categories, including, but not limited to Electrical, Mechanical, Temperature controls systems and HVAC. Typical system knowledge require include power feeders, transformers, generators, switchgear, AC/DC drives, PLC’s, UPS systems, air handling units and CRAC units.

  • Aptitude to organization self as well as other team member activities.

  • Capability to effectively negotiate with and manage vendors.

  • Working knowledge of or capacity to learn PC software such as Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint), CMMS (Maintenance Connection), Warehouse Control Systems and other automation software.

  • Must be open to flexible mid-shift hours with typical start time of between 1:00 and 2:00 PM, Monday through Friday; must be open to on call and overtime as needed

Additional Knowledge & Skills

  • Proven leadership/team building skills which adhere to McKesson’s ICARE (Integrity, Customer Centered, Accountability, Respect, Excellence) principals.

  • Associate’s degree, trade school certification, or other verifiable training in a relevant technical field preferred


  • 4-year degree or related field or equivalent experience

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to perform lifting (weight varies based on product), walking, standing, climbing, work overhead, and office environment.

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

Category: Facilities