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  • Director of Operations (O'Fallon, MO)
Job Description

Current Need
The St. Louis DC is looking for a Director of Operations: This position is responsible for all operational activities and P&L accountability across the facility as well as inventory accountability and exposure to risk and loss for the distribution center. The individual will be responsible for providing the highest possible service to the market customer base, and providing a work environment conducive to superior productivity, safety, quality, and morale. The Director of Operations is actively engaged in long term strategic planning for the distribution center.
Key Responsibilities:
Strategic and Cross Functional Management
  • Collaborate with both regional management and local management to develop and align strategic initiatives to implement locally.
  • Establishes priorities, focus' resources and ensures all employees are working toward common goal
  • Ensure high quality employee attraction, engagement, and development at all levels.
  • Coaches and builds local operations team in collaboration efforts with sales team to obtain profitable business and maintain superior customer service for existing customers.
  • Strategize with leaders across the network to stay ahead of changing customer needs, industry advances, and labor planning concerns.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders from HR, Engineering, Six Sigma, Finance, and more to ensure operations are identifying, meeting, and exceeding desired output and best practices.
  • Assist the Sales and Buying Center teams to ensure a profitable business and maintain superior customer service for existing customers.
  • Coordinate with Transportation team and Contractors.
Employee Management
  • Motivates and inspires DC personnel to achieve set vision and objectives
  • Cultivates leadership and support for on-going training and individual and professional development of management and employees.
  • Build bench strength through modeling ICARE/ILEAD and development of a high-performing culture. Work with regional management on succession planning.
  • Effectively manage all people issues including, but not limited to, labor, turnover, generational, and diversity and inclusion.
  • Develop a strong team of up to 10 DC leaders and provide coaching and appropriate development opportunities for direct reports.
  • Direct staff of 100 employees to provide a work environment that fosters creativity, productivity,
  • collaboration, and accountability.
Financial Ownership
  • Utilize financial acumen and knowledge, especially in making business decisions.
  • Monitor and analyze costs and assist the management team in hitting their goals.
  • Financial Responsibilities include:
-P & L Ownership
-Budgeting and Profitability
-Inventory management
-Expense Control
Compliance and Safety
  • Oversee compliance with federal, state, local, and company policies and safety regulations.
  • Responsibilities include:
-Regulatory Control - DEA, FDA, OSHA, etc.
-Internal Auditing - SOP, Vendor, other
  • Safety - Establish a culture of safety including training, detecting and analyzing
Minimum Requirements
12+ years of professional experience and 4+ years of management experience
Critical Skills
  • Capable of handling multiple priorities and extensive time demands regarding both logistics and employee relations and engagement. Effectively navigates through complex situations, both internal and external, that may require multiple decision makers.
  • Excellent organizational skills, excellent communication skills (verbal/written), management skills, and contract negotiations.
  • Ability to develop, drive, implement and maintain innovation and promote continuous improvement around engineering processes, customer support, cost structure and quality initiatives.
  • Strong PC skills and the ability to use McKesson's suite of PC-based applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Microsoft Outlook, etc.)
  • Comprehensive knowledge of drug distribution methods and procedures and drug wholesaling business in general (including the various McKesson customer types: Independent, Hospital, National Accounts, Mail Order etc.)
  • Knowledge with WMS systems, General understanding of warehouse control system and specialized material handling equipment
  • Accomplished demonstration of building organizational talent and development of strong teams.
Additional Knowledge & Skills
  • HR management and leadership skills
  • Results Orientation & Energy
  • Expert communication skills (oral and written)
  • Decisiveness & Judgment
  • Openness & Candor
  • Customer Focus
  • Business Process Improvement
  • Value Diversity
Education
4-year degree in related field or equivalent experience

Physical Requirements
Multiple environments including office and warehouse. Must be willing to work various hours to manage across the 24-hour workday within the distribution center.

Must be authorized to work in the US. Sponsorship is not available for this position.

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.
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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 Disability_Accommodation@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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