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McKesson Corporation

Replenishment Buyer

McKesson Corporation - Irving, TX

Replenishment Buyer','17008130','!*!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.Current NeedMcKesson is seeking a Replenishment Buyer to join their team in Irving, TX.Position DescriptionReplenishment Buyers are responsible for the achieving optimal inventory for the assigned critical/specialty products/accounts and also manages any/all assigned internal/external customer relationships.  Replenishment Buyers will also be required to problem solve, forecast, and analyze data to fulfill inventory needs.   Key Responsibilities: Conduct inventory replenishment duties for designated accounts/distribution center(s) to include inventory management, adherence to McKesson’s SLA goals, and the management and analytics of forecasting trends (demand forecasting and lead time forecasting).Establish, maintain, and expand regular communication with external customers (suppliers, vendors, etc.) and internal stakeholders (distribution center managers, purchasing team, etc.), ensuring quick response times and satisfactory problem resolution and developing strong customer partnerships to ensure the success of McKesson’s buying programs.Collaborate with Purchasing Manager and Business Analysts to make recommendations on improvements to internal processes.Responsible for maintaining an adequate in-stock position of inventory, ensuring that inventory is turned consistently to maximize sales while minimizing loss in shrink.Assist manager in mentoring and training new members of the Replenishment Buyer Team, as needed.Perform other duties as assigned by management.     ','!*!Minimum Requirements5 years purchasing experienceCritical SkillsAble to develop and maintain effective, positive internal/external working relationships with a diverse group of individuals; excellent relationship management skills.Excellent negotiation abilities with strong math skills.Strong computer skills, including MS Office suite, to include Excel, Word and Outlook.Prior experience with weekly forecastingDemonstrated examples of analytical thinking and business decision making Exceptional communication skills both verbal and written Prior experience supporting a large volume of vendors and distribution centersAbility to prioritize and organize in a very fast paced environmentTime Management by understanding priorities and task completion timelinesInitiative to identify and take on tasks and resolve problems immediatelyAdditional Knowledge & SkillsExcellent organizational and multi-tasking skills in a fast-paced environment; ability to prioritize and plan work activities, using time efficiently.  Able to execute without direct supervisionExcellent attention to detail.Able to set priorities, meet deadlines, accomplish team objectives, and resolve issues appropriately independently, in a timely manner.Able to work well under pressure; strong sense of urgency.Solid decision and resolution management skills.Strong interpersonal, oral and written communications.Strong business acumen, analytical skills with exposure to process improvement and project management.Readily able to learn and adapt to new computer applications, system upgrades and other technology as necessary.Must be open to feedback and have the ability to be flexible and adaptable.EducationBachelor’s degree required (preferably in Supply Chain Management, Distribution or Operations) or combination of education and relevant work experience.McKesson Required Competencies:Set Strategy - Sees the big picture; understands key business drivers; anticipates challenges; navigates ambiguity and complexity; keeps people focused on the right goalsFoster Innovation - Finds new and better ways to drive growth and profitability and builds the capability, structure, and culture needed for innovation, learning, and creativityBe Collaborative - Takes an enterprise perspective on priorities; builds and aligns team; networks and works well with others; eliminates unhelpful boundariesBe Inclusive - Builds a culture of trust and openness; supports, welcomes, treats with respect, and appreciates differences in identify, backgrounds, styles, and perspectivesBe Decisive - Uses good judgment and is able to make effective decisions on complex issues despite short time lines and pressureDeliver Results - Secures resources and builds the team, system, and culture needed to meet commitments and drives results; balances short and long term needs and goals; effectively leads changeBe Courageous - Takes on tough issues and challenges; displays inner strength; never wavers from doing what is rightBe Resilient - Deals well with setbacks and disappointments; flexible and adaptable in response to changing circumstancesGrow Self - Hungry for new information; self aware; creates an atmosphere of continuous improvement Grow Others - Effectively assess talent, identifying abilities and interests; provides candid feedback on strengths and needs; invested in the development of employees Working Conditions: Environment –Traditional office environment.Physical Requirements – Large percent of time performing computer based work is required.Physical RequirementsGeneral Office DemandsBenefits & Company StatementMcKesson 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 StatementNo agencies please.','United States-Texas-Irving','','','','','','Purchasing','McKesson Pharmaceutical','Regular','Standard','','Full-time','Day Job','','Jan 8, 2018','Replenishment Buyer

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McKesson Corporation


Replenishment Buyer McKesson Corporation - Irving, TX, United States


Location: Irving, TX

Company Profile:
McKesson is in business for better health. As a company working with health care stakeholders in every setting, we are charting the course toward a stronger, more sustainable future for the entire industry.