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Planning Supervisor

Company Name:
McKesson
Saving lives starts with you. 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 supply, technology and care management solutions to over 26,000 retail and 5,000 health system pharmacies nationwide. Our company includes three segments: Our domestic network of distribution centers ensures that our customers - and their patients - receive the right medicines and medical supplies at the right time. Our IT segment provides service and support for more than 2,400 systems in independent, chain, hospital, clinic and nursing-home pharmacies across the country. We work hard so that pharmacists can spend their time on patients - not paperwork. Our Center for Financial Services plays a critical role in ensuring that hospitals, pharmacies and retail chains receive pharmaceutical products quickly - usually within 24 hours. Our entire team works to ensure patients receive their medications efficiently and begin the process of healing.
Current Need
This position will have the overall responsibility for production scheduling, labor management analysis, slot information and transportation management, computer room activities and workforce management systems. In this role, the Planning Supervisor is responsible for production scheduling and balancing to meet daily service throughput and productivity objectives.
The position will communicate daily with Operations Management to ensure specific needs are addressed.
Position Description
Develop short and long-range staffing plans based on productivity objectives and forecasted volume requirements and make recommendations to the Operations Team.
Develop, manage and monitor performance reporting on quality productivity and cost and make recommendations to the Operations Team.
Recruit, develop and retain planning and administration team.
Develop, analyze and recommend strategic and tactical operational and systemic improvements to meet current and future service, throughput and cost objectives.
Monitor DC's performance to schedule and forecast to actual and report to management team for continuous improvement opportunities.
Maintain systems and databases in an accurate and timely manner as well as track activities and generate metrics to manage the process.
Communicate and collaborate effectively with transportation, inventory, and operations teams to meet and exceed the goals of the facility.
Prepare daily, weekly and monthly status reports.
Work with inbound transportation providers to schedule and plan work activities accordingly.
Gives work direction, resolves problems, and sets deadlines to ensure timely completion of work.
Monitors and analyzes costs and participates in budget discussions.
Other duties as assigned.
Minimum Requirements
5 + years operational experience including; 3+ years managerial experience.
Critical Skills
High proficiency with AS400, Manhattan WMS, or similar WMS
Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office, including database management
Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and written
Ability to multitask
Good mathematical/analytical skills
Additional Knowledge & Skills
Very thorough knowledge of Operations management.
Excellent organizational skills.
Extensive knowledge of product flow through the distribution center and impact of bottlenecks.
Experienced in a high transaction customer sensitive environment.
Ability to coordinate with multiple functional departments.
Extensive knowledge of data mining with multiple platforms.
Education
4-year degree in related field or equivalent experience
Physical Requirements
General Office Demands
Benefits & Company Statement
We believe you should be rewarded for the important work you do. For that reason, you''ll receive a competitive compensation and benefits package when you join our team.
It starts with you. That''s a simple sentence but it says a lot. It reminds each one of us that what we do matters. 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. By connecting and improving the business of healthcare, we''re helping to ensure that millions of patients get the treatment they need. And by choosing a career with McKesson Pharmaceutical, you''ll join a team of passionate people working together to improve lives and advance healthcare.
At McKesson, we believe we can empower healthcare. And it all starts with you.
Qualified applicants will not be disqualified from consideration for employment based upon criminal history.
McKesson is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer - minorities/females/veterans/persons with disabilities.
Agency Statement
No agencies please.

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