McKesson Technical Trainer in Moon Township, Pennsylvania

McKesson is in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. Part of the overall McKesson, McKesson Pharmacy Technology & Services (MPTS) is a portfolio of four businesses that provides technology and services to retail, mail order, PBMs, hospital and health systems pharmacies. MPTS offers a wide array of solutions, including pharmacy workflow software, clinical programs, inventory optimization, government program optimization including 340B compliance, data analytics and services, and automation. MPTS is part of McKesson Corporation, recently ranked 5th on the FORTUNE 500, which touches over 65,000 pharmacies every day.

Every single McKesson employee contributes to our mission—by joining McKesson Pharmacy Systems you act as a catalyst in a chain of events that helps millions of people all over the globe. We understand the importance of a system that works together. You’ll collaborate on the products and solutions that help us carry out our mission to improve lives and advance healthcare. Your expertise, drive and passion can help us improve everything we touch, from providers to payers to pharmacies. Working here is your opportunity to shape an industry that’s vital to us all.

Join our team of leaders to begin a rewarding career.

Current Need

The Technical Trainer is responsible for teaching pharmacy staff how to use McKesson pharmacy software and point of sale products. Trainers primarily provide training and go-live support at customer locations but may also deliver instructor-led, web-based classes. In all cases, the trainer must be able to adapt their approach to accommodate the learning style of pharmacy staff members. Trainers may also be asked to assist customers with hardware setup and troubleshoot hardware issues while at customer locations.

Trainers may be tasked with creating new and modifying existing training classes and associated materials. Ability to quickly learn new software, keep informed of software updates, and develop quality training programs is key to success in this role.

Trainers will communicate customer status to management and are responsible for assessing staff comfort level prior to leaving the customer location to determine if additional assistance is required.

Trainers can expect to travel 75% to 100% of the time and may occasionally be asked to work weekends or holidays, depending on customer needs.

Minimum Requirements

Entry level experience in technical training, field sales, product support, and/or consulting experience.

Critical Skills

  • 1-3 years experience in technical training, computer hardware setup, field sales, product support, and/or consulting.

  • 1-2 years experience as a pharmacy technician.

  • Must have experience preparing for and delivering training to adult audiences.

  • Must have demonstrated writing skills.

  • Comfortable with high percentage travel requirements.

Additional Knowledge & Skills

  • Ability to deliver virtual and/or on-site trainings

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills; speaks clearly and persuasively.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to lead customers to an acceptance of change in software and process.

  • Strong organizational, planning, project management, problem resolution, communication, presentation, facilitation, and influencing skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to respond effectively to multiple conflicting priorities, continuously prioritize deliverables, and to respond in a dynamic work environment.

  • Preferred experience at customer locations for training or Implementation support.

  • Excellent time management and organizational skills.

  • Dependable, enthusiastic, self-starting, and self-motivated.

  • Preferred experience working with internal/external customers to recognize issues, document them and escalate as appropriate.

  • Ability to QA training materials.

  • Experience creating new or updating existing learning modules based on release notes, product requirements and subject matter expert review sessions.

  • Instructional Design experience a plus.

  • Foreign language fluency a plus.


BA or BS degree or equivalent experience


Pharmacy Technician certification preferred.

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 Pharmacy Systems & Automation, 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.

Job: Technology

Organization: McKesson Rx Tech Solutions

Title: Technical Trainer

Location: Pennsylvania-Moon Township

Requisition ID: 17003679