McKesson Industrial Engineer Intern in Duluth, Georgia

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 Need

Industrial Engineer Intern

Position Description

McKesson’s Undergraduate Intern program provides you with an opportunity to experience the healthcare industry first-hand. By applying your education to a real-life working environment, you will receive a solid foundation of experience as a McKesson intern. Through project-based work across key business initiatives, as well as hands-on experience, you will be exposed to many aspects of the business and draw upon your varied skill set. Further, by working in tandem with others, you will build a network of support to help you develop professionally. This is a hands-on opportunity to gain practical experience in a dynamic and growing industry!

Undergraduate Intern Program Details

  • Paid Internship

  • Full-time work for 10 weeks

  • Position will reside in Duluth, Georgia area

  • No company sponsored housing, relocation, student visaor Green Card assistance available

  • Each intern is assigned a project-focused opportunityin a specific business unit and works directly with an Intern Coordinatorand Sponsor. This is a hands-on opportunity to gain practical experiencein a dynamic and growing industry!

  • The internship program also provides networking, accessto executives, structured performance & coaching and fun, localactivities!


The McKesson Industrial Engineering team has an opportunity to collaborate internally with operation leaders and members of the engineering team to support our labor management program by performing time studies and developing standards in large automated distribution center. Other areas of focus may include the use of engineering methodologies and data analysis to lead or support process improvement initiatives.

Minimum Requirements

  • Must be currently enrolled in a degree program for the duration of the internship to be eligible

  • 3.0 minimum GPA

  • Must be currently enrolled in an Industrial Engineering Bachelor degree program and scheduled to graduate in the spring of 2019 or sooner.

Critical Skills

Willingness to learn, develop, and contribute in a fun, fast-paced environment. Self-starter that brings both interpersonal skills and creative problem solving skills.


Must be currently enrolled in a degree program for the duration of the internship to be eligible

Physical Requirements

General Office Demands. 25% travel may be required.

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.

Job: College/Intern

Organization: McKesson Pharmaceutical

Title: Industrial Engineer Intern

Location: Georgia-Duluth

Requisition ID: 18002218