McKesson Material Handler in Elwood, Illinois
McKesson is in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. McKesson Medical-Surgical provides medical-surgical supplies and equipment to physicians' offices, home care agencies, long-term care facilities and surgery centers. Our catalog includes more than 150,000 national brand products from bandages to exam tables, plus McKesson's own line of high-quality medical-surgical products. We're proud to be the only national distributor serving the entire continuum of healthcare.
Every single McKesson employee contributes to our mission—by joining McKesson Medical-Surgical you act as a catalyst in a chain of events that helps millions of people all over the globe. Your expertise, drive and passion can help us improve everything we touch, from providers to payors to pharmacies. 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.
Join our team of leaders to begin a rewarding career.
Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm or until work is complete
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Responsible for performing the physical tasks involved in the shipping, receiving, storing, and distributing of products, materials, parts, supplies and equipment. Unpacks and checks goods received against purchase orders or invoices, maintains records of received goods, rejecting unsatisfactory items where necessary. Pulls and fills orders. Lifts heavy/light weight items. May use (but not limited to) power equipment such as a forklift, hand tools, and other devices operated in a warehouse environment. This position is not responsible for operating delivery trucks which require a Commercial Drivers License. Prepares and maintains records of merchandise shipped. Posts weights and shipping charges and prepares goods for final shipment. Examines, stocks and distributes materials in inventory and on manufacturing lines. May prepare kitting packages for assembly production.
If you like the sound of these job tasks and perks, then starting your career as a Material Handler is right for you!
Keep Your Edge - Stay mentally sharp throughout your shift pulling and picking orders as you strategically get the job done
Stay Fit- Get your workout in as you bend, twist, lift up to 50lbs, and walk extensive miles per shift- Employees that participate in our Wellness program can receive Health discounts!
Work Hard, Play Hard – That’s right! Your performance will help you earn financial incentive on top of your regular pay
Take advantage of training to use power equipment such as a forklift, hand tools, and other devices
Most of our Distribution Centers are climate controlled and utilize state of the art systems & equipment to make our jobs easier while providing a comfortable work environment
Entry level experience
Work experience in a face-paced, distribution or warehouse environment or stock room strongly preferred; picking/packing, sorting, loading/unloading, scanning, or various other warehouse functions
The ability to work the hours listed above, in addition to overtime. * Overtime in most Distribution Centers is mandatory and typically occurs M-W due to our real-time commitments to our customers
Strong reading, addition and subtraction skills needed to manage order specific documentation
Passion around working for a leading healthcare distribution company focused on distributing medical and surgical supplies and equipment to more than 50% of Americas hospitals, clinics, pharmacies, and other healthcare facilities
Additional Knowledge and Skills
May have knowledge of Material Handling issues; Basic reading, writing, addition and subtraction skills
Material Handler equipment experience
RF equipment experience
HS Diploma or Equivalent
Ability to lift 20 to 50lbs repetitively throughout the course of a shift without assistance (weight varies based on product)
Must be able to bend, sit, stand, twist, stoop for long periods of time
Able to walk up to 10 miles throughout the course of a shift (steps vary per shift)
Working with RF scanning equipment
Benefits and 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.
When you join McKesson, you become a part of something special. You also get access to a wide variety of benefits; take a look at our total rewards: https://s3.amazonaws.com/mckesson/documents/McKesson-Benefits-at-a-Glance.pdf Here are a few employee perks:
We offer acompetitive starting wage along with a performance based pay progressionprogram. For our 3 rd shift (nights) we offer shiftdifferential
Our customizedmedical, dental and vision packages are created to fit you and your family’sneeds
Earn healthinsurance and gym membership rebates through our wellnessprogram
Invest in yourfuture through our generous 401(k) Retirement Savings Program and Employee StockPurchase Plan
Take advantage ofour Tuition Reimbursement Program to offset continued educationcosts
Put your familyfirst by taking advantage of our children of McKesson Employee’s ScholarshipProgram
Provide you tools toadvance in your career like OTJ training and mentorships
Utilize the EmployeeAssistance Program for help with legal, financial and mental healthmatters
Help create ahealthier world through our volunteer and philanthropic programs
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.
No agencies please.
Job: Distribution Operations
Organization: McKesson Medical Surgical
Title: Material Handler
Requisition ID: 18008679