McKesson Manager, Business Analytics in Irving, Texas

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

The USP Operations & Analytics team empowers McKesson with data to drive fact-based decision making. We collaborate with teams across the company on a wide variety of projects and operational support. In this role you will partner with our distribution operations to provide operations optimization analytics solutions, delivering on the fly access to information that drives the business. You will interface with all levels of our operation management team to gather requirements, data from multiple sources, and build/maintain analytics solutions. You will perform research and actively engage leaders on how to improve the quality and timeliness of our deliveries as well as increase efficiency within our distribution centers.

Position Description

-Analyze past/present demand and forecasts to create intuitive management analytics tools that monitor overall productivity, efficiency, and reduce operating costs. Work with operations management to establish KPIs to monitor current staffing and drilldowns to identify cost reduction areas.

-Collaborate with distribution operations leadership and provide recommendations and insight on staffing strategies, route optimization and expected increases or decreases in customer demand that may impact resource scheduling.

-Participate in and influence discussions around reporting requirements, visualization, and data design.

-Actively engage distribution operations and promote analytics tools. Track end user usage metrics, facilitate training sessions, and support as a subject-matter expert of the workforce management analytics suite.

Minimum Requirements

8 experience in analytics or related field

Critical Skills

  • 5 years of Business Intelligence experience

  • Must have significant data mining, analysis, and reporting experience, and some experience with IT project management

  • Working and development knowledge of data visualization tools such as SSRS, Tableau and QlikView

  • Expert knowledge of enterprise database tools and ecosystems

  • Work with source systems, ETL tools and SQL processes to understand/build/debug the sources of visualization data

  • Strong SQL skills, with detailed experience in Netezza, SQLServer or other SQL databases

Additional Knowledge & Skills

  • Prefer candidate with distribution and supply chain management experience

- Proven ability to handle multiple projects while meeting deadlines and documenting progress towards those deadlines

  • Expert requirements gathering skills

  • Proven experience solving complex business issues through data-related tools

  • Strong strategic thinking, prioritization, and problem solving skills in ambiguous and changing environments

Physical Requirements

General Office Demands

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.

Job: Project Management

Organization: McKesson Pharmaceutical

Title: Manager, Business Analytics

Location: Texas-Irving

Requisition ID: 17006198