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Operations Manager

Holt, MI

McKesson is an impact-driven, Fortune 10 company that touches virtually every aspect of healthcare. We are known for delivering insights, products, and services that make quality care more accessible and affordable. Here, we focus on the health, happiness, and well-being of you and those we serve – we care. What you do at McKesson matters.

We foster a culture where you can grow, make an impact, and are empowered to bring new ideas. Together, we thrive as we shape the future of health for patients, our communities, and our people. If you want to be part of tomorrow’s health today, we want to hear from you.

As an Operations Manager on our team, you’ll be helping to keep our distribution center operating efficiently and safely. Through engagement, accountability, training, development and problem solving, your work will help shape the overall distribution experience for our customers and employees.

The Operations Manager is responsible for the operational and administrative activities of multiple shifts and departments throughout the distribution center during night shift operations.

Duties include:

  • Plans, organizes, and directs warehouse leadership to ensure customer satisfaction. 
  • Development of supervisory leadership team 
  • Leads and direct warehouse supervisors and employees 
  • Maintain a safe environment, positive workplace morale, efficient work standards and develop leadership and teamwork. 
  • Trains and manages performance levels and role expectations of supervisors and other direct reports. 
  • Assertively seeks solutions at the root level of problems. 
  • Builds teamwork among DC management, multiple departments and DC employees. 
  • Ensures warehouse operations comply with all federal, state, local and company policies. 
  • Monitors and helps controls associated DC expenses 

Essential functions:

  • Assist team with planning, organizing and directing warehouse activities and administrative functions to ensure successful and safe night shift operations. 
  • Effectively lead and develop supervisors, computer room operators, trainers, line leads and associates.
  • Focus on reducing employee turnover and controllable overtime while streamlining processes and improving operational efficiencies

Minimum requirements

Degree or equivalent experience. Typically requires 6+ years of professional experience and 0-2 years of supervisory experience.

Critical requirements

  • Experience managing, leading and developing supervisors; this is a hands-on manager role with most time being spent on the floor 
  • Management skills – coaching and development of supervisors 
  • Demonstrated employee engagement skills 
  • Strong communications skills – open and candid verbal and written communications; ability to debate, decide and commit effectively at all levels and across all functional areas 
  • Computer proficiency in MS Office 
  • Very thorough knowledge of Operations Management 
  • Adept at strategic thinking and strategic business planning 
  • Must be open to flexible night hours, Sunday through Thursday, with a typical start     time of 6:00pm; must also be open to overtime as needed and shift adjustments based on business requirements

Additional knowledge and Skills

  • Excellent organizational skills 
  • Follow up and follow through 
  • Experience managing budgets and expenses 
  • SAP experience 
  • Project Management experience 
  • Adept at interpreting and analyzing data 
  • Six Sigma training or experience


4-year degree or equivalent experience

Physical requirements

  • High energy distribution center environment 
  • May be required to work various shifts
  • Some overtime required

At McKesson, we care about the well-being of the patients and communities we serve, and that starts with caring for our people. That’s why we have a Total Rewards package that includes comprehensive benefits to supportphysical, mental, and financial well-being.

Our Total Rewards offerings serve the different needs of our diverse employee population and ensure they are the healthiest versions of themselves. For more information regarding benefits at McKesson, please click here.

As part of Total Rewards, we are proud to offer a competitive compensation package at McKesson. This is determined by several factors, including performance, experience and skills, equity, regular job market evaluations, and geographical markets. In addition to base pay, other compensation, such as an annual bonus or long-term incentive opportunities may be offered.

Our base pay range for this position

$64,000 - $106,600

McKesson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.Qualified applicants will not be disqualified from consideration for employment based upon criminal history.

McKesson is committed to being an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers including job seekers with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to [email protected]. Resumes or CVs submitted to this email box will not be accepted.

Current employees must apply through the internal career site.

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