McKesson Central Fill Pharmacy System Assistant in Buffalo, New York

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

12:00PM – 8:30PM (Full-Time: Sunday through Thursday)

Position Description

As a member of the IT/Maintenance Team, provide functional support of Central Fill operations. Responsible for supporting the company’s computer systems in alignment with the goals of facility and corporate policies while providing the highest possible service to business partners. Inspire clear and consistent communication to assist management and fellow employees.

Minimum Requirements

  • Participate in system fixes andenhancements with HVS Customer Support

  • Execute planned work assignmentswithin established timeframes

  • Performs troubleshooting todiagnose and correct problems

  • Develops technical knowledge ofproprietary and shelf software systems

  • Supports and maintainsworkstations, PLCs (Programmable Logic Controller) and network printers

  • Works with associated vendors tooperate, maintain, and support software/ hardware systems

  • Adherence or compliance topolicies, procedures/ SOP’s and Safety guidelines

  • Communicate with peers andsupervisors about operational concerns and assist in resolving these concerns

  • Procures quotes/items needed tocarry out work assignments

  • Provide peer support and mentoringto fellow employees

  • Adhere to and promote thecompany’s ICARE Principles

  • Maintain confidentiality whennecessary

  • Ability to work independently andin small teams

Critical Skills

  • Associates Degree in anInformation Technology Field

  • Prefer Microsoft/CompTIACertifications

  • A

  • Server

  • MTA

  • MCSA

  • Must have proficiency with WindowsXP/ Windows 7/ Windows Server operating systems

  • Must be computer proficient withMicrosoft Office Programs (Word, Excel, and Outlook).

  • Must be able to demonstrateproblem solving through own knowledge and skills combined with analyzing toroot cause levels

  • Must be customer service drivenand have the capability to work with outside resources directly and bytelephone

  • Must have familiarity withnetworking equipment

  • Highly motivated/Detail Oriented

  • Knowledge of all productionfunctions preferred

  • Must meet established attendancerequirements.

  • Criteria that is partof the selection process: qualifications, merit, experience and attendance andwork record.

  • Must be able to work multiple shifts and after hours when needed

Additional Knowledge & Skills

-Basic knowledge of Computer Operations Support -Basic knowledge of standard desktop applications -May have basic knowledge of data center operations -Basic written technical documentation skills -Basic knowledge of electronic communications (email, instant messaging)


High school diploma or equivalent

Physical Requirements

  • Large percent of time performing work in front of computer screen is required

  • Standing and walking frequently throughout shift

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to handle or feel, reach with hands or arms, climb or balance, stoop or kneel, crouch or crawl

  • The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 lbs. and occasionally lift or move up to 75 lbs

  • Must be able to work mandatory overtime

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: Technology

Organization: McKesson Pharmaceutical

Title: Central Fill Pharmacy System Assistant

Location: New York-Buffalo

Requisition ID: 18006404