Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Cheektowaga


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
Sunday: 2:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. (some flexibility in hours)
Monday - Thursday: 2:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.

Position Description
Supports facilities staff by performing preventive maintenance, daily equipment upkeep, building maintenance and working with contractors for facilities and equipment needs.  Production type environment controlled by PLCs and pneumatic devices such as Actuators, Solenoid Valves and, Pressure Regulators.  Primary equipment includes automated filling/dispensing robots, cappers, unscramblers, labelers, scanners, conveyor system, sorting system and compressors.

Key Responsibilities:
Perform precision maintenance on automated robotic equipment - includes preventive maintenance, general upkeep and daily cleanings.  Equipment such as New England Machinery - Automated Cappers and Parata Pharmaceuticals - Robotic devices.
Perform general maintenance of warehouse equipment – may include troubleshooting (Conveyors, Motors, Air Compressors, Pneumatic Devices, Compactors, Power Equipment, Printers)
Perform general building maintenance (air conditioning/heating, plumbing, electrical, lighting, interior upkeep)
Cleaning and removal of dust and debris of production system - daily vacuuming
Maintains outside grounds (based on appearance, complaints, and procedures)
Manage and maintain spare parts inventory, making sure to keep min and max levels
Manage CMMS system
Assign and follow-up on workorders
Completes safety inspections and makes corrections where necessary
Works with outside contractors when needed on facilities and equipment repairs
Performs other projects as assigned
Working Conditions
Environment (Office, production, etc.) – Will work in all areas of the business; office, production and warehouse areas which are temperature controlled, occasional outside exposure to various weather conditions.  Minimal but some exposure to bio-hazardous materials.

Minimum Requirements
2+ years facilities engineering experience

Critical Skills
Experience with general maintenance or repair
Basic PC skills - WinXP, Win7, Office
Can perform most mechanical and minor electrical repairs
Skills working on and maintaining precision equipment
Must have the ability to analyze a problem and develop a course of action
Ability to read electrical schematics and skilled in basic electrical repair with 460, 220 and 120VAC
Knowledge of working with 24Volt DC circuits controlling PLCs, photoeys, limit switches and Solenoid Valves
Troubleshoot Ethernet cabling and I/O RS232/RS422 cabling
Knowledge of SMC and Allen Bradley type of products
Identify worn and damaged parts - replace them accordingly
Ability to develop an overall maintenance schedule based on requiments and use of equipment
Ability to

About the company

McKesson Corporation, currently ranked 5th on the FORTUNE 500, is a healthcare services and information technology company dedicated to making the business of healthcare run better.

For businesses across healthcare, being healthy means having what you need to operate more efficiently and improve the lives of patients. McKesson champions those working on the front lines of healthcare by helping them deliver better care at lower costs. We see the industry the way no one else can: comprehensively. And we’re confident in the impact we create because of that view.

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