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Sr. Transportation Associate

Edmonton, Canada Job ID JR0098016 Category Transportation Post Date Sep. 12, 2023

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.

Senior Transportation Associate

Location: 14010 164th Street, Edmonton

On-site preferred (may consider remote). Remote workers will be required to work in office for meetings, etc., so, the candidate must be in close proximity to Edmonton or be willing to relocate for the opportunity with no relocation assistance.

Shift: Daytime hours, Monday to Friday (start/end times to be determined)

Office environment located within a distribution centre

Full-time permanent

This career opportunity offers a competitive base compensation, 2 weeks vacation (pro-rated based on start date), 2 floater days (pro-rated based on start date), a group insurance program (after 90 days), RSP pension program, an additional bonus program, and a chance to work within a great division of McKesson in transportation.

Job Summary

Reporting to the Transportation Manager, the Sr. Transportation Associate will be responsible to provide ongoing support concerning day to day operations of the regional Transportation team.  This includes, but is not limited to, accountability for transportation analysis and shipment support within the region, providing information and administrative support regarding transportation operations to the regional Transportation Manager, as well as ongoing support to internal customers.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Responsible to act as regional Transport liaison/first point of contact concerning any carrier related issues or concerns with all internal / external customers

  • Work directly with customer service/west track & Trace team to address outstanding issues within tight deadlines

  • Process and monitor product loss and damage claims to appropriate carriers and coordinate with other departments as required

  • Report and escalate any significant issues as per established procedures

  • Collect and provide status report updates from all carriers to monitor route performance throughout the day and forward to various departments as required

  • Process and monitor product loss and damage Claims to appropriate carriers and coordinate with other departments as required

  • Maintain logs and compile information on routes, rates and services on various vendors

  • Interact with carriers as required

  • Support regional regional Transportation Mgr and Sr. Financial Analyst through invoice validation/processing and coordination with accounts payable

  • Engage with Transportation management on areas of opportunity and improvement

  • Follow company policies and procedures, including Health and Safety policies

  • Support the regional Transport team on projects as necessary

  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • Typically requires 1+ years of related experience

Additional Qualifications

  • 3 years in a transportation related position along with the completion of post secondary education is preferred. A combination of education and experience will be considered

  • Proficient English communication skills (verbal and written)

  • Poised under pressure with ability to organize, multitask, respond, problem solve, and prioritize in a fast-paced deadline driven environment

  • Strong focus on customer service and commitment to customer satisfaction (internal and external stakeholders)

  • Must be familiar and able to work with computers and automation with a solid understanding and willingness to use various software platforms such as MS Office suite and Salesforce

  • High level of personal integrity and trustworthiness

  • Basic math and reading skills and a high standard for attention to detail and accuracy

  • Team player who is able to thrive in a team environment, but also able to lead, take initiative, and work independently

  • Demonstrated flexibility/adaptability

  • Ability to work in a diverse environment that includes many internal members from different lines of the McKesson business

  • Ability to challenge processes and seek out process improvements or creative ways of completing tasks

  • Behaviours aligned with McKesson Canada ICARE principles and values

  • If selected, must be able to participate and pass a background check (criminal)

Career Level – IC – Operations Support – O2

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, pleaseclick 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

$37,300 - $62,100

McKesson is an Equal Opportunity employer.

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