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IT Director WMS-3PL – Supply Chain Solutions

Louisville, Kentucky See Job Responsibilities

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  • Problem-Solver
  • Strategic
  • Technologically Savvy
  • Visual Thinker



Make an impact by using your problem-solving skills to assure maximum “uptime” for our products and a smooth experience for our customers, while maintaining a healthy work-life balance.


Monitor and analyze insights on the next steps of improving care through our evolving data and technology tools.

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solutions that help break down affordability barriers to improving distribution that helps maintain drug efficacy, you’ll play a key role in shaping a global industry.


  • Coverage you can rely on

    • Medical, Dental, and Vision
    • Health Spending Accounts
    • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Benefits that go beyond your base pay

    • 401(k) (U.S.)
    • Pension (Canada)
    • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Support for total well-being

    • Mental Health Programs
    • Flexible Schedules
    • Paid Time Off
    • Wellness Program
    • Education Reimbursement
    • Volunteer Opportunities
    • Flexible Work Environment
  • A global leader of inclusion

    McKesson’s commitment to diversity and inclusion starts at the top. We have also been named a Best Employer for Diversity by Forbes.


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.

Job title: IT Director WMS-3PL – Supply Chain Solutions

Work location: 1. Louisville, KY, (must be working at our distribution center location occasionally) 2. Columbus, OH

Job Summary:

The IT Director WMS-3PL – Supply Chain Solutions is responsible for providing a single point of accountability playing a key role in delivering Supply Chain Business Systems within the Information Technology team, provides overall people and technology leadership on IT engagement processes, provides thoughtful leadership on strategic direction (business & IT), and provides results leadership that ensures successful delivery of Supply chain Programs / Projects for McKesson’s Business Units.


  • Oversee the management of SAP systems in the order-to-cash, procure-to-pay and warehouse management solutions and all applications integrated with SAP, ensuring they are aligned with business processes and objectives.
  • Ensure successful delivery of supply chain programs/projects using SAP and other tools for multiple business units in the Warehouse Management Systems, Procure-to-Pay and Order-to-Cash areas.
  • Collaborate with the AMS partner to ensure the optimal performance, availability, and stability of supply chain applications like SAP WMS.
  • Oversee the resolution of incidents and problems related to SAP and non-SAP related applications, ensuring minimal business disruption and ensure permanent solutions are put into place for all such critical issues.
  • Build high-performance delivery teams that drive and champion change and stakeholder management.
  • Lead operations, overseeing application reliability, security, and troubleshooting.
  • Govern IT standards for solution delivery ensuring stability and scalability meeting supply chain needs of the business units and ensure standards, processes, and policies are followed to enable integrity and quality of solution delivery
  • Develop stakeholder relationships, share best practices, and ensure communication with IT and business operations
  • Lead the planning and implementation of SAP upgrades, patches and enhancements in coordination with the multiple implementation partners.
  • Serve as the primary point of contact between the organization and the MSP service provider for all matters related to SAP Application Management
  • Monitor the outsourcing partner’s adherence to SLAs and KPIs, particularly those related to SAP and other non-SAP applications and address any service delivery issues.
  • Provide regular review and report results to IT Leadership to ensure they meet evolving business needs and provide inputs for leveraging opportunities for service optimization.
  • Provide strategic guidance on the use of SAP and non-SAP applications to enhance business processes and operational efficiency.
  • Work with internal stakeholders and the MSP partner to identify opportunities for innovation and improvement within the SAP and related non-SAP applications ecosystem.
  • Ensure compliance across all SAP and non-SAP applications related to the service delivery for distribution and customer service business groups.
  • Facilitate regular audits and compliance checks to maintain high standards of governance and control.
  • Lead change management initiatives for SAP and non-SAP related applications, coordinating with the IT and business partners to ensure smooth and effective implementation.
  • Conduct post-implementation reviews to capture learnings and continuously improve the SAP application management process.
  • Develop and support safe and optimal Global DC Operational processes and systems, to eliminate waste and manual efforts across Receiving, Putaway, Picking, and Outbound Logistics functions
  • Support and conduct regular reviews of all DC Operational systems and activities covering methods, procedures, and efficiencies to ensure continuous improvement
  • Report and monitor DC Systems usage and productivity, identifying issues, and trends and providing results to DC Management accordingly
  • Coordinate DC systems/WMS upgrades along with internal and external IT resources
  • Develop and deploy DC system and process SOPs, with regular audits and version control for each SOP
  • Communicate with multiple levels within the organization – from brainstorming with individual business system analysts to discussing actionable strategy with leadership
  • Work with senior leadership to manage demand, capacity, and budgets

Key Qualities:

  • Ensures Accountability – Holding self and others accountable to meet commitments.
  • Manages Ambiguity – Operating effectively, even when things are not certain, or the way forward is not clear.
  • Decision Quality – Making good and timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward.
  • Nimble Learning – Actively learning through experimentation when tackling new problem, using both successes and failures as learning fodder.
  • Balances Stakeholders – Anticipating and balancing the needs of multiple stakeholders.
  • Directs Work – Providing direction, delegating, and removing obstacles to get work done
  • Global Perspective – Taking a broad view when approaching issues, using a global lens
  • Situational Adaptability – Adapting approach and demeanor in real time to match the shifting demands of different situations
  • Manages Conflict – Handling conflict situations effectively, with a minimum of noise
  • Expert knowledge of business systems processes within the logistics domain, including Order-to-Cash (Order management, fulfillment, and warehouse mgmt. systems), Procure-to-Pay (Direct Procurement, demand planning, Receiving and warehouse mgmt. systems).

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s in computer science, Information Technology, Business Administration, or a related field.

Must have critical skills:

  • Minimum 12 years’ experience planning, managing, developing, executing and maintaining SAP WMS/EWM or other ERP solutions in a large-scale, enterprise environment
  • Minimum ten years of SAP or other ERP delivery leadership and end-to-end implementation experience.
  • Minimum of 10 years experience in providing Supply Chain solutions, preferably within an SAP environment utilizing a CoE support model.
  • Minimum of 5 years experience as a people manager
  • Proficiency in business process knowledge within the distribution space.
  • Experience in managing employees and external vendors & resources.
  • Extensive knowledge of IT governance, operations, and security practices.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing IT services, with a strong understanding of managed service delivery.
  • Proficient in the application landscape, including both SAAS and on-premises solutions.
  • Familiarity with ITIL and similar IT service management frameworks, with certifications being a plus.
  • Excellent negotiation, communication, and stakeholder management skills.
  • Ability to manage complex projects and multi-task effectively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong background in ERP concepts and functionality in an SAP S/4 HANA environment, including master data management, procurement, order to cash and warehousing
  • Must have managed the on-call / weekend support team

Travel & Work Arrangements/Requirements: Remote/hybrid with 25% travel

****Relocation assistance is not budgeted for this role****

We are proud to offer a competitive compensation package at McKesson as part of our Total Rewards. 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. For more information regarding benefits at McKesson, please click here.

Our Base Pay Range for this position

$137,300 - $228,900

McKesson is an Equal Opportunity Employer

McKesson provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees and is committed to a diverse and inclusive environment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age or genetic information. For additional information on McKesson’s full Equal Employment Opportunity policies, visit our Equal Employment Opportunity page.

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