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Distribution Center Intern - Summer 2024 - Memphis, TN

Memphis, Tennessee Job ID JR0101560 Category Intern Post Date Nov. 14, 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.

McKesson requires new employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as defined by the CDC, subject to applicable, verified accommodation requests.

McKesson Corp is a Fortune 9 company and one of the largest providers of medicines, pharmaceutical supplies and health information technology (IT) products and services in the United States with revenues of $208.4 billion in 2018. The company was founded in 1833 by John McKesson and Charles Olcott in New York with a focus on importing and wholesaling pharmaceutical products. United by our ICARE values, McKesson's 78,000 employees work together every day to make better care possible for patients around the globe. 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.

All students who participate in the program will be considered for future roles.

McKesson’s Internship:

• Open to rising sophomores, juniors and seniors currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree related to internship duties or major below
• Duration of internship program will commence in the summer of 2023.
• Continuous learning and tailored on the job training in technology and product development.
• Exposure to senior leadership including but not limited to onboarding, learning and development sessions, and business case presentations.
• Over the course of the internship a project will be assigned
• Paid Internship
• Full time / 10 – 12 weeks.
• This is a hands-on opportunity to gain practical experience in a dynamic and growing industry!
• Not your typical 9 to 5 office job! McKesson is the largest pharmaceutical distributor in the nation where you will learn all functions of the warehouse while also receiving administrative, project and leadership experience.
• Each intern position will work with site leadership on a summer project. This experience will introduce you to team engagement, quality and efficiency improvement, mentoring and so much more.
• The internship program also provides networking, access to executives, structured performance & coaching
Preferred Majors with a People Leading Focus:
• Organizational Leadership, Supply Chain/Logistics, Business Administration, Management, Human Resources, Engineering, Sociology


• Computer proficiency in MS Office
• Excellent and effective business communication skills both verbally and in writing
• Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment and make strong business decisions
• Able to easily engage with people
• Skill at communicating insights and understanding of issues and problems
• Must be open to flexible hours to support McKesson, the team, and our customer; must also be open to adjusting shift as needed based on business requirements


• Interns will collaborate with our cross functional team composed of Operations Managers, Operations Supervisors, Operations Lead and Material Handlers
• Document and present solutions and approaches to supervisors and other members of the team.
• You’ll help us find new ways to make our processes more efficient and consistent. This reduces errors and enhances our productivity
• Assist Operations Supervisors with planning, organizing and directing warehouse activities to ensure successful operations
• Assist with maintaining a positive morale, work standards and developing teams.
• Assist with training and managing associate performance
• Assertively seek solutions to problems at the root level
• Ensure warehouse operations comply with federal, state, and local company policies.
• Assist with controlling expenses
• Ensure warehouse equipment and departments are well maintained and that housekeeping meets company standards
• Resolves problems and sets deadlines to ensure timely completion of work

Physical Requirements:

• Ability to lift 20 to 50lbs repetitively throughout the course of a shift without assistance (weight varies based on product)
• Job requires you to be active (i.e. bend, twist, lift repetitively and work on a concrete surface throughout the shift), as well as walk up to 20,000 steps (10 miles) daily. Are you able to meet this requirement with or without reasonable accommodation?

Career Level - IC-Business Support - B1

McKesson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

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

$15.68 - $26.13

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 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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