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Forklift Operator - Full Time Shifts

Apply Job ID JR0072908 Date posted 09/01/2022

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

Join our team of leaders to begin a rewarding career as a Full-Time Certified Forklift Operator with a starting pay of $17.27/hr. + $0.75/hr forklift differential + $2,000 Sign On Bonus!  Earn an extra $1.50/hr shift differential for shifts that start after 12:00 pm!   

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McKesson Pharma supplies pharmaceuticals and pharma supplies to hospitals, pharmacies, physicians' offices, home care agencies, long-term care facilities and surgical centers. Working here is your opportunity to shape an industry that’s vital to us all.

Current Need:

Our Distribution Center is looking for a dynamic and motivated Certified Forklift Operators to join our team. ​This is a fantastic chance to work for a company that has the rare mix of being a fun, yet high-paced and professional work environment. We currently have the following shift available to add to our team:

  • Day Shift- Monday through Friday 7:00 am to 3:30 pm or until completion of work
  • Mid Shift- Monday through Friday 11:00am to 7:30pm or until completion of work
  • 8 hour shifts - There are times when shifts may be extended past your work schedule time, overtime is compensated
  • $17.27/hr base + $2,000 Sign On Bonus
  • This position is based in Memphis, TN, and there will be no financial assistance for relocation from McKesson

Position Description:

The Forklift Operator job will involve:

  • Pulling and packing medical, surgical supplies and equipment orders for shipment
  • Use power equipment including, but not limited to forklift, hand tools, and other devices operated in a warehouse environment while maintaining the highest level of productivity and accuracy
  • Working with RF Scanning equipment to maintain records of merchandise shipped, as well as examine, stock and distribute materials in inventory and on manufacturing lines
  • Standing and engaging in repetitive movement throughout the entire shift
  • Extensive walking and mandatory overtime as needed is required
  • Passion around working for a leading healthcare distribution company focused on distributing medical and surgical supplies and equipment to more than 50% of Americas hospitals, clinics, pharmacies, and other healthcare facilities

If you like the sound of these job tasks and perks, then starting your career as a Forklift Operator is right for you!

  • Keep Your Edge - Stay mentally sharp throughout your shift pulling and picking orders as you strategically get the job done
  • Enjoy excellent benefits including 16 PTO days to all eligible employees, along with paid Holidays
  • Customized medical, dental and vision packages are created to fit you and your family’s needs
  • Stay Fit - Get your workout in as you bend, twist, lift up to 50lbs, and walk extensive miles per shift - Employees that participate in our Wellness program can receive Health discounts!
  • Work Hard, Play Hard – That’s right! Your performance will help you earn financial incentive on top of your regular pay
  • Take advantage of on the job training to operate power equipment including forklift, hand tools, and other devices
  • Most of our Distribution Centers are climate controlled and utilize state of the art systems & equipment
  • Stay comfortable while working in a fast-paced team oriented environment!

Minimum Requirements:

  • Entry-level experience but must be a Certified Forklift Operator.

Critical Skills:  

  • Work experience in a face-paced, distribution or warehouse environment or stock room strongly preferred; picking/packing, sorting, loading/unloading, scanning, or various other warehouse functions  

  • The ability to work the hours listed above, in addition to overtime. * Overtime in most Distribution Centers is mandatory and typically occurs M-W due to our real-time commitments to our customers 

  • Strong reading, addition and subtraction skills needed to manage order specific documentation 

Physical Requirements: 

  • Ability to lift 20 to 50lbs repetitively throughout the course of a shift without assistance (weight varies based on product) 

  • Must be able to bend, sit, stand, twist, stoop for long periods of time 

  • Able to walk up to 10 miles throughout the course of a shift (steps vary per shift)  

  • Working with RF scanning equipment 

**If you require accommodations for this interview - please reach out to us at 877-337-0059 as soon as possible to coordinate.  

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 reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us at 877-337-0059.

McKesson has mandated that new employees be fully vaccinated against Covid-19, for the safety of our employees and others with whom they may interact in the performance of their duties.  You will be asked to provide proof of vaccination prior to beginning employment.  Failure to provide that proof will result in any offer of employment being withdrawn.  If you cannot be vaccinated due to a disability or a sincerely held religious belief, McKesson will engage in an interactive process to determine if you can be reasonably accommodated without creating undue hardship for McKesson or a direct threat to the health or safety of yourself or others.

Agency Statement: 

No agencies please. 

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 Disability_Accommodation@McKesson.com. 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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