Import Supervisor

McKesson Corporation
Jun 19, 2017
Jun 30, 2017
Job Type
Full Time
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

Position Description

Reporting to the Global Logistics & Compliance Manager, the position holder will play a pivotal role in the setup of the brokerage department to include the day to day operations and management of the newly formed team. The position will have responsibility to ensure effective and efficient file processing, ISF, customs clearance, OGA releases and deliveries to the distribution centers. The candidate will be responsible for supervising the brokerage team, the document flow, clearance times and communicating any delays, releases and ETA's to the proper parties within McKesson. Operating at a strategic level, influencing, challenging and being robust in a interpersonal engagement. The candidate must be familiar with all aspects of international imports / customs entries including, bills of lading, commercial invoices, airline freight documentation, and steamship handling procedures and documentation. This position will require being highly skilled in U.S. Customs Regulations, Free Trade agreements, Valuation, Entry, Post Entry and Harmonized Tariff Classification procedures.

Key Responsibilities:

* Manages the fast and efficient flow of goods from the factories to the warehouses and is responsible for clearance and the delivery of products and all required documentation.

* Effectively classifies import/export shipments to ensure compliance with all government agency rules and regulations.

* Work collaboratively with operations to seek continuous improvements in operations that minimize exposure to violations.

* Work with the International team on the annual RFP processes. Providing communication to all internal intersections.

* Serve as liaison between the manufacturers, logistics providers, and customers.

* Work with International freight manager in Ireland on delivering the monthly dashboard brokerage figures to all intersections within Global Sourcing.

* Produce presentations regarding import numbers to include entries filed, line items processed and quarterly OGA status for the Global Supplier Operations team within McKesson Medical Surgical International businesses for the quarterly meetings to the board of directors including President of Global Sourcing.

* Maintain excellent day to day relationships and communications with the all key stakeholders in the supply chain ? manufacturers, freight forwarders / carriers, and McKesson Medical Surgical business unit's personnel.

* Work with all intersections on ISF documentation.

* Manage the junior import specialist within the team.

* Manage all entries filed by another customs broker.

Minimum Requirements

10 years of logistics and important brokerage experience

Critical Skills

* Commercial, project management, operational and compliance experience across all modes of transport, Inco terms and other government agencies (OGA).

* Experience and understanding of issues and working practices within all facets of US import

* clearances.

* Direct experience in Customs, RLF, FDA and OGA requirements.

* Custom Brokers license required.

Additional Knowledge & Skills

* Excellent communication skills with ability to communicate at all levels within the organization

* Ability to work independently and make decisions based on judgment and integrity

* Ability to work effectively with others to accomplish goals in a challenging environment

* Proven project management skills

* Ability to work in a changing environment and lead others through transition

* Excellent organizational and time management skills

* Self starter with demonstrated efficient work methods, analytical & problem solving skills and ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast paced environment

* Demonstrates understanding of customer needs / requirements, consistent with organization priorities

* Excellent attention to detail and planning ability

* Understanding of customs and beliefs of other groups or cultures

* Excellent presentation skills to all levels of management


4-year degree in related field or equivalent experience

Work Environment/Physical Demands:

General office environment.

Travel, both regional and international will be required as part of this role.

Benefits & Company Statement

McKesson believes superior performance ? individual and team ? that helps us drive innovations and solutions to promote better health should be recognized and rewarded. We provide a competitive compensation program to attract, retain and motivate a high-performance workforce, and it's flexible enough to meet the different needs of our diverse employee population.

We are in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. We partner with payers, hospitals, physician offices, pharmacies, pharmaceutical companies and others across the spectrum of care to build healthier organizations that deliver better care to patients in every setting.

But we can't do it without you. Every single McKesson employee contributes to our mission?whatever your title, whatever your role, you act as a catalyst in a chain of events that helps millions of people all over the globe. Talented, compassionate people are the future of our company?and of healthcare. At McKesson, you'll collaborate on the products and solutions that help us carry out our mission to improve lives and advance healthcare. Working here is your opportunity to shape an industry that's vital to us all.

McKesson is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer ? minorities/females/veterans/persons with disabilities.

Qualified applicants will not be disqualified from consideration for employment based upon criminal history.

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