Inventory Control Clerk

Full Time | Mississauga YYZ, ONTARIO | 11 months
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Full Time
Mississauga YYZ

$113,000 Average salary of similar jobs | Check Salary...

Job Description

Inventory Control Clerk - (18006918)



McKesson is in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. At McKesson Canada, we touch the lives of 12 million Canadians every day. We carry more than 35,000 products in 17 distribution centers and ultimately provide distribution to 6,300 retail pharmacies, 1,350 hospitals, long-term care centers, clinics and institutions all over Canada. But we're so much more than a distribution company. We've automated 2,500 retail pharmacies and dispense over 100 million doses a year through our automation solutions. Manufacturers, healthcare providers and patients count on us for a full range of services that contribute to the quality and safety of care for us all.

At McKesson Canada, you’ll 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.


Job Summary


As directed by the Pharmacy Manager, this position is responsible for the inventory control within the Central Fill Pharmacy, including the inventory counts, adjustments, audits, variance investigations and reports set by the established policies and procedures.


Specific Responsibilities


Specific Responsibilities generally include but are not limited to the following:

  • Reports: Reviews on a daily basis applicable inventory reports.

  • Shortages: Investigate, resolve and document shortages.

  • Process inventory adjustments: Review and validate all adjustments and document as required.

  • Vendor overstock returns: Prepare, pick, process, and send overstock returns.

  • Recalls:

    • Verify inventory and remove affected recalled product from the product location. Send receipt acknowledgement of recalls as per the established recall procedure. Report compromised products to National Recall Coordinator.

    • Responsible to ensure recall notices are posted at the inventory picking locations in the pharmacy and perform a sweep of the pharmacy on a quarterly or biannual basis to ensure no outdated recall notices remain at the shelf location.

  • Expiration dates: Manage expiration dates of products.

  • Discrepancies: Review inventory reconciliation and receiving discrepancies (ex. shortages, overages, and damages).  As required, investigate discrepancies, ensure appropriate communication with the Distribution Center and document if necessary on the required form.

  • Perform physical inventories, if applicable and cycle counts.

  • Communication: Communicate with management to ensure that potentially compromised products are removed and placed in a secured quarantine area for assessment.

  • Records: Responsible to ensure that all records related to Inventory Control of products are accurate, retained and follow Good Documentation Practices.

  • Policy and Procedures: Perform all tasks within the scope of all applicable Policy and Procedures (P&P) related with the Inventory Control Clerk role.

  • Optimize Inventory; Manage minimum and maximum inventory order

  • Storage: Ensure inventory is stored in an orderly manner. Manage and ensure cleanliness of stock and shelf locations.

  • Other duties as directed by the Pharmacy or Assistant Pharmacy Manager.


General Responsibilities


General Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Ensure that company policies and procedures are respected.
  • Communicate with supervisors and Pharmacy Manager of any deviations that occur concerning established procedures and opportunities for improvements.

  • Assure that work areas are kept safe, organized and clean.

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






  • A minimum High school diploma or GED.

Experience and Special Training Required



  • Clear CPIC (Canadian Police Information Center) check.

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

  • Familiar and able to work with computers.


  • Experience in a distribution center/warehouse/manufacture/pharmacy environment.

  • Strong focus of Customer Service and commitment to customer satisfaction.

  • Familiar with automation.

  • Understanding on regulatory issues, and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) requirements.

Skills and/or Qualities

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

  • Reliable and punctual and willing to work various shifts.

  • Behaviours aligned with McKesson Canada ICARE principles and values.

  • Excellent organizational skills with ability to set priorities and creatively solve problems.

  • Demonstrated success in working effectively and collaboratively within a team environment.

  • Ability to function is a fast-paced, continually changing and results-oriented environment.

  • Good understanding of MS software (Outlook, Word, PPT & Excel).

Working Conditions

  • Full time permanent position

  • Location:  6355 Viscount Rd, Mississauga, On

  • Reports to:  Pharmacy Manager

  • Supervises:  none

  • Physical requirements include: lifting, carrying, bending, stretching, and standing for long periods of time

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.
Qualified applicants will not be disqualified from consideration for employment based upon criminal history.
Agency Statement
No agencies please.
Recruiting Disclaimer

The material contained herein is provided for informational purpose only. All open jobs offered by McKesson Canada on this recruitment system are subject to specific job skill requirements. The job skill requirements, qualifications, and preferred experience are determined by a subsidiary, office or department within the company which is offering the position, and all positions are subject to local prevailing employment laws and restrictions. This would include immigration laws pertaining to work authorization requirements and any other applicable government permissions or compliance.

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McKesson Canada is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in its workforce. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals and will accommodate applicants' needs, up to the point of undue hardship, throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process.

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Primary Location
: Canada-Ontario-Mississauga
: Distribution Operations
: McKesson Canada
: Regular
: Standard
Job Type
: Full-time
 Day Job
Job Posting
: Aug 10, 2018

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