Lead Material Handler


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Olive Branch, MS

Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:

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

The Lead Material Handler job will involve:

  • Pulling and packing medical, surgical supplies and equipment orders for shipment
  • May 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 / mandatory overtime based on business need.
  • 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

$3,000 sign on bonus to all new hires!

Schedule: Sunday-Thursday 4:00pm - 1:45am

Minimum Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum 2 years work experience

Critical Skills:

  • 1+ years’ experience working as part of a team
  • 1+ years of recent work experience in a standing position
  • Experience working within a warehouse, production/manufacturing facility or stock room strongly preferred
  • Strong reading, addition and subtraction skills needed to manage order specific documentation

Additional Knowledge & Skills:

  • Working knowledge of material handling
  • Packaging/Repackaging experience within a warehouse setting
  • Experience with RF Scanning Equipment a plus


  • High School Diploma or equivalent

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to perform lifting (weight varies based on product)

If you like the sound of these job tasks and perks, then starting your career as a Lead Material Handler 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 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!

Career Level - IC - Operations Support - O4

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.

Join us at McKesson!