Aug 31, 2020

Warehouse/Material Handler $16.41/hr + benefits or $20.67/hr

$16.41 hourly
  • Mckesson
Full-Time General Labor Manufacturing

Job Description

Join our team of leaders to begin a rewarding career as a Material Handler - starting pay at $16.41 plus benefits, or an additional $4.54 per hour

McKesson is seeking a dynamic and engaging individual to fill our ”Material Handler” roles in our distribution center (DC) located in Harrisburg, PA. This will be a 6-month role with a potential opportunity to expand into a permanent position based on business needs and performance.
Use the link below to watch a video to learn more about working for McKesson!
If you are passionate about inspiring, motivating, and assisting our team, this opportunity could further enhance our journey and we want to hear from you. Day to day we will be servicing our customers in receiving the medical supplies need to improve their quality of life. From day one, you will be able to create a positive culture for the entire DC, that reinforces our McKesson values.
If we piqued your interest in learning more about McKesson, we encourage you to apply.
Current Need:
Our Distribution Center is looking for a dynamic and motivated warehouse associate to join our team. This is a fantastic chance to work for a company that has a rare mix of being a fun, yet high-paced and professional work environment.

Position Description:
The Material Handler job may involve:

  • Performing the physical tasks involved in the shipping, receiving, storing, and distributing medical products
  • Pulls and fills orders.
  • 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.
  • Preparing goods for final shipment.
  • Will 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.
  • 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 pharmaceuticals to more than 40,000 customers ranging from retail chains, independent retail pharmacies, hospitals, health systems, and other healthcare facilities.

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

  • Keep Your Edge - Stay mentally sharp throughout your shift picking, checking, or packing orders as you strategically get the job done.
  • 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!
  • Take advantage of possible on the job training to operate power equipment and get certified!
  • Our Distribution Centers is climate controlled and utilizes state of the art systems & equipment.
  • Stay comfortable while working in a fast-paced team-oriented environment!



Security Clearance

NO Security Clearance

Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements:1+ year experience. Prefer experience working with Warehouse Equipment (Power Industrial Equipment, Forklift, Cherry Picker, Pallet Jack, etc.).
Critical Skills:

  • Working knowledge of Material Handling issues.
  • Work experience in a face-paced, distribution or warehouse environment or stock room strongly preferred; picking/packing, sorting, loading/unloading, scanning, quality inspection, 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.

Education: HS Diploma or Equivalent.


  • 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.

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! 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!

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $16.41 per hour

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