McKesson - Concord, NC

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Saving lives starts with you. 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 supply, technology and care management solutions to over 26,000 retail and 5,000 health system pharmacies nationwide. Our company includes three segments: Our domestic network of distribution centers ensures that our customers - and their patients - receive the right medicines and medical supplies at the right time. Our IT segment provides service and support for more than 2,400 systems in independent, chain, hospital, clinic and nursing-home pharmacies across the country. We work hard so that pharmacists can spend their time on patients - not paperwork. Our Center for Financial Services plays a critical role in ensuring that hospitals, pharmacies and retail chains receive pharmaceutical products quickly - usually within 24 hours. Our entire team works to ensure patients receive their medications efficiently and begin the process of healing.

McKesson Packaging Services is looking for an Analytical Chemist in our Concord, North Carolina facility to perform stability HPLC chemical analyses (assay, related compounds and dissolution) on finished products according to a wide range of test methods. Additional responsibilities include:

Troubleshoot problems associated with test methodology.

Perform laboratory-related assignments including data backup, reference standard and reagent inventory, instrument calibrations, safety checks, and general lab housekeeping.

Maintain laboratory notebooks in a compliant, clear, and organized manner.

Participate in weekly lab meetings covering test scheduling, SOP review and revision, training, and laboratory strategic planning.

2+ years of laboratory analyst experience
  • BS in Chemistry with at least 5+ years of analytical laboratory experience using HPLC.
  • Understanding of compendial analytical testing and cGMPs.
  • Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills.
  • Excellent analytical technique and problem-solving skills.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Independent worker with ability to work in a close-knit team.

4+ year degree in Chemistry

General Laboratory Demands

We believe you should be rewarded for the important work you do. For that reason, you'll receive a competitive compensation and benefits package when you join our team.

It starts with you. That's a simple sentence but it says a lot. It reminds each one of us that what we do matters. 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. By connecting and improving the business of healthcare, we're helping to ensure that millions of patients get the treatment they need. And by choosing a career with McKesson Pharmaceutical, you'll join a team of passionate people working together to improve lives and advance healthcare.

At McKesson, we believe we can empower healthcare. And it all starts with you.

As an equal opportunity employer, McKesson Corporation unites the talents and contributions of all to advance the power of healthcare. Learn more about our opportunities at

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McKesson moves medicine. As a top pharmaceuticals distributor in North America, McKesson delivers prescription and generic drugs, as well as...