The state of healthcare is complex, but our shared purpose isn't: Help people get the medicine they need to live healthier lives. CoverMyMeds solves medication access challenges for patients throughout every step of their journey through a unified brand that now encompasses RelayHealth, RxCrossroads by McKesson, McKesson Prescription Automation and CoverMyMeds.
Our combined experience spans nearly 90 years and together, we're applying our expertise to solve some of the biggest problems in healthcare. We accelerate innovative solutions for problems like medication affordability and adherence in way that everyone wins -- from providers to pharmacies, payers to biopharma and, especially, patients. By combining automation and expert intervention, the company provides prior authorization, prescription decision support, specialty patient support, core adjudication network, patient assistance programs, clinical and behavioral adherence and patient empowerment solutions.
We're proud to be an integral part of McKesson Corporation and embody the shared values and leadership behaviors of the greater organization. We understand the importance of a system that works together. Your expertise, drive and passion can help us carry out our mission to improve lives and advance healthcare.
We are seeking a Controls and Software Engineer located in the Wilkes-Barre / Scranton PA area. This position is onsite as needed and may work from home at times, as well as be the on-call support over weekends/evenings/holidays.
As a Controls and Software Engineer for McKesson, you will use your skills to troubleshoot, design, deploy, coordinate, and develop control programs and human-machine interfaces for a McKesson client. As you master the controls and associated programs, you will have opportunity to be take on additional areas of responsibility which may include system management software design and programming using C# tools, report development using web-based tools and SQL, system interfaces, database programming and administration, or other areas. You may also be relied upon to complete tasks and other related projects/functions outside your primary position.
Making sure McKesson employees have diverse roles has been the backbone of our company's success. Establishing departmental links across the McKesson organization (Support, Engineering, Project Management, Software and Production) are key to your success in this position.
Develop real-time control programs using both the Allen Bradley and Beckhoff platforms.
Support existing customer systems in service as well as supporting production needs
Assist with creating formal software and/or hardware design specifications
Work with existing system software / code currently developed
Work on system software start-up for McKesson contracts
Manage proper product integration and installation from a programming perspective
Develop & assist with proper project management procedures
Program interfacing with McKesson R&D programs
8+ years' experience in working with PLC (Programable Logic Controls) programs, providing technical support and in-field work
Skill in Allen Bradley suite of PLC software is required
Solid understanding of the Microsoft Windows Suite
Experience writing and troubleshooting programs in the Allen Bradley suite of PLC software
Experience with troubleshooting software and hardware issues remotely is a must
Experience with Vision systems and Scanners a plus
Experience creating and modifying HMI screens
Must have experience in a client facing role with strong written and verbal communication skills
Ability to work with electrical schematics and troubleshoot basic electrical systems
Additional Knowledge & Skills
Technical writing experience a plus
Able to work independently
Knowledge of local networking, including Ethernet and TCP/IP configuration
Considerable problem-solving aptitude
Computer hardware, networking and communication knowledge
Knowledge of Automated refill centers and pharmacy management systems a plus
Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in controls engineering, database engineering and customer support
Environment is pharmaceutical mail order / distribution plant; some work from home time is an option
May need to stand and crouch for extended periods while troubleshooting machines / equipment
Must be authorized to work in the U.S, now or in the future, without support McKesson.
Relocation is NOT budgeted for this position.
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 McKessonTalentAcquisition@mckesson.com . Resumes or CVs submitted to this email box will not be accepted.
Current employees must apply through the internal career site.
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Internal Number: JR0042396
About McKesson Corporation
We deliver careers with purpose and potential. Our focus on better health starts with creating an inclusive environment with strong values where you can build a fulfilling career. You can count on us to provide you with resources and opportunities to grow and be your best, while contributing to our pursuit of improving lives. Every day, McKesson’s employees deliver products to healthcare providers that make a difference in the care and life of a patient. We work to distribute medical supplies, bandages, syringes, vials of flu vaccine, and pharmaceutical drugs to help real patients like Jack, an eight-year-old boy battling cancer. We take that job seriously. Together, the work we do is shaping the future of healthcare. If you are passionate about combining a meaningful career with a balanced life, join us on this journey and apply for a job with McKesson today. Every day, McKesson’s employees deliver products to healthcare providers that make a difference in the care and life of a patient.