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Employee Relations Consultant

Company: McKesson Corporation
Location: Irving
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:

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

McKesson Corporation is a global leader in healthcare supply chain management solutions, retail pharmacy, community oncology and specialty care, and healthcare information solutions. McKesson partners with pharmaceutical manufacturers, providers, pharmacies, governments and other organizations in healthcare to help provide the right medicines, medical products and healthcare services to the right patients at the right time, safely and cost-effectively. United by our ICARE shared principles, our employees work every day to innovate and deliver opportunities that make our customers and partners more successful - all for the better health of patients. McKesson has been named a "Most Admired Company" in the healthcare wholesaler category by FORTUNE, a "Best Place to Work" by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, and a top military-friendly company by Military Friendly. For more information, visit

We take pride in our culture of connection and believe in a workplace where everyone can be their full, authentic self. We welcome and encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities and others with diverse perspectives to join our growing team. Your unique perspective and experience are valuable assets that can translate into a rewarding career path with us. Apply to join our team and help shape the future of healthcare!

Current Need

McKesson is seeking an Employee Relations Consultant for its HR team! This role can be based near one of McKesson's offices: Alpharetta, GA; Columbus, OH; Scottsdale, AZ; Richmond, VA; or Irving, TX.

Position Description

The ER Consultant provides first level response and consultation for day-to-day employee relations questions and concerns. This role works collaboratively with Business Leaders, Legal, People Leader Solutions, HR Business Partners, Corporate Security and Compliance to minimize risk to the business. This position reports to the Sr. Manager, Employee Relations.

Key Responsibilities

* Respond to all employee-initiated ER issues received from the HR Support Center for assigned business(es).

* Investigate and resolve ER issues, to include gathering and analyzing evidence, applying relevant laws, policies and past practice to reach conclusions.

* Interpret and apply understanding of corporate policy, employment law, and other regulations to provide immediate advice, guidance, or clarification for ER inquiries.

* Provide consultation, guidance and coaching to supervisors, managers and HRBPs to address employee conduct concerns; provide guidance and assist with the development and delivery of appropriate feedback or corrective/disciplinary actions.

* Work with stakeholders to identify proactive measures

* Provide training on Employee Relations topics

* Review and approval of all involuntary terminations

* Maintain required documentation within case management system(s), including intake and investigative notes, supporting documents and final reports.

* Escalate ER issues that meet pre-defined criteria and use judgment to assess risk and sensitivity of ambiguous cases determining when to escalate to ER management

Minimum Requirements

Degree or equivalent and typically requires 4+ years of relevant experience


* Bachelor's Degree required; preferred coursework in business or industrial relations, HR, public relations, or related field

* PHR/SPHR preferred.

Critical Skills

* Four (4)+ years of HR experience within employee relations responsibility across multiple levels of the organization

* Experience processing or handling terminations, investigating employee or manager concerns and assisting with policy violations

* Bilingual in Spanish a plus

* Strong Customer Orientation

* Knowledge of laws impacting employment matters

* Conflict management

* Strong Written/Oral Communication Skills

Additional Knowledge and Skills

* Influences Others

* Decisiveness and Judgment

* Openness and Candor

* Mature Confidence

* Credibility and Presence

* Quality and Detail Orientation

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!

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