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McKesson Canada
An employee in McKesson Canada's distribution centre in Montréal

Recognized as one of Montreal's Top Employers

Here are some of the reasons why McKesson Canada was selected as one of Montreal's Top Employers (2018):

  • McKesson Canada cultivates an ownership culture through a share purchase plan, available to all employees, and offers referral bonuses as an incentive for employees to help recruit candidates from their personal networks (to $2,000)
  • McKesson Canada supports employees who are new mothers with maternity leave top-up payments (to 100% of salary for up to 12 weeks) and provides an annual subsidy of $1,000 per child to help cover the costs of daycare
  • Along with offering tuition subsidies for employees interested in continuing to develop their skills, McKesson Canada encourages the next generation to pursue post-secondary education with academic scholarships for children of employees (to $1,800 per child) -- and offers opportunities for students and new grads to gain meaningful career experience with paid internships, co-op placements and summer employment
McKesson Canada president Paula Keays presenting at the organization's national conference

Highlights

Industry Healthcare Services and Supplies
Established in Canada 1905
Publicly traded yes
Parent company McKesson Corporation
Parent company head office San Francisco, CA, United States
Major Canadian hiring locations Montréal QC, Mississauga ON, Markham ON, Calgary AB
Full-time employees in Canada 2,858
Part-time employees in Canada 522
Average age of employees in Canada 42 years
Longest serving employee 50 years
Long-term savings defined-contribution (DC) pension
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 100% of the premiums
Alternative work options flexible work hours, 35-hour work week (with full pay), shortened work week (fewer hours with less pay), compressed work week, telecommuting, reduced summer hours
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Outside survey period outside consultant surveys are held every 12 months
Employee performance reviews employees receive individual performance reviews every 6 months
In-house training initiatives in-house training, online training, leadership training, mentoring, paid internships
Scope of charitable involvement national
Employee charitable involvement employees are involved in selection of charities

The Career Directory

McKesson Canada has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
McKesson Canada employee George Limantzakis during the company's national conference

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Healthcare Services and Supplies
Full-time employees in Canada 2,501 to 5,000
Parent company McKesson Corporation
Parent company head office San Francisco, CA, United States
Major Canadian hiring locations Montréal QC, Mississauga ON, Markham ON, Calgary AB
Student opportunities paid internships, summer jobs, co-op opportunities
Training subsidies for professional accreditation, orientation program, online training, in-house training, in-house career planning services, leadership training
Annual tuition maximum employer pays up to $1,800 in tuition subsidies for job-related courses per year
Typical new grad positions Junior Buyer, Junior Analyst, Software Developer, Accounts Payable Technician, Deskside Support IT, Java Developer, Interns, Social Media Coordinator, Junior Analyst Organizational Development, Inside Sales Representative, Picker, Pharmacy Assistant, Data Entry Clerk, Manufacturer Partnerships Coordinator, Junior Logistics Analyst, Expanded Scope Developer
Starting salary $45K to $50K
Work benefits health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours, telecommuting
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

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