Careers

Mutual Drug serves over 500 pharmacies in North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia. Our mission is to drive business success for independent pharmacy owners through a cooperative network that exists to support its members, so they can focus on delivering superior patient care. We dedicate our energies in supporting our members and take personal responsibility for the quality and value of the services that we provide.

If you thrive on challenges and the opportunity to help independent pharmacy, Mutual Drug offers rewarding career opportunities in Accounting, IT, Sales, Purchasing and Operations.

Please review our open positions below and come join us!

Mutual Drug is currently looking for a Merchandising Services Lead to join our Customer Service Department, located in the Greensboro to Raleigh area.

The position has responsibility for providing support including, but not limited to; customer support, coordination of storefront programs and services, sales coordination, promotional data input, and data analysis.

Job Requirements

  • Supervise 2-4 Merchandising Services Specialists, including scheduling, training, and working with Retail Services and Customer Services Managers to develop strategies to be implemented by the Merchandising Team
  • Develop front-end layouts for pharmacies
  • Coordinate with the Purchasing Department for category management on products to be displayed
  • Promotion of Mutual Drug Retail Programs to enhance the pharmacy’s business
  • Maintain a close relationship, and provide communication with the Marketing, Sales, and Purchasing Teams to achieve greater customer satisfaction
  • Reset front-end OTC displays for existing Mutual Drug Members
  • Label and arrange the front-end OTC displays for new Mutual Drug Members
  • Maintain a 4-to-6-week member visit cycle to keep them informed of new or modified retail programs, special product information, new promotions, and sales strategies to improve front-end sales
  • Communicate with Sales and Marketing to consolidate all yearly and ad hoc promotional planning (e.g. retail programs, special products, new promotions)
  • Stay current with Mutual Drug products and specialty items, services, and operations
  • Understand the retail environment in the pharmacy to put the right product in the right place at the right price enhancing the profitability of the pharmacy

Experience

  • Associate degree and 5+ years experience in Merchandising/Marketing in a retail environment or related Merchandising/Marketing education. Experiences, training and/or certifications will be considered and may, in some circumstances, be acceptable in lieu of an Associate degree. In lieu of degree, 7+ years experience in Merchandising/Marketing in a retail environment
  • Ability to have 5 -7 overnight stays per month
  • Valid driver’s’ license and reliable personal vehicle with current auto insurance (we do pay mileage at the IRS rate/ pay for AAA Membership)
  • Financial and analytical skills a plus
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Positive attitude and high energy
  • Microsoft Office proficient (Excel, Word, Power Point, Access)
  • Flexible and able to work as a team member and independently
  • Effective and professional communication
  • Key contributor of organizing all merchandising programs and services, and ensuring all deadlines and issues are met and dealt with effectively and professionally

Mutual Drug offers a competitive benefits package which includes matching 401k, PTO, medical, dental, and life insurance. Our hiring salary range is $39,000 to $52,000– Salary is dependent upon qualifications. To be considered for this position, please submit a resume to lwelch@mutualdrug.com.

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Mutual Drug is currently looking for a Merchandising Services Specialist to join our Customer Service Department, located in the Goldsboro, Greenville, Kinston, and Fayetteville area.

The position has responsibility for providing support which would include but is not limited to; customer support, coordination of storefront programs and services, sales coordination, promotional data input and data analysis.

Job Requirements

  • Promote Mutual Drug’s Retail Programs and Services to enhance the pharmacy’s business
  • Maintain a close relationship, and provide communication with the Marketing, Sales, and Purchasing Teams to achieve greater customer satisfaction
  • Reset front-end OTC displays for existing Mutual Drug Members
  • Label and arrange the front-end OTC displays for new Mutual Drug Members
  • Maintain a 4-to-6-week member visit cycle to keep them informed of new or modified retail programs, special product information, new promotions, and sales strategies to improve front-end sales
  • Communicate with Sales and Marketing to consolidate all yearly and ad hoc promotional planning (e.g. retail programs, special products, new promotions)
  • Stay current with Mutual Drug products and specialty items, services, and operations
  • Understand the retail environment in the pharmacy to put the right product in the right place at the right price enhancing the profitability of the pharmacy

Experience

  • High School Diploma and 2-3 years experience in Merchandising/Marketing in a retail environment preferred but not required
  • Ability to have 5 -7 overnight stays per month
  • Valid driver’s’ license and reliable personal vehicle with current auto insurance (we do pay mileage at the IRS rate/ pay for AAA Membership)
  • Financial and analytical skills a plus
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Positive attitude and high energy
  • Microsoft Office proficient (Excel, Word, Power Point, Access)
  • Flexible and able to work as a team member and independently
  • Effective and professional communication
  • Key contributor of organizing all merchandising programs and services, and ensuring all deadlines and issues are met and dealt with effectively and professionally

Mutual Drug offers a competitive benefits package which includes matching 401k, PTO, medical, dental, and life insurance. Our hiring salary range is $28,500 to $38,000– Salary is dependent upon qualifications. To be considered for this position, please submit a resume to lwelch@mutualdrug.com.

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Mutual Drug is currently looking for a DEA Compliance Specialist to join our Compliance Department, located in Durham, NC. This position will play an essential supporting role in the daily activities of the DEA Compliance program as it relates to Title 21 CFR, Part 1300-End and the DEA, as well as ensure compliance with all federal and state regulations.

Mutual Drug offers a competitive benefits package which includes Matching 401k, PTO time, medical, dental, and life insurance. Our hiring salary range is $45,000 - $55,000. Salary is dependent upon qualifications.

Job Requirements

  • Ensure compliance and regulatory SOPs guidelines are being followed.
  • Assist with the development and revision of procedures to ensure correct documentation, traceability, and accountability as it relates to CDS to minimize the risk of diversion.
  • Assist with coordination of all movements of controlled dangerous substances (“CDS”) from receiving, order fulfillment, shipping, returns, etc.
  • Investigate inventory discrepancies and in-transit losses and report findings to the DEA as necessary.
  • Investigate suspicious ordering of CDS based upon established criteria and report findings to the DEA.
  • Conduct site visits of member pharmacies to monitor/investigate DEA compliance and suspicious ordering.
  • Preparation and submission of periodic reports for the DEA (ARCOS, YERS, etc.)
  • Provide support with DEA audits both internally and externally to ensure that established procedures are being followed and documented, required reports are being filed, and inventories are reconciled.
  • Assist with ensuring proper federal and state licensure and registration necessary to receive and ship product.
  • Assist with ensuring proper federal and state licensure of all customers and vendors.
  • Work with DEA Compliance management and security to ensure facility and CDS storage locations are compliant with state and federal regulations.
  • Filing, scanning, and auditing of all documentation and forms. Perform other related duties as required.

Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a scientific or business-related field with three years’ experience in regulatory or compliance field; or Associates Degree in a scientific or business-related field with five years of experience in regulatory or compliance field; or High School/GED with seven years of DEA compliance experience. Related DEA compliance education, experience, training and/or certifications will be considered and may, in some circumstances, be acceptable in lieu of a degree.
  • Pharmacy Technician Certification is desirable.
  • Valid drivers’ license and reliable personal vehicle with current auto insurance (we do pay mileage at the IRS Rate).
  • Ability for one overnight stay per month.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Excellent verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent written communication, record-keeping, and organizational skills.
  • Critical thinking with the ability to analyze information and uncover errors or discrepancies in data with attention to detail.
  • Ability to take initiative as issues arise.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, specifically Word and Excel.
  • Knowledgeable and experienced in DEA regulations, specifically Title 21 CFR 1300-End.
  • Knowledgeable and experienced in ARCOS and YERS reporting.

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