DC Manager

 Distribution Centres  Edinburgh Parks 

Requisition ID: 29524 

Employment Type: Full time 

Good things start here

This could be the very first step towards an exciting new career with us – a fresh beginning. At the Coles Group, these are moments we live for.

Starting good things is what drives our purpose: to sustainably feed all Australians so they can lead healthier, happier lives. With a team of 120,000 people and an iconic portfolio of Australia’s most trusted brands, we’re perfectly positioned to turn a promising start into a whole lot more.


About the role

Bridging the gap between our suppliers, distribution centres and stores, our Supply Chain team works with thousands of trusted businesses every day. We work hard to make life easier, safer and more sustainable across our network, as well as maintain the availability and quality of our products for our customers.


We’re looking for an exceptional DC Manager to join our team.


What you’ll be doing
You’ll work to deliver site operational performance in-line with financial performance and business strategy. You’ll drive forward to ensure service to customers, have full responsibility in relation to positive full year financial budget results and take the mantle as a champion of safety.


Other ways you can make an impact include:


  • motivating and leading the operations team to achieve high standards of performance, while coaching and mentoring individuals to identify development needs
  • continuing a positive, pro-active, team-based culture within the operations team through regular and effective communications with the workforce
  • identifying and implementing changes in the operational function to raise standards of performance
  • a strong focus on store service by building and maintaining positive relationships through constructive communication and progressive actions
  • developing and implementing communication channels with all levels of the business (both internal customers and external customers)
  • building succession plans for the site team through ownership, accountability, support and empowerment


Good things you’ll need

  • a successful track record in overall business unit management with leadership responsibilities in change management, cultural development and continuous improvement
  • demonstrated experience in leading large teams in a fast-paced, unionised DC environment is preferred
  • highly developed interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate, influence, present to and manage relationships with various levels of management and teams
  • a result driven mentality with proven capability in a changing environment
  • the ability to manage end to end processes within a warehousing environment from receiving to despatch and all parts of logistics
  • exposure to developing reporting matrixes, as well as an awareness in relation to the cost implications of different resource management decisions

Why Coles?
We’re committed to making this a great place to work, from day one. From flexible working arrangements to discounts across all our internal brands (including 5% off at Coles supermarkets!), there are plenty of reasons to love working here. Explore all this and more at our Coles Careers website.

Coles Group is an endorsed employer for all women. See our range of benefits and policies directly at WORK180: Coles Group – Work180 Endorsed Employer

For everyone who shares our passion
We encourage applications from people of all ages, nationalities, abilities and cultures – including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, the LGBTQI+ community and people living with disability. We’re happy to adjust our recruitment process to support accessibility needs – so reach out to us at www.careers.colesgroup.com.au > Careers for everyone > Disability employment.

We’d love to meet you
If you have the skills, experience and motivation to succeed in this role, please take the next step and submit your application.