Inventory Manager - Customer Fulfilment Centre - Wetherill Park

 [[cust_CareersBrand]]  Wetherill Park 

Requisition ID: 54132 

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

Our Coles distribution team work hard to deliver quality goods from suppliers right to your door and so we’re looking for an exceptional Inventory Manager to join our brand-new Customer Fulfillment Centre! This is an incredible opportunity to be involved in the commissioning of a supermarkets fulfilment centre, one of the first of its kind nationally.


Located in Wetherill Park this unique facility will utilise state of the art technology and automation to deliver outstanding service to customers.

Join a facility at forefront of customer fulfilment in a role key to our ongoing operations!


What you’ll be doing

As Inventory Manager for our new Customer Fulfilment Centre (CFC) you’ll be leading our inventory management function onsite. You’ll be responsible for ensuring stock integrity within the facility is maintained and quality standards are established, implemented and regularly monitored.


You’ll also

  • Provide leadership support and direction to the team in all aspects of inventory management to optimise fulfilment and reduce waste.
  • Drive national compliance and inventory policies across the facility and manage key functions such as recalls, damages and quality checks.
  • Monitor and review all functions relating to cycle counting, stock adjustments, relays and new lines


Good things you’ll need

We’re looking for an experienced Inventory Manager that can handle competing workloads in a fast-paced environment

  • Experience in fast paced in logistics, manufacturing, fast-moving consumer goods or retail environments.
  • A collaborative and transformational leadership approach with the ability to delegate and manage across shifts.
  • Previous Inventory manager experience within a distribution centre or customer fulfilment centre.
  • Experience driving operational efficiencies through market leading warehouse and inventory management systems, including to optimise stock flow & reduce waste.
  • tertiary or equivalent management/logistics qualifications beneficial, but not essential


Even if you don’t fulfil all the requirements listed above, we’d still love to see your application.


To enable Coles to provide a safe environment for its team members, there may be a requirement for you to receive a COVID-19 vaccination before commencing work for Coles at a Coles site, unless you are medically exempt. Given this, you will be required to disclose your COVID-19 vaccination status as part of your application for employment with Coles. You may be required to provide further evidence of vaccination status as part of your application. 


Why Coles?
You’re joining a culture that truly cares about your wellbeing, values what you do and celebrates your success. We’ll invest in you and your career with best practice training, development, and leadership programs. You’ll also receive fantastic team member discounts across our supermarkets and brands.

As part of our focus on achieving a gender balanced workforce, we belong to the WORK180 network as an endorsed employer for women. Our commitment to helping all women thrive in the workplace includes initiatives such as our recently updated parental leave policy, flexible working options and our Employee Assistance Program.

You can explore all this and more at our Coles Careers website. 

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 > 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.