Quality Inspector

Coles Supermarkets  Townsville 


Requisition ID: 20811 

Employment Type: Part time 


Good things start here


This could be the very first step towards an exciting new career with us – a fresh beginning. At 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.


You’ll be a key part of our Quality Management team, based at our Townsville Distribution Centre (DC), who maintain the supply of great quality food from our suppliers to our stores.


What you’ll be doing

With training provided to help you develop a strong understanding of quality standards and product specifications, you’ll maintain the tools and equipment and manage the timely completion of quality inspections for fresh produce and chilled deliveries from our suppliers.


Other ways you’ll make an impact:

  • record and communicate inspection outcomes to the Coles Quality and Commercial teams
  • ensure the highest quality products are despatched from our DC to our stores


This position comes with a requirement to be able to work across 7 days, including weekends and public holidays, with flexible start times (based on business needs).


Good things you’ll need

  • experience working in a fast-paced environment, collaborating with your team
  • excellent priority, time management and communication skills to complete tasks on time and to a high standard
  • a proactive approach, able to work quickly and identify challenges and risks
  • worked with or can learn quickly how to use a range of tools/equipment or systems for quality testing

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.


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.