ADC Shift Manager - Redbank Automated Distribution Centre

[[cust_CareersBrand]] Redbank Plains

Requisition ID:  56800  
Employment Type:  Full time  

Good things start here

Hi, we’re Coles Group. Our purpose is to sustainably feed all Australians to help them live healthier, happier lives. We’re an essential part of communities right across the country, with our family of 120,000 team members helping 21 million customers every week. With such a big responsibility, we rely on our brilliant leaders to operate with pace and passion and drive a people first culture, focussed on delighting our customers.


About the role
At Coles, our Distribution Centres play a key role moving products through our Supply Chain, to provide extraordinary in store shopping experiences for our customers.


We’re looking for a Shift Manager to join our brand-new automated distribution centre!


This is an incredible opportunity to be involved in the commissioning of our first automated distribution centre which will use world-class technology to modernise our Supply Chain. Epic in scale and design, our new facility represents the future of logistics.

Located in Redbank Queensland, our new facility  will deliver outstanding service level fulfilment to our stores. Critical to the site’s success, are our people who’ll enable seamless operational delivery. As Shift Manager, your passion to lead teams and build a culture of innovation and operational excellence will be highly valued and your ability to energise and empower others will be essential. Importantly, you will lead by example, always keeping Safety and Compliance front of mind in your leadership.


What you'll be doing

  • Manage day to day operations in the facility, providing operational leadership, direction and support to achieve optimal performance
  • Ensure continual review, improvement and maintenance of operational activities to drive efficiency, service, safety, engagement and value within DC operations.
  • Enable the continuous flow of stock, taking immediate corrective action as required, trouble shooting and undertaking root cause analysis as required.
  • Ensure work carried out adheres to Coles Quality, Compliance, Safety, Reliability and Cost requirements.
  • Drive engagement across the team, facilitating the sharing of ideas in a way that supports achievement of KPIs and continuous improvement.
  • Manage internal and external stakeholder relationships.
  • Sponsor and lead change initiatives within the DC, including partnering with support functions throughout Supply Chain and other business units.


Good things you need

We are seeking a goal orientated leader with demonstrated commercial business acumen and delivery in operational excellence across Supply/Manufacturing. You are someone that energises and enables the team to deliver with pride through your leadership. You'll be invested in creating a great team and workplace culture that fosters growth and development for you and your team.


You will also:

  • Possess strong knowledge of lean, six sigma processing principles.
  • Be an experienced leader with proven high level people management skills for large teams of 100+.
  • Boast extensive experience with performance metrics, process improvement and people leadership.
  • Possess strong operational experience in Manufacturing, Warehousing, Automation and/or Retail.


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


Given the state/ territory in which this role is located, and 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 awesome 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 hear from you
If you like the sound of us and you have the skills, experience and motivation to succeed in this role, please take the next step and submit your application.