05 Dec, 2019
Supporting one of Australia’s largest supply chain and distribution networks, the Coles Logistics team connects the customer with the products they need. By fostering shared goals with multiple transport partners nationally, this team ensures the timely delivery of stock to our Distribution Centres and stores.
As Inventory Manager for the Smeaton Grange Distribution Centre (DC) you’ll provide leadership support and direction to DC Team Managers in all aspects of inventory management.
As a subject matter expert involved in delivery of national programs, you’ll coach and influence team members in matters relating to continuous improvement opportunities, inventory strategy and workflow design.
Key responsibilities include:
implement and manage Coles Distribution Inventory Policies and Procedures to ensure national compliance down to DC site level.
responsible for ensuring stock integrity within the facility is maintained and quality standards are established, implemented, maintained and regularly monitored.
responsible for monitoring and reviewing all functions relating to cycle counting, stock adjustments, relays and new lines
maintain and manage inventory integrity – manage stock levels taking into consideration cost impacts
manage stock takes
ensure pick and reserve slot layouts maximise operations efficiency and facilitate relays where improvement opportunities are identified. Apply information from WMS/RIS data to optimise slotting, product flow and storage capability
facilitate growth and development of Team Managers through meetings, secondments, 1:1 coaching
identify improvement opportunities in KPIs
To be successful, you’ll have :
tertiary or equivalent management/logistics qualifications preferred, but not essential
leadership experience gained in either a logistics or manufacturing environment
experience working in a complex inventory environment, such as retail or fast-moving consumer goods
exposure to project management
demonstrated analytical skills and understanding of statistical process control
a collaborative and motivational leadership approach with the ability to oversee operations and delegate to direct reports across all shifts
extensive experience in improving accuracy, cycle counts, layout and productivity management
a level of familiarity with RIS, Manhattan and Kronos would be highly desirable
an engaging, inclusive leadership style coupled with the ability to think laterally and solve complex issues
Our commitment of making good things happen at Coles starts with our people. It is important for us to celebrate our wins and develop our people. In addition to a competitive salary, the other good things include:
Receiving a team member discount and exclusive team member offers;
Sampling new products and flavours before they hit the shelves;
12 weeks of paid parental leave for primary care givers and 1 week of paid leave for secondary care givers;
Access to an onsite childcare School Holiday Program;
Access to a Fitness Centre and Body Therapy Clinic; and
Being part of a fun and inclusive culture where you can learn and develop your skills through our excellent ongoing training and development
At Coles, we are all about our people. As a top-30 ASX listed company, we are a dynamic, empowering and collaborative organisation that is focused on ensuring a positive, inclusive work environment for all team members. We believe in energising everyone by having you become part of a more purposeful work life. At Coles, we believe we are better together when team members can perform at their best and will support you in bringing your best self every day. So, how will you make good things happen at Coles?
At Coles, we know we are at our best when our team is representative of the communities we serve and are proud of our commitment to providing supportive work environments for all team members. We actively encourage applications from all candidates, including the LGBTI community, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people with disabilities.
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