ADC Shift Manager - Kemps Creek ADC


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New South Wales
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Manufacturing, Transport & Logistics

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Ready for a new challenge?


In a company as invested in its future leaders as we are, there’s always support for you to learn, grow and move. A role in Supply Chain Leadership means the chance to apply and build your skills in new ways, tackling work unique to a business with a footprint like ours. If you’re keen to take the next step in your career here, now’s the time!

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 Shift Managers to join our brand-new Automated Distribution Centre!


This is an incredible opportunity to be involved in the commissioning of our second 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 Kemps Creek New South Wales, 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.


Primary duties include:

  • 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.


About you and your skills


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.


Take your next step into something bigger, apply now


With us it’s not about the discounts (although you do get those), it’s about joining a team where your wellbeing and professional development is our investment and celebrating your contributions is the norm. And because everyone leads unique lives, we offer flexible work, additional leave and parental leave entitlements.


We’re continuing to build a gender equitable team, and a culture that’s just as diverse, inclusive and welcoming as the communities we serve. We encourage applications from people of all ages, cultures (including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples), abilities, sexual orientation and gender identities.


We’re happy to adjust our recruitment process to support candidates with disability. Find out more in the ‘Our Recruitment Process’ section of our careers site.


Job ID: 106125

Employment Type: Full Time


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