Planning and Resource Manager - Coles Sydney Fulfilment Centre

Coles Group

Location: Wetherill Park

Job Type: Full time


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We’ve been trusted to serve Aussie communities since 1914 and grown to become a top 30-listed on the ASX with 120,000 team members and a portfolio of iconic brands. At Coles Group, you’ll not only get to make a difference to millions of Aussie lives—you’ll also get to see your impact.

About the team

The engine room of our business, our Central Operations team keeps us moving and delivering our services to all Australians. We empower and support our retail teams across the country, helping them deliver great experiences for our customers every single day.
In partnership with Ocado we are in the process of delivering a brand new state-of-the-art customer fulfilment centre in NSW. Harnessing the latest technology this site will offer a wider range to our customers and safter, cleaner environment for our staff. As this site ramps up we have an opportunity for an experienced Planning and Resource Manager to join the team

About the role

You will be responsible for the development of resource planning processes, working closely with leaders across our brand-new customer fulfilment centre to collaborate on best practice process for the site. You will also:

  • lead resource planning processes for the new site, collaborating with central management and onsite teams to deliver effective process
  • manage 3PL relationship to ensure resource needs are met and ongoing service delivery
  • Maintain the resource planning system as a business super user. Ensure that the system accurately reflects all labour tasks and rates to meet business requirements. Plan and manage a rigorous process for budget & quarterly changes to system.
  • drive a customer focused culture across all departments of the operation ensuring Coles Online customers receive ‘the perfect order’ each time.
  • be a champion for safety and lead an operational safety-first culture

About you and your skills

We’re looking for an experienced inventory leader who has had exposure to an automated DC, with a passion for developing processes and growing a continuous improvement culture. You will also need:

  • Tertiary qualification in a relevant discipline
  • extensive experience in labour scheduling and resource planning
  • Strong background in large, single-site operations that have a large workforce.
  • Proven commercial acumen is essential.
  • Able to lead a team of technical resources, and a large volume of cross-functional stakeholders.
  • Strong analytical capabilities and the ability to identify & drive continuous Improvement initiatives.

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 invested in and celebrating your contributions is the norm. And because everyone leads unique lives, we offer flexible work including work from home, 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.

Safer together

We’re committed to providing a safe environment for our team members and our customers. As part of that commitment, you will need to be vaccinated against COVID-19 before joining the team at Coles, unless you’re medically exempt. You’ll also need to disclose your COVID-19 vaccination status as part of your application (and possibly provide further evidence of your vaccination status). Thanks for applying, and for your understanding.

Job ID: 66091

Employment Type: Full time


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