Inventory Specialist - North Balwyn

Coles Group

Location: Balwyn North

Job Type: Full time


You’re part of something bigger

In a company as big as ours, there’s always room to learn, grow and move. Across Australia, team members in over 800 Coles Supermarkets are making a difference in their local communities every day. You’ll get to do meaningful work in a fast-paced environment. And with each day bringing a variety of challenges, you’ll gain valuable first-hand experience and skills useful for the rest of your career. If you’re looking to make a change and develop your career as part of a different team, we’re right behind you. Scroll down for more info on this role, and be sure you speak with your line manager before applying.

Love helping to deliver great shopping experiences? We’re on the lookout for a specialist to manage stock, inventory, merchandising and markdown routines across multiple departments to maximise availability for our customers.

About Coles Local

Coles Local is a new concept in the Coles fleet – we’re for the love of food!  With several Coles Local’s across Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and Perth.  We’ll bring something new to shopping and inspire our customers with beautiful produce matched with a sense of community. Coles Local stores have become an amazing destination for Aussie grown fresh produce and great quality Australian products – many of them local favourites!

About the role

Reporting to the Operations Trade Manager, you’ll be responsible for supporting and completing availability routines, markdown routines and invoicing for both direct and third-party suppliers.

Being an Inventory Specialist, you’ll coach, develop, and inspire team members to ensure they use best practices for stock and inventory. You’ll take pride in contributing the running of a store with is exceptionally presented, welcoming and engaging for our customers, team members and local community.

About you and your skills

  • A previous understanding of Coles inventory or markdown processes, with training available for those who want to learn

  • Direct/indirect leadership experience, as you’ll need to coach and develop others on best practices

  • To maintain excellent standards, ensuring accuracy of inventory and receipting routines

  • Flexibility to adapt roster to where coaching needs to take place in store

  • Ability to plan and execute an inventory process to improve availability for customers

  • Ability to work with multiple stakeholders across Coles Local store to improve markdown, merchandising and availability processes

Save your days and shine during the night on the Coles nightshift. You’ll ensure our store is fully stocked and looking good for our customers!

As part of the Nightfill team, you’ll be a person who is most productive later in the day and prefers to work evenings and nights. Working in a team, you’ll be restocking the shelves to ensure a great shopping experience for our customers, where they can find what they need to, every time.

About you and your skills

  • A commitment to providing great customer experiences by working with enthusiasm, energy, and pace
  • To take pride in your work
  • To know your stuff, as you’ll be a go-to person for customer queries
  • To be active – you’ll be on your feet for long periods of time and may require some moderate to heavy lifting and reaching
  • The availability to work flexible hours across our store trading days (including evenings, late nights and weekends)

Keen as a bean? Just lettuce know

If you like the sound of us, get growing and apply now. 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: 81510

Employment Type: Full time


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