Coles Grocery Team Member Reviews

Updated 1 Sep 2020

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6 Ratings
  1. "good"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Grocery Team Member 

    I worked at Coles part-time

    Pros

    the team members are great and fun to work with

    Cons

    the hours were short most times

  2. "Excellent student job"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Grocery Team Member in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Coles part-time

    Pros

    - Flexible hours - Nightfill begins late, perfect student job - One of the best paying jobs for a student

    Cons

    - Low mobility - Pay doesn't scale well, excellent part time but not great as full time. - Rolling the dice on management quality, store by store and dept by dept basis


  3. "Grocery Dept"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Grocery Team Member 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Coles part-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Flexible Working Environment, Training, Diversity, Good Management, Graduate Program

    Cons

    Slow Workers, Not enough Recognition, No dept rotations, bad stock presentation,

  4. "Good environment"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Grocery Team Member in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Coles part-time

    Pros

    - Friendly staff - Manageable work load - Good management - Fun environment

    Cons

    None that I can think of

  5. "Good"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Grocery Team Member in Sunshine

    I have been working at Coles full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good pay rate and friendly environment to work

    Cons

    Do not have fixed hours to work

  6. "Grocery team member"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Grocery Team Member 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Coles part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Fun to work with friends

    Cons

    Bad culture managers dont care about you

  7. "Lovely professional managers - great working environment"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Grocery Team Member in Camberwell, Victoria
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Coles part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good pay, lots of casuals to fill in if needed.

    Cons

    Inaction over unanimously negative feedback from surveys about duty and grocery managers. Coles doesn't seem to care about team members' wellbeing.

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  8. "best retail store ever experienced"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Grocery Team Member 

    I have been working at Coles part-time

    Pros

    5% employee discount and knows the item in self

    Cons

    i do not find any cons

  9. "Stable but difficult"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Contractor - Grocery Team Member 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Coles for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Shifts are regular Simple tasks

    Cons

    Management is demanding Little reward for effort

  10. "Good pay and friendly team"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Grocery Team Member 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Coles part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Every Team member gets a discount card for 5%

    Cons

    Sometimes injuries are possible while working

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