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Shift Manager - Coldstore Nights

Lineage Logistics

Lineage Logistics

United Kingdom
Posted on Monday, November 13, 2023
We are currently seeking a Warehouse Shift Manager to supervise the operations and responsibilities of the warehouse team, as well as working with leadership to make sure our company and customer standards of service, quality, safety, and productivity are met.

Shift Pattern:
Sunday - Thursday 21:00-06:00

The role

In this role you will:

  • Supervise, train, provide performance feedback and assign duties of direct reports to ensure productivity, efficiency, and effectiveness

  • Manage operational procedures to include the incoming and outgoing shipments, handle the organisation of merchandise, and maintain warehouse inventory

  • Plan production schedules and resource allocation for completion of job assignments while keeping time and production records

  • Track and send reports to designated management

  • Track warehouse activities including record control, employee productivity, health and safety within the warehouse and operational volumes.

  • Ensure accidents are investigated according to the company’s accident investigation procedures

  • Assist with resolving employee concerns and maintain open lines of communication with all levels of the organisation

  • Ensure you are focusing on employee engagement throughout your working hours.

  • Work in a cold store environment in temperatures of around -20 degrees wearing our cold store PPE to keep you warm.

Who we're looking for

We’re looking for someone who:

  • Has previous experience within a similar warehouse management or supervisory position

  • A person who has worked with Warehouse Management Systems (WMS)

  • Can communicate clearly with other team members in English

  • Can demonstrate good working practices

  • Can engage well with employees at all levels

  • Is good at troubleshooting

  • Recognises the importance of a positive culture

  • Can positively challenge the status quo and seeks out continuous improvement

What's in it for me?

  • The opportunity to earn additional holidays each year up to one extra week after 5 years

  • A permanent opportunity with a direct employer; we will not employ you through an agency

  • Opportunity to develop a career within an industry leading global company

  • Monthly Pay

  • Free onsite car park

  • Nice rural location with great outside space for rest breaks

  • Social environment with a team who like to support each other to achieve goals, with recognition schemes, site events such as barbecues and shared spaces to enjoy lunch and rest breaks together

  • Support your emotional well-being with access to a 24/7 employee assistance phone line offering confidential free counselling and advice

  • Preferential rates for loans and savings offered through exclusive access to a credit union

  • Refer new employees and get generous financial reward through our referral scheme

Reference: INDMP

Posting End Date:

Why Lineage?

We are a global company with more than 22,000 employees spanning 20 countries and more than 400 locations across North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and South America.

At Lineage Logistics, we have a shared purpose; we are transforming the food supply chain to eliminate waste and help feed the world. This means working at Lineage is not just a job – it’s an opportunity to innovate and put your mark on how food moves from the farm to dinner tables around the world. As a member of our team, you will be a critical link in the food supply chain.

Our shared purpose drives everything we do in all parts of our organisation, from the warehouse floor to the office. Our team members are passionate about the impact they make every single day.

We are an equal opportunities employer and positively encourage applications from persons regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.


As a Lineage team member, we aim to provide everything you and your family need to thrive. That’s why we offer competitive rates of pay, paid time off, skills training, and development opportunities to grow a long and fulfilling career with us – plus generous financial rewards when you successfully refer new employees. This is enhanced by recognition schemes (so that your hard work won’t go unnoticed), plus the chance to make your salary go even further with our cycle-to-work scheme and preferential rates for loans and savings courtesy of a leading credit union.

Your everyday wellbeing is also important to us, so we will provide you with all the protective equipment you need to be safe and comfortable at work, and you will have access to a free 24/7 employee assistance phone line, which offers confidential counselling and advice. With all of this offered against the backdrop of a fun and social environment in which you will be supported by a team who enjoy helping each other in achieving their goals, we are confident you will excel with us.