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Shift Manager

Lineage Logistics

Lineage Logistics

Bristol, UK
Posted on Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Available Shift Pattern:

(On a rotating shift pattern)

2 weeks = 06:00 - 14:00

2 weeks = 14:00 - 22:00

2 weeks = 08:00 - 16:00

Competitive starting salary.

You will be required to be flexible towards shift patterns. Some weekend shifts will also be required.

At Lineage Logistics, helping to feed the world is more than a job – it’s a purpose we live every day. Lineage is the world’s largest and most innovative provider of temperature-controlled logistics solutions with +20,000 colleagues globally.

If you open your fridge freezer, up to 20% of the products you’ll see have passed through a Lineage facility. We support customers who keep our schools and restaurants stocked and supplied as well as working with many of the UK’s leading retailers.

This position will be to supervise the operations, overseeing the responsibilities of the warehouse team and designated facility at our Bristol site.

You will work with the Operations leadership team to make sure the company and customer standards of service, quality, safety, and productivity are met.


  • 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 organization 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 site personnel.

  • Track warehouse activities including sales, record control, and purchasing to ensure availability of products.

  • May need to ensure accidents are investigated according to the company’s accident investigation procedures.


  • Work with machinery and material handling equipment.

  • Resolve employee issues and maintain open lines of communication with all levels of the organization.

  • Perform assigned projects as instructed.


  • 2 years warehouse supervisory experience.

  • Experience with Warehouse Management System (WMS).

  • Strong conflict management skills.

  • Ability to work in temperatures as low as -20 degrees in cold storage site while wearing company provided personal protective equipment and freezer gear.

  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 40 lbs./18 kgs.; weight may be more dependent upon facility.

  • Ability to work a flexible work schedule and shift, including weekends if needed.

  • Must be comfortable with various noise levels, at times, can be loud.

  • The successful candidate must have their own transport to our Portbury depot located at Garanor Way, BS20 7XT.

What's in it for me?

  • The opportunity to earn an additional day of annual leave each year up the maximum of 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.

  • 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.

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. At Lineage we also recognise that Ex-Military, veterans, and military families have great experience with transferable skills and core values that can add significant value to our organisation.


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.