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Inventory Manager

Perishable Shipping Solutions

Perishable Shipping Solutions

Heywood, UK
Posted on Tuesday, August 29, 2023
Inventory Manager - Working Monday to Friday 10:30 - 19:00

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.

We are currently recruiting for a Inventory Manager to join our team located at our Heywood depot.

You will be responsible for supervising team members who are responsible for compiling records and managing data involved with ordering, receiving, storing, issuing, and shipping products for the facility. You will work closely with Operations and Quality managers on inventory processes and improvements.

Inventory & Management experience is essential.

Duties and Responsibilities

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

  • Prepare daily reports including analysis of production and shipping

  • Direct and coordinate physical inventory, including auditing and monitoring cycle counts

  • Develop and manage proper inventory control procedures to ensure inventory accuracy

  • Interface with internal and external customers on inventory needs, recalls, and possible issues

  • Review inventory reports to resolve unused items and recommend appropriate action for excess or damaged stock in our cold store of -18 degrees in cold storage sites while wearing company provided personal protective equipment and freezer gear as and when required

  • Examine systems and controls and provide recommendations for improvement of inventory efficiency

What are we looking for?

  • 2 years Inventory Control experience in warehousing and/or distribution environment

  • Experience with Warehouse Management System (WMS) - SAP AS400 used currently.

  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail and wiliness to learn

  • Intermediate computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite

Job Reference: INDMP & #LI-CG1

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.