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Technical Food Services Assistant

Perishable Shipping Solutions

Perishable Shipping Solutions

Heywood, UK
Posted on Monday, September 11, 2023
Technical Food Services Assistant - Working Monday to Friday 08:00 to 16:30

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 Technical Assistant to join our Yearsley food sales team located at our Heywood depot.

The role would suit someone who has a food background, be it through education or perhaps they are currently working for a food company. Within the team we encourage and support training which is available for the right applicant.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Reports into Director, Food Safety or in their absence one of the Technical Managers.

  • To promote the Lineage Values of Safe, Trust, Bold, Respect, Innovation and Servant Leadership.

  • Obtaining product from deliveries to review

  • Managing Customer Weekly Review sheets

  • Managing retailer’s information: Tesco, Sainsbury, Iceland, Morrisons, Asda.

  • Ensuring the suppliers are aware of the complaints when received and complaints are closed out with complainant.

  • Managing complaints.

  • Nutrition analysis verification.

  • Sample retrieval from Coldstore and retailers.

  • Obtaining and providing specifications and product information as requested.

  • Managing the product sampling programme

  • To coordinate the sampling programme and keep track of products checked (RAG sheet)

  • Managing our internal BRC A&B compliance procedures

  • Communicating with customers and suppliers across the world.

  • Supporting our repack facility.

What’s in it for me?

As well as a permanent contract and all the benefits you would expect by working for a global company you will receive:

  • You will establish a career in the food industry

  • We are focused on internal development; we will help you learn the business and progress your career and gain promotions

  • Learn from experienced team members in a friendly and supportive environment

  • Longer term we can help support you to achieve life goals – many of our team have worked hard to realise their earning potential as they gain promotion

  • Free onsite car park

  • Access to a 24/7 wellness programme

Job Reference: INDMP & #LI-CG1

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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.