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Warehouse Team Leader

Perishable Shipping Solutions

Perishable Shipping Solutions

Peterborough, UK
Posted on Thursday, September 14, 2023
Warehouse Team Leader - Working 4 on 4 off shifts 06:00 to 18:00

£13.78 per hour plus £20 weekly shift allowance

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.

Peterborough opened in March 2018 and is a fully automated warehouse with space for 75,000 pallets, this location is a critical link between our 14 UK sites. In 2024 we are expected to expand our Peterborough site with further pallet capacity in a 4th warehouse.

To support increasing customer demand, we are currently seeking a Team Leader to supervise the operations and work with leadership to make certain company and customer standards of service, quality, safety, and productivity are met.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • 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 plant personnel

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

  • Work with machinery and material handling equipment

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

  • Perform assigned projects as instructed

What are we looking for?

  • Previous experience with warehouse or logistics leadership

  • Experience with Warehouse Management System (WMS)

  • Strong conflict management skills

  • Ability to work in temperatures as low as -18 degrees in cold storage sites while wearing company provided personal protective equipment and freezer gear

  • Be able to communicate clearly with other team members in English

  • Due to limited public transport, you must either have a car or be able to cycle or walk to PE7 3AG

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

  • Must be comfortable with various noise levels

What’s in it for me?

  • 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

  • We offer overtime after 39 hours paid at time and a half

  • Free onsite car park

  • Protective equipment while at work to protect your safety

  • 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

Job Reference: INDMP & #LI-GC1

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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.