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Job Title Inventory Control Lead
Location University Park, IL
Department Warehouse
FLSA Status Non-Exempt

Lineage Logistics is a warehousing and logistics partner committed to delivering sophisticated, customized, and dependable cold chain solutions to leading food, retail, agriculture and distribution companies. We serve customers who put a premium on excellence and reliability to ensure our nation’s food supply is handled, stored and delivered safely and securely through the entire supply chain.

 Lineage is currently searching for an Inventory Lead to join our growing team!

Position Summary:
As the Inventory Lead, you will be directly supervising team members responsible for compiling records and managing data concerned with ordering, receiving, storing, issuing, and shipping products for the facility. This is a critical role that works closely with Operations and Quality managers on inventory processes and improvements will require you to have strong communication, interpersonal and presentation skills, as well as strong problem solving abilities and basic math skills.

As our Inventory Lead, you will be comfortable planning, assigning, and directing the work of team members to safely and successfully perform daily responsibilities and meet established expectations.

 Leadership Responsibilities:

  • Proven leadership skills including the ability to coach, assess, evaluate, develop, motivate, and empower others.
  • Ability to challenge the status quo and drive improvements. 
  • Lead by example, "get your hands dirty" management style and work ethic.


Work Environment:

  • Fast paced office setting next to a warehouse environment.
  • Must be capable of multi-tasking and communicating with a variety of people and personalities.
  • The warehouse itself is a cold storage environment. Warehouse bays are kept at a constant 32 degrees (and below in certain areas).
  • Noise level in the warehouse varies and at times and can be loud.

 Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Degree, Associates Degree preferred
  • Proven ability to use basic mathematical skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail is critical in this role
  • Available to work occasional to frequent overtime
  • Ability to read and take direction in English
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds with our without reasonable assistance
  • Available to work occasional to frequent overtime
  • Must be willing and able to frequently push, pull, kneel, bend and reach

Lineage Team Members:

  • Continually meet internal and external customer expectations through teamwork, respect and willingness to help and support others.
  • Demonstrate complete commitment to a culture of safety. Promote a safe work environment through personal actions and identifying any safety concerns.
  • Treat all team members with a respect while demonstrating positive work attitude and leadership skills.
  • Take initiative to continually improve performance and work processes through feedback, problem solving and generating new ideas.
  • Work with a sense of urgency to complete tasks safely, effectively and efficiently.
  • Demonstrate excellent job performance in productivity, quality, safety, and attendance


Lineage provides safe, stable, reliable work environments, competitive pay, excellent Health and Dental benefits, 401K, and Paid Time Off and Sick Days.

Successful candidates will be required to pass a post offer, pre-employment drug screen and background check.


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