Swissport Jobs in Birmingham – Ramp Services Agent

Website Swissport

Job Description:

Ramp Services Agents provide the necessary under-wing ground support services to aircraft as required by our customer airlines. This includes (but not be limited) to the loading and unloading of baggage and cargo and mail, sorting and transporting baggage to and from the aircraft and the operation of specialist ground servicing equipment.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Comply with Swissport Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s)
  • Deliver air cargo to appropriate recipient
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Collect and load live animals and dangerous goods on onto aircraft
  • Comply with all UK/Ireland/EU legislation as well as airport authority and carrier security requirements
  • Load/unload wheelchairs and child strollers and deliver to designated location
  • Provide special handling of luggage/cargo as required/directed
  • Maintain the highest standards of safety and security at all times
  • Report all equipment malfunctions to the appropriate supervisor/manager
  • Drive and/or operate ground support equipment which may include baggage tugs, baggage carts, aircraft steps, belt loaders, aircraft ground power units, tow bars, container loaders, water/lavatory service trucks, aircraft de-icing units, cargo dollies and passenger vans.
  • Placement of chocks and cones around the aircraft

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to speak and understand the English language
  • Flexible to work on various shifts (days, evening, nights, weekends, and holidays)
  • A full driving license
  • Physically fit, able to work in a manual environment and repeatedly lift up to 32kg throughout a shift.
  • Ability to follow processes and procedures and apply flexible approach when required
  • Ability to travel to the airport at times where public transport is not available
  • Able to work as a team in a fast paced environment
  • Willingness to work in inclement weather
  • Ability to speak additional languages is desired

Qualification & Experience:

  • Previous experience working in an aviation environment is desired

Job Details:

Company: Swissport

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Birmingham, GB

Application Deadline: N/A

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