Baggage Handler / Ramp Agents

DHL Supply Chain
United Kingdom
£22000 - £23000 per annum + Excellent company benefits
06 Oct 2017
07 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Baggage Handlers / Ramp Agents
Ref: req46473

Position: Baggage Handler
Location: Gatwick
Customer: easyJet
Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract (Full-Time)

DHL Supply Chain is currently working towards the implementation of an exciting new business win with easyJet airlines at Gatwick Airport. This is the first transformational contract in Ground Handling Services for DHL but DHL is no stranger to Airline Services.

As such we have fantastic opportunities for individuals who wish to be part of a fast-paced, innovative start-up operation, where successful candidates will have potential to help grow and
evolve the business

Key Responsibilities in this role will include;

Responsible for loading and unloading passenger baggage to and from the aircraft
Use of behind the scenes baggage systems and machines
Transferring luggage from check-in areas to departure areas
Sorting and labelling of baggage for the correct flight
Moving luggage to and from aircraft holds using trucks, cargo loaders and conveyor systems
Loading luggage onto conveyors in the arrivals hall
Ensuring that passenger's luggage is stored safely and securely and delivered in good time to reach its final destination
Reporting baggage that's damaged or suspicious

Key skills and experience in this role will include:

Must be physically fit.
You must be willing to work outside in all weather conditions
Have good communication skills
Must be able to work to deadlines
The ability to work quickly
The ability to follow loading instructions and pay close attention to detail
Practical skills to work with conveyors and lifting equipment
Must be flexible
Previous experience of loading and unloading would be an advantage (but not essential)

The role could involve meeting & greeting passengers when collecting baggage so it is essential that you have strong customer service skills and a positive outlook.

For Security Process to work with DHL:

You must provide 5 years address history
You must provide 5 years reference history (employment/education/benefit claim/character)
Hold a valid [and in-date] ID (British or EU Passport, British Driving Licence, Non-EU Passport & Visa)
No criminal convictions

What will you get in return?

As a part of a growing DHL population you will receive access to a variety of our excellent benefits which could include; 25 days holiday, pension scheme, medical cover, childcare vouchers, retail discounts, flexible working, training, development and secondments opportunities and MANY MORE.

What you'll need to do next?

If you have a proven track record of achievement to match the requirements for this role and you are looking for your next career move, simply apply online ensuring that a full up to date CV is attached with your application.

We will ensure that all our resourcing activities are fair, transparent and consistent across the UK. We want to ensure that the candidate experience is of the highest professional standard.
The Company is committed to providing equality of opportunity for all employees. Furthermore we aim to ensure our workplaces are free from discrimination and that not only employees but also our potential future employees are treated fairly and with dignity and respect. We will ensure that equality of opportunity maintains a high profile in our organisation.

Facts and Figures

DivisionV7, SUPPLY CHAIN Employment TypePermanent Full-Time
Business UnitDHL Supply Chain UK Contract TypePermanent (Full-Time)
LocationGatwick Airport Working Hours
Job TypeWarehousing, Package Handling & Distribution Shift RequirementRotational
Career LevelOperatives Relocation OfferedNone
Responsible for Travel RequiredNo Business Travel
Reports toHead of Operations Travel ExtentNone
Target Hire Date09/10/2017 Work Permit RequiredYes

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