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London Luton Airport Cargo Agent/ Forklift Operator

London Luton Airport Cargo Agent/ Forklift Operator

Our client is looking for Cargo Agents/Forklift truck operators with a counterbalance forklift license to work in the cargo area at London Luton Airport.

This role involves handling cargo/goods both coming in to the airport and leaving the airport.

Your duty will be to assist in cargo operations for our client.

Shifts: The client is looking for flexible candidates who are available to work any weekday including weekends and bank holidays.

Various shifts such as early/late/night 4 on 4 off, 6 on 3 off.

Pay: Circa £9.00 - £10.50 per hour

Job Type: Temporary role to permanent for the right person!

Key Responsibilities of the role

You will be responsible for operating forklift trucks to assist with moving cargo around the warehouse.

You will be responsible for moving and picking both incoming and outgoing cargo around the warehouse.

Your role will include loading x-ray machines with cargo to be screened whilst ensuring compliance with DfT Cargo Security Regulations.

You will also assist with the handling of cargo by utilising specialist equipment such as forklifts, pump trucks, transporters and roller bed systems.

You will ensure that all regulations in accordance with IATA and ICAO are met.

You will ensure that the highest possible level of service and customer care is provided to all users of the clients’ cargo services.

Any other duties appropriate as allocated by the Cargo Services Manager.


Successful candidates will receive full training which will lead to desirable qualifications and knowledge such as:

-          Gaining an Airside Driving Permit (ADP)

-          Opportunities to gain a Movement Area Driving Permit (MADP)

-          Trained in DfT Cargo Security Regulations incorporating X-Ray, Hand Search and Visual Checking

-           Working knowledge of HMC&E Import and Export clearance procedures.


Candidate Requirements.

Must have a counterbalance forklift truck license.

The role will involve manual handling.

Work well within a team.

Hold good organisational and planning skills.

Reliable and flexible to work various shifts.

Applicants will need to hold a FULL MANUAL UK driving license free of any drink/drug/insurance convictions.

(Maximum 6 points)

Applicants will need to have a fully checkable 5-year education / employment history/un-employment.

Applicants must be over the age of 18.

Applicants must not have lived or worked outside of the UK in the last 5 years.

Applicants must not have any unspent criminal convictions or cautions.

  • Rate: £9.00 - 10.50 per hour
  • Location: Luton, Bedfordshire, England
  • Type: Contract
  • Industry: Aerospace
  • Recruiter: Line Up Aviation
  • Contact: James Holliday
  • Tel: 01403 217688
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: LTNFL
  • Posted: 2016-10-06 17:52:53 -

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