Ground Handling Supervisor

Location : Oxford, Oxfordshire, England
Job Ref : MM570
Consultant : Maggie Martin
Sector : Aerospace
Salary : £28k - 30k per year + Benefits

Description

MM570 – Ground Handling Supervisor
Location – London Oxford Airport
Salary – £28000 – £30000 DOE

Overview

First Military Recruitment is working in partnership with our client to recruit a number of Ground Handlers to join their team in London Oxford Airport.

All applicants will be considered however, our client encourages applications from candidates with a military background.

Main purpose of job

To supervise the day to day activities of the Ground Handling Team, and to assist the Ground Handling Manager as part of the Airport Operations Team.

Refuelling

  • Perform aircraft refuelling promptly to a variety of aircraft utilising mobile fuel bowsers
  • Actively assist the Ground Handling Manager with required Quality and Standards control checks/measures
  • Assist with all tanker deliveries, ensuring they are conducted safely and promptly
  • Report and log any issues affecting refuelling to the Ground Handling Manager and if necessary Airport Management
  • Carry out regular maintenance, and monitor the performance of vehicles/equipment within the operational environment to ensure the highest standard of performance is achieved at all times
  • Report and monitor any faults found with vehicles or equipment
  • Ensure that fuel bowser and fuel farm product levels are maintained in accordance with operational requirements
  • Liaise with other departments regarding aircraft movements to ensure customers receive a swift and effective level of service
  • Ensure all paperwork and administrative duties are completed accurately, promptly, and relevant information is disseminated as appropriate
  • Maintain exceptional airside discipline at all times, including appropriate use of PPE
  • Assist the Airport Operations Manager with winter ops procedures to ensure safe airfield operation is maximised in adverse weather conditions

Ramp

  • Monitor computer systems to ensure customer service is prompt at all times
  • Effectively plan and manage the allocation of aircraft parking on the airport
  • Manage the apron accordingly, including FOD checks, and keeping equipment safely stored
  • Promptly meet inbound aircraft and provide assistance with baggage and equipment as necessary
  • Provide ground handling services as required, including toilet/water servicing, waste removal, ground power supply and de-icing
  • Carry out general duties to enhance the operational output of the airport, including aircraft towing, hanger maintenance, equipment checks and equipment refuelling
  • Assist with vehicle and visitor escorting as required
  • Ensure prompt dispatch of outbound aircraft including; loading of aircraft, removal of chocks, and marshalling signals for pushback or engine start
  • Any other duties as defined/requested by the Ground Handling Manager within the limits of your knowledge and competence
  • Comply and co-operate with Company Health, Safety and Welfare requirements
  • Ensure personal safety and that of others at all times
  • Report any hazards, unusual occurrences or unsafe practices immediately
  • Carry out emergency procedures when required
  • Participate in safety briefings and meeting as required
  • Report all accidents or near misses via the appropriate mechanism

The role involves rostered shifts to include weekends and Bank holidays.

The Candidate

  • Must have Ground handling supervisory experience
  • Be able to provide 5 year work history for Airside clearance

In Return our client offers

  • £28000 rising to £30000 DOE
  • On – site gym corporate membership
  • Fantastic working environment

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