Dispatchers / Dispatch Agents

Job Type:
  • Temporary
Supply Chain Industries:
  • Supply Chain Logistics
Reference Number: VE-2002
Location:
Manchester Airport (MAN), Manchester, UK
Description:

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Role: Dispatchers / Dispatch Agents
Location: Manchester Airport
Salary: £8.50 - £10.00 per hour (Dependant on experience)

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Role Profile:

Deekay are recruiting for Dispatchers / Dispatch Agents at Manchester Airport for a major Ground Handling organisation.
Hours of work: Flexibility required (Earlies, Lates, Nights) 6 on 3 off.

Duties:

  • Dispatch Agents manage the entire arrival and departure process overseeing all activities to ensure a safe working environment and achieve an on time departure. Dispatchers will deal with a variety of airline systems and represent our client through effective communication with flight and cabin crew at the aircraft side. The Dispatch Agent will ensure that the aircraft departs with all passengers, baggage and cargo are accounted for.
  • Responsible for auditing fuel ticket information for accuracy
  • Prepare flight paperwork for crew including printing of flight plans, weather reports, passenger lists and airline documentation
  • Communicate aircraft fuel and load data between flight crew and load control departments
  • Liaise with colleagues to ensure the aircraft is loaded as intended
  • Prioritise tasks and manage the turnaround of an aircraft from arrival to departure
  • Operate air bridges and stand guidance systems
  • Drive vehicles airside including cars, vans and mini-buses to provide crew transport to and from the aircraft
  • Operate a variety of airline computer systems and handheld devices
  • Deal with aircraft weight and balance calculations as required
  • Report all equipment malfunctions to the appropriate supervisor/manager
  • Comply with all UK/Ireland/EU legislation as well as airport authority and carrier security requirements
  • Comply with our clients Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s)
  • Maintain the highest standards of safety and security at all time
  • You must have the ability to speak and understand the English language
  • You must have previous experience as a Dispatch Agent is essential
  • You require a Full Driving License Please note there are strict compliance rules which candidates must adhere to
  • You must have resided in the UK for the past 5 years with no holidays of over 28 days
  • You must have an in date Passport and no criminal convictions spent or unspent as you are subject to DBS screening

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