Early Bag Store Operative

Full time
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Edinburgh Airport
Aviation & aerospace
501-1,000 employees
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About the role

Working for Edinburgh Airport Services Ltd (EASL), you will work in the baggage hall preparing bags in the Early Bag Store until ready to be redistributed into the baggage system.

What you'll be doing
  • Keeping an eye open for suspicious-looking baggage items at all times and reporting anything immediately.
  • Correctly loading and storing luggage until the MUPs are ready
  • Sorting loads according to their onward destination.
  • Loading baggage from cages onto conveyor
  • Scanning baggage before dispatching to carousels
  • Recording and dealing with damaged or incorrectly received baggage
  • Using specialist equipment such as conveyors, bar code recognition
  • Informing baggage controllers about damaged or malfunctioning equipment.
  • Ability to work safely under time pressures
  • Reliable, conscientious with an eye for detail
  • Enthusiastic and flexible approach
  • Capable of working as part of a team
  • Good communication skills both verbal and written
What we're looking for
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience of working in an airport
  • Experience of manual lifting in previous roles
  • Well organised and able to manage fluctuating workloads
  • Be physically fit to deal with heavy lifting for full shifts
  • Be reliable and honest.
  • Candidate must be medically fit – required to pass an airside medical assessment
The following items are nice to have but are not essential for the role:
  • Current Full UK Driving Licence
  • Experience of working with the baggage operation previously
What we'll offer you
  • Pension scheme- employer contributions can be up to 6%
  • 28 days holiday, based on full time roles, increasing with service
  • Annual discretionary bonus
  • Supporting your health and wellbeing- private healthcare after 1 years’ service, access to our Employee Assistance Programme and occupational health services
  • Free car parking on site and when you go on holiday
  • We offer a range of other benefits, find out more here

Why EDI?

We are Edinburgh Airport, where Scotland meets the world. The success of the airport comes down to our people, and you can help us deliver even more big days for our passengers and colleagues. The development of your career is important to us, and we’ll support and encourage this every step of the way. As a business we’re driven by our values – they’re at the core of our culture and everything we do. We’re looking for people who will demonstrate these values day-in, day-out. So if this sounds like you, apply now and get ready for your career to take off.

Building a diverse workforce that is inclusive and accessible to all is a priority for our business. As part of this journey, we are proud to be the first UK airport to be endorsed by WORK180. They only recognise great employers for all women. Find out about our policies on our WORK180 employer page.

As a Disability Confident Leader, we are committed to ensuring applicants with a disability can participate fully in our recruitment process. Please let us know in your application form if you require any adjustments, such as parking arrangements or alternative methods of communication.