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Baggage Assistants - Heathrow

  • Salary: Up to £24060 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Feltham, Middlesex
  • Sector: Management
  • Date posted: 26/07/2018
  • Job reference: J387063A

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Baggage Assistants

Working hours; 42 hours across shift work.

Salary; £24059.98 with overtime available.

Location: London, Heathrow Airport.

My Client is a FTSE-100 Defence & Engineering company and is currently recruiting within their aviation division based in Heathrow responsible for mission critical services within renowned airports.

About the Role

We are looking for a number of Baggage Assistants to join existing teams across various terminals at Heathrow Airport, London.

These are permanent positions where you will be ensuring the smooth running of the baggage system by providing a quick response to baggage jams, misrouted baggage and system faults.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • To manually intervene when bags cannot be processed by the system
  • Manually handle baggage on a daily basis including:
    • Safely offloading baggage from various types of conveyor and baggage system
    • Input secured baggage into the Baggage Handling System
    • Manually re-route bags as necessary
  • Provide a driving service as required
  • Process standard and non-standard baggage as appropriate
  • Scan bags that the Baggage Handling System cannot recognise using the manual coding hand scanner
  • Match bags to flights on the computer
  • Carry out regular cleaning activities in areas of work
  • Assist with maintenance work programmes as required

Skills & Experience required


  • Basic to Intermediate IT/Keyboard skills
  • Current UK Driving Licence
  • Full airside pass or the ability to obtain one
  • Working in a fast-paced industrial environment.
  • Ability to communicate effectively at varying levels, face to face; in writing and via telephone/radio


  • Experience of working within an airport
  • A current Airside Driving Licence

What we can offer you:

  • Excellent work/life balance
  • Opportunities for progression and growth within the business
  • Great pension and benefits scheme

This is an excellent opportunity to join a market-leading organisation and progress your career in an interesting environment. If you are looking for your next opportunity, please apply online and Jed Williams who is leading the recruitment will be in contact.