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4 months ago
Location: Cardiff International Airport
Job type: Permanent
Experience: Any or N/A
Business sector: Both
Contact: Not Specified
Sector: Airport
Category: Airport Services Agent Jobs

Job Summary


Responsible for the overall day management of the Fuelling facilities within the airport; providing leadership and technical expertise to Swissport Into-plane fuelling operations. This is a 2 site operation (2 tank farms) St Athan and Cardiff


Job Responsibilities 

  • Ensuring all relevant safety and quality checks are performed as required.
  • Maintaining close liaison with the Airport Authority, Customer Airlines and Oil Companies.
  • To undertake an appropriate level of fuelling operations.
  • Ensuring all necessary reports and records are updated and maintained as per requirements.
  • Contributing to the development and maintenance of effective policies and procedures.
  • Ensuring staff competency levels are developed and maintained.
  • Monitoring supervision, guidance, discipline and standards including control of lateness and sickness.
  • Reviewing stock levels for both current and future requirements, ensuring adequate supplies are available for delivery.
  • Managing growth to ensure a seamless delivery of services is maintained.
  • Contributing to the preparation and management of departmental budgets.
  • Attending and contributing towards business conducted at various meetings.
  • Overseeing Safety, Security and departmental Human Resource issues.
  • Managing the delivery of a professional and courteous service to all customers so as to promote the Swissport image.
  • Ensuring health and safety standards are observed at all times.
  • Consulting with the Airport Authority on the maintenance of the depot, vehicles and administrative buildings.
  • Undertaking such other tasks as deemed necessary within the competence and remit of the post as decided by the Swissport General Manager 
The list is not exhaustive and is not intended to restrict the scope of the job but clearly define a starting point and may vary depending on location and local customer requirements. 

Qualifications and Competencies 

  • Work experience gained in leading an aviation refuelling operation is essential
  • Excellent knowledge of Ramp and Fuel Operations
  • Ability to work under pressure, solve practical problems and deal with a variety of abstract and concrete variables
  • Experience of managing an aviation refuelling operations that consists of joint venture operations is desirable
  • Experience of developing and implementing a QHSE culture and processes within an operations environment is essential
  • Able to participate in Class 1 driver fuelling operations
  • Strong written and oral communication skills in English is essential
  • Team focused management style that fits into a challenging, environment
  • Legal knowledge (understanding contracts, competition law, employment law) is essential
  • Thorough knowledge and work experience with Microsoft Office programs including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Willingness to travel throughout the UK, Ireland and overseas when required and be flexible with working times (defined by customer requests, peaks will be encountered)
  • Valid HGV driver's license required
Swissport is an equal opportunities employer, for further information on this, please visit javascript:void(0);.

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