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Cargo Handling

Line Up Aviation has carved its own place in the recruitment of Aviation and Aerospace personnel all over the world for more than 29 years.

We work with some of the industry’s best known companies who demand the highest standard of applicants.

Role: Cargo Handler

Location: Heathrow Airport

Contract: Permanent Contract – Full Time Hours

Shifts: Mix of shifts up to 12 hours in length (including day and night shifts) 100% flexibility needed

Examples of shift patterns include;

2 days/3 nights on, 5 off

2 days/2 nights on, 4 off

4 days on, 4 off

42 hour working week

Weekends and Bank Holiday working required where shift pattern dictates

The shift patterns are variable and will depend upon the needs of the business

Salary: Approximately £23,500 rising to £25,300 after one years’ service (overtime paid at £13.33 per hour – rising to £14.68 per hour after a years’ service)

The role:


  • Working for a Major Cargo/Ground Handling Organisation
  • Building up and breaking down cargo freight
  • Continuous heavy lifting, loading & loading stock
  • Rotating stock around the warehouse using manual and powered pump trucks
  • Daily running of the warehouse operation in the facility
  • Operating Forklift trucks
  • To ensure compliance of Regulatory Bodies e.g.

    HSE, CAA and HMRC/ Border force.
  • Liaise with customers in a polite and efficient manner.
  • Separate and distribute cargo according to airline requirements
  • Responsible for checking Dangerous Goods to IATA / AVI checks

MUST have a full manual UK driving licence

MUST have not lived/worked outside of the UK in the past 5 years

MUST not have any unspent criminal convictions or cautions

MUST be aged 18+

Due to the number of applications we receive, it’s not always possible to contact unsuccessful applicants.

Unless you hear from us within 14 days of your application, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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