Baggage Handling Colleague

London Gatwick Airport, Gatwick
£10.64 Per Hour rising to £10.96
12 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Baggage Handling Colleague

Gatwick Airport

Shift Requirement: Rotational

Contracted Hours: 30

Pay Rate: £10.64 p/h rising to £10.96 (upon successful completion of probation)

Our job is to connect people and improve their lives. We’re made up of a family of closely-knit business divisions all working together to meet our customers’ needs. Whether it’s through a culture of openness and respect or our comprehensive range of development programs, we’ll help you realize your full potential and become a specialist in your area.

Key responsibilities in this role will include:

  • Sorting and labelling of baggage for the correct flight
  • Using specialist equipment and behind the scenes baggage systems
  • Loading luggage onto conveyors in the arrivals hall
  • Ensuring that customers luggage is stored safely and securely and delivered in good time to reach its final destination
  • Reporting luggage that’s damaged or suspicious

Key skills and experience in this role will include:

  • Being physically fit
  • Willing to work outside in all weather conditions
  • The ability to work quickly and to deadlines
  • Following loading instructions and paying close attention to detail
  • Possessing practical skills to work with conveyors and lifting equipment
  • Maintaining a safe working environment at all times
  • Previous experience of loading and unloading an advantage (but not essential)

WHAT WILL YOU GET IN RETURN? As a part of a growing DHL population you will receive access to a variety of our excellent benefits which could include up to 25 days’ holiday, pension scheme, medical cover, childcare vouchers, retail discounts, flexible working, training, development and secondments opportunities and MANY MORE.


The Company is committed to providing equality of opportunity for all employees. Furthermore we aim to ensure our workplaces are free from discrimination and that not only employees but also our potential future employees are treated fairly and with dignity and respect. We will ensure that equality of opportunity maintains a high profile in our organisation.