Station Load Master – Guangzhou – The Emirates Group , UAE

Job Outline:
– Plan ahead of the flight to ensure all ground handling arrangements are in place and ensure all information related to the ground handling agent, airport and load specification is obtained. Ensure that the Load is built up in accordance with the Emirates Standards meeting all safety requirements.
– Supervise the Ground Handling Agent (GHA) to ensure that load optimization and loading efficiency is achieved taking into consideration requirements for all special cargo. Prepare the loading instruction report and issue to GHA in a timely manner so that the aircraft loading can commence. Ensure that the aircraft is unloaded in a safe and efficient manner. Ensure at all times, that the handling of time and temperature and pharmaceutical shipments demonstrates compliance to the European Union Good Distribution Practice (EU GDP) requirements.
– Responsible for preparing the aircraft weight and balance, trim sheet and submit to the Pilot in command. Issue aircraft loading and unloading instructions.
– At destination ensure that General Declaration, flight plan and weather reports are obtained from the Ground Handling Agent and concerned authorities.
– Accountable for the punctuality of all flights and to ensure that an acceptable level of on-time departures is achieved. Liaise with crew/crew hotel in the event of expected delay so as to ensure crew calls are delayed so as not to impact crew duty time limitation.
– Maintain close contacts with Ground Handling Agents, Line Maintenance Engineers, and Local Airport Authorities etc to ensure that the highest levels of Customer Service are consistently delivered.
– Assess serviceability of aircraft loading systems/equipment and liaise with Engineering for rectification as well as determine operational restrictions and limitations until systems are rectified.
– In the event of accompanying grooms, ensure all grooms are listed and approved for the flight and that their identities are checked prior to boarding the aircraft. Liaise with the grooms and crew for optimal loading positions for special loads.
– Accountable for carrying out the security search of the main deck cargo compartment to ensure that nothing has been placed that would jeopardize the safety of the aircraft. Ensure that all Aircraft Pre-Flight Security and preparation are carried as laid down in the Flight Operations Manual.
– Carry out Dangerous goods inspections related to aircraft loading and also deal with any DG related incidents related to flight and handling while the aircraft is on Ground. Ensure necessary Permits and paper work accompany special types of cargo such as AVI and Dangerous Goods that require special clearance to avoid problems at destinations and transit stations.

Qualifications & Experience
Qualifications:
A level
Experience:
5 years experience in Cargo/Airline/Ground handling in all areas in a major international airport.
Knowledge/skills:
– Should have completed Load Control 1 and 2, Dangerous Goods Acceptance, Aircraft Loading and Handling Training and Special Cargo Handling including IATA LAR. Good Knowledge of Local and International Customs, Immigration and Security Regulations.
– Ability to demonstrable high level of knowledge and competence in Good Distribution Practice (GDP) acquired through experience and training.
– Proven ability to work independently with minimum amount of supervision and strong communication skills in both written and spoken skills. Good interpersonal skills and should be able to work under pressure
– Must have the right to work and live in China. The company will not provide or assist with obtaining work permits.

Salary & Benefits
We offer our employee’s competitive remuneration packages, attractive travel benefits, and career development supported by multi-million dollar training facilities in Dubai, and e-Learning programmes for those seeking a long-term future in the Company.

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