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Location: Heathrow

Full time: Permanent

Salary: £23,112 plus any applicable shift pay (ranging from zero up to £113.97 per week) 

Sign on bonus of £1,000, payable in two instalments (£500 in month 3 and £500 in month 6) - external applicants only

Why not build a career with British Airways in the fast-paced world of aviation? If you're organised, full of initiative and eager to learn then we can give you full training to join us as a Material Supplier in Storage & Distribution.

There will be a variety of tasks to keep you challenged and engaged each day. We’re looking for someone who is meticulous, flexible and ready to be a part of a large and ambitious team.

British Airways provides a multitude of career opportunities for people who are passionate about what they do. To enable potential, we focus on an environment that is friendly and supportive, where learning and development is at the heart of what we do.

About the role?

The Storage & Distribution team are responsible for processing, storing and delivering aircraft tools and materials used by BA Engineering across our global route network. The team are the critical link between Supply Chain and Production Engineering, ensuring a high-quality standard in our warehouse and stores. Our logistics team operate 24/7 and 365 days a year, ensuring we operate with maximum efficiency, speed and with the greatest attention to detail. No single shift is the same!

Our colleagues play an integral part in the operation. The role has plenty of variety and responsibility with safety and quality being high on the agenda. Keeping the customer at the heart of everything we do, you’ll always be ready to get the job done in a high spirited and enthusiastic way. You’ll be quality checking, processing, delivering and distributing critical aircraft materials around Heathrow using our 3.5-ton box vans. You will also be using various types of forklifts for loading/unloading vehicles and for the manoeuvring and storage of materials.

What can we offer you?

A great working environment with a friendly and supportive team.

You would start on £23,112 per annum.

In addition to your basic pay, you may receive shift pay (as applicable) for working various shift patterns. This could include 12-hour days or nights or 8-hour day shifts. The shift pay is dependent on the actual shift pattern worked and ranges from zero up to £113.97 per week. 

As a permanent BA employee, you will have a number of benefits:

  • A competitive pension scheme
  • Discounted confirmed flights on BA from date of joining. After six months in the role, access to standby flights for BA and any other airline in the One World Alliance
  • Discounts on car hire, hotels, leisure activities, entertainment and much more
  • Flexible benefits scheme including the option to purchase private healthcare and childcare vouchers
  • Free parking at work

What would you need?

  • A full UK EC/EEA driving licence ‘Category B’ for manual transmission vehicles, held a full licence for at least 12 months, with no more than three penalty points
  • Be able to satisfy BA medical requirements for obtaining an airside driving permit and forklift licence
  • Ideally some experience in warehousing/logistics processes and procedures, but a detailed and quality led approach is key to deliver to the high standards we require
  • PC literate as you will need to enter and record material data on our central system

Training and Development

  • Up to 4 weeks Induction Training for the role, which includes health and safety processes, forklift and airside driving, SAP system use, manual handling and shadowing colleagues to ensure you are fully trained and confident to perform the role
  • On-going compliance training in the role

Further Information

If you are successful you will need to complete a medical and driving assessment to the required standard before joining us.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company.

This role is not eligible for sponsorship, we are unable to provide visa sponsorship.

Please ensure you upload a scanned copy of your UK Driving Licence when you submit your application.

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