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    Operations - Engineering
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  • Location:
    Gatwick Airport

Engineering Technician - Baggage

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Engineering Technician – Baggage

Are you our next Engineering Technician – Baggage? We are looking for someone who can help us redefine what's possible for our Engineering department.

As part of our ‘Grow with Gatwick' initiative you'll be provided with plenty of training and support to ensure you're developing and growing your career.

The Engineering team deliver what matters. They protect, maintain, and repair our infrastructure. From the electricity that powers this place. Giant plant rooms that heat and cool the airport. To the specialist equipment on the airfield too!

What is the role?

To conduct planned and reactionary, maintenance and intervention tasks on all plant and equipment which make up the baggage systems in Gatwick Airport. To ensure that duties undertaken are of a high standard and to maximise operational uptime. This is a shift-based position which includes night and weekend working.

This role is critical in supporting the Baggage operations at Gatwick, with key assets including Complex Conveyor Systems, Sortation Machines, Carousels, Scanners, PLCs and IT based Control Systems.

 What will you do?

  • Undertake planned preventative/corrective maintenance, mindful of asset performance and operational requirements.
  • Ensure all engineering and operational records are updated to meet business, regulatory and manufacturer requirements.
  • Pro-actively undertake and support performance improvement activities/programmes.
  • Take responsibility for safety, including others as part of a legal responsibility such as the wearing of PPE, completing mandatory training and the reporting of accidents, incidents and near misses.
  • Using GAL IT systems (Ultimo, MyHub, P2W, Microsoft Office) as required.
  • Developing skills and knowledge to maintain and operate existing and new assets to ensure they are maintained in a manner which keeps them performing at a required level
  • Undertake role specific training required for the role
  • Working in passenger facing areas, as well as back of house areas (check in zones, baggage halls, comms rooms, security etc.) across the airport campus.
  • Working collaboratively. This role has no direct reports.

  Do you have what we're looking for?

  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to work on own initiative without close supervision and be self-motivated
  • Understanding and proven experience in a relevant engineering discipline
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Able to carry out system performance improvements
  • A qualified Engineer
  • Knowledgeable of 17th Edition IEE wiring regulations
  • The owner of a driving licence

Why Work for London Gatwick?

We are committed to reflecting the diversity of our local community and the passengers we serve. We value an environment where everyone feels comfortable, respected, and empowered to be their authentic selves. As an equitable, diverse, and inclusive employer, we encourage different perspectives that redefine what's possible. Together, we form a strong and united team.

If you are ready to make a difference and begin your journey with London Gatwick, click "Apply" to submit your application.

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Sam Addison


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