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Cargo Screener Derby, United Kingdom 10.75 hourly

Cargo Screener

Location: Derby, United Kingdom |
Salary: 10.75 hourly |
Posted: 18 Jun 2021 |
Contracted Hours: Full-time |
Employee Status: Permanent |
Reference: 210001HB

We have positions for Cargo Screeners operating with our prestigious, household name client based at East Midlands Airport.


The position requires primarily the operation of various X-Ray machines to assist in processing large volumes of freight in a busy Warehouse environment.


Additional duties may include Gatehouse Operation, Aircraft Search & Guard and other Aviation Security tasks.


The operational working hours are predominantly night shifts including weekends, with a much smaller team operating the day shifts. The roles operate varying patterns including 4 on 4 off/Mon-Fri patterns, but with flexibility expected to support other covering, including days, nights, evenings and weekends when needed.


Successful candidates will benefit from fully funded specific X-ray training qualifications and on the job training.


∙ Required to perform various tasks such as: operation of x-ray machines, physical inspection of cargo and lifting and carrying freight.

∙ Responsible for using X-Ray machines to identify dangerous objects in cargo and preventing those objects from being transported onto aircraft.

∙ Maintain focus and awareness within a demanding environment containing numerous distractions, people, and noise.

∙ Make effective decisions in both crisis and routine situations.

∙ Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with an ability to follow procedures

∙ A calm, organized and logical approach

∙ Ability to multi-task and prioritise and a proactive approach.


Physical Demands/Working Environment:


∙ Must be reasonably physically fit due to Manual Handling (e.g. lifting and carrying freight, bending, reaching, stooping, squatting, standing and walking and identifying objects)

∙ Able to pass colour blindness test due to key requirement of differentiating colours on Xray images

∙ Tolerate moderate to loud level of noise in work environment

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