Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Hiring Operations Agent (M/F) - DFW, Dallas, TX, United States of America

Hiring for Operations Agent
Lufthansa Cargo AG
Dallas, TX (United States of America)

The role of the operations agent is to handle all ground operations in accordance with the Lufthansa Cargo AG requirements and procedures.

Withing the Operational Targets set by the Cargo supervisor or Country/District Manager Sales and Handling (FG/A) and Country Distric Manageger Handling (FG/A-H), and Cargo Supervisor, the operations agent performs the following duties:

Operation Management:
  • Produces a load plan for the aircraft taking into consideration maximum weights, sizes, special loads and load compatibility.
  • Ensure Optimum usage of the aircrafts volume
  • Prepares general declarations and permits for local customs authorities
  • Produces arrival and departure notifications
  • Briefs Ground Handling COmpany about off and on load
  • Answers and sends telexes
  • Maintains traffic reports
Ramp Agent Duties:
  • Checks all ULD's (Unit Load Devices) to ensure proper build up
  • Checks ramp area for cleanliness
  • Monitor the conditions of the equipment to be used on the aircraft and reports any irregularities to the supervisor
  • Load and unloads the aircraft or supervises these functions
  • Monitors handling to ensure punctual performance
  • Secures load on aircraft for example locks
  • Responsibility for aircraft and ramp safety
  • Assists the supervisor in ensuring that all defined service standards are understood and met by GHA (General Handling Agent)
  • Ensures that all work is carried out according to documented quality manual procedures, and promotes a preventative (perhaps better takes preventative measures, using the tools provided) culture using the tools provided
  • Supports, cooperates and communicates with all colleagues, including sales staff
  • Ensures that security and safety procedures are adhered to in accordance with set procedures
  • Establishes, maintains and evaluates statistical data
General:
  • Performs crew support such as briefings, crew catering and hotel bookings.
  • Keeps up to date with all developments and changes regarding new procedures, including security procedures
  • Fully cooperates with Lufthansa Cargo AG Management, Cargo Operations and warehouse staff
  • Assists with cargo handling related supervision and coordination
  • Performs all sales handling duties within Lufthansa Cargo AG and General Handling Agent when appropriate
  • Performs all other duties assigned or delegated by supervisors.
People Management / Supervision
  • Assist the supervisor in the GHA's (Ground Handling Agents) ground operations activities by economical utilization of all manpower and ensuring that all LCAG safety and quality standards are adhered to
  • Provides regular and accurate staff feedback to the GHA (General Handling Agent) management and to District/Country Manager Handling (FH/A)
Your Profile:
  • Highschool Diploma/GED required: University Degree or equivalent higher education diploma
  • Professional experience desirable: 3 to 6 Years
  • Language: English Required
  • Industry Knowledge desirable: Experience in airfreight handling and operations is preferred
  • Expert Knowledge desirable: A1, ST-B, FO A1 B747 and MD11 and FO SEM as needed.
  • Attendance of Lufthansa courses: A1 And IATA DGR
  • IT Knowledge as user: Computer literate
Environmental Influences:
  • Must possess permit to work in the USA
  • Willingness for assessment screening
  • Willingness to travel
  • Must possess a valid driver's license
Airport Environment:
  • Must be willing to work shifts/overtime
  • Must be willing to work under constant time pressure
  • Must be willing to work under high stress levels
  • Be able to lift up to 70lbs
  • Must be willing to work outdoor weather conditions
  • Must be willing to work with noise pollution
Authorities:
In accordance with rules and regulations, and given authorities

Applicants must attached a CV - this is a requirement. Lufthansa Cargo AG is a part of the Lufthansa Aviation Group's business area Logistics. With 4,600 employee and many international partners, Lufthansa Cargo is one of the worldwide leading companies in international air cargo business.

For application visit: www.lufthansa-cargo.de

Application per email to yen-ni.te@ltt.dlh.de