Aircraft Loading Supervisor

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Full Time
  • Offerd Salary Negotiable
  • Experience 5 Years
  • INDUSTRY Airline
  • Qualification Bachelor Degree
Job Description
Aircraft Loading Supervisor  1500012E 
Job Purpose


As the Aircraft Loading Supervisor, you will be required to safely coordinate arrival and departure below wing activities of the aircraft, by leading and briefing loading teams on the handling requirements and ground support activities and ensure alignment with the SLA’s, standard operating procedures and highlight any potential handling constraints.
Monitor the readiness of various ground services providers to ensure that all resources are available and that the equipment restricted area (ERA) is clear to receive inbound aircraft and deliver a safe on-time performance
Ensure that safety briefings are conducted regularly and that staff have the knowledge and confidence to work safely by providing support, direction and being a role model for the desired safety behaviours
Lead team of staff on the day of operations, undertaking all loading and equipment operation activities to safely handle all arrival & departure flights efficiently
Comply with all relevant safety, quality and environmental management policies, procedures and controls to ensure a healthy and safe work environment
Implement day-to-day operations assigned and ensures compliance with the established standards and procedures
Undertake aircraft damage check in a timely manner to ensure that within 15  minutes of the actual time of arrival (ATA) the airline representatives, flight officer and safety are informed
Flight Arrival:
  • Collect the required information (Loading Distribution Message (LDM), CPM (Counter Pallet Message), Baggage irregularity tags and Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)) to communicate the information to relevant stakeholders
  • Communicate the ATA of the aircraft to the Flight Officer confirming the aircraft type and the registration. Escalate any Ground Services Equipment (GSE) serviceability concerns to the Flight Officer on the shift
Flight Departure:
  • Validate with key stakeholders the aircraft registration/ flight details (tallying of aircraft registration with loading instruction reporting form (LIRF))
  • Monitor the loading process to ensure that the assigned dead load is loaded and reconciled as per the LIRF
  • Confirm the safe condition of any dangerous goods (DGR) prior to loading and signs the notification to captain (NOTOC) for handover to the operating Captain
  • Utilise the Load Deviation Authorization form in case of any change in the load plan (within last minute change (LMC) limits) and provide it to the Load Control Officer
  • Review and checks the boarding status and ensures reconciliation with the Customer Services Team Leader (CSTL) on the final figures and as per the Flight Manifest Summary Report (FMSR) for the bin cards and unit numbers
  • Review the GX print received from the CSTL in case of off-loading  and communicates with BHC for the location and details of the baggage to ensure offload of the baggage
  • Reconcile all dead load is loaded as per the LIRF and receives confirmation of the boarding status from the CSTL on the final passenger figures
  • Update the load sheet with any LMC (Below and Above Wing) to ensure that the boarding over slip from the CSTL matches the load sheet
  • Update the Flight officer on time targets and any delays. Monitor the readiness of the pushback is there on-time
  • Conduct visual bay sweep prior to door closure and requests logistics for collection of any offloaded dead load
Qualifications & Experience

 High School with a certificate OR Diploma in ground handling / aircraft handling



High School with a Certificate: 4-6 years of experience in ground handling / aircraft handling

Diploma degree: 2-4 years of experience in ground handling / aircraft handling


UAE Driving license / Home Country Driving License

Valid license for operating equipment (ADP) – Preferable


Knowledge and skills

Fundamentals of  Load Control

Proficient understanding of Airline Requirements

Advanced understanding of the Turnaround Process

 Salary and Benefits At dnata, our style of delighting customers is unique. That’s why we attract the best people in the industry – people who can apply imagination to their work. We are growing quickly – and we are looking for people to join our global family of 20,000 employees. As one of the largest air services providers in the world, our services on the ground keep the world in the air. You’ll find dnata in 38 countries offering customers our expertise in ground handling, cargo, travel, and flight catering. We believe in the power of our people – and we’re always on the look-out for potential stars to help us deliver the promises our customers make. Be a part of our success story. If you want to join us, please visit to apply. We offer an attractive tax-free salary, paid in Dirhams, the local currency of the UAE. The Dirham is linked to the Special Drawing Right of the International Monetary Fund. It has been held constant against the US dollar since the end of 1980 at a mid-rate of approximately US$1= Dh3.66. Besides travel benefits normally associated with an airline, more information on employee benefits is available within the ‘Working Here’ section of this site. By viewing the ‘Dubai Lifestyle’ section in the site you can also consider the benefits of Dubai as a location to live and work in.