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Baggage Technician

Employer MAG (Manchester Airports Group)
Sector Commercial
Contract Full Time
Wages Competitive
Employer Job Reference
Closing Date 30 Apr 2019

Job Description

  • Engineering Technician (Baggage) – Stansted
  • 6 month Fixed Term Contract (FTC), great career opportunity
  • Competitive basic salary (based on experience) plus 10% shift allowance (days position)

Reporting into the Team Leader and Engineering Operations Manager, this role will enable delivery of a high quality, reliable service to passengers, tenants and other internal/external customers, through effective and efficient maintenance of airports assets. This role will focus on Baggage with Assets including Security screening equipment for cabin and hold baggage, conveyors, control systems, building management systems, Auto doors and access gates and equipment. The role includes completion of work in accordance with prevailing MAG processes & contributing towards the continuous improvement of the maintenance service.

The Role 

  • Undertake planned or reactive maintenance work ensuring optimum serviceability which meets agreed service levels and provides a trouble-free operational environment, applying the skills and knowledge required for the task.  This includes inspecting assets which are not working as needed, assessing & reporting what work is required and undertaking that work.
  • Carry out tasks which require in depth technical competence in Mechanical and Electrical engineering or minor work in other disciplines which you have the skills to do.
  • Use prevailing MAG IT and work management systems (for example maximo) as required.  This includes receiving & closing down work orders and entering accurate data.  Use maintenance system data to understand individual, team & asset performance.
  • Ensure that all engineering and operating records are updated to meet business, regulatory & manufacturer requirements.
  • Operate and promote working practices which ensure a safe working environment for self and others, contributing to the development of a safety culture and adhering to mandatory regulations & safety procedures.
  • Engage proactively in any work associated with delivering performance improvements within the engineering environment.
  • Communicate effectively with customers and maintenance team colleagues on the progress of completing work.
  • Work with others, including colleagues or apprentices on a one to one basis to help them learn.
  • Proactively upgrade skills to facilitate the maintenance and operation of new assets being delivered into service to ensure that they are maintained in a manner which keeps them performing at an appropriate level.


Previous relevant experience and a City and Guilds in ONC/HNC Electrical Engineering is advantageous for the role. The successful applicant will able to demonstrate through formal training/apprenticeship or practical experience that they can effectively carry out the tasks required for the role. Additionally, they will be capable of undertaking effectively Electrical/Mechanical maintenance tasks such as those scheduled in the prevailing MAG apprenticeship scheme. Detailed working familiarity with maximo is desirable alongside technical knowledge of relevant National/MAG regulations or standards. 

What we offer

Stansted is a large employer in the East of England and we can offer unparalleled career and development opportunities. Please note this is a rotating day shifts position, with 4 days on, followed by 4 days off, working 12-hour shifts.

MAG is the country’s largest airport group. We own Manchester, Stansted and East Midlands Airports. However, our airports are so much more than the place where your holiday starts! They are 24/7 self-contained towns, with the wider property portfolio spanning 6m square feet of office space, high street shops, cafes, restaurants, event locations and corporate hospitality (to name just some of our services) these are all accessed by great transport links and monitored by 24hr security.

MAG are a values led organisation and we are committed to providing equal opportunities in all areas of work and business.  We want people to achieve their best, which will in turn positively impact on our customers and the communities in which we live and work.  At MAG we empower people to be themselves within an inclusive and supportive environment, enabling everyone to achieve their full potential in line with their abilities and career aspirations.

As an inclusive employer, MAG wants to see every candidate performing at their best throughout the job application process, interview process and whilst at work. We therefore encourage you to inform us of any reasonable adjustments you might need to enable this to happen.