Operations Supervisor Job at Menzies Aviation – in Manchester


People. Passion. Pride. This is what has driven our teams since 1833.

Since that time, we have developed to become a critical partner in the global aviation industry, delivering time-critical logistics services at 200 locations in over 37 countries, across six continents. But at the heart of our business is our people. If you are seeking a role with opportunities to learn and develop, this could be the beginning of an exciting journey.

This role is responsible for supporting the Fuels Operations Manager, ensuring a consistent delivery of high performance standards meeting the Service Level Agreements of our Customers.

Candidate requirements

Assist the Business Unit Manager in achieving their responsibilities in respect of managing health and safety within their unit

Maintains product stocks at acceptable levels to meet the demand of daily airport throughputs.

Daily supervision of manpower requirements and shift arrangements, including the allocation and review of annual leave, complete RTW and associated absence procedures

Responsible for the adherence to Health & Safety and Security requirements for our operation.

Comply with the Group business principles for the management of HS&E at the fuels operation.

Supervision of engineering and maintenance in the fuel operation, and ensure safe and on time completion.

Together with site management, attends meetings with Company representatives and the airport authorities.

Supervise and carry out the training of refuellers and new employee’s.

To deliver all required training to the highest possible standard in line with training policy and ensure records and compliance is kept up to date

Assist in refuelling as and when required

Supervises numerous contractors carrying out engineering and maintenance duties under the Safe System of Work procedures as per client Requirements

Involved in applying Company HR policies, employee relations and to instigate incident investigatory procedures.

Applies identified Best Practices and implement any changes as necessary.

Developing and maintaining an excellent relationship with Employees, Customers and the Airport Company.

Safety, Security and Compliance

All employees have a responsibility and duty whilst at work to:

Take reasonable care for the health and safety of themselves and of others who may be affected by their actions or omissions whilst at work.

Co-operate with their line Manager to allow them to perform or comply with any legal requirements imposed on the company.

Not intentionally or recklessly interfere with or misuse anything provided by the company in the interests of health, safety, or welfare reasons.

Inform their manager / supervisor of any work situation, equipment or activity that represents a serious or immediate danger to health and safety.

Report any hazards, near misses, incidents, accidents, or dangerous occurrences to their line Manager.

Carry out work in accordance with information and training provided and any specific workplace health and safety rules or procedures.

Fully understand the company health and safety policy.

Attend training courses as may be arranged by the Company.

Engage with MORSE and follow our code principles.

Qualifications and Experience

Excellent leadership, personal and communication skills are essential as is the need to be both adaptable and flexible.

Valid driving license with LGV C or LGV C+E & CPC desirable (ADR would be an advantage).

Product handling and control.

Health, Safety & Environmental Management.

Depot Operations and Asset Management

Managing Partners, Competitors & Major Contractors.

Project Management. Includes Finance, IR & Engineering.

Computer literate.

HR & Interpersonal Skills.

Awareness around Property & Legal Procedures – Awareness

The above competences acquired through relevant qualifications, experience and training


Menzies Aviation are a committed equal opportunity employer and encourage applications for suitably qualified and eligible applicants regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, pregnancy, and maternity. We strive to create an inclusive working environment, where the different knowledge, perspectives, experiences, and approaches of our global workforce are represented. Where everyone feels valued and can reach their full potential.

Please be aware that as part of our recruitment process, we may look to use a variety of resourcing tools to help us understand your skills and experience in relation to the role. Please feel free to contact to recruiter below, if there are any reasonable adjustments to our process that you would like us to consider.

As part of our recruitment process, we will always consider how candidates fit with our values which you can learn more about here.

Application instructions

Please click apply now. The closing date for submissions is 15/08/2022.

About the Company

Company: Menzies Aviation –

Company Location:  Manchester

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