Baggage Agents – Manchester Airport

Are you tired of the typical 9-5 routine and love being part of a team? If so, we may have the perfect role for you as a Baggage Agent!


£12.38 per hour plus unsociable hours allowance

Contract Type

Permanent Seasonal

Working Hours


Your main responsibilities will include ensuring the timely and accurate allocation and loading of baggage onto the correct aircraft from the Bag Hall, as well as driving airside vehicles on the Ramp to transport baggage items to the correct aircraft, while meeting set Service Level Agreements. You will work closely with our Ramp Agent teams to load the aircraft safely, following safety instructions and weight & balance parameters, and unload inbound baggage items and ensure correct distribution onto Baggage Carousels. This is a physically demanding role that requires you to work in all weather conditions and involves loading high volumes of items weighing up to 32kg on every shift. Candidates must hold a full UK Manual Driving Licence and pass a Medical administered by the airport to work safely in an Airside environment and operate our vehicles.

In return for your hard work, we offer a range of benefits, including a competitive hourly rate of £12.38 plus shift allowance for unsociable hours, a Generous Discretionary Profit Share Scheme, an annual pay review, free car parking, free uniform, a contributory pension scheme, 3x salary life assurance, and 34 days of holiday entitlement per annum (pro-rata dependent upon contracted hours), with the option to buy and sell annual leave. Additionally, we offer a cycle-to-work scheme, career progression opportunities, access to Mental Health First Aiders, an Employee Assistance Programme including professional counselling, colleague discounts on Jet2holidays and holidays and flights, and a recommend a friend scheme that pays £250 for successful referrals.

This role is available on a 30 hour per week basis, with the option to increase to 37.5 hours between 1st June and 30th September, on a Permanent Seasonal contract. Our Permanent Seasonal Contracts have a short rest period in between our busy Winter and Summer seasons, and you will work a rolling rostered shift pattern (for example, 3 shifts on, 3 shifts off). No previous experience is necessary, so if you’re eager to help us deliver exceptional service to our customers, apply today. If successful, we will invite you to meet our Red Team at an Assessment Day!

We hope that you’re excited to join our fantastic team, and we look forward to receiving your application and welcoming you onboard!