Swissport International Ltd.

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Safety Specialist- SFO

at Swissport International Ltd.

Posted: 11/3/2018
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 1814660
Keywords: safety

Job Description

Job Summary


To maintain the Corporate Safety Management System in compliance with authority's, regulator's, industry and/or customer requirements.  Ensure effective implementation of all safety and equipment related aspects of the cargo operation and provide management with regular reports on performance and the status of corrective & preventive actions.


Job Responsibilities


  • Serves as Chairman of the Safety Committee.
  • Conduct Safety Briefings and Safety Committee meetings.
  • Submits all Monthly Safety Meeting Minutes and Briefing Reports to Swissport Corporate.
  • Conducts Daily “Walk-Throughs” of the Warehouse to verify that all Safety procedures are being followed regarding, PPEs, seat belts, speed and proper driving techniques. Takes appropriate action when issues are discovered and reports to upper management.
  • Check the Warehouse daily for damages and/or unsafe conditions and report findings.
  • Responsible for maintaining equipment fleet.  Ensuring that all user checks are done daily and accurate records are kept, PMs are performed as scheduled.
  • Coordinates with the local repair and maintenance representative to ensure all equipment is properly maintained and in service.
  • Assures that the Equipment Monthly Hour Readings are done and reported.
  • Assures that all Workers Compensation claims, equipment damage and building damage issues are entered into SMT within 24 hours of occurrence.
  • Conduct specialized OJT training on equipment checks and usage such as tugs, forklifts, and other equipment as needed.
  • Manage and maintain the integrity of safety and equipment related records for all regulatory entities as required by Swissport Cargo Services.
  • Liaise with Cargo Manager/departmental managers to understand aspects and needs of safety training and development.
  • Other assignments regarding Safety and Equipment as assigned by management.




Qualifications and Competencies


  • High school diploma or GED equivalent.
  • Experience in warehouse operations.
  • Effective communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and manage multiple priorities.
  • Some training experience or educational background in training is helpful.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office tools.
  • Ability to persuade, gain support, obtains commitment, and mobilizes others to action.
  • Flexibility in hours and days of work a must.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement


Swissport as an equal opportunity employer bases its hiring decisions on the business need and the best qualified candidates available, and does not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis of any protected category. Candidates who are offered employment may be subject to a criminal record and other background checks as permitted or required by company policy or applicable law.

About us

Swissport International Ltd. is the leading Ground Services Provider to the aviation industry. Swissport is employing over 60,000 dedicated professionals, serving over 700 client companies at 269 stations in 48 countries on five continents. Swissport delivers unparalleled value in the areas of Ground Handling, Cargo Services, Executive Aviation, Travel Services, Fueling and Aircraft Maintenance. We strive to operate with the core values of People, Professionalism, and Partnership in all that we undertake. Our mission is simple – “To provide the aviation industry with consistent and tailor-made solutions around the globe, for a better customer experience”.