Load Planner

Website Etihad Airways

Job Description:

To manage the load control of Etihad flights in co-ordination with various stakeholders, government departments and service providers; ensuring regulatory and company standards are upheld with the ultimate target of delivering; operational excellence, compilation of critical and legal flight paperwork, ensuring the safe departure of every aircraft and providing exceptional internal customer service To produce legal weight and balance and other accountable aircraft documentation as required.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the production and timely sending of all post flight messages such as CPM’s, LDM’s and UCM’s.
  • Ensure a full brief is given to the Aircraft Dispatcher relating to all on load activity and any special loads. Identify order of offload affecting all flights particularly ultra-long haul and restricted weight aircraft.
  • Report events post departure in a professional and thorough manner, reaching balanced conclusions on accountability for delays and lapses in operational performance. Ensure that the flight destination city is informed quickly of the flight departure and any failings to EY process during the turnaround.
  • Identify and recommend improvements to procedures and/or standards of safety and security to EY operations management through on-going relationships with aircraft handling companies, such as fueling companies, EASG and flight catering.
  • Optimize aircraft load factor and balance by creating efficiencies through the use of different ULD hold versions and weight / load distributions. (ULD hold versions vary from one flight to another and can range from 10 to 200 ULD hold versions depending on the aircraft type).

Job Requirements:

  • Educated to secondary school level preferably with Math and/or a Science qualification.
  • Strong focus on safety.
  • Training in Dangerous Goods, aircraft weight and balance, ramp and passenger handling.
  • Load control capability on various aircraft types.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a similar position (load control/dispatch) working at a major international airport.
  • Computer literate and fluent in English language.
  • Strong leadership skills.

Job Details:


Company: Etihad Airways

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Application Deadline: N/A

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