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Vehicle and GSE Safety and Standards Inspector'

Date: 11-Mar-2023

Location: Manchester Airport, GB

Company: MAG

  • CAP 642 Inspector
  • Based at Manchester Airport
  • Permanent position
  • 38.4 hours per week (Mon-Fri, 7:00-15:10)



About us


Every year, Manchester Airport connects over 28 million passengers with more than 200 destinations across the globe. As the third largest airport in the UK, Manchester is also in the top 20 airports in Europe. Part of the largest UK owned airport operator group, MAG, Manchester Airport supports over 19,000 jobs onsite and generates around £7.75bn each year for the region.


In 2021, Manchester Airport marked a major milestone in its 83-year history when we opened the iconic Terminal Two extension, the centrepiece of our £1bn transformation programme. We still have a few years of further construction work to go, but once completed Manchester Airport will be a facility which competes on a world stage!


We’re all here on a journey ourselves, striving every day to help make air travel smoother, more seamless, connecting more people and goods with the world. As a team, we recognise the importance of what we do, supporting one another along the way. Together, we are the Journey Makers.



The role


In this role you will work as part of our friendly and supportive Motor Transport Team conducting Civil Aviation Authority CAP 642 Safety Inspections on a full spectrum of light and heavy vehicles and Aviation Ground Support Equipment, using the DVSA MOT as the handrail. You’ll complete 7-8 inspections per day is a busy operational environment and be responsible for making decisions on passing or failing the testable items. You’ll also be confirming inspection results and completing all associated documentation, both paper and electronic, and providing all customers with a continuity of inspection standard based on both DVSA and CAA regulations.



What will make you successful in this role


The ideal candidate will have workshop experience in the motor trade along with either an NVQ Level 3 or City & Guilds in Vehicle Maintenance and Repair or a BTEC National Certificate in Vehicle Repair & Technology. You’ll need experience in servicing and maintenance tools and equipment working on either light or heavy vehicles or ground service equipment. We appreciate you might not have experience in all three areas and so further training can be provided to ensure you have the skills and knowledge to service all of the assets required. A full UK driving license is essential, whilst a HGV, PCV or Fork Lift Truck license would also be advantageous. You’ll also need to be a team player and comfortable using technology to operate diagnostic equipment and completing relevant documentation.



What benefits can we offer?


What can we offer in return? Great benefits as you would expect from a business the size of MAG – in the shape of a competitive salary and benefits package including 6% company contribution pension, 24 days holidays plus bank holidays, free parking, subsidised public transport and a huge range of company discounts. We also offer opportunities for further training and development.



Equal Opportunities & Reasonable Adjustments


At MAG we believe in the importance of diversity & inclusion for all. We are committed to creating a workforce that is reflective of our society. As such welcome applications from candidates from all diverse backgrounds.


MAG is a Disability confident employer and therefore are committed to creating an environment where candidates and employees can perform at their optimum. Please let us know if we can provide you with any reasonable adjustments to aid your application or interview process.


You can contact the team by emailing