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Aircraft Weight and Balance at I.K. Hofmann Usa, Inc.

Aircraft Weight and Balance

I.K. Hofmann Usa, Inc. Los Angeles, CA Full Time
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Great opportunity with one of the worlds largest aviation and Cargo Handling companies in the world, seeking candidates that are excited about aviation and growing a career.

I.K. Hofmann USA has an amazing opportunity for Import / Export Aircraft Weight and Balance in the Los Angeles, CA area working at the LAX Airport.

Building upon our 35-year history in which we have placed hundreds of employees at the LAX Airport, we are excited to offer more people positions. The position is a career opportunity offering job stability for the right person with opportunity for advancement, plus great pay, benefits, and opportunities to pick up overtime. We are looking for individuals who want to work. Text “LOAD' to

 for immediate consideration to start as early as the next week!

Aircraft Weight and Balance Agent is responsible for:

Within the operational targets set by the Import/ Export Specialist the Import/Export Agent performs the following duties:

  • Export/ Import handling • Processes export and import inquires as per client requirements and procedures such as; - goods acceptance including “Ready for carriage” check, - processing of discrepancies at acceptance, - preparation and finalization of outbound flights/trucks, -

  • preparation and handling of inbound flights /trucks, - handling of import documentation (delivery, transfer and abandoned shipment) •

  • Processes all Air Waybills and HAWBs and ensures accurate data capture as per clients requirements and procedures, •

  • Handles Special Cargo, • Initiates invoicing, accepts cash payments, •

  • Performs Service Recovery activities (i.e. tracing, warehouse checks, offloads), •

  • Performs Airmail Handling, • Fully supports the quality standards, •

  • Works according to documented CHM and GOM procedures, •

  • Observes and applies the security requirements of the client and local authorities, •

  • Contacts customers, inform them of any/all irregularities, General •

  • Supports co-operates, and communicates with all colleagues, including sales staff •

  •  Calculations and Planning of load distribution for the aircraft taking into consideration the rules and regulations as per GOM

  • Cargo onload optimization in regard to aircraft volume and weight

  • Prepares flight relevant documents such as general declarations, permits for local customs authorities, etc. 

  • Produces arrival and departure notifications

  • Briefs GHA about off-, on load as well as the sequence of loading/unloading

  • Issuance of load sheet and completion of Notoc

  • Dispatch of operational messages as well as other post-flight activities

  • Maintains traffic reports

  • Coordination of station activities and suppliers

  • Check of all ULD's for airworthiness to ensure a safe flight operation

  • Check ramp area for cleanliness

  • Monitors the condition, the readiness, the amount of the equipment as well as the amount of necessary staff from GHA required on the aircraft and reports any irregularities 

  • Loads and unloads the aircraft as per loading instructions in accordance with the requirements of the GOM or supervises these functions 




Recommended Skills

  • Distribution (Business)
  • Warehousing
  • Onload
  • Quality Management
  • Cargos
  • Instructions
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