Swissport – Kitchen Hand

Swissport – Edinburgh Airport


If you have passion and great hospitality skills and enjoy meeting new faces every day, then this is the role for you. It’s an exciting opportunity to join a high-flying team of hospitality professionals and to continually improve the Aspire Lounge offering to meet our goal of being the Best Airport Lounge provider globally.

In ever crowded airports around the world, Aspire Lounges are a haven for guests looking for a comfortable seat, somewhere quiet, wholesome food and drinks, great WiFi and above all a fantastic experience before their flight, no matter the reason for the journey.

Each member of the team is here to exceed the expectations of our guests, and we are passionate about ensuring that every guest leaves our lounges feeling relaxed, refreshed and comforted.

Job responsibilities:

· Loading and unloading of the dishwasher.

· Receive and store stock delivery and rotation.

· Waste away services following recycling procedures.

· Restocking of cleaned crockery.

· Maintaining high levels of hygiene in all areas

· Assist the chef with retrieving stock required

· Assist the Chef with applying the Food Safety Management System consistently


o Free parking whilst at work and when using the airport for holiday travel.

o Recognised food safety training up to FSA level 3.

o Free meals and drinks during shifts.

o Uniform provided.

o Swissport pension scheme with ability to self-contribute.

o 24-hour employee assistance programme

o Potential for discounted flight tickets following probation period.

o Discounted retail within the airport.

o Discounted access to Aspire lounge network for family and friends.

o Potential for placements to other Aspire Lounges within the UK.

Qualifications and Competences:

Ø Background in kitchen environment.

Ø Excellent verbal communication skills

Ø Ability to work as part of a team or be self-motivated to complete tasks.

Ø Ability to follow processes and procedures and to apply flexibility when required.

Ø Flexible to work shifts covering 0330 – 2100, 7 days a week


Due to Airport Security reasons, a full 5 year background check and Criminal Record Check will be completed on any successful applicant. A Clean Criminal Record and valid Passport or UK Drivers Licence is essential

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