Baggage System Associate

Baggage System Associate

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Myrtle Beach, United States of America.
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Full time
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Vanderlande is the global market leader in baggage handling systems for airports, and sorting systems for parcel and postal services. The company is also a leading supplier of warehouse automation solutions. Established in 1949, Vanderlande has over 4,300 employees, all committed to moving its customers’ businesses forward at diverse locations on every continent. With a consistently increasing order intake of more than 1.2 billion euros, it has established a global reputation over the past six decades as a highly reliable partner for value-added automated material handling solutions.

We are seeking a Baggage System Associate (Unjammer) for the purpose of clearing baggage jams and fault’s as well as monitoring BHS and airline baggage operations.

*This position operates in the secured area of the airport and requires a security badge. Applicants are required to pass a background check, as provided by applicable state and federal law.


  • Clear bag jams  and respond  to trouble  calls in the Baggage Handling System
  • Maintaining cleanliness of system, providing cleaning including but not limited to sweeping, housekeeping, collecting trash, cleaning dust and debris and general housekeeping of area around system
  • Responsible for operations  of Manual  Encode  Station
  • Demonstrate good mechanical aptitude  and comprehensive skills
  • Monitor the BHS system from Control room as needed
  • Follow instructions from control room operators, technicians and supervisors on maintenance needs
  • Exercise safe working practices at all times, demonstrating and complying with all Company safety policies, including but not limited to personal protection equipment, following Lock Out Tag Out (LOTO) procedures.


  • Minimum 1 year working experience in an industrial environment
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Must be able to attain and sustain an Airport I.D. Badge

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum 1 year working experience in an material handling (baggage handling, material, warehouse, distribution center, etc) environment
  • Technically inclined, with potential to learn and grow into maintaining material handling systems
  • Basic Computer skills (Word, Excel)

Knowledge-Skills-Abilities (Competencies):

  • General technical knowledge of conveyor systems
  • Flexibility with time, able to shift priorities quickly based on staff and system needs
  • Strong communication skills – Verbal and Written
  • Strong work ethic and initiative; who would like to grow and develop within the organization.
  • Customer and service oriented

Other Duties:

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

*Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.