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People. Passion. Pride. This is what has driven our teams since 1833.

Since that time, we have developed to become a critical partner in the global aviation industry, delivering time-critical logistics services at 200 locations in over 37 countries, across six continents. But at the heart of our business is our people. If you are seeking a role with opportunities to learn and develop, this could be the beginning of an exciting journey.


Join team Menzies and launch your career in the exciting Aviation Sector where no two days are the same. At Menzies, we have big ambitions and we're committed to developing our people through world class training and to provide them with a long-term career.

As an Aircraft Cleaning Operative, you will be joining our team working on aircraft in between flights. Delivering high performance standards, you will be trained to specialise in aircraft cleaning processes. You will be committed to delivering exceptional customer service and take pride in your work. You will be expected to adhere to our safe working practices and will have protecting the health, safety and security of yourself, colleagues and others at the forefront of everything you do. 

Main accountabilities include:  

  • Cleaning of aircraft interiors, including deep cleaning, turnaround cleaning and intermediate cleaning.
  • Work as part of a team with good time keeping, taking instruction and feedback to complete an aircraft presentation clean.
  • Loading and unloading of blankets pillows to/from aircraft.
  • Management of stock and make up of aircraft kits.
  • Completing necessary paperwork.
  • Crew room, office and vehicle cleaning as requested.
  • Any other duties relating to aircraft turnaround according to business needs.
  • Ensuring the safe operation of equipment and vehicles necessary to complete your work.

As part of team Menzies, you will be fully trained and will have access to a wide range of learning and career development opportunities. A more detailed job description will be provided to you through the recruitment process. Our business operates 24 hours a day 365 days of the year, so you will need to be prepared to be flexible in relation to times and days of work.

Qualifications and Experience 

  • Motivated and enthusiastic to work hard and achieve high standards.
  • Physically fit. (For drivers, undergo a medical).
  • Ability to read and write and have a good understanding of English and IT literate. (eLearning to complete)
  • Ability to work to time deadlines and follow instructions and training.
  • Must be reliable.
  • Be able to work as part of a team.
  • Must be able to work well with a diverse work force, communicate respectfully.

Role requirements

  • Good verbal communication skills
  • A full 5 year work/unemployment/education history
  • Proof of Right To Work in the UK
  • Full and valid UK Driving Licence desirable – not essential
  • Criminal Record Check and Airside Security Clearance (we will assist in this process)


Safety, Security and Compliance

ALL employees have a responsibility and duty whilst at work to:

  • Take reasonable care for the health and safety of themselves and of others who may be affected by their actions or omissions whilst at work.
  • Co-operate with their Manager / Supervisor in order to allow them to perform or comply with any legal requirements imposed on the company.
  • Not intentionally or recklessly interfere with or misuse anything provided by the company in the interests of health, safety or welfare reasons.
  • Inform their Manager / Supervisor of any work situation, equipment or activity that represents a serious or immediate danger to health and safety.
  • Report any hazards, near misses, incidents, accidents or dangerous occurrences to their Manager /
  • Supervisor, who will then follow the procedures contained in this manual.
  • Carry out work in accordance with information and training provided and any specific workplace health and safety rules or procedures.
  • Fully understand the company health and safety policy.
  • Attend training courses as may be arranged by the Company.
  • Engage with MORSE and follow our code principles.


Menzies Aviation are a committed equal opportunity employer and encourage applications for suitably qualified and eligible applicants regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, pregnancy, and maternity. We strive to create an inclusive working environment, where the different knowledge, perspectives, experiences, and approaches of our global workforce are represented. Where everyone feels valued and can reach their full potential.

Please be aware that as part of our recruitment process, we may look to use a variety of resourcing tools to help us understand your skills and experience in relation to the role. Please feel free to contact to recruiter below, if there are any reasonable adjustments to our process that you would like us to consider.

As part of our recruitment process, we will always consider how candidates fit with our values which you can learn more about here.


Application instructions

Please click apply now. If you have any questions, you can contact us. The closing date for submissions is 24th June 2022.

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London Heathrow Airport
Room L0.100, Terminal 2 - The Queen's Terminal, London Heathrow Airport, Hounslow, United Kingdom, TW6 1EW
  • Salary:
    Commensurate with skills and experience
  • Location:
    London Heathrow Airport
  • Region:
    Greater London
  • Function:
  • Vacancy Type:
    Full-Time Permanent
  • Hours Per Week:
  • Closing Date:
    31 August 2022