Load Planner

Date:  Jul 10, 2024

Seattle, Washington, US

Custom Field 4: 
Company:  Worldwide Flight Services, Inc.
Compensation:  $23.28 per hour

About WFS

Join our Worldwide Flight Services family and contribute to the timely delivery of cargo shipment, luggage, business to customer delivery, and on-time flights while operating safely and securely.  We perform at the highest level for our customers every day, and strive to be an exceptional leader in our industry with our teams of cargo, passenger, ramp handling, and technical service experts in 164 airport locations, 18 countries, and on 5 continents.  Are you ready to take off on your next career with us?

Job Summary

This role is responsible for streamlining all aspects of the cargo and baggage transportation process, preparing the safest and most efficient method of loading the aircraft.


  • Ensures that all cargo and baggage is safely loaded onto the aircraft in the most efficient manner.
  • Creates load plans that minimize shipping time, expedite routes, and maximize loads for cargo transport.
  • Prepares and enters appropriate loading instructions and manifests in software system.
  • Files all post-departure paperwork.
  • Problem Analysis: The ability to detect problems, recognize important information, and link varioudata; to trace potential causes and look for relevant details.
  • Situation awareness: Has and gains insight into situations, problems and processes.
  • Deconstructs problems and systematically investigates the various components. Has a complete picture of the context and overview of the whole problem.
  • Teamwork: The ability to work effectively with others in order to achieve a shared goal - even when the object at stake is of no direct personal interest.
  • Written Expression: The ability to express ideas and views clearly to others in writing.

Minimum Requirements

  • Load Planner/Weight and Balance Certification
  • TSA - Cargo Security Awareness
  • TSA - Acceptance

Preferred Skills

  • Adaptability: The ability to remain fully functional by adapting to changing circumstances (environment, procedures, people).
  • Attention to detail: The ability to process detailed information effectively and consistently.
  • Ensure Safe & Secure environment: The ability to consider S&S as the number one priority at all times, respecting compliance, rules and regulations in all actions taken into the role.
  • Focus on Quality: Setting high quality standards and striving for continuous improvement and to secure quality.

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions

  • Ability to lift up to 70 lbs. No exceptions
  • Ability to step up to an above ground level.
  • Ability to handle the stress of a fast-paced eight-hour shift.
  • Ability to handle high noise environments

Perks & Benefits

  • Want your pay in advance?  Access up to 50% of earned wages before payday and get paid up to two days early through the Branch app!
  • Are you a top performer who thrives on recognition?  On the spot awards offered through the Awardco Platform including gift cards and more!
  • Need quality medical care?   Multiple options for both full and part-time employees!
  • Want WFS Employee Extras? Travel Discounts, Pet insurance, Discount Shopping & More!
  • Looking to stay healthy and improve your life?  Wellness Programs offered to all employees!
  • Want to invest in your future?  401k program offered with company match!
  • Looking to grow and have a career with us?  Opportunity for Internal Mobility and transfers available!


WFS is an equal opportunity employer committed to employment equity and inclusion. We accept applications from all qualified individuals.