Assembly Packing Supervisor

Australian aviation is in the midst of the largest ramp up in history. Do you want to help us reconnect Australia with the world? Join our Perth airport team as a Assembly Packing Supervisor in a permanent full-time position.


What does a typical day look like?

The primary responsibility of this role is to oversee and manage all assembly and packing operations within their designated area of control.


In a nutshell, your main responsibilities are:

  • Accountable for minimising wastages by monitoring, improving & managing existing procedures.
  • Recommend improvements to the relevant Department Manager where necessary.
  • Ensure that all flights are meticulously packed according to the specified standards and promptly delivered to the dispatch fridge.
  • Provide strategic direction, support, and guidance to a team of Catering Attendants.
  • Roster as per the baselines to ensure optimum efficiency.
  • Investigate, analyse, suggest, and implement corrective action plans to resolve assembly issues.
  • Carry out additional duties as may be reasonably requested by the Executive Chef and/or Senior Management.
  • Ensure employees are trained as per the business training matrix and schedule.
  • Lead and participate in dnata safety programs, including toolboxes talks, safety stand downs, safety meetings and other safety initiatives.

What do you need to be successful in securing this role?

  • Demonstrated success in a similar role.
  • Strong resource planning skills with a demonstrated ability to create effective & efficient rosters for a large team.
  • Previous experience with LEAN or SIX SIGMA project management would be an advantage.
  • Previous experience managing more than 30 frontline staff. 
  • Excellent leadership skills and experience in managing a diverse group of employees.
  • A strong commitment to food safety and compliance.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Previous experience in a commercial kitchen environment preferred but not essential.
  • As you will be working in the Aviation Services industry, you will be required to obtain a clear National Police Check.

What’s in it for you?

  • Be part of a close knit & dedicated team that is committed to safety.
  • Competitive salary. 
  • Free onsite parking and meals.
  • Career development and progression, coupled with national relocation opportunities.
  • 5 weeks annual leave.
  • Discounts at hundreds of retailers, discounted health insurance and wellbeing resources including online exercise classes.

Your prospective employer:

Part of the Emirates Group, we are Australia’s largest inflight catering and retail partner, food manufacturing and retail, travel retail technology, and airport lounge management. Chosen by many of the world’s top airlines, we operate 16 catering facilities across 10 cities, employ over 4,000 people, produce over 64 million meals, and service over 250 thousand flights each year.


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Does this role sound perfect for you? If so, we want to hear from you!

Click the link below and upload your resume to start on the journey of joining the dnata catering family as a Assembly Packing Supervisor 


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