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Facilities Administrator

Australia’s largest inflight caterer, we are chosen by many of the world’s airlines for our fresh award-winning meals and outstanding service.


With a geographically diverse footprint, we employ over 4,000 people across 9 cities, produce over 64 million meals and service over 246 thousand flights each year.


Offering a suite of services, we are more than an inflight caterer.  We also manage buy-on-board catering programs, provide inflight retail solutions, operate airport lounges and provide readymade meal manufacturing for export, airline and non-airline markets.


Parent company dnata - part of the Emirates Group – is one of the world’s largest air services providers. Established in 1959, the company ensures the aviation industry operates smoothly and efficiently in 127 airports. Offering ground handling, cargo, travel, and inflight catering services in 85 countries across six continents, dnata is a trusted partner for over 270 airline customers around the world.


The Opportunity


Due to ongoing growth the role of Facilities Administrator has been created to support the Manager – Facilities at our Sydney dCAT airport location. 


You will be a key point of contact for inquiries regarding facilities management of company assets. You will also provide timely provision of effective and efficient administrative support and assistance to the business.


Key Responsibilities

  • Be a key member of the Management Systems user group and discuss current systems issues and play a pro-active role seeking input from users regarding on-going development of the system
  • Ensure all assets are assigned to correct locations
  • Monitor PPM and Reactive maintenance workloads to ensure that they are completed as scheduled
  • Organise assigned service work orders SWO updates and set priorities for each request
  • Review and monitor work requests through to completion and provide updates to Key stakeholders and or service providers
  • Operate a range of computer-based applications, including word processing, PowerPoint, spreadsheet and database software

Selection Criteria

  • Demonstrated success in a similar role
  • Knowledge in Mechanical and Electrical equipment and experience in operating CMMS and CAFM systems
  • MEX maintenance systems experience is preferred
  • Sound knowledge on planned and reactive work orders and experience in managing a complex supply chain of specialist service providers
  • Understanding of HSE and safe working environments
  • Self-motivated, highly organised and can manage conflicting priorities
  • Customer orientated with previous front desk experience
  • Must have the rights to work and live in Australia


If you would like to apply for this role please apply via

Please include a cover letter addressing the selection criteria as the first page of your resume.


We welcome applications from candidates across all states. The successful candidate is responsible for covering her / his own relocation expenses.


We thank all applicants in advance as only successful applicants will be contacted for an interview. No applications from recruitment agencies will be accepted.

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