dnata Catering UK - General Assistant

dnata Catering UK are actively seeking General Assistants to join our already successful and vibrant team at Birmingham Airport. As a General Assistant you will play a pivotal role in ensuring that our catering and goods arrive with our airline customers on time in line with various scheduling requirements.

The Role

As a General Assistant you will be working in one of the following areas within our business:


  • Preparing and plating food
  • Handling of packed food goods
  • Packing amenity kits and flight condiments


  • Stacking shelves
  • Rotation of stock
  • Re-ordering of dry stock


  • General cleaning
  • Waste removal
  • Washing airline equipment to industry standards

Search and Seal:

  • Inspecting goods ensuring there is no prohibited items
  • Checking stock for any damages
  • Completion of paperwork

Please note your duties will include but are not limited to the above


To undertake this role, you must:

  • Be able to handle pork, alcohol, and tobacco.
  • Be prepared to stand for long periods of time and have good mobility.
  • Be at least 18 years old.
  • Be prepared to work in a chilled area.
  • Have a basic understanding of English.
  • Be able to work full time, 40 hours per week.
  • Be able to work 8 or 10 hour shifts between the hours of 6am and 10pm
  • Work 5 days out of 7 that will include some weekends.
  • Start dates will be end of February 2024
  • Seasonal position until 31 October 2024

About Us

As the global caterer of choice, dnata catering UK provides inflight catering to the worlds leading airlines. When serving these customers, we are also serving their customer and leaving a lasting impression on their travel experience. That is why our mission is to deliver the promises our customers make. We offer a comprehensive range of Inflight Catering, Onboard Retail and Logistics services across all of the UK’s major and regional airports. Our continual pursuit of innovation and excellence has secured the business of more than 80 of the industry’s biggest operators.


What’s in it for you?

  • Free breakfast, lunch and dinner on site, including refreshments
  • Free on-site parking
  • £60 towards both, dental and optical cover through our Simply Health Cash Plan
  • £150 if you Refer a Friend
  • Discounted gym membership at over 2000 gyms nationwide
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Opportunity to enhance your learning through our inhouse apprenticeship programme
  • Pension scheme and life cover
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) which offers counselling and advice on a wide variety of issues, 24 hours a day, seven days a week

Take a look at the full job description here 

To apply for this seasonal position, ending 31 October 2024, please send your CV to [email protected] quoting ‘DNA General Assistant

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