Wednesday, 14 May 2014

Etihad Airways Job Vacancies; Assistant Manager Equipment - Catering

Job Title:    Assistant Manager Equipment - Catering
Job Location:    Abu Dhabi
Employer:    Etihad Airways
Department     Etihad Airport Services - Catering

About Us
Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, was set up by Royal (Amiri) Decree in July 2003. Etihad Airways commenced operations in November 2003, and in 10 years has become one of the fastest growing airlines in the history of commercial aviation. The airline has received a range of awards that reflect its position as one of the world’s leading premium airline brands, including ‘World’s Leading Airline’ at the World Travel Awards for five consecutive years in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013.

Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, is the airline’s hub. Etihad’s fleet of 88 aircraft operates more than 1400 flights per week, serving an international network of 84 passenger and cargo destinations in the Middle East, Africa, Europe, Asia, Australia and North America. Etihad Airways also owns nearly 30 percent of airberlin, Europe’s sixth largest carrier and 40 percent of Air Seychelles.

Job Overview
The role holder has the responsibility to assist and support in the smooth and efficient running of the Equipment Department comprising of airline equipment sanitizing, storage and internal supply of airline equipment, packing / assembly of equipment, stock control and inventories in compliance with company policies standards and procedures. To continually develop and improve work methods and systems, increasing productivity, efficiency, quality and utilizing space within each area. Ensure that the department operates within defined parameters and key performance indicators.

Job Duties

  •     To achieve set objectives cascaded through department head by making optimum use of manpower, facilities and other resources available.
  •     Plan, organize, establish and execute schedules, programs and procedures to meet customers and in-house demands, during normal and peak operations.
  •     Maintain accurate records and update documentation as per the instructions laid down by departmental head / company.
  •     Guide, motivate and develop subordinate employees within the HR policy and departmental guidelines to ensure compliance.
  •     Ensure that the company’s hygiene, quality and temperature standards are strictly followed at all times to ensure compliance
  •     Implementation and execution of all standard operating procedures. To ensure that all equipment, machinery, and installations in the department are in good working condition and well maintained also ensuring staffs are fully aware of safety principles when operating.
  •     Evaluate staff performance and recommend appraisals, termination, renewal, and promotions, in due time in order to determine required training needs.
  •     Evaluate, monitor and review the performance of the department by means of documented and recorded audits and checks.
  •     Implementing and developing new and current processes to improve the operational efficiency of the department - ensuring cost, quality and compliance are not compromised.
  •     Ensure that a robust training schedule and matrix is implemented within the department and managed accordingly. Thus enabling all staff to be trained in accordance with company standards and in line their respective job title, role and area of work giving 100% compliance.

Job Requirements   
Qualification & Education:

  •     Graduate level education in a relevant field or minimum five years experience in a similar role.

  •     The minimum requirement would be five years working in a similar role. This would be in a supporting management position preferably within a catering facility overseeing an operational department with a headcount of 150+ staff.

Training & Knowledge:
  •     An understanding of Lean Management
  •     Analytical skills, presentation and communication skills
  •     Financial and budgetary knowledge
  •     Knowledge in information systems / good IT skills
  •     Capable of working with a variety of counterparts at all levels, from internal department heads / shop floor to customers / GM level
  •     Ability to undertake and successfully achieve dedicated projects within the airline catering umbrella
  •     Good man management skills

Deadline Date: 17/05/2014

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