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General Assistant/Production Flight Packer: Dnata Catering

Manor Royal Business District
Crawley, West Sussex
£11.60 per hour
Closing date
16 Jan 2024

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General Assistant

dnata Catering UK are actively seeking General Assistants to join our already successful and vibrant team at Gatwick 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 and alcohol products
  • Be prepared to stand for long periods of time and have good mobility
  • Be prepared to work in a chilled environment
  • Have a basic understanding of English


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



Manor Royal Business District is the biggest business park of the Gatwick Diamond area and one of the south east's premier mixed activity employment hubs.

Enviable location and connections

Situated at the heart of the Gatwick Diamond on the Sussex and Surrey county borders, just two miles from London Gatwick Airport, a major motorway junction (M23 Junctoion 10) and two mainline railway stations (Gatwick Airport and Three Bridges), Manor Royal is a popular choice for a diverse range of occupiers including a host of blue chip global brands.

Manor Royal in numbers

  • One of the biggest business parks in the South East.
  • Covers an area of 539 acres – that’s over 300 football pitches.
  • 700 properties
  • 500 businesses
  • 30,000 people

Manor Royal more than a number

Since the formation of the Manor Royal Business Group (MRBG), an association of Manor Royal based business and firms, being on Manor Royal means being part of something. You’re never just a number.

Manor Royal makes sense

Scale, diversity, location and great connectivity with a property offer to match means Manor Royal based firms are never far away from their suppliers, customers and a talented workforce.

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Company info
Manor Royal Business District
7 Magellan Terrace (Ground Floor)
Gatwick Road
West Sussex
RH10 9PJ
United Kingdom

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