Posted on 2021-12-23
Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd

Centre of Excellence - Associate Inventory Controller

Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd

Reports to: Inventory Operations and Logistics Manager
Department: Engineering (ENG)

Role Introduction

Cathay Pacific Engineering is looking for a high calibre Associate Inventory Controller responsible for ensuring inventory readiness of planned aircraft defered defects maintenance activities in Hong Kong and outstations. The successful candidate will represent Cathay Pacific Engineering and collaborate closely with the maintenance service provider and the other parties in the Centre of Excellence (COE) at the airside location in Hong Kong International Airport. The successful candidate will have experience in aircraft maintenance or aircraft spare sourcing, and proven record of being collaborative and self motivated in a dynamic working environment.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide 24/7 support to COE for sourcing and management of all engineering material requirements related to Acceptable Deferred Defects (ADDs) of all categories as single focal point
  • Proactively identify and resolve problems related to spares and logistics, in collaboration with other Inventory Management functions and suppliers
  • Ensure the availability and readiness of all material requirements for outstation planned defect clearance tasks
  • Regularly review KPIs and dashboards and take proactive actions to strive for 100% aircraft on-time-performance from maintenance and zero aircraft deferral due to spares across the fleet


  • Minimum 3 years experience in Engineering or Inventory/Logistics role
  • Degree in Engineering or aerospace discipline or an equivalent professional qualification
  • Good analytical and problem solving skills
  • Collaborative and good communication skills
  • Self motivated and strive for continuous improvement
  • Fluent in spoken and written English

Application deadline: 16 January 2021

Personal & Application Information
Cathay Pacific is an Equal Opportunities Employer. Personal data provided by job applicants will be used strictly in accordance with our personal data policy and for recruitment purposes only. Candidates not notified within eight weeks may consider their application unsuccessful. All related information will be kept in our file for up to 24 months. A copy of our Personal Information Collection Statement will be provided upon request by contacting our Data Protection Officer.

Please note that with effect from 1 December 2021, all employees must be vaccinated in order to access Cathay City and all other Cathay Group Company premises in Hong Kong. Consideration will be given to those who are unable to get vaccinated for valid medical reasons.

More job information
  • Insurance plan
  • Medical plan
Job Function
  • Lantau
Employment Term
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
  • 3 years - 8 years
Career Level
  • Non-management level
  • Degree