Defence & Aerospace

The global Aerospace sector has experienced phenomenal growth since the turn of the century, with sustained increases in turnover, employment, R&D, and investment all contributing to the ongoing success of the UK sector.

Flexible and forward thinking, the industry has always been highly adaptable, particularly in response to the recent challenges of Covid that has seen a re-shaping of the sector. This has also resulted in an acceleration of new technologies and investment channels as companies pursue competitive advancement.

Of particular note is the surge in development in electrification and alternative green fuels along with further advances in material development and design, coupled with ever more agile and lean manufacturing processes as digitalisation begins to take hold.

Consilium’s specialist knowledge of the aerospace landscape makes us the experts in matching the most exceptional talent on the market with promising aerospace careers in the UK. From design engineers and aerospace project managers, through to senior executives - we’re proud to supply British aerospace jobs by engaging with some of the most innovative employers within the sector.

Sector Coverage


Competition for qualified and experienced professionals within Aerospace remains high across all disciplines, but particularly across Research & Development, Design & Engineering, plus Manufacturing & Assembly.

  • Design and Development
  • Systems Engineering
  • Simulation & FEA
  • Analysis, Test & Validation
  • Approvals, Certification & Compliance
  • Electrical Systems Architecture and Design
  • Composites & Material Science
  • Project & Programme Management
  • Manufacturing, Production & Assembly
  • Maintenance & Controls Engineering
  • Lean, Continuous Improvement & Six Sigma
  • Quality – Product, Supplier & QMS
  • Supply Chain & Logistics
  • Operations Management
  • Health, Safety & Environmental
  • Human Resources
  • Executive Resourcing
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James Charlett

Business Director

If you'd like to find out more about our Defence and Aerospace recruitment service, get in touch with James using the details below.

  01789 201 040 

Defence & Aerospace Jobs

Laboratory Technician

Cheltenham £ 25,000 - £ 30,500 p.a. + benefits Permanent

Due to the recent award of new projects and organisational growth, a leading R&D company has a new vacancy for a Laboratory Technician. As part of the technical team you will work in the electronics laboratory responsible for testing and reporting findings, calibration of equipment and prep...

Mechanical Maintenance Engineer

Leicester £ 30,000 - £ 40,500 p.a. + Permanent

A world leading manufacturer of complex components has a new vacancy for a Mechanical Maintenance Engineer to join the team. The successful candidate will have a hands-on approach and will be responsible for maintaining machinery in a busy Engineering environment and applicants are sought w...

Programme Manager

Chester £ 50,000 - £ 65,000 p.a. + benefits Permanent

A leader in the design, development and manufacture of complex assembled products supplied to the aerospace & defence sectors has a new vacancy for a Programme Manager to join the team. Working on a number of innovate projects, this position will be instrumental in the successful launch...


Birmingham £ 20,000 - £ 23,000 p.a. + benefits Permanent

A leading manufacturer of specialist equipment to the aerospace, automotive and engineering sectors is currently recruiting for a Sales Administrator to work on 12-15 month fixed term contract basis. You will be responsible for operation of purchase order system, customer order progress and...

Operations Assistant

Birmingham £ 24,000 - £ 28,000 p.a. + benefits Permanent

With multiple UK operations, a rapidly expanding technology group specialising in the electrification of the automotive and transportation sectors has a new vacancy for an Operations Assistant to join the team. Working in a highly changeable, fast paced environment you will provide vital ex...


Leamington Spa £ 34,000 - £ 42,000 + benefits Permanent

An innovate manufacturer of advanced complex machinery has a new vacancy for a Toolmaker to work at its recently opened technical centre. Working on the development of revolutionary new products you will create CNC Programmes and candidates are sought with experience working on a range of C...