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

Warranty & Parts Controller

Leamington Spa Permanent

Due to expansion, a leading manufacturer of complex machinery has a new vacancy for a Warranty Controller. You will be responsible for delivering critical business infrastructure and driving the warranty function forward through development and implementation of action plans. Candidates are...

Senior Development Engineer

Norwich Permanent

Backed with significant investment, a rapidly growing technology company is developing an innovate and patented powertrain unit. At an advanced stage of the design, they have a new vacancy for a Senior Development Engineer to join the team. An experienced development engineer you will work...

Human Resources Officer

Coventry Permanent

A global manufacturer of complex metal assembles has a new vacancy for a HR Officer to join the team. Candidates are sought who have worked in a fast-paced environment with good generalist skills and will preferably be CIPD qualified. The position is initially a six-month fixed term contract...


Leicester Permanent

A global manufacturer of precision components has a new vacancy for Senior Buyer to join the team. Candidates are sought with experience working in a fast-paced manufacturing environment and will be responsible for coordinating purchasing activities to ensure on time delivery in line with c...

Quality Inspector

Leicester Permanent

A precision engineering group has a new vacancy for a Quality Inspector to join its team at their plant in Leicester. Working in a high-volume environment, you will be responsible for the inspection of precision components and will be working a double day shift with alternative Fridays off....

Materials Manager

Alfreton Permanent

A well respected and industry leading manufacturer of complex components supplying sectors including aerospace, defence, energy and marine has a new vacancy for a Materials Manager to join the team. An experienced supply chain professional, you will be responsible for ensuring the suppl...