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 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 across the sector.

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 in 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

Electronics Design Engineer

Devon £34,000 - £40,000 + benefits Permanent

An expanding manufacturer of advanced electronic systems based in the South West has a new vacancy for an Electronics Design Engineer. Working on new product development you will provide electronic design expertise on systems/products from concept to manufacture and test. A degree qualified Electron...

Manufacturing Engineer

Devon £ 34,000 - £ 42,000 p.a. Permanent

An expanding manufacturer of complex electronic systems based in the South West has a new vacancy for a Manufacturing Engineer. With a good understanding of lean manufacturing techniques and new product introduction candidates are sought with experience working in electronic or complex assembly.Comm...

Supply Chain Manager

Devon £ 40,000 - £ 48,000 p.a. Permanent

One of the UK`s leading manufacturing of complex electronic systems has a new vacancy for a Supply Chain Manager to join the business. Candidates are sought with experience in procurement and proven track record of developing supply chains and leading negotiations with suppliers. Commutable from: Ex...

Production Engineer

Blackburn £ 28,000 - £ 34,000 + benefits Permanent

An expanding manufacturer of advanced composite products supplying sectors including automotive, rail and aerospace has a new vacancy for a Production Engineer to join the team. Candidates must have experience working in a CNC machining environment and programming knowledge preferably in Alphacam wi...

Maintenance Manager

Chester £ 45,000 - £ 60,000 p.a. Permanent

Due to site relocation a manufacturing group supplying complex engineered assembles has an immediate requirement for a Maintenance Manager to join the business for 2 months. An experienced Maintenance Manager you will lead the maintenance team providing guidance and implementing a maintenance schedu...

Quality Engineer

Leicester £ 28,000 - £ 35,000 + benefits Permanent

A manufacturer of precision components supplying multiple sectors including aerospace, automotive, defence & energy has a new vacancy for a Quality Engineer. You will have experience working in a fast paced precision manufacturing environment and will possess a good understanding of APQP, FMEA`s, PP...