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


Leicester £ 24,000 - £ 35,000 p.a. + benefits Permanent

A manufacturer of precision components supplying the aerospace, defence, automotive & energy sectors has a new vacancy for Buyer. You will be responsible for coordinating purchasing activities to ensure on time delivery in line with customer requirements and ideally have worked in manufactur...

IT Business Systems Analyst

Leicester £ 45,000 - £ 55,000 p.a. + benefits Permanent

A globally renowned manufacturing group supplying the high technology sectors has a new vacancy for an IT Business Systems Analyst to join the team. You will be responsible for overseeing systems development including ERP Systems to meet the demands of the business. Candidates are sought wi...

Lead Electrical Engineer

Coventry £ 35.00 - £ 44.00 per hour Contract

Due to continued growth and the award of new programmes, a leading manufacturer of specialist & commercial vehicles has a new contract opportunity for a Lead Electrical Engineer. Working on a number of new projects you will take a lead role and candidates are sought with a good understanding...

Production Planner

Chester £ 30,000 p.a - £ 34,000 p.a + benefits Permanent

A manufacturer of complex components to the automotive and aerospace sectors is currently recruiting for a Project Planner. Candidates must have experience working in a high paced manufacturing environment and is confident in managing sales orders to ensure they are correctly aligned on the...

Inventory Manager

Blackburn £ 30,000 - £ 34,000 p.a. + benefits Permanent

A leading manufacturer of complex components has a new vacancy for an Inventory Manager to join the team. You will be tasked with leading the Goods In, Stores Control and Inventory Control team and candidates must have experience leading a team within an engineering/manufacturing environmen...

Manufacturing Engineer

Chester £ 38,000 - £ 46,000 p.a. + benefits Permanent

A global manufacturer to the automotive, aerospace, defence and high-technology sectors has a new vacancy for Senior Manufacturing Engineer. With a focus on process improvement, you will be responsible for the development, modification and implementation of manufacturing plans on a number of...