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

Senior Project Buyer

Coventry £45,000 - £ 50,000 p.a. + benefits Permanent

Due to the award of new projects a leading manufacturer of complex assemblies to the automotive, aerospace & defence sectors has a new vacancy for a Senior Project Buyer. Working with the Project Management team you will be responsible for identifying new suppliers and develop long term rel...

Controls Engineer

Birmingham £ 40,000 - £ 50,000 + benefits Permanent

Following continued growth and the award of new projects a leading developer of automotive technology has a new vacancy for a Controls Engineer to join the team. Working on next generation programmes you must be a hands-on engineer and your role will be to design and implement control softwa...

Senior RF Engineer

Remote working £ 50,000 - £ 60,000 p.a. + benfits Permanent

Due to the award of new projects, a leading R&D group has a new vacancy for a Senior RF Engineer to join the team. Working on a number of innovative projects focusing on future technologies you will have good working knowledge of RF and Microwave Systems Engineering. Due to the flexibility o...

Quality Engineer

Chester £ 38,000 - £ 45,000 p.a. + benefits Permanent

Due to expansion a leading manufacturer to the aerospace and defence sectors has a new vacancy for a Quality Engineer to work on a 12-month fixed term contract. An experienced Quality professional you will have experience working in a precision manufacturing environment and a good unders...

Sales Manager

Coventry £ 55,000 - £ 70,000 p.a. + benefits Permanent

A global leading manufacturer based in Coventry has a new vacancy for a Sales Director to join the business. Manufacturing complex components to some of the worlds most recognised industrial companies they are looking to appoint an experienced Sales professional with significant experience...

CNC Machinist

Stratford upon Avon £ 27,000 - £ 30,000 p.a. + benefits Permanent

Due to growth, a leading manufacturer of complex components has a new vacancy for an experienced CNC Machinist to join the team. Candidates are sought with experience programming & setting CNC machinery to produce complex components preferably to 5 axis level. The role is permanent with a c...