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

Account Manager

Blackburn £ 30,000 - £ 36,000 + benefits Permanent

A global manufacturer supplying the technology & engineering sectors has a new vacancy for an Account Manager. With excellent account management and scheduling skills, you will develop strong customer relationships with key accounts and have experience working in manufacturing, production, s...

EHS Manager

Leicester £ 40,000 - £ 55,000 + benefits Permanent

A global tier 1 manufacturer of complex components to the automotive sector has a new vacancy for a Health, Safety & Environmental Manager to join their plant in Leicester. Candidates are sought with experience working in a fast-paced manufacturing/engineering environment with a good unders...

CMM Programmer

Blackburn £ 30,000 - £ 35,000 + benefits Permanent

A global manufacturer of precision components has a new vacancy for a CMM Programmer to join its expanding team. Ensuring components meet with customer specifications you will have previous experience operating and programming CMM machines both online and offline and preferably experience us...

Human Resources Manager

Birmingham £ 45,000 - £ 65,000 + benefits Permanent

Due to continued growth and the award of new programmes, a leading technology company has a new vacancy for a HR Manager to join its rapidly growing team. An experienced Senior HR Professional, you will be responsible for the day-to-day HR operations, setting up new systems, policies and imp...

Director of Health, Safety & Environmental

Bristol £ 70,000 - £ 90,000 + benefits Permanent

A leading technology group has a new vacancy for a QHSE Director. Working with the senior management team you will develop and deliver a world class Quality, Health, Safety & Sustainability strategy that positions the company at the forefront of industry and ensures compliance with globally...

Engineering Capital Project Manager

Birmingham £ 65,000 - £ 85,000 + benefits Permanent

Consilium Recruit has been exclusively assigned to manage the recruitment of an Engineering Capital Project Manager to join a global leading engineering group. A new vacancy for the company due to investment and growth, the position will be responsible for the management of capital investmen...