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

Head of Machining

Alfreton £ 55,000 - £65,000 + benefits Permanent

A well respected and industry leading manufacturer of complex components supplying sectors including Defence, nuclear, energy and marine has a new vacancy for Head of Machining. Working as part of the senior management team the successful candidate will oversee day-to-day production, drive c...

CNC Machinist

Alfreton £ 30,000 - £ 41,800 + benefits Permanent

A well respected and industry leading manufacturer of complex components supplying sectors including aerospace, defence, energy and marine has a number of new vacancies for CNC Machinists (milling & turning) to join the team. Following the award of new long-term business and investment, cand...

Business Development Manager

Alfreton £ 55,000 - £ 65,000 + benefits Permanent

A well respected and industry leading manufacturer of complex components supplying sectors including defence, nuclear, energy and marine has a new vacancy for a Business Development Manager to join the team. An experienced business development professional, you will form part of the senior m...

Harness Inspector

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

One of the UK‘s leading technology companies supplying the motorsport and high-performance automotive sectors has a new vacancy for a Wiring Harness Inspector. You will be responsible for ensuring all products leaving production match customer specifications by carrying out testing whe...

Trainee Project Engineer

Birmingham £ 23,000 - £ 26,000 + benefits Permanent

Due to continued growth, a leading designer and manufacturer of specialist equipment to the aerospace, automotive and high technology engineering sectors has a new vacancy a Trainee Project Engineer. Candidates are sought with an engineering qualification who have an interest in moving into...

Shift Leader

Leicester £ 38,500 - £42,185 + overtime + bens Permanent

A global organisation has a new vacancy for a Shift Leader to join one of the major UK manufacturing operations. With a focus on continuous and process improvement, you will be responsible for a team of skilled operators and candidates are sought with strong leadership skills and with expe...