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Aerospace & Defence Jobs

The UK Aerospace & Defence industry is one of tremendous growth. Employing over 84,000 people and contributing £9.4 billion to the economy, opportunities are plentiful for candidates of the right calibre.

First Recruitment Group has a dedicated team of consultants with experience in working with SMEs and major Aerospace & Defence clients.

We work with a number of major Aerospace & Defence clients who are looking for skilled engineers and technicians to join their team.

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  1. Senior Safety Software Engineering Consultant


    Area: UK

    Sector: Aerospace & Defence

    Salary: £55k - 65k per year + Standard Benefits

  2. Avionic Safety Consultant


    Area: UK

    Sector: Aerospace & Defence

    Salary: Negotiable

  3. Air Safety Consultant


    Area: UK

    Sector: Aerospace & Defence

    Salary: £40k - 50k per year

  4. Principal Crane Design Specialist


    Area: Cumbria

    Sector: Aerospace & Defence

    Salary: £50k - 72k per year + Relocation Package/Standard Benefits

  5. HR Business Partner (HRBP)


    Area: Plymouth

    Sector: Aerospace & Defence

    Salary: Market related

  6. Commercial Officer


    Area: Aberdeen

    Sector: Aerospace & Defence

    Salary: Market related

  7. HR Business Partner


    Area: Greater London

    Sector: Aerospace & Defence

    Salary: Market Rate

  8. Senior Mechanical Engineer


    Area: UK

    Sector: Aerospace & Defence

    Salary: £50k - 55k per year

  9. Design Manager (ME&E)


    Area: Plymouth

    Sector: Aerospace & Defence

    Salary: Market related

Specific Aerospace & Defence roles

We are able to help our clients place both permanent and temporary candidates in the following types of Aerospace & Defence job roles:

  • Engineering
  • HR/Finance/Commercial and Legal
  • Operations/Maintenance and Manufacturing
  • IT/Strategy and Business Development
  • Project and Programme Management

Growth in the industry means more job opportunities

Over the next few years the UK Aerospace Industry is expected to grow by 6.8%. If we analyse these figures in more detail, we can see that if the UK maintains its current market share, then air traffic growth in Asia alone could potentially contribute to £4.7 million more export business in the next 10 years. This is good news. It means an additional 20,000 job opportunities.

Happy contractors, happy us

If you are a contractor we offer a few more services to make your placement as smooth as possible.

Our Contractor Care Team will talk you through the compliance and screening required by our clients in this highly regulated industry. We also offer a great payrolling service through our friendly in-house team, making your life easier by having everything in one place.

If you are interested in one of our Aerospace & Defence jobs please call +44 (0) 1925 907000 or email recruit@firstrg.com

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