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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. Quantity Surveyor


    Area: UK

    Sector: Aerospace & Defence

    Salary: £60k - 70k per year

  2. Lead Cost Analyst & Cost Analyst


    Area: Berkshire

    Sector: Aerospace & Defence

    Salary: Negotiable Rate

  3. Human Factors Engineer


    Area: UK

    Sector: Aerospace & Defence

    Salary: Market related

  4. Senior Electrical Services Engineer


    Area: Plymouth

    Sector: Aerospace & Defence

    Salary: Market related

  5. HV LV Electrical Engineer


    Area: Glasgow

    Sector: Aerospace & Defence

    Salary: £55k - 65k per year

  6. Mechanical Design Engineer


    Area: Bristol

    Sector: Aerospace & Defence

    Salary: Market related

  7. Senior Safety Engineer


    Area: Bristol

    Sector: Aerospace & Defence

    Salary: £50k - 56k per year

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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