The UK has a 17% global market share in aerospace revenues: the largest in Europe and #2 globally.  In 2012, the industry had a turnover of some £20 billion and supports more than 3,000 companies distributed across the UK, directly employing 100,000 people and supporting an additional 130,000 jobs indirectly. It has been estimated that there will be global demand for 27,000 new passenger aircraft, worth around $3.7 trillion, by 2031. In addition, global demand for commercial helicopters is expected to be in excess of 40,000 and worth circa $165 billion by 2031.

Our Aerospace client portfolio spans the following environments:

  • OEM Assembly / Sub Assembly
  • Aero-Structures - Precision Machining & Fabrication
  • Propulsion Systems - Manufacture & Assembly 
  • M.R.O (Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul)
  • Avionics / Electronic
  • Metals Treatment
  • Composite Components

Our entire service portfolio, structure, business model and the methodologies we use are all designed to give both top employers and top talent the channels they need to find each other quickly and efficiently.  We bring people together!

Our Recruitment Consultants are structured to reflect a typical organisation in this sector and are dedicated to the following disciplines:

Morgan Ryder - Executive Search (click here)

  • Managing Director/ C.E.O
  • Operations Director / C.O.O
  • Technical Director / C.T.O
  • Finance Director / C.F.O
  • Commercial Director 
  • Supply Chain / Procurement Director
  • Quality Director
  • Human Resource Director 

Production Operations

  • Plant Director / Manger
  • Operations Manager
  • Manufacturing Manager
  • Assembly Manager
  • Production Manager
  • Machine Shop Manager
  • Shift Operations Manager
  • Team Leader


  • Engineering Design Manager
  • Mechanical Design Engineer
  • Product Design
  • C.A.D Operator
  • Technical Author
  • Development Engineer
  • Applications Engineer

Manufacturing Engineering

  • Process Engineering
  • Production Engineer
  • N.P.I Manager (New Product Introduction) 
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Lean / Six Sigma
  • Project Manager / Engineer

Supply Chain & Procurement

  • Purchasing Manager / Buyer
  • Category Management / Buyer
  • Planning Manager / Planner (production, materials, transport)
  • Logistics Manager
  • Warehouse Manager / Shift Management 
  • Transport & Distribution Management
  • Import/Export Operations 

Quality / Health & Safety

  • Plant Quality Manager
  • Plant Quality Engineer
  • Supplier Quality Manager / Engineer
  • N.D.T (Test & Inspection)
  • Quality Assurance & Audit 
  • Health & Safety
  • Environmental Manager

Sales & Commercial

  • International, National & Regional Sales
  • Bid & Tender Manager
  • Commercial Manager
  • Account Manager
  • Internal Sales / Customer Services
  • Technical Sales Engineering

Finance / Clerical 

  • Financial Controller
  • Management Accountant
  • Purchase Ledger
  • Sales Ledger
  • Credit Control
  • Payroll & Administration

Human Resources

  • Human Resources Manager
  • Human Resources Officer
  • HR Administration
  • Recruitment & Training

Information Technology

  • I.T Manager
  • Technical Support
  • Programme Manager
  • Software Developer 

  • Procurement and Supply Chain Director

    An ambitious, career focused Procurement and Supply Chain Director, is needed to plan a key part in the next phase of an aggressive growth strategy within a long-established aerospace business who produce precision machined components, systems and assemblies. There has been a 50% growth in revenue in the last 4 years with a further 25% growth expected in the next 3 years and a similar trajectory continuing beyond this. Their recent and future success is underpinned by a high-profile leadership team, a solid business plan, continuing investments in the latest capital plant and technologies and above all, a competitive edge over other organisations. As part of the business plan they now req...

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    Birmingham, West Midlands
    £80000 - £90000 per annum + Excellent
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    INSPECTOR £13.48 P/HOUR + EXCELLENT BENEFITS (HOLIDAYS, BONUS SCHEME, PENSION) DAY SHIFT WREXHAM We have an excellent opportunity at a leading manufacturer of aerospace products based at their site in Wrexham for a qualified Inspector. Following significant growth and an increase in customer demand, we now need to recruit experienced Inspectors for various products and areas. The Role: In process, final and first article inspection to comply with customer specification Ensuring parts are released to company production targets. Compiling and completing numerous reports. Using CMM measuring machine and associated software, Checking for defects against complex engineering drawings and specif...

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    Wrexham, Wales
    £13.48 per hour + Excellent Benefits
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    HR Administrator Wrexham To £25,000 + Benefits Temporary - Full Time Our client is looking for a HR Administrator to work with their successful team in the Wrexham area. You will be working directly with the HR Manager - this will provide you with invaluable experience and insight into a professional and busy HR team. You will also be working with a thorough HR team who has excellent attention to detail. The role will include a variety of roles and responsibilities including but not limited to the following: Will be the first point of contact for general HR enquiries. Providing administrative support to the HR Department. Drafting HR documentation including offer letters and contracts etc...

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    Wrexham, Wales
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  • Health & Safety Specialist

    HEALTH AND SAFETY SPECIALIST - BLACKPOOL & NORTH LANCASHIRE 6 Month Contract - Covering 2 sites along the M65 Corridor We have a unique opportunity for an experienced and people focused Health and Safety Specialist to join an established manufacturing company that really invest in its people. This is a successful, growing and dynamic business that are leaders in their field and you will be covering 2 sites in the Lancashire area on a 6 month fixed term basis. As a successful Health and Safety Specialist your role will be: To provide appropriate up to date guidance and advice on all matters relating to Health and Safety. To regularly audit and evaluate site Health and Safety performance. T...

    Job Type:
    Blackburn, Lancashire
    £24000 - £28000 per annum
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  • Junior Lean/Continuous Improvement Practitioner

    Junior Lean/Continuous Improvement Practitioner To £22K + Superb opportunity for career development Bournemouth Our client is a global engineering company who are offering a fantastic opportunity for career development in the area of lean manufacturing and continuous improvement. This business has a strong culture of lean manufacturing and continuous improvement and they are now looking for an additional team member to help them deliver initiatives and achieve business goals. The successful candidate will benefit from significant training, mentoring and ongoing support from an established operations team. Responsibilities will include; Participation in company 6s programme Active involvem...

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    Bournemouth, Dorset
    £22000 per annum
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