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 / Manager
  • 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 


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