Why Consider A Career in Aerospace?

over 1 year ago Carys Pegrum
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​With the world’s largest military airshow coming to town this week, The Royal International Air Tattoo, it’s hard not to be impressed by the sounds, the sights and the prospects. Every year they have over 170,000 visitors, 6,000 corporate guests and 52 global partners attend. Whilst we’re lucky to have RIAT on our doorstep here in Gloucestershire, it’s also worth noting the amount of aerospace roles up for grabs too outside of the airshow.

Under the competitive aerospace umbrella serving both the aviation, defence and space industries, it provides plenty of niche opportunities. From Technologists to Engineers, Programme Managers and Supervisors, you’ll get to work on impressive aircraft and have many perks of the job too. Whether that’s the chance to travel, great career development, an ever-changing industry where you’re playing your part in the future of flight, along with a flexible style of working, there are many benefits to consider.

Omega work with leading clients on a local and national scale who rely on us to find the very best talent, that have the right acumen for a role within aerospace. Time and time again we have had much success in this field giving us the knowledge and expertise to take on the most challenging projects within the sector, which our consultants reflect on as key insiders of the industry.

Anna Hinton – Technical Recruitment Consultant

“I have been recruiting roles within the Aerospace sector for seven years now. This is across all levels, from recruiting a team of contract Stores Assistants to carry out a large stock check, to a team of Electronic Repair Engineers who are able to fault find PCBS to component level.

It doesn’t stop there - I have also recruited Buyers, Configuration Managers, Maintenance Supervisors and Quality Engineers to name a few. I recruit across various sites in Gloucestershire, Berkshire and Greater Manchester.

I love the challenges that the industry brings and have established great relationships with my clients which enables me to source candidates with the right skillsets who also fit the company culture.”

Mark Davis – Principal Consultant

“Having worked in recruitment for over 10 years I have been fortunate to work with some of the most technically challenging clients supporting the aerospace sector globally.

I have been in charge of recruitment campaigns in the UK and in Europe securing the very best talent in competitive markets. Working in the aerospace industry is always interesting and offers candidates the opportunity for the very best careers for personal development.”

Tobias Patterson – Managing Consultant

“I have worked with clients in the aerospace industry since joining Omega in 2017. In this time I have successfully partnered with our aerospace clientele on both permanent and contract roles from the shop floor, including machinists and assemblers, through to senior hires in the form of Programme Managers and Technical Engineering Leads.

The challenge presented when assisting our clients with some of the ground breaking projects is one, that in my opinion, is one of my favourite aspects of my role. This alongside the satisfaction of securing candidates their dream opportunity which is often in the sector too!”

We all remember reading storybooks or seeing on TV how amazing the world of space and aviation can be. It’s time to make those dreams a reality by getting in touch and seeing how our experienced consultants can help bring you one step further to a career in that field.

From temporary to contract and permanent roles we partner with leading aerospace employers nationwide. Alternatively if you are an employer in the industry searching for new talent, we can help. Speak to our team on 01453 827333 for an informal chat about how we can prosper together for a brighter future. We also share plenty of new opportunities in wider areas such as engineering, automotive, electronics, defence, scientific, oil and gas, logistics and manufacturing, just check out our website for the latest positions.