Chief Propulsion Engineer




Sector: Aerospace
Function: Product Design & Development
Contact: Mark Bignell
Phone: 01384 446167
Job Ref: 65676

Job details

Chief Propulsion Engineer 

Aviation / Aerospace / Propulsion 


Competitive Salary Plus Excellent Benefits 

Jonathan Lee Recruitment is helping a pioneering aerospace manufacturer find a full-time Chief Propulsion Engineer to join their highly innovative team in the design, development and delivery of propulsion systems from first principle for a niche aviation vehicle, which represents a unique opportunity to be at the forefront of the industries next generation vehicles based in Staffordshire. The role comes with a generous salary, many attractive benefits and the chance to progress your career at a thriving company.

As a Chief Propulsion Engineer you can expect to:

  • Directly supervise the design, analysis, development, testing, certification and productionisation of the companies first generation flight engine and its family of derivatives
  • Manage, grow and manage the multi-disciplinary team of specialists to deliver the engine and propulsion systems to specification and on budget
  • Develop and execute the testing, validation and certification plan
  • Work hand-in-hand with the Chief Production Engineer for prototype and series production

To apply for this Chief Propulsion Engineer role, you will need a proven track record for technical leadership of ideally aerospace gas turbine engine development programmes, preferably within small business aviation/aerospace engines. You will also require the following:

  • World-class knowledge of gas turbine engines, design, development, analysis and production techniques
  • The ability to plan and execute the development of new gas turbines end-to-end
  • Confidence, competence, integrity, and interpersonal skills

You'll receive an excellent salary and benefits package for your knowledge, expertise and flexibility.

To apply for this full-time Chief Propulsion Engineer job in Staffordshire, please contact Mark Bignell on 01384 446167 or email 

Jonathan Lee Recruitment is a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

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Mark Bignell

Associate Director – Energy

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