Principle Materials and Processes Engineer

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Vertical Aerospace is building technology to revolutionise how people fly. Our mission is to make air travel personal, on-demand and carbon-free.

We are seeking a principle materials and processes engineer that thrives on working on new and novel engineering concepts.  You will provide technical leadership to a team of highly motivated engineers and guide them to create novel, light weight, certifiable aircraft structure.

We are a company that values inclusion and diversity and offer benefits such as flexible working, parental and maternity leave.


Duties will be wide ranging and varied and will include:

Technical leadership of structural engineers working to create optimised solutions to challenging requirements.  You have a wide understanding of the materials and processes tasks required to enable certification and manufacture of aerospace parts, and are capable of creating material specifications,  allowables and methods and tools to support this goal.

You will be able to drive certification of aircraft structure and Means of Compliance activities and drive the team strategy in the materials and processes disciplines.   You are a team player that has great communications skills and is capable of reporting to all company levels.  You will work with the relevant line manager to identify training and development area’s for team members.



  • 10 years + relevant industrial experience
  • Degree or equivalent in a relevant field
  • Proven capability successful technical leadership and ability to make strategic decisions
  • Have gained relevant technical signature rights

To apply for this role, submit your CV and a covering letter to us.

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