Delkia is a specialist engineering & technology company for safety-related & mission-critical systems in aerospace, clean energy, and maritime sectors. Due to a large volume of contract wins across all sectors, Delkia has taken on 14 new staff in the past few months. These new team members are working across the entire organisation to support projects, the team and customer needs.

‘Delkia has enjoyed massive success in winning new contracts across aerospace, clean energy, and maritime sectors in the early part of 2024, leading to the creation of many new jobs across the UK. We’re delighted to welcome a dozen people in the last few months and are still actively recruiting. The company is going from strength to strength as we move towards our vision to be the UK’s leading engineering and technology partner for safety-related and mission-critical systems.’ Kurt Canfield, CEO.

 Delkia Aerospace welcomes three new experienced members of staff: John Brindle – Senior Avionics Systems Engineer, John Green – Senior Systems Design Engineer, Flight Systems, and Lyndon Herbert – Senior Avionics Equipment Engineer.

Maritime sector hires include Tim Moore – Programme Engineering Manager; Peter Brown – Deputy Programme Engineering Manager; Paul Weaver – Design Engineer, and Josh Myers – Business and Technical Administrator who said: ‘Colleagues know you by your name at Delkia, you aren’t just a number.’ The team has been further strengthened by Maritime Project Manager Joe Pruden, who joined Delkia as it is: ‘A great place develop my own skills going forward.’

Support roles have also been augmented with a new Information Security Engineer, Curtis Dowdle; Tendering Manger Laura Connor, who said: ‘The positive reputation of the company and the investment & time they put into the staff is impressive.’; and, to support further recruitment, two new Talent Acquisition Specialists: Gareth Sharp and Victoria Armstrong.

Delkia has also invested in future development with two new Research, Technology and Innovation Engineers joining the R&D team:

  • Alasdair Regan who has a PhD in Electrical and Electronic Engineering and is working on the command and control of remote systems, e.g. unmanned air vehicles.
  • Paul Broadley who holds a PhD in Aerospace Engineering and is working on air systems. He said: The engineering team, the growth potential of the company, and current projects, really stood out from other companies operating in this sector.’

Delkia’s growth is good news for job hunters and the company is still recruiting for roles in Cumbria, Preston and across the UK. Current vacancies are at

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