MBDA is a global leader in the design and manufacture of missiles and missile systems; competing at the forefront of the defence industry. Voted as one of the Sunday Times Top 30 Big Companies to Work For, we are a multi-national organisation with 10,000 employees across Europe and the United States.
As a prime complex weapon contractor to the UK MOD and Europe's leading guided weapons company, MBDA has some of the most sophisticated technology in defence and some of the most innovative minds in engineering.
We offer you an opportunity to experience different aspects of the business and really gain an insight into the kind of career you could have at MBDA. You will follow a professional development programme consisting of four, six month placements - three within your internal specialist area and one external, either in another area of the company or with one of our partners or customers.
With more than 93% of our current graduates saying they'd recommend the programme to a friend, we believe our success is based on the dedication to our people and offering them an enjoyable, challenging and rewarding career. The work is innovative, interesting and complex, perfect for talented and motivated professionals across the full and commercial spectrum.
In the UK, MBDA has received ten Queen's Award's for Enterprise and holds accreditation from Investors in People. Redefining the established standards in the industry, our people contribute to a great work environment with a strong belief in professional development, an innovative culture and a good work life balance.
We are looking for people who:
Business and Technical roles ranging from:
Subject of study
We will consider a huge range of Engineering degrees; Aeronautical, Aerospace, Aerosystems, Electrical, Mechanical, Computer Science, Software, Mathematics, Physics or similar as well as Business Studies/Management, Supply Chain for a Business roles(minimum 2:2 required)
Stevenage, Bristol and Bolton
Training and Development
Full training provided
How to apply
Via our careers website: www.mbdacareers.co.uk
Prior to joining you will be allocated a 'buddy' who will provide you with informal advice and guidance.
On commencing employment you will attend a comprehensive 3-day induction event that explains the full scope of what we do, and allows you the opportunity to interact with your fellow new-starters.
Throughout the duration of your programme you will be offered a trained Mentor will offer support and provide information about MBDA, helping you build your skills and plan your career development for the future.
Together with significant on-the-job training you will also undertake a range of personal development activities promoting teamwork, communication, presentation and leadership skills.
In order to develop their presentation and mentoring skills, all graduates will be encouraged to participate in promoting science and engineering in schools and universities. This will also be beneficial for chartership logbooks if graduates are working towards a professional qualification.
All graduates have access to Knowledge Points. These are dedicated learning environments where employees can access approximately 3,000 online training courses. The facilities provide a virtual platform and offer training on a variety of topics, such as languages, business and professional development.
MBDA has three Knowledge Point facilities on site - one in Stevenage, one in Bristol and one in Lostock. Access to the Knowledge Points is booked through Facilities and graduate trainees are encouraged to make use of them to support their development.