Who we are
With some of the most sophisticated technology on the planet, MBDA is Europe's leading guided weapons company - and one of the largest missile systems companies in the world. With an order book valued at around 14 billion euros and around 11,000 employees operating from industrial and technology basis in the UK, France, Italy and Germany and the USA, this is an ambitious and dynamic organisation committed to developing the missile systems of tomorrow today.
A job with MBDA
At MBDA we offer fantastic opportunities to build a rewarding career, working with 11,000 of the brightest people in the industry at two of our sites in the UK – Bristol and Stevenage. The analytical skills you developed at university will be put to good use as you learn new techniques to solve problems.
We are committed to providing continuing professional development through accredited training, set out by professional institutes, such as IMechE, IET, Institute of Physics, and the Royal Aeronautical Society, as well as a series of development events for all new graduates and undergraduates who join us.
We look for employees with ambition and drive, who are capable of delivering and working as part of a large team whilst equally becoming specialists in their own field and able to work independently.
Are you looking for an industrial year placement or a 10-12 week summer placement and have you completed a minimum of two years of your degree course? If you can answer yes to both these questions MBDA can offer you a superb opportunity to gain valuable work experience on one of our undergraduate programmes. There’s no better way to get an insight into our business than by spending time at the heart of it, and this placement can count towards a professional qualification, lead to final year sponsorship and a potential place on one of our graduate schemes after university.
The placement is a structured programme of work experience, complete with competitive salary, benefits, training and development. Wherever you join us, you’ll get to make a major contribution to a project, and your professional and personal development.
Available mainly in our Technical & Engineering and Operations Directorates, you should have a minimum of 240 UCAS points and be studying towards a minimum 2:2 Honours Degree ideally in one of the following disciplines; Engineering (electrical, mechanical, systems, software, aeronautical, aerospace) Maths, Physics or similar.
We offer competitive starting salaries with regular reviews, a pension scheme, a private health scheme, employee car scheme and flexible ways of working, so you can vary your start and finish times and leave at lunchtime on a Friday if you wish.
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