Employer directory Physics World  February 2019

MBDA Missile Systems

MBDA, a world leader in missiles and missile systems, is a multinational group with more than 10,000 employees in the UK, France, Germany, Italy and the US. With some of the most sophisticated technology in defence, MBDA offers a wide range of advanced weapon systems for air, sea and land platforms.

Why work for us

Within The Sunday Times “30 Best Big Companies” our working environment provides employees with state-of-the-art facilities, flexible working hours and continued training and development opportunities. We actively encourage the sharing of ideas and opinions in order to deliver simple solutions to complex problems. We always strive to empower our employees with opportunities for personal growth. Challenging, stretching and developing your skills is something that we strongly believe in.

Training and development

As we recognize you are the future of our business and for that reason we want to invest in you. Whether this be a support network within the business, pre-joining days, inductions, business specific training courses graduates also receive training in regards to technical and business awareness, presentation skills, negotiation and influencing skills, project management and career development.

Graduate schemes

Our programmes remain varied, but focused towards a dedicated function within the business. These include a 10 or 12 week structured summer placement that offers a superb opportunity to gain valuable work experience working on “real” projects. Our undergraduate programmes will offer you a year-long placement in a dynamic, innovative environment. Our two-year graduate programme allows you to follow a professional development programme usually consisting of four six-month placements, three of them internal in your specialist business areas and one external.

What we are looking for

As a global leader in our industry, we are always looking for diverse and talented graduates to join our team. Our people have a “can do” attitude and work together to deliver innovative, high-quality missile systems. You will be innovative, with a passion for engineering and/or the defence industry and someone who relishes in solving challenging problems within tight timescales and budgets, to deliver the next solution to our armed forces.

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