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MBDA Missile Systems – Together.  For the future of defence.

Experienced Professionals Community

We're always on the lookout for experienced professionals to join MBDA UK and frequently open new opportunities……..

Couldn't find the role you're looking for?

If you can't see a suitable role of interest to you right now, don't worry as we're constantly updating our opportunities so please do check back again soon. In the meantime, why not upload your CV to this ‘MBDA Experienced Professionals Community' and we'll reach out if we find a suitable opportunity for you!

Having applied to this Community, we would also recommend setting up ‘Job Alerts', via your ‘Candidate Home', for specific opportunities of interest; which you can then apply directly for.

We recruit across the following disciplines and more:

  • Project Management and Project Planning
  • Integration Engineers
  • System Validation and Verification Engineers
  • Weapon Systems / Launcher Integration
  • Electronic / Mechanical Engineers
  • Systems Engineers
  • RF and Microwave Engineers
  • Guidance Control & Navigation Engineers
  • Simulation and Modelling Engineers
  • Systems Architects
  • Export
  • Customer Support & Services
  • Procurement
  • Human Resources
  • Sales & Business Development
  • Information Management/IT
  • Finance
  • Quality & Improvement
  • Occupational Health
  • Facilities
  • Security
  • Manufacturing Project Managers / Planning / Engineers
  • Manufacturing Shop Floor, Team Leaders and Managers

Ranked number one on the UK's Best Big Companies to Work for 2022 and in the top 50 Best Places to work as part of the annual Glassdoor Employees' Choice Awards. We have a UK workforce of over 4500 located at our three main sites in Bristol, Bolton and Stevenage - who are involved in design from early concept stage through to manufacture, test and in-service maintenance of our products.

Join a great team!

Our people sit at the very heart of our business, playing a critical role in delivering the products and technology necessary to meet our customers' needs and MBDA's future business strategy. We emphasise an inclusive and collaborative work environment with training and development available for all employees offering roles which are challenging and fulfilling.

What to expect: 

We offer opportunities for career progression, paid overtime (subject to level), bonus scheme, comprehensive pension package, annual salary review, collaborative working environment and excellent on-site facilities.

We recognise that everyone is unique, and we encourage you to speak to us should you require any advice, support or adjustments throughout our recruitment process. We also welcome applicants who are looking for flexible working arrangements.

Follow us on LinkedIn (MBDA), Twitter (@MBDAcareers), Instagram (lifeatMBDA_UK) and Glassdoor or visit our MBDA Careers website for more information.

Please Note: MBDA UK requires all employees to achieve the appropriate clearance relevant to the role.

GDPR: We will retain your application on our system for this Community for up to 12 months before being deleted. Feel free to visit the GDPR Candidate Privacy Notice section of our careers website for further details.

00 Benefits & Rewards

Annual Bonus

Annual Bonus

Our success is dependent on every individual’s contribution to MBDA UK. We want to encourage you to fulfil your potential and share in that success. As such, we have in place a bonus scheme based on different criteria and dependant on grade.

25 Days Annual Leave (plus holiday purchase)

25 Days Annual Leave (plus holiday purchase)

Employees receive 25 days of paid annual leave per calendar year, in addition to all statutory and public holidays. This increases to 26 days after 10 years of service and 27 days after 30 years. You can enjoy more time off by purchasing up to an additional five days holiday through payroll.

Dynamic / Flexible Working

Dynamic / Flexible Working

The way we work is changing and your schedule will reflect that. For non-executive employees, we have a flexi-time scheme that allows you to choose, within certain parameters, when you start and finish each day and how you can use time you have accrued. If you have worked the time, you are also able to accrue and take up to 15 days of Flexi-leave per annum, in addition to the 25 days of annual leave provided and bank holidays.

Enhanced Parental Leave

Enhanced Parental Leave

Employees may be eligible for enhanced maternity, paternity, adoption, neonatal and shared parental leave. This includes up to 26 weeks enhanced pay for maternity, adoption and shared parental leave, 2 weeks enhanced pay for paternity leave, and neonatal care leave for up to 12 weeks where a period of extended hospital care is required after birth.  Employees also have access to support whilst undergoing fertility testing and treatments.

Dining and Lifestyle Discounts and Vouchers

Dining and Lifestyle Discounts and Vouchers

We offer a choice of two dining and lifestyle cards so you can save money at restaurants, cinema, days out and more as a member. You will have access to hundreds of discounts and rewards on a wide range of retailers, restaurants and entertainment options.

Subsidised Gym Membership

Subsidised Gym Membership

Keep fit for less with our on-site gym located at Stevenage, without breaking the bank. The monthly cost includes access to Stevenage’s Sports & Social club where you can enjoy money off sporting activities, shopping, theatre trips and more. We also offer discounted rates at over 3,500 gyms nationwide.

Pension Scheme

Pension Scheme

A valuable part of your reward package is the option to become a member of the BAE System Pension Scheme. Whether you plan to retire in five or 45 years you need to think about where your future income will come from when you do. The pension schemes do not just provide for your future, you will also have protection in case you have to stop or cease work early because of ill health; and valuable benefits for your beneficiaries if you should pass away.

Share Incentive Plan

Share Incentive Plan

The Share Incentive Plan (SIP) is available for you to join and reinforces our commitment to long-term share ownership amongst our employees.

Financial Advice

Financial Advice

You can take advantage of a range of free seminars held throughout the year to help you make good financial decisions for now and the future.

Extracurricular Learning Budget

Extracurricular Learning Budget

You can receive up to £150 towards the cost of approved courses each year including group language lessons.

Health and Dental Insurance

Health and Dental Insurance

Cover you and your family with the option to select our six levels of dental cover. You can choose to visit NHS or private dentists and the cost is deducted through payroll. 

We've teamed up with AXA PPP to offer a selection of private healthcare plans, deductible from your net pay, for you and your family. 

Employee Assistance Programme

Employee Assistance Programme

Receive free, confidential advice on a range of financial, personal and workplace issues, available 24/7.

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Training and Development

Development of our people is of vital importance to us at MBDA, which is why we ensure everyone has access to the teams, tools and resources needed to achieve their goals. This includes our dedicated in-house Learning & Development team, our Apprenticeship programmes, a variety of online learning platforms, and much more.

We encourage new learning and will provide up to £150 in financial support per year if you wish to participate in further study in your own time.

If you lead a team, or hope to do so in the future, we offer a range of management training opportunities, with paths designed for people of all experience levels. 

Dynamic Working

We want our people to work when and where they feel they can be most effective. For most of our employees, we have a flexi-time scheme that allows you to choose, within certain parameters, when you start and finish each day and how you can use time you have accrued.

For roles that do not have to be based on one of our sites full-time, you will have opportunities to work from home as part of your agreed Dynamic Working arrangement.

If you have worked the time, you are also able to accrue and take up to 15 days of Flexi-leave per annum, in addition to the 25 days of annual leave provided and bank holidays.

Security Clearance

All employees at MBDA are required to hold UK Security or BPSS Clearance. 

For further information, please view our Security & Vetting page.

Awards

    

We're proud to be a nationally recognised employer at MBDA. We have received a range of employer awards including Glassdoor Best Places to Work 2022; Gold awards from Investors in People, the 5% Club, and Armed Forces Covenant. We are also currently ranked #1 in the UK's Best Big Companies to Work For 2022 league table, as well as #1 for Manufacturing.

Check out our blog ("Our Stories") for the latest MBDA news and awards.

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Volunteering

Wednesday 17 August 2022

MBDA UK Recognition Awards

Monday 11 July 2022

Armed Forces Day 2022

Friday 17 June 2022

Inspiring Women at MBDA

Monday 13 June 2022

Spotlight on the UK Support Function

Thursday 21 April 2022

National Apprenticeship Week 2022

Friday 4 February 2022

MBDA a Best Place to Work in 2022

Wednesday 12 January 2022

Armistices Day and Remembrance Sunday

Thursday 11 November 2021

EngTech of the Year 2020

Monday 16 November 2020

Interview Top Tips

Wednesday 2 December 2020

Apprenticeship Champion of the Year 2020

Thursday 10 December 2020

LGBT History Month 2021

Wednesday 24 February 2021

Reserves Day 2021

Friday 6 August 2021

Armed Forces Day 2021

Saturday 26 June 2021

National Inclusion Week 2021

Monday 27 September 2021

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Paul

Paul

Finance Executive

Kingsley

Kingsley

Mechanical Engineer Apprentice

Michael

Michael

Head of New Business – GBAD

Kristian

Kristian

Senior Lead Electronic Architect

Raj

Raj

Head of Software Engineering UK

Nicci

Nicci

Data Protection Officer (DPO)

Fatima

Fatima

Business Support Officer

Suzette

Suzette

HR Manager – Group International HR & Assignments

Andy

Andy

Head of Land Domain UK SBD

Charlie

Charlie

Sales and Business Development Degree Apprentice (Business)

Tony

Tony

ILS Manager

Jo

Jo

Customer Support & Services (UK) Transformation Lead

Sherina

Sherina

Supportability Engineer Graduate

Shakunt

Shakunt

Graduate Mechanical Engineer

Rebecca

Rebecca

Brimstone Seeker Proving Lead

Nicky

Nicky

Group Head of Procurement and Supply Chain Academy

Molly Mae

Molly Mae

Software Engineering Degree Apprentice

Marcus

Marcus

Business and Management Apprentice

Elizabeth

Elizabeth

Business Management Degree Apprentice

Ben Antony

Ben Antony

Software Engineer Degree Apprentice 

Amber

Amber

Graduate Hardware In The Loop Engineer

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