MBDA Missile Systems

United Kingdom


MBDA is a global leader in the design and manufacture of missiles and missile systems, competing at the forefront of the defence industry.

We are in the Sunday Times Top 25 Big Companies to work for, we are an investor in our people and believe our employees are the future of the business.

Our main UK sites are based in Stevenage, Bristol and Bolton with a number of other smaller UK offices.  Internationally, MBDA has sites in France, Germany, Spain, Italy and the USA.

As prime complex weapon contractor to the UK MOD, we have some of the most sophisticated technology in defence and some of the most innovative minds in both business and engineering.  As the need for talented individuals grows with our continuing success, we are looking for those who have what it takes to contribute to projects that help to not only defend the UK but also protect our military overseas.

What makes us different?

You are not just an apprentice to us, you are the future of our organisation.  We believe in providing the best support and development possible whilst giving you real work and real responsibility as soon as you start.

Our award winning apprenticeships offer you a fantastic start to your career.  Over the course of four years, you will have the opportunity earn an academic and nationally recognised qualification, as well as gain hands on experience within a professional and friendly workplace.

Rewards and Benefits 

  • Earn while you learn £14500k starting salary

  • Annual performance based pay reviews of upto £4000 per year for the first 4 years

  • Flexi-time scheme

  • Paid overtime

  • Bonus scheme

  • 25 days annual leave

  • Option to accrue up to 15 additional days of annual leave



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