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Ex-Forces Talent Community

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31 Mar 2023

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MBDA Missile Systems - Together. For the Future of Defence

Ex-Forces Talent Community

We're always on the lookout for ex-forces 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 ‘Ex-Forces Talent 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
  • Guidance Control & Navigation Engineers
  • Systems Architects
  • Customer Support & Services
  • Sales & Business Development
  • Quality & Improvement

It can be a daunting time leaving the forces, but we have a history of transitioning ex-forces personnel into MBDA, where we have an ex-forces community where like-minded people get together.

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 ourthree main sitesin 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.

Our benefits

*Flexible/Hybrid working (wherever and whenever possible), *opportunities for career progression *paid overtime (subject to level) *great bonus schemes *comprehensive pension scheme *annual salary review

Why us?

MBDA is an award winning company; committed to providing an inclusive working environment where our employees can be themselves and everyone has equal opportunity to reach their full potential. We value difference and know that a diverse community makes for greater innovation and brings a breadth of skills, experience and perspectives.

We're here to help and want to ensure you have a positive experience throughout our recruitment process. We recognise that everyone is unique and we encourage you to speak to us should you require any advice, support or adjustments.

MBDA is a proud member of Working Families - the UK's work-life balance organisation. We welcome applicants who are looking for flexible working arrangements.

Follow MBDA on LinkedIn (MBDA), Twitter (@MBDAcareers) and Instagram (lifeatMBDA_UK).

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.


Together. For the future of defence.

We work with purpose, knowing that every advancement provides better, smarter and more effective defence capabilities to the UK and their allies. Regarded as one of the most trusted suppliers of defence solutions in Europe, we have a relationship with the UK military spanning back over 70 years.

Whether it’s designing a future concept for the British Army, managing the procurement of a missile component or harnessing their expertise in software in order to integrate one of our products on to the newest fighter jet, all of our employees are a part of delivering a more secure tomorrow.

In addition to being the only defence company on Glassdoor's Best Places to Work 2022 list, MBDA are also recognised nationally with three Investors in People Gold Awards (People, Apprenticeships, and Wellbeing), a top 10 finisher on the Best Big Companies to Work For 2022 league tables.   

For the latest vacancies, employer updates and stories from our people, make sure to visit and bookmark our MBDA UK Careers site.

Our Values 

Our values are at the core of everything we do and shape the culture of our organisation. No matter what role, our people from leadership to entry-level encompass these values knowing that they are working towards the same common goal, sharing a bigger purpose in order to protect national security and enable strategic independence.

Through promoting change with Innovation, taking ownership through Commitment, building trust through Integrity, inspiring others through Passion and encouraging collaboration through Team Spirit, we have created a place where people feel connected with each other and valued in our community.



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