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Bristol Careers Open Day

Employer
MBDA
Location
Bristol
Closing date
3 May 2024

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Event overview

On Thursday 21st March, we invite you to come talk to us about current opportunities and future career prospects at MBDA Bristol.

The Careers Open Day is your chance to learn more about our company, our culture, and the exciting opportunities we have to offer. You'll meet with our team of experts, learn about our current projects, and discover the wide range of roles we have available.

On the day of the event, our recruitment team will help direct you to the correct teams on the day, based on your skills and needs.

Come find out from our employees why we think MBDA is a great place to work; and why we were named in The Sunday Times' Best Places to Work 2023 list. 

About MBDA Bristol

As a leading defence company in Europe, we are proud to design and manufacture missiles and missile systems used to protect the UK and its allies. We provide products and services to each branch of the armed forces, working in partnership with the MOD, our European MBDA companies, and other defence manufacturers towards common goals.

Our Bristol MBDA facilities can be found on the BAE Systems site in Filton, close to several major transport routes, making it easily accessible from Bristol city centre, as well as South Wales, Gloucestershire, and further afield.

In addition to ample on-site parking, colleagues working on site have access to facilities which include an all-day barista-style café, and a canteen for lunch; both with heavily subsidised prices on food and drink.

Opportunities for Experienced Professionals

In order to maintain our high standards and industry reputation, we are always on the lookout for experienced professionals to join us and help us grow.

We have high expectations of our employees, which is why we are committed to providing excellent training and progression opportunities for all, as well as some incredible rewards and benefits.

Specific opportunities at MBDA Bristol are available in Engineering and Design, Software, Project Management, Procurement, and much more. Please visit our careers site to see what vacancies are live right now. Even if you plan to attend the event, we recommend starting an application now so you are registered on our candidate job portal.

Below are some areas / role types we typically hire for in Bristol.

Engineering:

  • Electronic Engineers
  • Systems Engineers
  • Missile / Weapons Architects
  • Software Engineers
  • Algorithm Specialist

  • In-Service Support / Through Life Engineering

  • Environmental Project/Test Engineer

  • Integration

  • Project Management and Project Control

Support & Corporate Functions:

  • IT
  • Finance
  • Procurement and supply chain
  • Product Assurance
  • HR

Early Career Programmes

As an employer committed to job training opportunities, we also offer a wide variety of Early Careers entry routes, including graduate schemes, apprenticeships and more. Members of our Early Careers Recruitment team, as well as current scheme members will be on hand to discuss our range of programmes.

September is one of our busiest months for applications, so make sure to get your own application in as soon as the vacancies open!

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.

We are always looking to expand and diversify our talent pool, as we know that a diverse workplace breeds collaboration and innovation.

We are proud to be an inclusive employer and we welcome and encourage applicants from all backgrounds. MBDA representatives from some of our inclusivity employee networks will be in attendance on the day of the event, should you wish to discuss anything with them.

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.

 

 

Company

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.

 

 

Company info
Website
Telephone
01438754500
Location
6 Hills way
Stevenage
Hertfordshire
SG1 2DA
GB

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