- Published: Wednesday, 04 January 2017 17:00
- Written by Web Editor
Leonardo is a global high-tech player focused on four activity sectors: Helicopters, Aeronautics, Electronics, Defence & Security Systems and Space.
With headquarters in Italy and over 47,000 employees, Leonardo has a significant industrial presence in Italy, the UK, the U.S. and Poland, and an important network of strategic partnerships worldwide.
Leonardo has six major sites across the UK, employing 7,300 highly skilled personnel across the country. The company generates exports worth around £1.3bn to the UK economy every year.
Our leading position in the UK as a world-class advanced engineering company is built on our sustained investment in research and technology and world-class facilities, and the passion and expertise of our people.
Our competitive edge lies in the quality of our individual centres of excellence and their core technical expertise, combined with our collective ability to develop and deliver integrated systems and solutions. Our global footprint enables us to leverage capabilities across all our worldwide businesses. We rank first among UK Ministry of Defence suppliers in terms of performance on programmes and quality of the relationship
Our Company plays a leading part in MoD/dstl collaborative S&T projects and nurtures strong links with more than 40 major universities throughout the country where we are involved in a wide variety of research projects.
Leonardo UK Graduates
Leonardo is fully committed to nurturing a talented and skilled group of graduates to play an integral role in the future of our business.
We operate flourishing graduate programmes for more than 200 graduates across the UK.
Each graduate benefits from a programme designed to develop their personal and business skills and their technical capability.
All of our engineering and business graduates are encouraged to play an active part in our local outreach programmes and to gain professional qualifications in their chosen fields.
Career prospects are outstanding: wherever possible we promote internally – with many of our senior leaders having progressed from trainee positions within the company.