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World-class advanced engineering built on sustained investment in research and technology and the expertise of our people.

8-10 Great George Street
London, SW1P 3AE

Overview and opportunities

Leonardo makes a significant contribution to the UK economy with revenues of over £2bn each year, around 50% of which are in export. The company operates from 6 main sites across the UK employing more than 7,000 highly skilled people. Our position in the UK as a world-class advanced engineering company is built on its sustained investment in research and technology, in world-class facilities and the expertise of our engineers.

Leonardo is committed continuously to developing the skills and expertise of its engineers. The company has a particular emphasis on a vigorous STEM programme, with over 400 people on its award winning graduate and apprentice programmes. They will be helping to bring the next wave of UK based technology from the drawing board to front line service with the UK Armed Services.

Leonardo invests significantly in R&D in the UK and continues to help sustain the competitive edge of our UK supply network of around 2,300 companies.

Classification / Attributes

  • Roles: Engineering, Business, Maintenance, Specialist Areas, Operations
  • Entry routes: Graduate Scheme, Experienced Hire, School Leavers, Direct Entry, Apprenticeships, Industrial Placements
  • Size: Large
  • Areas: South East, South West, London, Scotland, Europe, North America, Middle East, Asia, Australia


  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Avionics
  • Design engineering
  • Electronics
  • Helicopters
  • Manufacturing
  • Rotorcraft
  • Sensors and sensing
  • Software
  • Systems
  • Apprenticeships