Lockheed Martin UK Careers

A career with Lockheed Martin means not only a competitive salary and benefits package, but also includes inspiring career development opportunities, a real commitment to work/life balance and a working environment that truly supports your ability to excel. In addition to our corporate office in Central London, our four different business areas operate across 16 key sites across the UK from Cornwall in the south west of England to Glasgow in the west of Scotland.

We recognise that our success as a business depends entirely on the talent, skills and expertise of our people and their ability to function as a tightly integrated team. We are at the forefront of innovation and engineering performance is at the centre of everything we do.

Experienced Hires

Engineering excellence lies at the heart of Lockheed Martin and as the company looks to grow its UK business over the next several years there are exciting opportunities to join its Experienced and Talented Workforce across a variety of different business functions and disciplines. Whatever your direction, Lockheed Martin UK can help your career development with competitive salaries and benefits, flexible schedules and more.

How to apply for our Experienced Hire Positions

Search Tips

You can search specific roles in your area using our Job Search tool. When you first begin your search, take the time to browse through a variety of positions and carefully review the qualifications and required experience. Keep track of the key phrases and terms used in the job description that match your skills and background for more focused results.

Creating a Candidate Profile

To take advantage of these tools and resources, you can sign up for an account by creating a profile. The profile will require some basic information, including up to five previous positions and up to three academic institutions, as well as degrees and credentials earned. Afterward you'll be prompted to validate your email address.

CV Submission and Questionnaire

During the process of submitting your CV you'll be asked to provide answers regarding your qualifications, which will then be stored in your profile and can be edited any time. We'll also ask some questions required by our customers relating to any conflicts of interest which may lead to any restrictions in employment with us. Please note that the majority of the positions posted require HM Government security clearance, please refer to individual job specifications for requirements. In order to apply for a position requiring security clearance the applicant must meet the Defence Business Services National Security Vetting criteria. Details of the criteria can be found on the MOD website.

Checking Application Status

You can check the status of your application by logging into your account and selecting "Job Submission Status" Here you'll see whether the jobs are open, closed, or cancelled.

In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a generous benefit package designed to meet your lifestyle needs:

  • Annual leave – We offer 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Flexible working – 9/75 Working Pattern
  • Recognition schemes
  • Generous pension scheme
  • Salary sacrifice scheme
  • Private Medical Cover
  • Employee Life Assurance
  • Employee Discount scheme – Including an attractive range of retail, holiday and leisure discounts
  • Wellbeing support – includes Occupational Health service, Employee Assistance programme and Flu vaccinations
  • Additional voluntary benefits available to support you and your family

 


Lockheed Martin: Early careers in the UK


Apprentices

An apprentice at Lockheed Martin UK will get hands-on experience at an innovative company that is driven by a sense of purpose and a passion for innovation to shape the future and solve some of the world’s most pressing problems. Working as part of a dynamic team, the focus is on providing smart solutions whilst creatively solving problems for our customers

Employees from a number of Lockheed Martin business areas provide guidance, technical knowledge and ongoing support for apprentices while they transition into the workplace. Our apprentice programme helps us attract and secure the workforce of tomorrow and is an important element of ensuring specialised skills and innovative capabilities are retained for the future.

How to Apply for an Apprenticeship 

We are looking for people who are keen to learn with an aspiration to work for Lockheed Martin. When applying for an Apprenticeship you will have to meet the minimum educational requirements of the course which will be detailed in the advert.

  • Review our Apprenticeship opportunities by searching for Apprenticeship positions here.
  • Upload your C.V and complete the required Coversheet and submit.
  • Your application is then assessed against academic criteria and checked to make sure it contains all required information.
  • If your application is then selected and successful, you will be invited to an assessment day or interview at one of our UK facilities.
  • The assessment day may include presentations from the business, interviews, tours, group activities and presenting.
  • If selected from the assessment day you will receive a written offer to join the Lockheed Martin team and your on boarding process will start from here.
  • To help keep you feel connected we will regularly update you with current early careers activities between the offer and your start date

Please note that the majority of the positions posted require HM Government security clearance, please refer to individual job specifications for requirements. In order to apply for a position requiring security clearance the applicant must meet the Defence Business Services National Security Vetting criteria. Details of the criteria can be found on the MOD website.

In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a generous benefit package designed to meet your lifestyle needs:

  • Annual leave – We offer 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Flexible working – 9/75 Working Pattern
  • Recognition schemes
  • Generous pension scheme
  • Salary sacrifice scheme
  • Private Medical Cover
  • Employee Life Assurance
  • Employee Discount scheme – Including an attractive range of retail, holiday and leisure discounts
  • Wellbeing support – includes Occupational Health service, Employee Assistance programme and Flu vaccinations
  • Additional voluntary benefits available to support you and your family

Graduate Programme

Joining us as a Graduate you will get to be part of a great team working on exciting projects making a real difference from day one. You along with rest of your Early Careers cohort will follow our two-year carefully planned Graduate Programme cycle. When we see someone with real talent we move quickly to determine how you can shape your future with us and us with you.
  1. During your time we take you on a tour of our sites to give you a flavour of who we are.
  2. The purpose of this programme is to help you thrive in a business environment whether you choose a technical or leadership pathway, it is about maximising your individuality and individual capabilities.
  3. The start is about networking and getting to know the rest of your cohort and Lockheed Martin as a business at your Graduate Induction
  4. Getting to know your yourself is about us helping you to understand yourself better and others around you to enable you build better connections
  5. Managing yourself is equipping you with the skills to help manage your time, to help manage and priorities to allow you to get the best out of your day to achieve your goals and targets
  6. Getting yourself across enable you to better communicate with and influence others in the business to maximise the effectiveness of what you’re trying to say
  7. Innovation Day is an opportunity for you to solve real business challenges with innovative ideas using what you have learnt in the programme so far
  8. Graduation Event you will be presenting your innovative ideas to the Senior leadership team whilst most importantly celebrating your hard work and success

How to apply for our Graduate positions 

We are looking for people who have a degree in the following areas: mathematics, physics, computer science, computer and information security, cyber security, systems engineering, software engineering, electronic and electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, information technology, finance or business studies.

  • Review our graduate opportunities by searching for graduate positions here.
  • Upload your C.V. and complete the required Coversheet and submit.
  • Your application is then assessed against academic criteria and checked to make sure it contains all required information.
  • If your application is then selected and successful, you will be invited to an assessment day or interview at one of our UK facilities.
  • The assessment day may include presentations from the business, interviews, tours, group activities and presenting.
  • If selected from the assessment day you will receive a written offer to join the Lockheed Martin team and your on boarding process will start from here.
  • To help keep you connected we will regularly update you with current early careers activities between your offer and your start date.

Please note that the majority of the positions posted require HM Government security clearance, please refer to individual job specifications for requirements. In order to apply for a position requiring security clearance the applicant must meet the Defence Business Services National Security Vetting criteria. Details of the criteria can be found on the MOD website.

IN ADDITION TO A COMPETITIVE SALARY, WE OFFER A GENEROUS BENEFIT PACKAGE DESIGNED TO MEET YOUR LIFESTYLE NEEDS:

  • Annual leave – We offer 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Flexible working – 9/75 Working Pattern
  • Recognition schemes
  • Generous pension scheme
  • Salary sacrifice scheme
  • Private Medical Cover
  • Employee Life Assurance
  • Employee Discount scheme – Including an attractive range of retail, holiday and leisure discounts
  • Wellbeing support – includes Occupational Health service, Employee Assistance programme and Flu vaccinations
  • Additional voluntary benefits available to support you and your family
  • £1,000 sign on bonus
  • £1,000 bonus after completion of your first year

Internships

We offer two types of Internship:

  • Summer placement – for which applicants need to be at university studying a relevant degree
  • One-year placement – for which applicants need to be studying a Sandwich degree course (with a year at work between university years)

Upon joining us as an Intern you will get to be part of a great team working on exciting projects making a real difference from day one. Your programme will include the below.

How to Apply for our Internship positions 

We are looking for people who are currently studying a degree for the Summer Internships or studying a sandwich degree for the year placements in the following disciplines: mathematics, physics, computer science, computer and information security, cyber security, systems engineering, software engineering, electronic and electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, information technology, marketing, finance or business studies.

  • Review our Intern opportunities by searching for Intern positions here.
  • Upload your C.V and complete the required Coversheet and submit.
  • Your application is then assessed against academic criteria and checked to make sure it contains all required information.
  • If your application is then selected and successful, you will be invited to an assessment day or interview at one of our UK facilities.
  • The assessment day may include presentations from the business, interviews, tours, group activities and presenting.
  • If selected from the assessment day you will receive a written offer to join the Lockheed Martin team and your on boarding process will start from here.
  • To help keep you feel connected we will regularly update you with current early careers activities between the offer and your start date.

Please note that the majority of the positions posted require HM Government security clearance, please refer to individual job specifications for requirements. In order to apply for a position requiring security clearance the applicant must meet the Defence Business Services National Security Vetting criteria. Details of the criteria can be found on the MOD website.

 

In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a generous benefit package designed to meet your lifestyle needs: 

  • Annual leave – We offer 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Flexible working – 9/75 Working Pattern
  • Recognition schemes
  • Generous pension scheme
  • Salary sacrifice scheme
  • Private Medical Cover
  • Employee Life Assurance
  • Employee Discount scheme – Including an attractive range of retail, holiday and leisure discounts
  • Wellbeing support – includes Occupational Health service, Employee Assistance programme and Flu vaccinations
  • Additional voluntary benefits available to support you and your family
  • Relocation allowance offered if applicable

Work Experience

To help support you in making your future career decisions, here at Lockheed Martin UK, we offer a work experience programme which will provide UK secondary school pupils aged 14-18 with a valuable insight into the world of work.

We aim to accommodate students from secondary schools local to our UK offices and facilities with up to two weeks (unpaid) working at the Havant, Whiteley, London and Ampthill locations.

If you are interested in carrying out your Work Experience placement with us then please send a copy of your C.V. to work_experience.lmuk@lmco.com stating the role you are looking for and your subjects interests.


Our Approach

Lockheed Martin recognises that our success as a business depends entirely on the talent, skills and expertise of our people and their ability to function as a tightly integrated team. We appreciates diversity and believe that respect – for colleagues, customers, partners and all those with whom we interact – is an essential element of all positive and productive business relationships. Our global policies, procedures, and practices reflect our strong commitment to good corporate citizenship. Respect for human rights is an important element of being a good corporate citizen. This commitment underpins our Code of Ethics and Business Conduct and our stated values — Do What’s Right, Respect Others, and Perform with Excellence. It applies to all employees, the Lockheed Martin Corporation Board of Directors, and others who represent or act for us.