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"Good place to work in general"

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  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Stevenage, England (UK)
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Stevenage, England (UK)
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Pros

Good atmosphere and generally well treated by the company.
Lots of opportunities for development for young people to develop within the company and opportunities to work at other locations are available.

Cons

Sometimes the work can lack motivational opportunities due to the long product lifecycles. Lessons do not always seem to be learned as they do at other companies and the more senior management within the programmes seem to lack some wider experience beyond MBDA which can be frustrating to those who have worked outside.

Advice to Management

Carry on listening to the Opinion surveys, the employees do value the opportunity to let the Senior Management know what they are feeling.

Other Employee Reviews for MBDA

  1. "A good engineering job, but not a once in a lifetime opportunity"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Engineering Scholar in Stevenage, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Engineering Scholar in Stevenage, England (UK)

    Pros

    Good atmosphere amongst the young people on site - really social group. The flexitime arrangement is a real plus too - getting to go home at lunchtime on a Friday certainly frees up your weekend.

    Otherwise, if you're lucky, there are some opportunities to travel, including to the continent (office in Paris and various locations in Italy). Failing that, you should at least get the chance to visit the sites in Bolton or Bristol.

    Cons

    The work can be quite tedious, probably a reflection of the fact that in this industry you are working to very long (sometimes up to 20 years!) timescales.

    Advice to Management

    When people are recruited as high-flyers, they should be stimulated as such


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    "Disappointing"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    There are many people with diverse skillsets.

    Cons

    Progression opportunities are limited, and average salary for non-management staff is quite low.
    People work in isolation, and rarely collaborate with each other due to international beaurocracy. Hence, knowledge isn't shared across MBDA and most people have a low expectations of the future (and low morale).

    Advice to Management

    1) Break down some of the international barriers, and encourage staff to take interest in the company.
    2) Present realistic and achievable company goals to every employee with timescales in Annual performance reviews.
    3) Present an opportunity for employees to move around in the company and progress in their careers, instead of informing new employees that career progression is nearly impossible.
    4) Focus on sharing knowledge across the company in order to improve collaboration. Only you (senior management) have the power to make this happen!

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