Get the inside buzz from graduates at Lockheed Martin

8.4 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 7 ratings in 2017)
"A great opportunity to make a positive impact on the world and challenge your potential."
Culture
8.6 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
7.6 / 10
 
Hours
8.4 / 10
 
Salary
8.0 / 10
 
 
Diversity
8.1 / 10
 
 
Training
8.1 / 10
 

Pros

  • Graduates work on cutting-edge projects and are eventually able to see many of the results in action.
  • The unique working hours mean that employees get every other Friday off work.
  • Most feel that they have a fair and competitive salary.
  • There’s a strong social atmosphere between graduates both in and out of work.

Cons

  • Some feel that promotions can slow down once they reach the management level.
  • The UK branch is smaller than others so may not be the centre of the company’s focus.
  • Some may find the size of the company intimidating.
  • While it can eventually help with promotions, particularly hard work may not come with many short-term rewards.

What insiders say about...

"Know who you are applying for. As simple as it sounds, candidates must take the time..."

"The culture is really close. A lot of the graduates meet up outside of work, work..."

"The Ampthill offices are a little old and outdated, they could do with a refurb...."

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"I think it's higher than average with lots of room to grow."

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"Explain a time you worked well in a team, had a conflict in a team, went above and..."

"Employee health initiatives are quite common. Annual participation in the yearly..."

"In my experience, line managers are quite accessible. My own leadership team offers..."

"The company is very committed to diversity and inclusion."

"Promotion is possible but very competitive. In order to stand out, a lot of effort..."

"I write test procedures for testing large, complex systems. I am very satisfied with..."

"Every second Friday is given as a day off. This is in addition to annual leave and..."

"The Ampthill office has two major programmes that are reaching the latter stage of..."

"Lockheed Martin started building planes back in 1909 in a small church in California...."

"Willing to give responsibility to those who prove themselves."

"I wanted to work at a company that allowed me to progress, take on new challenges..."

"I've been sent to a number of training courses that ranged from systems engineering..."

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