Lockheed Martin UK

Get the inside buzz from graduates at Lockheed Martin

8.4 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 7 ratings in 2017)
"Willing to give responsibility to those who prove themselves...."
8.6 / 10
Offices & Dress
7.6 / 10
8.4 / 10
8.0 / 10
8.1 / 10
8.1 / 10


  • 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.


  • 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...

"Be aware that both programmes are reaching the latter stage of their life cycles..."

"The culture is good as everyone is friendly and happy to help. Socials are arranged..."

"The dress code is business casual with dress down on Fridays. There is a canteen..."

"Lockheed offers a 9/75 working schedule. What that means is that we do 75 hours a..."

"Pay is lower than the industry average but still a good salary."

"There's a good pension with employer contributions being double those of the employee..."

"For a graduate engineering role, the questions will begin by being about your degree..."

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

"Managers are always willing to sit down and speak about any concerns. They're very..."

"I think that Lockheed is doing a very good job of promoting diversity in the workplace...."

"Lockheed Martin pushes you to rise up the ranks but this is also dependant on the..."

"The role varies on a day-to-day basis, am involved in top-level projects but also..."

"You're given a high level of responsibility as a graduate as well as 'real' work..."

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

"The company used to make Bovril."

"A great opportunity to make a positive impact on the world and challenge your potential...."

"The large scope and variety of engineering projects that the company undertakes...."

"The training scheme is amazing for graduates. LM is always willing to invest in us..."

"Invest in more career growth for graduates after the scheme."

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