Lockheed Martin UK

Get the inside buzz from graduates at Lockheed Martin

8.5 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 6 ratings in 2018)
"A great place to work."
Culture
7.8 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
7.2 / 10
 
Hours
9.2 / 10
 
Salary
8.7 / 10
 
 
Diversity
8.5 / 10
 
 
Training
8.2 / 10
 

Pros

  • The unique working hours mean that employees get every other Friday off work.
  • Most feel that they have a very fair and competitive salary.
  • There’s a strong social atmosphere between graduates both in and out of work.
  • The company is very prominent in the industry and has a strong global reputation.

Cons

  • Some feel that promotions can slow down once they reach the management level.
  • The offices, while functional, are becoming quite dated.
  • The quality of managers and the amount of interaction with them can vary.
  • Some graduates feel the company could be more proactive in certain areas.

What insiders say about...

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

"The teamwork and comradery in teams is fantastic and senior engineers are usually..."

"Offices are good for the most part, our canteen could do with an upgrade though...."

"Flexibility is based on manager preferences. The company works on a nine-day fortnight..."

"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..."

"I was asked about the UK business and to give examples of my strengths and weaknesses...."

"Lockheed do a lot of volunteering activities such as litter picking and planting..."

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

"Diversity is well handled at Lockheed Martin, with many active initiatives led by..."

"Career growth seems to slow down after the graduate scheme."

"My day-to-day job has a real impact on the programme. From writing acceptance cases..."

"The frequent challenges and the range of different experiences on offer. You can..."

"The UK branch of the company is quite small in comparison to the rest so there is..."

"There used to be a bar on site."

"The core company values are deeply rooted and followed by all employees."

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

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

"Structure the graduate scheme from a programme standpoint so that new starters have..."

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