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Leonardo S.p.A., formerly Leonardo-Finmeccanica and Finmeccanica, is an Italian global high-tech company and one of the key players in aerospace, defence and security. Headquartered in Rome, the company has 180 sites worldwide and is the ninth largest defence contractor in the world, based on 2014 revenues.
The company generates exports worth around £1.3bn to the UK economy every year. Their long-term investment in emerging technologies and subsequent development of intellectual property in the UK, is achieving export success and delivering huge economic benefits back into the UK, enabling investment in highly skilled jobs and helping to rebalance the UK’s economy.
Looking to the future, Leonardo aims to reinforce its competitive position in the UK and its other markets. To meet this challenge, the company needs qualified people with the will to succeed and contribute to satisfy domestic and international needs, and stay at the forefront of innovation and technology.
Leonardo’s growth in the UK has resulted from the skills, energy and dedication of our people. There are committed to equal opportunity and offering personal fulfilment through the highest quality education and development.
Leonardo’s growing national and international footprint offers real depth of capability – with over 7,000 employees in the UK and 45,600 worldwide, we have the global resources to deliver. By instilling the importance of engineering in younger generations, we nurture the talent of tomorrow and help guarantee our future business prosperity.