Leonardo in Luton

Leonardo has had a presence in Luton since 2003, and is now home to around 1,000 people who are involved in the design and development of the company’s electronic warfare capability, which has been helping protect airborne platforms from a range of RF-based threats.

The site has strong connections with the local schools, colleges and universities to engage with Leonardo’s Early Careers programmes, as well as promoting STEM events

Transport links

The Luton site is located just off Junction 10 of the M1. It is five minutes away from the Luton Airport Parkway train station, which is only a 20-minute journey into central London. Luton Airport is a couple of miles away from the office, and offers domestic UK flights, as well as flights to all the main European destinations, including Leonardo’s head office in Rome.

What the local region offers

Bedfordshire countrysideThe Luton Office is close to the local shopping centre which also has a wide range of shops and restaurants to choose from, as well as a multi-screen cinema complex. The cathedral city of St Albans is close by famous for its Roman remains and beautiful medieval architecture.

Slightly further afield, Bletchley Park – home of the Second World War codebreakers – is a 45-minute drive from Luton, while Whipsnade Zoo and Woburn Safari Park, are both within a 30-minute drive from Luton. Dunstable Downs offer some scenic walks and stunning views over the Bedfordshire countryside, and is a magnet for gliding enthusiasts.

Luton contact details

300 Capability Green, Luton, Beds, LU1 3PG
Tel. +44 (0)1582 886000

Leonardo is a founding member of the Global Combat Air Programme (GCAP), working to develop the technologies and capabilities necessary to see a new combat air system go into service in 2035.

We offer job opportunities at our Luton site covering a variety of job roles at all levels – from interns and apprentices to highly qualified professionals – including engineers, programme and project managers, IT business analysts and more.

To enable our employees to achieve balance between work and other aspects of life, we are committed to designing policies and developing a working environment that promote the benefits and wellbeing of all our employees.

Working at Leonardo opens the door to so many career opportunities, being part of a world-class engineering and manufacturing company.

At Leonardo, we want more amazing people to be part of our world-class team, and are keen for your recruitment journey to be as straightforward and transparent as possible.

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