Leonardo Reviews

Updated 2 Jul 2020

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3.9
78%
Recommend to a Friend
85%
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Leonardo Chief Executive Officer Alessandro Profumo (no image)
Alessandro Profumo
18 Ratings
Pros
  • "Got a well rounded experience in a real working environment for the first time which was fantastic(in 33 reviews)

  • "Great work life balance with flextime and flex days available(in 24 reviews)

Cons
  • "Salaries are way too low with respect to cost of living in the area, though they are in line with italian average(in 25 reviews)

  • "Low Salary and low career prospectives(in 14 reviews)

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  1. "Good company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Bid Manager in Bristol, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Leonardo full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Really good company who look after their employees and promotion opportunities are accessible

    Cons

    None off the top of my head

  2. "Good employer but lacking in some areas"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Aerodynamicist in Yeovil, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Leonardo full-time

    Pros

    Flexible working, Job security, Good Benefits and Pension Scheme

    Cons

    Poor career progression and stagnated salary

  3. "Great Place to Work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Graduate Systems Engineer in Edinburgh, Scotland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Leonardo full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Flexi Time, great support, great opportunities for career progression and given plenty of responsibility early on in your career

    Cons

    Lack of communication between functions

  4. "Great Engineers, Out of touch Management"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Project Engineering Lead in Luton, East of England, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Leonardo full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great engineers, interesting projects, good package

    Cons

    Old school management, Bosses not leaders

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  5. "Solid Employer"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Production Engineer in Edinburgh, Scotland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Leonardo full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    - Interesting work. - Excellent benefits, perks, and on site facilities. - Many interesting and diverse skillsets on site. - Internal promotions

    Cons

    - Sometimes unaware of the bigger picture when working at lower levels. - Expense requests take a lifetime. - HR are sometimes in a world of their own. - Internal pay structures not always easy to understand.

  6. "Great"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Apprentice in Edinburgh, Scotland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Leonardo full-time

    Pros

    Good pay, good hours and Nice staff

    Cons

    Sometimes technology isn’t up to date

  7. COVID-19

    "Do not trust what they say"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Contractor in Southampton, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Leonardo full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    I was a contractor, not permanent,

    Cons

    Not trusted as an experienced engineer by older generations, told there was enough work when there never was, has to take weeks off when they did not organise enough work to complete

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  8. "Neutral"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Systems Engineer in Luton, East of England, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Leonardo full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    flexible hours, restaurant, parking, technology.

    Cons

    Salary, management, carrier development, IT.

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  9. "Leonardo A good company to work for"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Principal Test Equipment Engineer in Edinburgh, Scotland
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Leonardo full-time

    Pros

    A good company to work for with very good benefits

    Cons

    There is too much paperwork

  10. "Good firm to work for"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Marketing Manager in Southampton, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Leonardo full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Good working conditions and friendly environmenmt

    Cons

    Constant reorganisation can cause frustration

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