Thales

Thales is a global technology leader in the Aerospace, Ground Transportation, Defence & Security, Digital Identity & Security and Space markets. Here in the UK, we’re a team of over 6,500 experts, including 4,500 highly skilled engineers, across 10 key UK sites. We have unrivalled experience across every major industry we serve - working around the clock to make life better and to keep us safer. Each year we invest over £575 million into our UK supply chain, working with over 2,000 companies. We are dedicated to research and technology, working with our partners to invest over £70m in R&D annually.

From the bottom of the oceans to the depths of space and cyberspace, we help our customers think smarter and act faster - mastering ever greater complexity and every decisive moment along the way. Thales helps its customers think faster and act smarter. Whatever it takes.

With a heritage of over 130 years, we understand the importance of developing skills for the future which is why we have over 400 apprentices and graduates across the UK. We are committed to supporting our people, and continuously developing talent, and highly skilled experts. 

World-class technology, the combined expertise of 80,000 employees and operations in 68 countries have made Thales a key player in keeping the public safe and secure, guarding vital infrastructure and protecting the national security interests of countries around the globe.

We are proud of the role we play in a world that is increasingly mobile, interconnected, interdependent and dangerous.

At Thales, in the UK and globally, it is our belief that diversity and inclusion make for a stronger and more innovative workforce. For us, diversity and inclusion is embraced to foster creativity and decipher solutions to the most complex of problems. This allows us to solve some of the world’s most intricate engineering challenges across an array of markets.

Partnering with WES allows Thales to support the current and future women of engineering. Thales is committed to partnering with WES to increase diversity and inclusion across the sector.

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