EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Marshall Aerospace

Company/Organisation:
Marshall Aerospace

Geographic Location

Country: United Kingdom
Location of affected unit(s): Cambridge, Kirkbymoorside, Brize Norton and Birmingham

Company

Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of transport equipment
30.3 - Manufacture of air and spacecraft and related machinery

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 27-09-2017
Planned Job Reductions min: 300
Planned Job Reductions max: 300
Type of Restructuring: Internal restructuring

Additional Information

Marshall Aerospace has announced plans to cut 300 jobs, from its staff of more than 2,000 employees. The restructure is intended to make the business model more flexible and affordable. The company which is headquartered in Cambridge, with sites in Kirbymoorside, Brize Norton and Birmingham, manufactures and services aircrafts. The intended losses for each of the sites have not been reported. The news of the job cuts comes after a 13.5 million GBP defence contract award and a spokesperson for the unite trade union has therefore described the news as 'very disappointing'.