As with all new graduates, you will spend your first few weeks working on the production line, this experience is vital in giving you a firm understanding of our business. Thereafter, you will be given exposure to other functions before being assigned to a team of engineers where you will develop specialised knowledge within a particular area.
Initiative, confidence and a pro-active approach are essential qualities in our engineers, because you are not just responding to issues, you are looking for areas to improve, finding out how systems can operate to maximum efficiency, questioning methods and suggesting creative alternatives.
With our exceptional training and development (including support to study for Chartered Engineer status), the guidance of experienced engineers, and your own natural ability, you’ll find yourself meeting challenges head on and dealing with all situations that arise.
Your responsibilities will be dependent on which section of the Engineering Department you will work in. These include:
- Current model support
- Quality improvement
- Cost reduction
- Facility efficiency improvements
- New model introduction
- Vehicle design for manufacture
- Strategic planning
- Technical support
Nissan Motor Manufacturing Ltd (NMUK) is one of the biggest car production plants in the UK. Our incredible location in the North East of England gives us access not only to some of the best workforces in the UK but also direct, international transport links through the Port of Tyne. This enviable combination means we can ship 9,000 cars a week from of our world-leading manufacturing facility.
Nissan Sunderland plant is responsible for production of the Qashqui, Juke, Leaf and Infiniti Q30 models. We produce around 500,000 vehicles a year and export to over 130 international markets. All of this is made possible for our permanent workforce of over 6,700 people, with support from additional contractors and suppliers.
- Strong analytical skills and a data-driven thinker
- Excellent communication and team working skills
- Creative and forward thinking
- Ability to adapt to a fast-paced organisation
- Geographically mobile
- Comprehensive understanding of Microsoft Office Software
Qualifications and experience requirements
- Must have or expect to achieve a 2.1 in a STEM related degree
- You must have permission to live and work in the UK without restriction at the time of hire
Accepted degree subjects
physics · agricultural sciences · food sciences · mathematics · chemical engineering · geology and geographical science · chemistry · politics · sports science · health sciences · social sciences · transport engineering · aerospace engineering · biology and life sciences · materials science · computer sciences and IT · electronic and electrical engineering · environmental science and ecology · engineering management · civil engineering and construction
£30,476 - £37,113
company pension programme, private healthcare, car leasing scheme, car ownership scheme, fitness centre, sports and leisure complex, 26 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays, paid overtime, share scheme
Contract and working hours
How to apply
Number of vacancies: 30+
Closing date: 31/12/2017
This job listing will no longer be available on Prospects from 31/12/2017