HR Placement
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HR Placement

Nissan Manufacturing

Job description

Nissan has a reputation for being an excellent employer; from creating a safe, modern working environment, to running comprehensive training and development programmes. We ensure that all our people are given the resources and the encouragement to fulfil their potential.

Joining us in the HR department, you’ll gain exposure to a wide range of operations based purely at NMUK, with additional opportunities to influence Nissan on a European and Global scale. Areas within our HR department include recruitment, employee relations, payroll, pensions, strategy and planning, training and development, contracts and communications.

You’ll briefly experience a range of activities within the department before taking responsibility for your own activities. This involves a mix of shop floor and office based experience, allowing a varied arena in which to apply your talents and the chance to gain a much broader insight into the business as a whole.

Company information

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.

Person requirements

  • 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
  • Excellent working knowledge of MS Office applications

Qualifications and experience requirements

  • Must be studying an HR or business degree
  • Are able to partake in a 12 month placement as part of your course

Accepted degree subjects

economics · marketing and advertising studies · business and management studies · accounting and finance



sports and leisure complex, fitness centre, 26 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays, paid overtime



Contract and working hours

Fixed term

How to apply

Number of vacancies: 55+

Closing date: 31/12/2017

This job listing will no longer be available on Prospects from 31/12/2017

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