Supply Chain Management & Logistics Placement
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Supply Chain Management & Logistics Placement

Nissan Manufacturing

Job description

Supply Chain Management is an integral part of our company; we are responsible for getting the right parts and vehicles, in the right place, at the right time and the right cost:

  • Inbound: liaise daily with renowned logistics providers to design and engineer innovative and cost-effective global logistics solutions. We then warehouse parts once they reach Nissan; planning and collaboration with plant material handling ensures the smooth inflow of parts to the factory.
  • Project and cost reporting: manage new model projects and developmental cost reporting for UK, Spain and Russia. This is completed against the backdrop of a competitive manufacturing environment, which demands the right cars are allocated to the right plants with the right level of profitability.
  • Outbound: are responsible for the delivery of vehicles from all production sources to final dealer locations across international overseas markets. We oversee more than 50 logistics providers to ensure we deliver to all customers.

We provide an ideal workplace for an enthusiastic, open minded individual who wants to learn, showcase their ability and is keen to be involved in projects that have a substantial impact on the business. You will be given comprehensive training, and with immediate effect be given responsibility that impacts on the real business situation. We want to provide capable candidates with an unrivalled opportunity to progress their career within a truly multi-national environment, whilst ensuring that Nissan’s brand continues to grow into a global leader.

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

  • Forward thinking/creative problem solving
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Good team worker
  • Flexible working approach
  • Ability to self-motivate
  • Comprehensive understanding of Microsoft Office software (mainly Excel, PowerPoint, Word)

Qualifications and experience requirements

  • Currently studying a degree (all degrees considered)
  • Are able to partake in a 12 month placement as part of their course

Accepted degree subjects




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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