graduate scheme
Expires12 days

Supply Chain Management (SCM) Graduate

Still recruiting throughout COVID‑19

Job description

Nissan Sunderland Plant is capable of manufacturing over 500,000 cars per year. The Supply Chain Management team ensures global supply in to the UK is as cost effective and efficient as possible. Without the team, our cars could not be built. It’s a complex, multi-dimensional operation covering logistics, inventory control, project management and supplier management.

The Supply Chain Management Team are an integral part of Nissan; who are responsible for getting the right parts and vehicles, to the right place, at the right time and the right cost. There are a variety of roles available within the SCM function:

  • Parts control manage the inbound supply of components from a global supply base whilst maintaining lean inventory levels.
  • Design change control work as an interface between the Design team and the manufacturing plant to ensure the smooth introduction of material changes.
  • Production planning work with internal production shops to schedule their production, and interface with the Sales & Marketing team to understand customer demand.
  • Inbound logistics liaise daily with logistics providers to design and engineer innovative and cost-effective global logistics solutions.
  • Outbound logistics are responsible for the delivery of vehicles from all production sources to final dealer locations across international overseas markets.

Depending on which department you are placed in will dictate your roles and responsibilities. No matter what department you are placed in we can assure you it will be varied, interesting and engaging. We endeavor to rotate you between SCM functions to aid your development throughout the Graduate scheme.

You will be given a real job with real responsibilities in one of the disciplines within Supply Chain Management as soon as you join us. You will be assigned a mentor who will ensure you are learning at the required pace eventually managing an end to end process with total responsibility for it. You will be engaging with all levels both within NMUK and laterally across the company. We aim to rotate our Graduates during the two year scheme maximising their exposure to the business.

What we are looking for

  • Must have or expect to achieve a 2.1 in a relevant degree
  • You must have permission to live and work in the UK without restriction at the time of hire
  • Strong analytical skills and a data-driven thinker
  • Creative thinking / problem solving
  • Excellent written & verbal communication
  • Good team worker / flexible working approach with ability to self-motivate
  • Ability to adapt to a fast-paced organisation
  • Excellent working knowledge of MS Office applications
  • Knowledge of a foreign language may be advantageous

Accepted degree subjects


Additional job details

from £30,000

Company pension programme, Company share scheme, Car ownership scheme, Fitness centre, Paid overtime and time in lieu, Private healthcare, Sports and leisure complex, 26 days annual leave + bank holidays, Travel opportunities (dependent on role)

Contract, dates and working times


How to apply

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 31 January 2022

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Closing date:  31 January 2022

Expires12 days

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