Engineering Graduate

Job description

Combining technical know-how with hands-on expertise, our engineers define the processes and facilities needed to achieve production objectives. We procure and install them to achieve maximum output and continue to support all areas of the manufacturing operation, ensuring the seamless production of some 500,000 cars every year. A key function offering a full spectrum of career opportunities covering mechanical, electrical and chemical engineering.

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.

Starting: September 2017.

Company information

We are Nissan Motor Manufacturing ltd (NMUK) and we are 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.

NMUK Sunderland plant is responsible for production of the Qashqui, Juke, Leaf and Infiniti Q30 models. We produce c.500,000 vehicles a year and export to over 130 international markets. All 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
  • Geographically mobile
  • Qualifications and experience requirements
  • Must have or are expected to gain at least a 2:1 in an engineering degree
  • Excellent working knowledge of MS Office applications and CAD

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