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Human Resources Graduate

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. HR is a key function within the business, working hand in hand with all departments as they attract, develop and engage their staff.

Joining us in the HR department, you’ll gain exposure to a wide range of operations based at NMUK, with 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.

Within this role your personal qualities are highly prized; good communication skills, confidence, an understanding nature and plenty of common sense – all these will be built on with comprehensive training to help you launch a successful career in this high profile role.

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 HR or business degree
  • Excellent working knowledge of MS Office applications

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