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Health and Safety Placement

Job description

Nissan believe that Health and Safety is equally as important as quality, cost and time, and as such are committed to risk reduction with a goal of zero injuries. The company recognises its responsibilities under Health and Safety legislation and takes all reasonably practicable steps to ensure the health, safety and welfare of employees, contractors, site visitors, the general public and any other person who may be affected by its activities.

We do this through our Zero Injuries Programme, which covers all functions and levels within the company, supported by the Health and Safety department.

The department provides advice and support on general health & safety issues, carries out risk assessments, accident/incident investigations and regular shop floor audit, as well as specialist support on machinery safety, fire, workplace transport and lifting operations.

We are looking for a placement student with a technical/engineering background and with a strong interest in safety who can support these activities.

Starting: July/August 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 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
  • Strong planning skills
  • A willingness to learn
  • Creative and forward thinking
  • Ability to adapt to a fast-paced organisation

Qualifications and experience requirements

  • Must be studying a STEM related degree
  • Are able to partake in a 12 month placement as part of their course
  • Excellent working knowledge of MS Office applications

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