Operations Management Placement
Operations Management turn permutations into a seamless manufacturing operation that works as quickly and cost effectively as possible. Without them, our cars could not be built. It’s a complex, multi-dimensional operation covering logistics, inventory control, Just In Time and supply chain management, together with major project studies, these can range from incorporating new designs into the production process to restructuring systems and processes to accommodate our new models.
During your placement you will experience disciplines such as scheduling, parts control and design change control. This could be in the main vehicle processes or supporting internal processes like aluminium casting and plastics injection blow moulding, as well as providing technical information for the Nissan service Organisation.
Starting: July/August 2017.
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.
- Strong analytical skills and a data-driven thinker
- Excellent communication and team working skills
- Creative and forward thinking
- Strong Planning Skills
- Ability to adapt to a fast-paced organisation
Qualifications and experience requirements
- Currently studying for a degree (All types of degree subjects will be considered)
- 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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