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About Nissan Motor Manufacturing UK

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.

Did you know?

We have been the leading UK car exporter for 15 consecutive years and made UK automotive history when we became the fastest car manufacturer to reach the two million mark with one model, the Qashqui.

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 by our permanent workforce of over 6,700 people, with support from additional contractors and suppliers.

What do we offer?

Your career starts here

At Nissan Sunderland, we’ve been driving innovation since the first Bluebird rolled off the line in 1986. Now one of the UK’s leading automotive manufacturers, we still have that same passion for doing things faster and better than ever before. Great news for ambitious students looking to develop new skills, specialist knowledge and a thriving career with a growing market leader.

Our Graduate Scheme lasts 24 to 30 months, and runs in a variety of our business areas. So no matter where you join us, you’ll enjoy real exposure, real challenges and the chance to make a real impact on a world-class operation. At our Nissan Sunderland Plant, we produce a car every 60 seconds. It’s fast paced. It’s demanding. And our standards of quality are higher than ever. But prove yourself here and you’ll secure a future with a high profile business at the top of its game.

Plus of course, we'll support you at every step. Training, development and support are all part of the package too – everything you need to become the best you can be, at the forefront of an exciting industry. Our Graduate and Placement Programmes are strengthened by planned learning and development sessions, with regular milestones to review your progress and make sure you've everything you need to succeed.

Available Graduate Schemes and Placements

  • Engineering
  • Finance
  • Health & Safety
  • Human Resources
  • Information Systems & Technology
  • Operations Management
  • Purchasing
  • Quality Assurance
  • Supply Chain Management & Logistics

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