New engineering jobs announced during Nissan Sunderland Plant

Posted on 21. Jul, 2011 by in Nissan Canada


, Sunderland, UK

New engineering jobs announced during Nissan Sunderland Plant

  • Up to 200 new engineering and upkeep opportunities
  • New careers website launched to support recruitment campaign
  • UK’s largest automobile builder to partisan from pool of learned counterclaim workers

Nissan has launched a vital new recruitment debate for engineers and upkeep technicians to join a record-breaking Sunderland Plant.

Up to 200 new positions opposite a plant will support a stream record levels of production, a introduction of electric car record to a UK during a new Battery Plant, and a growth of dual sparkling new models that have been announced for Nissan Sunderland Plant – a 100% electric Nissan LEAF and a subsequent era Nissan Qashqai.

The scale of Nissan’s new recruitment debate is such that a new website has been launched for impending employees to find out some-more about a Sunderland Plant. This will yield sum of all a new jobs, information about a plant and a territory on a advantages of vital and operative in Sunderland and North East England.

The new website will underline all a new pursuit opportunities as they turn accessible and is now live during

Kevin Fitzpatrick, Nissan Vice President for Manufacturing in a UK, said: “Nissan is actively recruiting for new engineers and upkeep technicians to join a rarely learned workforce during a Sunderland Plant.

“These new recruits will play a pivotal purpose not usually in progressing a record prolongation levels, yet in creation certain that a Battery Plant and destiny new models are introduced successfully.”

Nissan, as one of a initial UK companies in a UK’s new Talent Retention Solution (TRS), will be looking to compare a series of a stirring pursuit opportunities with learned engineers confronting excess from a counterclaim sector.

The TRS was launched final week by UK Minister for Business Mark Prisk, and will compare these employees to UK companies in flourishing sectors of modernized prolongation and engineering.

Posts now being advertised embody Production Engineers, Facility Engineers, QA Engineers, Press Die Maintenance Technicians, Battery Tooling Technicians and Facilities Maintenance Technicians.

The new website also facilities a series of stream engineers explaining what life is like during Nissan Sunderland Plant.

They embody Rachel Williams, 25, a Parts Quality Assurance Engineer, who has worked during Nissan Sunderland Plant given 2007. She commented: “The thing that initial captivated me to Nissan was that a association was peaceful to assistance new engineers to swell and develop.

“Currently I’m obliged for approximately 60 suppliers, looking during their processes and products, auditing them, improving a peculiarity declaration of their tools and reacting to concerns we get on a prolongation line.

“It’s a happy place to work. we suffer entrance to work each day, that I’m not certain a lot of people can say. You have a opposite pursuit to do each day.”

Josh Blythe, 26, a Press Shop Engineer, assimilated Nissan following his Masters grade and is now assisting to devise for a start of Nissan LEAF prolongation in 2013. He added: “I would report Nissan as fast-paced, cross-functional, and really exciting.

“I’m partial of a group operative on a Nissan LEAF. At a impulse I’m looking during a series of opposite prolongation skeleton and ability skeleton to figure out how a press emporium will furnish a tools for a LEAF.

“Since fasten Nissan we feel as yet I’ve grown a lot and in together have been operative towards, and recently achieved, approval as a veteran franchised engineer.”

Carly de Silva, 32, who has been with Nissan for 7 years, is a Process Engineer for a new Battery Plant.

Explaining her stream challenges, she said: “I have a coordination purpose during a new Battery Plant, and as we’re during a designation theatre it’s a busiest time for us right now. The batteries are built in a purify room, and we’ve never finished this before during Nissan so it’s a large training curve.

“I’ve been obliged for environment adult a purify room procedures and protocol, monitoring those and perplexing to get it right before we go into hearing production. Once we go into a trials, that’s when we’ve got to furnish a peculiarity parts, so it’s needed we get it right during this stage.”

Notes to editors:

Images of engineering and upkeep staff during Nissan Sunderland Plant are available, including a 3 box studies.

For all enquiries greatfully hit a Nissan Sunderland Plant press office:

Paul James
0191 418 4197 07814 851943

Lucy Banwell
0191 415 2815 07969 182 856

Dawn Waugh
0191 415 2764

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