Are you hard-working and driven by success? If so, we want to hear from you.

As a Graduate or Placement Student on a Nissan Graduate scheme or Nissan Placement scheme, you will help us define the future of mobility. Our programmes are designed to give you hands-on experience and the opportunity to get involved in multi-million pound projects around the globe. From day one you will have real responsibility, with the right support to help you progress as far as our top positions across Nissan globally. Regardless of your degree subject, if you are ambitious and willing to learn then a place at NMUK on a Nissan Graduate or Placement Scheme may be for you.

We are committed to fairness and diversity in the workplace. In regards to our Graduates and Placements we are determined to create an environment where you can excel, no matter who you are.

Career Support & Development


We will both stretch and support you every step of the way. You will receive on the job training, mentoring and formal training at both our Sunderland plant and at our residential venue in the Lake District. On the Nissan Graduate Scheme, you will gain the skills, knowledge and confidence that will develop you into a successful leader of the future. All of this is underpinned by a competitive salary and attractive benefits package:

Competitive salary starts from £29,660 and increases over the course of the programme, ending on £35,825

Company pensions programme

Private healthcare

Car leasing scheme

Car ownership scheme

Fitness centre

Sports and leisure complex

26 days annual leave plus bank holidays

Paid overtime

Placement Students

During your placement year you will get the opportunity to gain a full insight of NMUK and progress across our organisation. You will work closely with your mentor while also gaining responsibility in order to show us your true potential. You will receive a performance review after 6 months which allows us to help you with your development every step of the way. Prove yourself and your next step could be a place on our Graduate Programme.

Current Graduate / Placement Positions
  • Quality Assurance Graduate 2017 £29,660 + Company benefits Nissan Sunderland Full Time Job Ref: 49647

    Total Customer Satisfaction (TCS). That's what we call our Quality Assurance careers at Nissan, because we constantly strive to achieve total satisfaction for every Nissan customer. TCS is a ...

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  • Engineering Summer Placement 2017 £16, 189 pa Nissan Sunderland Placement Job Ref: 49475

    If you are an ambitious engineering student who doesn’t have the option of a year in industry as part of your degree, our Summer Placement Scheme is designed for you. We offer the chance to make ...

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  • Supply Chain Management & Logistics Placement 2017 £16,189 Nissan Sunderland Fixed Term Job Ref: 49425

    Supply Chain Management (SCM) is highly dynamic department that deals with complex supply chains and responds to volatile demand patterns. The role of SCM is key for Nissan in securing supply to ...

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  • Finance Placement 2017 £16,189 Nissan Sunderland Placement Job Ref: 49415

    Few financial organisations can match the breadth of involvement and responsibility that you’ll find at Nissan. Whether it’s reviewing existing budgets, supervising ledgers, setting new budgets ...

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