Starting at Nissan Sunderland (NMUK) is an exciting challenge, full of possibilities, and there will be a lot to take in at first. Don’t worry, we will help you understand your new company, our culture and where to go when you need support or have a query with our dedicated onboarding process.
Your Line Manager/Supervisor will also be your first point of contact and will support you in any way they can.
In the meantime, it’s great to have you on board and we hope you enjoy your journey with us.
Your first weeks will differ depending on the department in which you work. Our production teams have an individual onboarding pathway.
Your introduction to Nissan Sunderland – An opportunity to learn about your new workplace.
An introduction to our plant’s safety rules, policies & procedures.
The history of the business, the plant, our culture & philosophy.
All manufacturing staff will be enrolled onto a training course at NA College for the remainder of the induction period.
Indirect employees will have a production line experience within 3 months.
The work you do at Nissan will depend on the department to which you are assigned. At Nissan Sunderland we split our departments into 3 key employment functions: Direct, Semi-Direct and Indirect.
Direct roles typically include those found in production, such as manufacturing staff.
Semi-direct roles are those with cross-over between office and production environments, such as QA and maintenance technicians.
Indirect employees are classified as those working in office environments.
With some 362,000m2, the Nissan Sunderland plant covers a lot of ground, and is split into various production zones and supporting offices. Don’t worry about finding your zone, on your first day simply report to our main security gate and we will look after you from there.
We have created an induction booklet to help you find your feet when starting at Nissan. It is packed full of information such as the support you will receive, benefits & services you will be entitled to and key HR resources. You will receive a copy on joining so don’t worry about knowing everything before you start.