The first step in your recruitment process for a role within the Nissan Sunderland offices will usually be an online application through our website. If successful, you will move through the interview and selection process, which will vary depending on the role for which you have applied.
At each stage of the process we will review your application and, if you are identified as a suitable candidate, then you will progress to the next stage.
Below, we have highlighted the key stages that may be involved in your application process, though they will vary depending on the specific role. Your Nissan Sunderland recruitment team contact will keep you up-to-date about the stages required for your specific application, and we are always on hand to help throughout the process. Don’t worry if you haven’t heard from us straight away, we receive a high number of candidates for our roles and we ensure to take the time to thoroughly review each one. You will hear from us either by phone, text or email. Some of our emails are automated so please don’t forget to check your junk mail in case we have ended up there!
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A flexible approach is essential in all roles as our work challenges and demands can change on a daily basis. You need to be able to pick up a new task and be open to learning new skills. Depending on the role, this may include a flexible approach to working hours at key times e.g. end of month in Finance.
Nissan Sunderland roles can be demanding and you could have requests for support from all levels and departments, so you need to be able to identify and prioritise the most important and urgent tasks. This may include managing other parties’ expectations when tasks are reprioritised.
No matter in which area of the offices you work, the information you provide will ultimately support and impact upon our production so it needs to be correct. You will need to have an eye for detail and an understanding of the subject to be able to identify inaccuracies.
You will need to be able to use your initiative to make decisions and improvements to help drive Nissan Sunderland forward. You will need to have a proactive approach to getting tasks completed as we are thriving to improve on a daily basis.
You will need to be able to work independently and manage your own tasks and objectives without being micro-managed. Nissan Sunderland is a very fast-paced environment so you will need to have or develop the confidence to make decisions on your own.
At this stage you will be asked to provide information on your education and career history through submitting a current CV. It is important that you provide us with relevant and up-to-date information.
Please note – You must be in a position to prove your right to live and work in the UK. You will be asked to bring evidence of this if invited to final interview.
Interview stages are all dependent on the role to which you have applied but the below information is an overview of what to expect.
We have high volumes of candidates applying for our roles, and your CV is what can make you stand out from the pack. When reviewing CVs, it helps our recruitment team if they are able to quickly identify your key elements and how they are relevant to the role. A short and to-the-point CV can help in achieving this.