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Nissan Sunderland

Die Maintenance Technician (Press Shop) Job Description

Are you an experienced Maintenance Technician in a Press or Injection Moulding tooling environment with experience in tool design modification, trials and commissioning experience?
We can offer you a working environment where no two days are the same and where employee development and recognition are at the heart of what we do.
The well-respected Press Shop is the first shop in our manufacturing process, where the outer and inner body panels of the vehicle are pressed. This important stage requires experienced technicians able to problem solve and implement counter measures while working in close-knit and cross-functional teams.


We believe in recognising hard work and achievement in our employees. We can offer you a formal programme of engagement, recognition and reward, over and above the competitive salary, shift allowance and benefits. We are proud to bring you a culture that is led by a deep-seated appreciation and respect for our employees.


From day one you will be open to opportunities for training and career progression at Nissan. Our aim is for every individual to be able to develop themselves both professionally and personally as a Nissan employee, with ongoing support from our dedicated training, engagement and HR teams.


To be part of this respected team, you will need be highly motivated, with excellent technical skill level and a proactive approach to resolving issues and implementing long term countermeasures.




  • You will have a recognised apprenticeship in a relevant mechanical discipline
  • You will be proud of your background in TIG, MIG, ARC welding
  • You come with fitting/hand grinding experience to a tight tolerance
  • You will have preventative die/tool maintenance experience
  • You will possess an ONC, BTEC or NVQ Level 3 in Maintenance or Engineering