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Nissan Sunderland

Engineering Graduate Job Description


Combining technical know-how with hands-on expertise, our engineers define the processes and facilities needed to achieve production objectives. We procure and install them to achieve maximum output and continue to support all areas of the manufacturing operation, ensuring the seamless production of some 500,000 cars every year. A key function offering a full spectrum of career opportunities covering Mechanical, Electrical and Chemical Engineering.

Key Skills Required for an Engineering Graduate

  • Must have or expect to achieve a 2.1 in a STEM related degree
  • You must have permission to live and work in the UK without restriction at the time of hire
  • Strong analytical skills and a data-driven thinker
  • Excellent communication and team working skills
  • Creative and forward thinking
  • Ability to adapt to a fast-paced organisation
  • Geographically mobile

Main Responsibilities

Your responsibilities will be dependent on which section of the Engineering Department you will work in. These include:

  • Current Model Support
  • Quality Improvement
  • Cost Reduction
  • Facility Efficiency Improvements
  • New Model Introduction
  • Vehicle Design for Manufacture
  • Strategic Planning
  • Technical Support