Our Maintenance Technicians are responsible for performing reactive and planned maintenance on a wide range of world-leading equipment at our state-of-the-art Sunderland manufacturing site, as well as working on cross-functional projects to help us keep us at the top of our game.
Whether you’re working on the high-tech PLC control systems that control our Qashqai, Juke and LEAF lines, keeping the Press Shop’s 28 Demag gantry cranes in tip-top condition, or exploring new ways to improve our operation, you’re guaranteed a fast-paced role where no two days are the same.
Chris loves the freedom he gets to have a real input on the projects he works on at Nissan. He doesn’t feel micromanaged, instead he is given the responsibility to improve the way we do things – important projects like commissioning lines in facilities that will be used to build our newest electrified models. It’s this autonomy and flexibility that gives Chris his sense of job satisfaction.
Castings at Nissan Sunderland is where aluminium cylinder heads are produced before moving on to Unit Machining. 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.
Trim & Chassis is where painted body shells are turned into thousands of vehicles every single week – and our Maintenance Technicians are the team who keeps everything moving smoothly, working to maintain equipment such as monorail transport systems and final line test gear.
There’s always something new to work on in the Press Shop. This shop has had £200 million+ investment in the last three years and there’s more to come. Our Press Shop Maintenance Technicians are responsible for state-of-the-art equipment like our new XL press line and aluminium cyclone recycling system.
Nissan Paint Shop Maintenance Technicians look after the equipment used in our paint-spraying operations, delivered by an innovative mix of automation and a highly-skilled team.
Working with both manual assembly and automated assembly facilities, Nissan Body Shop is where pressed metal panels from Press Shop are turned into vehicle bodies at pre-paint stage. The relentless evolution of wireless technology, AGVs and other automation in Body Shop means the pace is fast in this mainline shop – and our Maintenance Technicians play an essential role in ensuring production can continue as planned.
With a record shop output of one million, the busy Unit Axle Shop requires a highly skilled team of Maintenance Technicians to keep equipment such as our automated component fit facilities and AGVs going.
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