Joining Nissan as a graduate at Maple Cross gives you access to our outstanding benefits package, including a company pension scheme, 25 days’ annual leave and private healthcare.
25 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays
Company car ownership scheme
Free on-site parking
Sports and social committee
Company pension programme
Company share scheme
LIFE AS A GRADuate IN MAPLE CROSS
Our aim? To provide a fast-paced and challenging programme, so that we can identify and train the leaders of our future. All graduates get the chance of real responsibility and experience in a challenging and diverse environment. We provide hands-on experience and the opportunity to get involved in multi-million pound projects with global impact. Over two years, this challenging programme will provide you with the breadth and depth of knowledge you need to thrive within one of the world’s leading automotive brands. At least three department rotations will allow you to be immersed in a range of different functions, giving you a truly cross-functional understanding of the company and building the vision you need to be an effective manager.
Joining our Graduate Scheme allows you to gain experience and insight into Nissan’s Sales and Marketing in the UK. From the start of your time here you will be given real responsibilities and the ability to influence key decision-making processes. Over the course of two years, we will provide you with the breadth and depth of knowledge needed to succeed in a cutting-edge, global business environment like ours. You will have 3 x 8 month rotations, helping you to gain insight into key areas of the business.You will have the right training, support and exposure in order to build the tools and techniques to have a great career with us. At the same time, we expect hard work, a great attitude and a drive to succeed.
It’s about being passionate. Learning from every opportunity and helping us to create a continually improving business.
It’s about never being complacent and instead focusing on continuous benchmarking and outperforming our competition.
Our office environment is dynamic and our people-centric culture means everyone is given the opportunity to make a real contribution to Nissan's success. In fact we believe that our inclusive and highly driven ethos has been a large part of our huge success, which has led to a 56% increase in volume over the past 5 years.
The first stage of the application process is completing our online application form which comprises a set of questions. Your answers to these questions needs to be concise, showcase your relevant skills and experience as well as make clear your motivations for applying to Nissan’s Placement Scheme.
Depending on the role you have applied for this can differ, you may be asked to complete a telephone interview or you may need to record a short video. We also sometimes ask you to complete online assessments which may be technical or values based.
If successful, we will then invite you to an assessment centre. The assessment day comprises of various activities which may include a presentation, group activity and a competency based interview. During every activity you will have a chance to showcase what you can do, your skillsets and motivations for applying to the scheme. You’ll also have the opportunity throughout the day to ask any questions you might have relating to the scheme with senior management or current employees. Our advice is to be yourself and as relaxed as possible.
Congratulations, you’ve got the job! You will now receive a job offer from us. Once you have accepted you will receive a contract and job offer. Within the next few weeks you will receive all new starter paper work and all other information you need to know before you join us.