Nissan is one of the most productive car plants in Europe, producing more ‘cars per worker’ than any other factory. The production facility in Sunderland was opened in 1986 and currently employs around 7,000 people both directly and indirectly. Nissan is a huge driving force for the local and national economy responsible for around 40,000 jobs in the supply chain.

Some of the world class models produced include the Nissan Qashqai, Nissan Juke, Nissan Leaf and Infiniti Q30.

Being a Great Place to Work


Already a very successful business, Nissan is always committed to being better. They are on a mission to become one the UK’s best employers and to that end are following the ‘Great Place to Work’ model. This will help them build a culture where all employees feel engaged and empowered.