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Health & Safety Graduate


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Nissan has a reputation for being an excellent employer; from creating a safe, modern working environment, to delivering high quality vehicles using a lean production process.  We ensure that all our people are given the resources and the encouragement to fulfil their potential.

Nissan: Electrification for Excitement

Innovation excites us. Innovation drives us. Welcome to Nissan. Electrified.

The Health & Safety department provide advice and support on general issues, carry out risk assessments, accident/incident investigations and regular shop floor audits. We also provide specialist support on machinery safety, fire, workplace transport and lifting operations.

Key Skills Required for the Health & Safety Graduate

  • Must be studying a STEM related degree e.g. (Engineering/Chemistry)
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Excellent inter-personal skills
  • High level of drive and energy
  • Ability to work on own initiative

Main Responsibilities

  • Provide general H&S advice
  • Support new machinery installation and commissioning
  • Interpret and advise on H&S legislation and standards
  • Carry out Risk/COSHH/Fire Assessments
  • Provide support to a team of H&S Engineers

Full Job Description

Nissan believe that Health and Safety is equally as important as Quality, Cost and Time, and as such are committed to risk reduction with a goal of zero injuries.  

To support these activities the Safety Engineers come from a range of backgrounds.  These include internally from Production, Maintenance and Engineering and externally we have employed specialists with fire, transport and lifting experience.

Key benefits 

Competitive salary starting from £30k, Company pension programme, Company share scheme, Car ownership scheme, Fitness centre, Paid overtime and time in lieu, Private healthcare, Sports and leisure complex, 26 days' annual leave + bank holidays, Travel opportunities (dependent on role), Flexible working policy.


Wellbeing at Nissan is a programme taking care of our employees overall comfort and happiness. That’s why, just like customers can customise their vehicles, our employees can choose from various benefits and work arrangements that support their health and happiness.

Healthy Work Relationships

Above all, we believe that perhaps the most important factor in employee well-being is the relationships employees have with their immediate managers. A good manager makes employee well-being an integral part of their job, which is why we’ve made well-being an integral part of our Quality of Management strategy.


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Opportunity Overview

  • Deadline: Ongoing
  • Starting Salary: £30,000 + benefits
  • All grades
  • Sunderland
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Automotive
  • Chemistry
  • Control & Instrumentation
  • Electrical
  • Electronic
  • Manufacturing
  • Mechanical
  • Mechatronics

Also Accepting...

  • All STEM disciplines

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