Body Planning Engineer

Nissan Motor Manufacturing Ltd
Sunderland, Tyne And Wear
23 Jul 2017
22 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Here at Nissan Sunderland we may be one of the biggest car-manufacturing plants in the UK, but we’re not just all about cars.

Our people and culture are the heart of our business and we are proud of the diversity and variety that is found at NMUK.

Due to continued growth, planned investment and internal promotions. We're now looking to attract talented Engineers, interested in joining our team. As part of this growth, we're now looking to recruit a Body Planning Engineer to join the team on a full time, permanent basis.

Main Outline of role:

The Engineer will be required to join the Body Engineering function, supporting Bodyshop in the achievement of its company objectives including quality, cost and delivery and the introduction of new model programs.

Responsibilities, Background and Experience:

  • Process technical concern investigation and resolution
  • Trial Planning and Control
  • Design change introduction
  • Cost down activities
  • Management of facility specifications and budgets
  • Current Production support and improvement activities
  • Support new model introduction programs

Knowledge & Background:

Knowledge and experience of automotive process engineering

Good communication & negotiation skills

Strong cross functional team leadership skills

Able to work autonomously, with a hands-on approach.

Good computer skills with a good working knowledge of MS Office, knowledge of CAD systems AutoCad/Spacevision/Catia an advantage

Good communication skills, written & verbal

Self motivated team worker with a flexible working approach


Min Degree level or equivalent in experience.

Package includes - Car Scheme, Paid Overtime, Company Share Scheme, Private Health, Life Assurance, Gym.