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Nissan Reviews

Updated 16 November, 2014
Updated 16 November, 2014
100 Reviews
3.3
100 Reviews
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Nissan Co-Chairman, President, CEO, Representative Board Member, and Member of the Executive Committee Carlos Ghosn
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Work environment relatively clean and friendly (in 3 reviews)

  • Flexible work style, focus on end result (in 3 reviews)


Cons
  • Long hours, sometimes you spend hours with a customer and they don't get anything (in 9 reviews)

  • Complete lack of flexibility in working hours (in 6 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Good company to work with

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Nissan full-time

    Pros

    A lot of opportunities to grow within a short period of time

    Cons

    High work load compared to other industries

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    nissan can be just driven or really enjoyed

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Advisor in Edmonton, AB
    Current Employee - Advisor in Edmonton, AB

    I have been working at Nissan full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    company has potential just needs fine tuning - automotive is exciting when promos and new products arrive. you have management that gives and employees that put in alot of there energy to make the experiance real enjoyable.

    Cons

    communication a lot of people and lack off from top to bottom - lack of procedures can make for a lot of disorganization and wasted time.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    give more communication and process procedures

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  3.  

    Analyst

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Analyst in Mississauga, ON
    Current Employee - Analyst in Mississauga, ON

    I have been working at Nissan full-time

    Pros

    Good place to get experience

    Cons

    Contact terms, low employee morale, too many politics

    Doesn't Recommend
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  5.  

    Good learning and exposure

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON

    I have been working at Nissan

    Pros

    Global exposure; Nissan makes great products

    Cons

    Low enterpreneural spirit; risk averse

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    In order to grow business, Nissan will have to start with buying market share, followed by aggressive improvements in trust and quality.

    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    Okay place to work but not fabulous.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mississauga, ON
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mississauga, ON

    I worked at Nissan

    Pros

    Company vehicle benefit for management and full in house gym facility. Employee lease program which makes vehicles very affordable.

    Cons

    Uncommon to promote from within.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Look at promoting from within more often.

    Recommends
  7.  

    Constant short-term with little long-term change

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Marketing in Toronto, ON
    Former Employee - Marketing in Toronto, ON

    I worked at Nissan

    Pros

    Constantly changing for those who like new challenges. Get to drive the product.

    Cons

    Volatility in the market/industry results in lack of job security and makes long-term planning difficult with short-term urgent matters constantly arising. Lack of labour resources.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Better long-term planning with more resources, including labour.

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    very international working environment

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, Yvelines, Ile-de-France (France)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, Yvelines, Ile-de-France (France)

    I have been working at Nissan as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    very nice working environment, nice colleagues
    managers are willing to help

    Cons

    work place is far from city
    transportation is not convenient
    but over all it is good experience

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    No future nor growth

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Logistics
    Former Employee - Logistics

    I worked at Nissan full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Fair salary. Free premium coffee, tea and chocolate from vending machine. Flexible work hours (if your manager is cool)

    Cons

    Too many mangers.
    High turnover in people.
    Micro management.
    No place for future growth.
    Can be viewed as a high school in terms of environment.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Cut out managers and appreciate the ones that work hard. Also HR needs a fix.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Hell, please sir can I go to the toilet, 6 day weeks, no job rotation, no prospects unless you like to brown nose.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Manufacturing Staff in Sunderland, North East England, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Manufacturing Staff in Sunderland, North East England, England (UK)

    I have been working at Nissan full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    The only reason is the money and even that's not great.

    Cons

    Slave labour, car per minute, no job rotation, killing everyone off slowly, only bothered about getting cars out as fast as possible

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    You have no idea what goes on, on the shop floor underpaid understaffed no prospects dead end job.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    Expects too much of staff for what it pays.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Engineer in Houghton-le-Spring, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Engineer in Houghton-le-Spring, England (UK)

    I worked at Nissan full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Paid overtime (and plenty of it).
    Good overall package (car lease scheme, sickness benefits, private health care).
    Flexible working (depending on team).
    Training and development.
    Easily accessible.

    Cons

    Basic salary lower than comparable (less stressful) jobs at local companies.
    Pension below industry standard.
    Management expect too much from staff.
    Salary progression (linked to performance) woeful - no real reason to perform.
    The staff with a "can-do" attitude are loaded with work while the work-shy manage to avoid big projects / tasks.
    Insufficient funds made available for projects.
    Ageing plant and equipment - too much asked of 20 year old + equipment.
    Excessive amounts of overtime to meet project deadlines and production schedule.
    No real sense of comradery between staff / departments.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pay the right money to attract suitable staff and hold on to your existing staff (your biggest asset!).

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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