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Nissan Reviews

Updated July 30, 2014
Updated July 30, 2014
91 Reviews

3.5
91 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)

  • You can use the cars for weekends if you ask for one (in 6 reviews)


Cons
  • Crazy working hours: sometimes meetings at 9 PM (in 6 reviews)

  • Work life balance is completely missing (in 3 reviews)

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  1.  

    Nothing special

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Officer - Production Control  in  Mexico, Distrito Federal (Mexico)
    Current Employee - Officer - Production Control in Mexico, Distrito Federal (Mexico)

    Pros

    Leader in the automotive industry
    Lots of learning every day
    Good working environment

    Cons

    Not a company for leaders
    VERY slow long term development
    Managed by old people with old ideas
    Salaries are low

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Experience at Nissan

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Rolle (Switzerland)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Rolle (Switzerland)

    Pros

    Dynamic Company
    Flexible in the work: they have the ability to react fast to changing environment
    Employees can rotate between different departments easily. Change of job every 2 to 3 years

    Cons

    Flexibility is also given by the work on Excel more than real database management. It means a lot of work duplication
    Demanding company without adequate compensation

    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  3.  

    Parts development engineer

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Engineer  in  Atsugi (Japan)
    Current Employee - Engineer in Atsugi (Japan)

    Pros

    Respectful for leadership of CEO.

    Cons

    Many information are also shared by English, but it is sometimes not enough for non-Japanese.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Do not focus on EV too much.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Nissan

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Finance Manager  in  Geneva (Switzerland)
    Current Employee - Finance Manager in Geneva (Switzerland)

    Pros

    very dynamic and solid company

    Cons

    no HR support, you need to create you opportunities

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Nissan is good place to work

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Flexible work style, focus on end result

    Cons

    Global company with Japanese style.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More attention to each of employees' talents and their development

  7.  

    MNC plant with an idian attitude

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Project Trainee In Trim and Chassis  in  Chennai (India)
    Former Employee - Project Trainee In Trim and Chassis in Chennai (India)

    Pros

    good salary and other benefits

    Cons

    heavy working hours
    you should probably work in a plant of rnaipl outside inside.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    A great learning environment

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

    Pros

    Worked at both Canada and US office and regardless of org size rotation opportunities exist.

    Cons

    Politics is beyond tolerable and work life balance is often neglected because of interaction with Japan

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pay more attention to the tone and environment you set

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Good company overall but needs some tuning

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

    Pros

    -Good environment
    -Place to learn
    -Good exposure to regional/global counterparts

    Cons

    -HR is lacking and lagging in terms of policies and maturity
    -Complete lack of flexibility in working hours
    -Pay is below market average
    -Departmental budgets are very tight with extreme cost cutting, which affects operations and projects
    -Headcount restrictions cause work overload

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    HR management in some locations need changing
    Pay market average
    Give more flexibility in working hours, this is not an elementary school, treat employees like adults
    Fix budgets & headcount before all the good people are gone

    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    NSSW & Product Planning Manager

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Manager  in  Hanoi (Vietnam)
    Current Employee - Manager in Hanoi (Vietnam)

    Pros

    Professional working environment
    Open communication
    Flexible working environment
    Fast decision making environment

    Cons

    Hard to deal price with Japan therefore less competitive advantage vs. competitors

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Do insight research first and show the facts to Japan
    Should have overall action plan and after that follow action plan with adaptive change

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  11.  

    It was a good experience.

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Budapest (Hungary)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Budapest (Hungary)

    Pros

    Nissan is a multinational company. You can work with people from other countries. You can use the cars for weekends if you ask for one.

    Cons

    Too much overtime with not saying thank you or anything. Managers are not nice, some of them not even say hallo back to you.

    Approves of CEO

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