Nissan Reviews

Updated July 30, 2015
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Nissan President and Chief Executive Officer Carlos Ghosn
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Pros
  • very nice working environment, nice colleagues (in 6 reviews)

  • Nissan is flexable and dynamic and the ability to react in a truly changing environment by rotating and facilitating large volumes of work (in 3 reviews)

Cons
  • long hours and upset wife, and kids (in 9 reviews)

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

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  1. Frugaltiy At Work

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Analyst in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Analyst in Dallas, TX

    I have been working at Nissan

    Disapproves of CEO
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    On-site gym and child care center.

    Cons

    We are all asked to produce more with less resources. Quality of work suffers when quantity is demanded. Customer service related departments have an extensive training course before the employees begin their work. Other more technical areas have no training course and the staff are expected to train each other with minimal managerial input.

    Advice to Management

    Management promotions don't work when the new manager lacks knowledge or experience in the new department. Mentor your subordinates.


  2. very good experience

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Manager in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Sales Manager in Atlanta, GA

    I have been working at Nissan

    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    great pay, meet strong people, great retail work experience and great networking capabilities. management training is great and alot of role playing is done to promote employees to work hard to get promoted.

    Cons

    long hours, no holidays off, you can not call in for anything (unless you are dead, then you need to schedule that day off)

    Advice to Management

    take care of employees, treat everyone as if they will be your next boss, try to remember that employees needlives too!


  3. I have 5year worked in NTV but my salary is 250USD

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Use CAD to Design Car's 3D Data In Computer in Hanoi (Vietnam)
    Current Employee - Use CAD to Design Car's 3D Data In Computer in Hanoi (Vietnam)

    I have been working at Nissan

    Doesn't Recommend
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    I want to receive higher salary

    Cons

    Because salary Low level, Employee should not make the offset results

    Advice to Management

    accurate assessment


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  5. Helpful (1)

    Bad experience is also an experience, and very valuable one.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Buyer At Renault-Nissan Purchasing Organization
    Former Employee - Buyer At Renault-Nissan Purchasing Organization

    I worked at Nissan

    Doesn't Recommend
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    maybe salary. international environment. fast changing environment if you an "ass-licker" - you will progress.

    Cons

    a lot of unprofessionalism among the employees. HR department is rather creating problems then helping. People are not educated and not receiving take-overs when newly employed. No information sharing or storage. A lot of hires are dumm by their nature, they do not understand the processes. Hard to work with those people. Very disorganized structure.

    Advice to Management

    To take leadership and management training! Make less coffee breaks and work more.


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

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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)

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

    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 Management

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


  7. Exhausting, soul destroying, dead end job. Managed by bullies who expect too much.

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Man Staff in Sunderland, North East England, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Man Staff in Sunderland, North East England, England (UK)

    I worked at Nissan full-time (More than 8 years)

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

    Pros

    Working the line causes forced weight loss. Salary is ok but poor for level of work expected clean working environment.

    Cons

    Micro managed by supervisors for petty things. Medical advice ignored by management following work related injuries. (Very common on trim) Can't get holidays off for anything as only one person can be off in 35 people team and always someone off sick through work related injury. Criticism for asking for toilet which they ask you if you need a number 1 or 2. Your allowed 2 minutes for number 1 and 5 for number 2 and they time you and record your toilet visit. Back pain, pain in knees. There is absolutely no career progression. The rare occasion someone gets team leader (usually supervisors mate / brown nose) The most skilled lads are left on hardest jobs sometimes for decades. No pay rise for promotion, they call it (standing in) and pay the same for up to 2 years and when your legally entitled to pay rise they stand you down and stand up the next mug. The easiest jobs are given out to people who brown nose. According to senior management your immediate supervisor can only give his staff 3/5 performance rating at the best since pay rise is related to performance. Most get 2/5. You spend the entire day running around to keep up and everyone under pressure. High pressure environment. Spending large parts of break getting back up line. Staff even refused holidays for funerals of grandparents. Being referred to as your station number. Work place politics. Propaganda pre pay deal. I could go on. Favouritism...

    Advice to Management

    Best of luck when you have an entire zone of people who don't want to be there. Which is what I experienced along side a mass exodus of highly skilled experienced workers walking out.


  8. Helpful (2)

    Terrible!!! Cheap management and the worst HR team!

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Nissan

    Pros

    Learning experience. Things are such a mess that employees have to learn how to do all the things by themselves.

    Cons

    Lack of ethics is the rule at Nissan. About the work, the system used at this company is...Excel. Tons of useless requests from management who doesnt understand the business. Ignorant management promoting people as ignorante as them, while the good employees suffer the consequences. Lot of expats at management level who have to be taught how to run the business. Talent Management is a joke - they even recommend dirty networking to get promotions or positions and openly say that employees are responsible to find new position by themselves - skills and knowledge aren't important. Key employees are leaving the company that makes things even worse!

    Advice to Management

    Take a look at European headquarters - complete disaster.


  9. design eng

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

    I have been working at Nissan

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great Company, good salary. Good coworkers

    Cons

    Long shift. You have to do more than your tasks assigned


  10. It's like a bucket of crabs, everyone back-biting trying to get to the top of the pile.

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Maintenance Technician in Canton, MS
    Current Employee - Maintenance Technician in Canton, MS

    I have been working at Nissan full-time (More than 5 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    The money is average, insurance and benefits average.

    Cons

    Bad management, no time for your family

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your employees and their concerns maybe then you will see how to solve the employee retention problem.


  11. Cheap and unprofessional

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Receptionist in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Receptionist in New York, NY

    I have been working at Nissan (More than a year)

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

    Pros

    you make friends with the other misreable coworkers.

    Cons

    The managers expect so much yet refuse to pay a tad over minimum wage. The bosses and managers have personal relationships with coworkers and favor some over others, creating unjust "hookups" with deals.

    Advice to Management

    Get a hold of your company and run it with integrity.



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