Nissan Learnerships Opportunities Available – SA Bursaries 2019

By | May 12, 2016

Nissan Learnerships Opportunities

Nissan Learnerships Opportunities – Most people know Nissan as the world’s fifth largest motor manufacturer and while this is correct, and indeed impressive, Nissan’s roots are actually a little more humble than today’s figures suggest.

Nissan in fact owes its existence to Mr Masujiro in 1911 founded the Kwaishinsha Motor Car Works. His first car was called the DAT – later being known as the (son of DAT), and then Datsun.

Of course, there were many mergers and takeovers, as is the norm with any large manufacturing industry, and from this Nissan Motor Co was formed. The most important year in history for Nissan was 1935, when still wearing the Datsun emblem, the first car rolled off the integrated assembly line in Yokohama.

The Datsun name held a strong bias, particularly in the UK and Japan, but ultimately the decision was taken to stop using the Datsun name worldwide in order to strengthen the Nissan name. This happened in 1981 in the US – a single name could be used worldwide and it would simplify product design and manufacturing. By 1986 the Datsun brand had been totally phased out, but was still more familiar to some than the Nissan name.

Nissan has a strong presence in South Africa and enjoys a loyal local following and caters as an operational hub in the South African market and 42 other countries in Sub Saharan Africa, including Angola, Ghana, Kenya and Nigeria.

In South Africa, the company offers a range of 28 vehicles under the Nissan and Infiniti brands, including the popular locally-produced Nissan light commercial vehicles – the NP200 half ton pickup and NP300 one-ton Hardbody – produced at the company’s Rosslyn plant, northwest of Pretoria.

Nissan Learnerships Opportunities Requirements

Planning and introduction of body shop process in accordance with NML and Nissan Global Standards
Maintenance and introduction of necessary process mach and equipment with regards to process control
Introduction and control of process materials
Control and implementation of changes according to design and engineering standards.
Verification of body shop and metal finish Operation manual against drawing and G2B
Establish maintenance frequencies of tools and equipment in body shop and metal finish
Employees are trained to ensure adherence to safety and health, environment standards
Compile project plan according to specific project requirements
Project management to ensure successful execution according to project/ product plan
Evaluate and monitor project and remedial actions taken to address variances
Report on a daily, weekly and monthly basis on status of projects
Ensure cost control according to forecasted budget
National Diploma in Mechanical, Electrical and or Chemical Engineering
MUST HAVE COMPLETED P1 (In-service training)

Nissan Learnerships Opportunities Skills Outcomes

Cross discipline skills
Information search
Conceptual thinking skills
Interpersonal skills
Analytical skills
Negotiation skills
Decision making & problem solving skills
Open to change (adaptable)
Time management skills
Presentation skills
Project Management skills
Technical drawing, reading and interpretation skills
Communication skills
Report writing skills
Problem solvig skills

Nissan Learnerships Opportunities Attributes

Socially confident, comfortable in meeting people for the first time
Base decisions on facts
Likes working with numbers and analyzing statistical information
Critically evaluates information, looking for potential limitations,
Prefers well established methods, following a more conventional approach
Adaptable, changing approach to different people
Forward thinking, likely to take a strategic perspective
Likes to be methodical, systematic and organized
Emotionally controlled
Comfortable in making fast but cautious decisions
Tries to understand motives and behavior

How To Apply

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