Nissan
3.3 of 5 78 reviews
www.nissan-global.com Yokohama, Japan 5000+ Employees

Nissan Reviews

Updated Apr 14, 2014
Nissan – Japan – “Nissan Global Head Office”

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3.3 78 reviews

                             

84% Approve of the CEO

Nissan Co-Chairman, President, CEO, Representative Board Member, and Member of the Executive Committee Carlos Ghosn

Carlos Ghosn

(38 ratings)

54% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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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:
  • "Complete lack of flexibility in working hours"
    in 5 reviews
  • "Long hours, sometimes you spend hours with a customer and they don't get anything"
    in 4 reviews
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Marketing Director (Current Employee)
Johannesburg (South Africa)

I have been working at Nissan full-time for more than 8 years

ProsAmazing experience. Lots of responsibilities, good leadership development, on the job training, fantastic team ( well done to the recruiters !), and off course very international.

ConsCan always improve but would invest more in the great brand !

Advice to Senior ManagementInvest more in global training to further enhance knowledge sharing and networking accross regions.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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NISSAN is a school of business

Human Resources Manager (Current Employee)
Cairo (Egypt)

I have been working at Nissan full-time for more than 5 years

ProsHight learning curve
High exposure
Cross Functional activities
Challenging tasks

ConsPromotions are not easy
Slow in taking decisions
Very systematic
A litle bit traditional management style

Advice to Senior ManagementTake decisions faster
To be flexible in operations and taking decisions

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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It has gone terribly down hill... Quality and caring about employees are no longer the concern.

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Smyrna, TN (US)

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

ProsLeased vehicles. That's it at this point.

ConsThe best days as a place employees enjoy and are proud to work at are long gone.

Advice to Senior ManagementIt's all about saving a dime at the expense of quality and the employees. Unqualified people are promoted through the "good ol boy network." I used to love working here about 10-15 years ago. Management cared about employees then and actual knew what they were doing. The new style of management here are arrogant and pompous and unqualified.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Engineer, develop and test vehicle components

Engineer (Current Employee)
Detroit, MI (US)

I have been working at Nissan full-time for more than 8 years

ProsLocation is in a good area of greater Detroit area. Non union manufacturing

ConsNo carrer opportunities. One engineer is asked to do the job of 2-3 people. Long working hours. Defined pension plan was cancelled and bonuses reduced. Big disconnect between what the upper managment wants and what the company can deliver.

Advice to Senior ManagementCreate career opportunities for everybody in the company

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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My experience at Nissan has been overall rewarding. I have learned much about the manufacturing industry in my position.

Manufacturing Associate (Current Employee)
Smyrna, TN (US)

I have been working at Nissan full-time for more than 3 years

ProsGreat benefits and time off are offered, as well as insurance (health, dental, vision), life insurance, 401k, etc. Work environment relatively clean and friendly.

ConsPromotion selection could use some work. I am by nature a fast grower/learner, and have felt stagnant in my job for quite some time. Opportunities seem to be given to others in a loose "good-ol-boy" system to people who are sorely underqualified for their positions.

Advice to Senior ManagementGive people a chance to prove themselves. Subject lower level management and line leads frequent anonymous employee surveys.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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great company to work for...

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Irving, TX (US)

I have been working at Nissan full-time for more than 5 years

Prosexcellent benefits...401K, pension, profit sharing.

Conslow to mid range salary...difficult to move upward into management (due to average employee tenure of 10 - 15 years)

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Rejection for post of data analysis

Data Analyst (Former Employee)
Paris (France)

I worked at Nissan as an intern for less than a year

ProsThe HR kept me waiting for 25 days to answer that due to internal restructuring the internship has been cancelled

ConsDid not even get an interview

Advice to Senior ManagementI did not even apply for the jib my CV was in your data base and they approached me for it

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Parts development engineer

Engineer (Current Employee)
Atsugi (Japan)

I have been working at Nissan full-time for more than 5 years

ProsRespectful for leadership of CEO.

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

Advice to Senior ManagementDo not focus on EV too much.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Nissan

Finance Manager (Current Employee)
Geneva (Switzerland)

I have been working at Nissan full-time for more than a year

Prosvery dynamic and solid company

Consno HR support, you need to create you opportunities

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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One big lie. Co-Workers were great but the Management was terrible

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Nissan full-time

ProsThe atmosphere between the sales team was the best part about being a car salesman.

ConsThey paint a pretty picture but its all a lie.

Advice to Senior ManagementHonesty will get you to the top faster.

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