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”

All Employees Current Employees Only

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
78 Employee Reviews
Relevance Date Rating
in

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
  • Show more review highlights

Reviews

 

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

Was this review helpful?
Yes | No
Add Employer Response Flag Review

  • Culture & Values
         
  • Work/Life Balance
         
  • Senior Management
         
  • Comp & Benefits
         
  • Career Opportunities
         
  • Approves of CEO

 

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

Was this review helpful?
Yes | No
Add Employer Response Flag Review

  • Culture & Values
         
  • Work/Life Balance
         
  • Senior Management
         
  • Comp & Benefits
         
  • Career Opportunities
         
  • Approves of CEO

 

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

Was this review helpful?
Yes | No
Add Employer Response Flag Review

 

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.

Was this review helpful?
Yes | No
Add Employer Response Flag Review

 

Nissan is good place to work

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Nissan

ProsFlexible work style, focus on end result

ConsGlobal company with Japanese style.

Advice to Senior ManagementMore attention to each of employees' talents and their development

Was this review helpful?
Yes | No
Add Employer Response Flag Review

  • Culture & Values
         
  • Work/Life Balance
         
  • Senior Management
         
  • Comp & Benefits
         
  • Career Opportunities
         

 

not a good one

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Chennai (India)

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

ProsPay is good
free meals
free transportation

ConsLong working hours
Not employee friendly
no work life balance

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

Was this review helpful?
Yes | No
Add Employer Response Flag Review

  • Culture & Values
         
  • Work/Life Balance
         
  • Senior Management
         
  • Comp & Benefits
         
  • Career Opportunities
         
  • Approves of CEO

1 person found this helpful  

Interesting work, challenging hours and culture, rewarding experience

Senior Project Engineer (Current Employee)
Farmington Hills, MI (US)

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

ProsDiverse cultural environment, focus on end result

ConsDifficult to advance in career

Advice to Senior ManagementMore attention to employees' talents and aspirations

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

Was this review helpful?
Yes | No
Add Employer Response Flag Review

  • Culture & Values
         
  • Work/Life Balance
         
  • Senior Management
         
  • Comp & Benefits
         
  • Career Opportunities
         
  • Approves of CEO

 

They treat you very well, I never felt disrespected, room for improvement.

Car Salesman (Former Employee)

I worked at Nissan full-time for more than a year

ProsNice work place, friendly environment, good money, good experiance.

ConsSlow weeks, unpredictable, back out sales.

Advice to Senior ManagementYou all did a great job, keep it up.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

Was this review helpful?
Yes | No
Add Employer Response Flag Review

  • Culture & Values
         
  • Work/Life Balance
         
  • Senior Management
         
  • Comp & Benefits
         
  • Career Opportunities
         
  • Approves of CEO

 

Average job with average people

Temp Clerk (Former Employee)
Irving, TX (US)

I worked at Nissan as a contractor for more than a year

ProsSteady hours, decent pay, mostly-friendly people, not difficult work at all, decent atmosphere

ConsPeter Principle management, takes years to go from Temp hire to full-time, strict no overtime policy, "fun" activities are suitable for elementary-school kids

Advice to Senior ManagementWhen promoting employees, look past tenure and look at potential.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

Was this review helpful?
Yes | No
Add Employer Response Flag Review

  • Culture & Values
         
  • Work/Life Balance
         
  • Senior Management
         
  • Comp & Benefits
         
  • Career Opportunities
         
  • Approves of CEO

 

A company that has potential to go far, but the employees are so bitter and hateful that success is doomed.

OEM (Current Employee)
Irvine, CA (US)

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

ProsIt's in a great location. It's the Auto business

ConsLONG HOURS (7 AM until 6:30 is typical)
On sales close, you will work until midnight. No exceptions.
Employees hate each other.
Benefits are terrible - especially insurance
high turnover

Advice to Senior ManagementInvest in your employees to make them happy. Get rid of the bitter apples. From the secretaries (ESPECIALLY THE SECRETARIES) on up, they are all bitter.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

Was this review helpful?
Yes | No
Add Employer Response Flag Review
RSS Feed Embed

Worked for Nissan? Contribute to the Community!

Your response will be removed from the review – this cannot be undone.

Glassdoor is your free inside look at Nissan reviews and ratings - including employee satisfaction and approval ratings for Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn. All 78 reviews are posted anonymously by Nissan employees.