Life at Nissan Canton

The Nissan Canton plant is a great place to work and our jobs are some of the most secure in the state. We are proud of our culture and we value our diverse and inclusive workplace. This sentiment shines through our employees, plant management, contracts we award to diverse suppliers, and our support of the communities where we live and work.


Our Operating Principles


1. At Nissan Canton, we value each other as colleagues and appreciate the contributions of all team members and their families.


2. We remain committed to building the highest-quality vehicles in America.


3. Our plant’s success is driven by a commitment to high safety standards, investments in innovation and effective communication with our leadership and team members.


4. We act according to the highest standards of quality and integrity working with our customers and supplier partners.


5. We serve as engaged community partners and invest in the growth of the communities we call home.


Working at Nissan


  • Nissan Canton is an employer of choice in the region. While the plant was under construction, we received more than 100,000 applications for positions at the plant.
  • Our employees build the best cars in America in a high tech, state-of-the-art facility and our plant safety record is exceptional.
  • The Nissan Canton plant is a great place to work and our jobs are some of the most secure in the state. During the economic recession in 2009-2010, Nissan moved employees to off line jobs and did not change their wage rate or lay them off.
  • Our comprehensive benefits package includes employee and dependent healthcare plans, retirement benefits plans, disability income protection, incentives for employee wellness, paid vacation, sick pay, 14 paid holidays, 401k employer match, tuition assistance and onsite fitness, medical, pharmacy and banking centers.
  • We also provide a variety of services and amenities to our employees and their families including an onsite pharmacy, onsite fitness center, a playground, a no-down-payment, no credit check car leasing program.
  • During our annual Family Day celebration, our employees and their families are out in full force with nearly 10,000 guests in the last two years.



The safety and health of our employees is our first priority. Nissan believes that safety, quality, and productivity are all closely interrelated and the company makes every effort to improve facilities, work environments, procedures, and training activities to ensure a safe workplace for all employees.


Nissan is committed to:


  • Providing a work environment that minimizes the potential risk of bodily injury or occupational illness
  • Educating employees about safety standards and potential hazards
  • Promoting a safety conscious culture that strives to prevent incidents before they occur
  • Correcting work conditions and employee actions that may cause bodily injury or occupational illness
  • Communicating relevant safety information to employees throughout the plant
  • Listening and implementing feedback from employees relative to safety improvements

Safety Audits – Safety is the responsibility of each employee. Every level of the organization performs regular audits to identify potential safety concerns and, when necessary and appropriate, correct identified hazards.


Safety Committees – Technicians, working with management and the Safety Department staff, are empowered to address and initiate potential safety improvements to tasks and workstations through participation in safety committees and daily through established protocols. All safety committee members are trained to recognize different types of hazards and unsafe conditions specific to their work areas.



How to Apply


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