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A career in sustainability

Umicore invests in clean technologies, such as catalytic converters and materials for rechargeable batteries. One in three cars is fitted with a catalytic converter that incorporates our raw materials. Our unique recycling technology supports a closed cycle approach. As such, our products and services help tackle global challenges, like raw materials shortages, clean mobility and sustainable energy generation and storage.

Would you like to help create a cleaner, more sustainable world? Then Umicore is the place for you.

Top Employer 2021

Umicore Belgium recognized as a Top Employer for the 16th time in a row

Umicore is proud to announce that it has been certified for the 15th time as one of the Top Employers in Belgium, recognised as providing excellent employee conditions, nurturing and developing talent throughout all levels of the organisation, and striving to continuously optimise employment practices. Crucial to the Top Employers Certification is the completion of a stringent international process, and meeting the required HR standards in order to achieve the exclusive Top Employers Belgium 2020 Certification. In other words, Umicore provides an outstanding employment environment.

Career opportunities

As a matter of course, training and personal development belong to your career. Because we find it very important that you keep your personal skills and knowledge up-to-date. This is essential for your career - and essential for us. You are also able to grow horizontally, for example to another business unit. And internationally, we offer a lot of opportunities. All our sites have international contacts that give your work a view of the world as well. If you’re flexible and mobile, you can seize those opportunities.

Work-life balance

We offer various possibilities for our employees to build a healthy work-life balance. You can work from home or dependent on your function, work from one of our four Belgian locations. On top of that, you are able to work part time or exchange your end of the year premium for extra paid leave. This enables you to take a full month off for instance during the summer holidays. You are free to do so every single year.

Attractive pay: primary working conditions

Included in your career are: a nice competitive salary and meal vouchers amongst other benefits. Depending on your position, you can opt for an environmentally friendly company car. We also provide group and hospitalisation insurance and life and disability insurance.

Materials for a better life

What also puts us among the Top Employers of our country is our business itself. With future-oriented activities such as recycling, catalysis and the production of materials for, among other things, high-tech solar panels, we work towards a cleaner world every day. This involves a large portion of our budget going to R&D in order for us to become even better at what we do. Our commitment also translates into a greener car policy, investment in solar panels and rainwater recovery for our offices, contributions to forest development projects, ... We have the room for your career, and room for your commitment. That’s what working at a Top Employer is all about!

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