Excellent terms and conditions of employment: Top Employer

Umicore Belgium receives Top Employer recognition for the 13th time

Umicore is proud to announce that it has been certified for the 13th 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 België/Belgique 2018 Certification. In other words, Umicore provides an outstanding employment environment, and was highly rated on talent strategy, learning & development, compensation & benefits, performance management, leadership development, career & succession management, and company culture among other criteria.


Attractive pay: primary terms and conditions of employment

Included in your career are: an attractive competitive salary and that even includes meal vouchers.

Car, insurance…: fringe benefits

Dependent on your function, a company car is also included with your salary. You can convert your year-end bonus to extra holidays. There are a group and hospitalization insurances, life insurance and disability insurance.

Balance work-private

We offer you various options for building a healthy balance between work and private life. Telework has established itself and dependent on your function, you can satellite work in one of our 8 Belgian locations.

Part time work is also an option. During the summer months some employees with young children take a full month’s parental leave. And you can exchange your end of year premium for extra leave. You can decide if you wish to make use of this each year.

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.

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 with a Top Employer is about. Read more on the top employer website.