Amina Tounsi

Talent Acquisition Manager
Hoboken, Belgium
Corporate Services
Working for umicore since 2020
"The recruitment team is convinced that the new hires will be joining a fantastic organization that will believe in them."

Can you describe your role at Umicore?

I am the Talent Acquisition Manager for WSE (Belgium / France / UK/ Italy / Spain and Portugal). Together with my team, we work hard to attract the best talent for Umicore. We have a passion for people and we are convinced that the new hires will be joining a fantastic organization that will believe in them and work on their development.

What do you enjoy about your job?

There are many things I enjoy, most of all the collaboration with the team. It’s a joy to be surrounded by colleagues who are always committed and reliable. They possess a good portion of humor too! Working in an international environment and exchanging experiences with talented people who have different backgrounds are some of the key features of the job that I really like. 

What do you enjoy about working for Umicore?

Working for a company actively contributing to tomorrow’s sustainable solutions for clean mobility and recycling makes me proud. The working culture is also very inspiring; all employees work in a joint effort and they are very committed. I could feel this commitment even when I had to have my onboarding from home due to corona. I never felt remote, not even for a day, and I have felt part of the organization from day one.

Why did you want to join Umicore?

The first reason was the company culture and business, the second was the scope of the role, and last but not least because all the people I met during the interview process truly convinced me to become part of the group. 

What do you look forward to when you leave for work in the morning?

I just know that every day will be a productive day and that things will move forward. The collaboration with my colleagues empowers me to do my part every day contributing to the team.

What has been your highlight so far in your role at Umicore?

I joined 6 months ago, every day has been extremely interesting and every day I am more convinced that I made a great choice by joining Umicore. I am sure that a lot of highlights are still awaiting me.

Advice for new joiners?

Have fun in what you do, express your own ideas and contribute to the Umicore story.