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Why Umicore

As anyone at Umicore will tell you, this is a place where you can build a dynamic career. As a growing, future-facing business, we offer a workplace where the scale of our work, the scope of our talent and the range of our opportunities grow with us, giving you the chance to contribute to a variety of exciting work.

We understand how important this is to the committed individuals we need in our teams to realise our ambitions. Join us and you can look forward to working in a challenging, stimulating and rewarding environment. At Umicore you will find:

Purposeful work

You will have the opportunity to make a measurable contribution to our successes, working on technologies that will create a better world, both now and for future generations.

Relentless ambition

We do not just operate in one of the world’s most dynamic and disruptive industries; we are constantly pushing its boundaries and setting new standards. This drive for innovation enables us to grow as a business, and offers you more opportunities to develop.

Mutual respect

We value the different ambitions, interests and attitudes we all have and the variety of contributions we make. We will reward your performance and encourage a healthy work/life balance, so you can add to our competitive advantage.

Collaborative environment

We realise the benefits of working together, pushing each other to greater achievements and creating an environment we can all contribute to. We will encourage you to question conventional thinking and refine others’ ideas to drive commercial success.


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Attractive terms and conditions of employment

Each site is a branch of the solid Umicore group. This gives you loads of benefits including an attractive salary and fringe benefits. We are focused and we work hard, but this can only happen if we strive together for a healthy balance between work and life.

Training and development

With thorough training and a career plan, it speaks for itself that you will evolve and grow with us. Together with the development of your technical knowledge, you also work on your personal skills and choose direction in our group: higher up, to other business units, to other sites, going abroad.

Employees and blue collar workers have a yearly development meeting with their managers. They will discuss the past year’s collaboration, detect development areas and discuss possible next careersteps.

For people in management there is the Talent Review Program. Every two years we discuss career expectations in the short and medium term with our management. Coupled with an evaluation, we draw up a development plan and see what the next career move can be.

In brief, A pleasant, open working environment. An attractive salary. A healthy work-life balance. Do you feel at home in a no-nonsense culture? If so, there’s every chance we can offer just what you need.