Applying for a job at Umicore
On our job page you will find vacancies for a variety of positions at Umicore. The only way to apply for a position with us is via this website.
Step 1: Preparation
Good preparation is very important. How do you do that? Start by reading the vacancies carefully and decide which position you want to apply for. You need to upload your CV online on this website. Be sure to make this document in advance (MS Word or PDF).
What should you include on your CV?
Information about your education and your professional career: your previous work experience and employer(s) as well as your tasks and responsibilities (preferably with a short description), language skills, additional training(s), etc.
You can use your CV for several vacancies.
Step 2: Application
Once you have prepared your CV and selected a vacancy you can start the application process.
- Go to the position that you want to apply for and click on ‘apply for this job’.
- You will be taken to a similar page with a description of that vacancy.
- Click again on ‘click here to apply for this position’.
- Create a profile. Once done you can upload your CV in MS Word or as a PDF.
Step 3: Confirmation
Was the application process successful? If so, you will automatically receive a confirmation e-mail. Your application is now in the hands of our recruiters who will handle your application and keep you informed.
The different steps of our application process
1. Sending applications by candidates for a selected recruitment advertisement (online)
2. Verification of the submitted applications in terms of competences required for a given position
3. Phone interview with selected candidates
4. Invitation to an interview with the hiring manager (in a pandemic situation, interviews take place online)
5. Personality-cognitive tests
6. Depending on the specificity of the position, the candidate may be invited for a final interview
7. Upon successful completion of the interviews, the selected candidate receives an offer of employment
Onboarding at Umicore
Curious how your first days at Umicore will look like? Before the real work starts, we aim to welcome you in the best way possible. Discover the onboarding process at Umicore Poland now.
A few days before your first day at Umicore, you will receive an e-mail containing all the information you need for your first days. You will get an overview about the start time of your first working day, information about the trainings, a map of the site ... There will be no surprises!
For your onboarding, we plan out four days on which you will be trained within three broad categories: basic trainings that cover HR and IT, site specific trainings to introduce you to the different teams such as production, the analytical lab etc. and last but not least a comprehensive safety training. The latter is very important to us and covers different aspects of how we all keep our workplace safe and healthy.
At the end of the onboarding training days we always organize an evaluation where you to give us your feedback on how you have experienced the onboarding process. We value this feedback and do this to continuously improve the onboarding process for the next new employees.
1. Go to the position that you want to apply for and click on ‘apply for this job’.
2. You will be taken to a similar page with a description of that vacancy.
3. Click again on ‘click here to apply for this position’.
4. Create a profile. Once done you can upload your CV in MS Word or as a PDF.
In line with the GDPR legislation, we will ask you for your agreement to process your personal data before being allowed to consider your application.
Yes, you can apply for multiple jobs at once using the same CV.
Everybody can apply at Umicore. We are an inclusive company, recruiting based on skills and experience which are listed in the requirements.
If your application was successful you will automatically receive a confirmation e-mail. Your application is now in the hands of our recruiters who will handle your application and keep you informed.
You should provide information about your education and your professional career. Mention your previous work experience and employer(s) as well as your tasks and responsibilities (preferably with a short description), your language skills, additional training(s), etc.
The recruitment process consists of multiple steps. First, our recruiters make a selection of the candidates by screening CVs based on skills and experience. If you are selected, a phone interview will follow. After a successful phone interview, you will be invited to an interview with one of the hiring managers. The last step are cognitive and personality tests. For some positions a final interview may take place.
Yes, we accept spontaneous applications. To apply spontaneously go to this page and click the button “open application”. You will be taken to a page where you can click the button “apply”. Create a profile and upload your CV.
If you want to be notified of new vacancies, you can turn on the notifications in your personal profile on our website.
We have two production plants situated in Poland. Since 2015 we produce automotive catalysts in Nowa Ruda. In 2021 we commissioned our greenfield plant in Nysa, which is the first cathode materials plant in Europe. The exact addresses can be found here.
Our company culture is supported by our five crucial values: openness, innovation, respect, teamwork and commitment. Living those values makes our working environment very stimulating and rewarding.
Umicore has a policy to offer fair remuneration to all of its employees. It is always associated with the level of economic development and standard of living of the country we operate in.
We strive to be a preferred employer and we care about our current and potential employees. Umicore is a place where our employees 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 our people the chance to contribute to a variety of exciting work. We create an environment where we support them to develop and grow, and shape their professional future.
We offer a fair remuneration and an attractive benefits package that we regularly benchmark against the market. We empower all our employees to contribute to our success and regularly appraise and reward good performance.