Your development

Would you like to develop together with us? We need employees who are skilled in our core competences and who want to pursue a career within technology. We also need people who want to focus on management and development of processes and employees. Elkem offers training activities in both these areas. 

Experienced applicants

Elkem is one of the world’s leading companies for environmentally responsible production of materials. Its principal products are silicon, silicones, ferrosilicon, foundry alloys, carbon materials and microsilica. We have a strong focus on EHS, continuous improvement and always look for ways to further develop our processes and reduce carbon footprint. We want to contribute to a sustainable future by providing advanced silicon and carbon solutions. How about you?
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Students and graduates

Elkem has several programmes for students and recently graduated candidates. We are looking for candidates that are interested in the development of energy and materials, both in technology and business. Elkem can offer an international work environment with great opportunities for career development.
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Technology & innovation

Elkem is dedicated to advancing the production of metals and materials through long term R&D and innovation projects. Our researchers cooperate with notable research institutions around the world to develop more efficient, sustainable and advanced processes and products that the world needs. Our in-house research facilities and laboratories are also available to our customers and partners upon request.
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Vacancies

Vacancies in REC Solar Norway

All vacant positions at REC Solar Norway can be found here!
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Prosessingeniør

Elkem Rana søker en selvstendig, strukturert og resultatorientert kandidat til spennende stilling.
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Automasjonsingeniør

Har du interesse for robotstyring? Og erfaring med PLS-programmering og datakommunikasjon? Da kan denne stillingen hos Elkem Rana være noe for deg!
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Automasjonsingeniør

Elkem Thamshavn søker (sivil)ingeniør innen elektronikk/automasjon.
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Produksjonssjef Silgrain

Elkem Bremanger søker kandidat til utfordrende stilling i ledergruppen.
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Trainee blog

Maintenance – A world of continuous improvement

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Robots are amazing creatures. These beautiful beings with long gracious arms, brains made from copper wire and circuit boards, and hearts of cold hard steel. There are few things as mesmerizing as watching a robot buzz around as it carefully but determined picks up and places hundreds of pieces of silicon. The hydraulic fluid pumps rapidly in the robot’s veins as it endlessly strives to fulfill its owner’s commands of seemingly meaningless series of movements. It almost becomes a dance as it gently interacts both with other machines and with people, performing the same task over and over…
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That is, of course, until it breaks down, and starts crying for the help of the maintenance department.
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Getting a solid overview of silicon production at Elkem Thamshavn

As I write this, my first period as an Elkem trainee is coming to an end. The sun is shining on the Orkdal fjord and the furnaces are humming quietly. There is a warm atmosphere in the office I am sharing with a few of the process engineers here at Elkem Thamshavn, one of the most energy efficient silicon smelting plants in the world.

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Process Safety in a Silicones Plant

Two years after Bluestar Silicones was merged with Elkem in June 2015 and after the renaming of Bluestar Silicones to Elkem Silicones in June 2017, I had the great opportunity to be the first employee of the Silicones division to participate to the Elkem Trainee Program.
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