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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Rådgiver - Yrkeshygiene

Er du yrkeshygieniker med erfaring fra kartlegging av kjemisk og fysisk arbeidsmiljø? Elkem har ledig vikariat i Oslo!
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Elkem Solar på Herøya søker ferieavløsere for sommeren 2018.
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Elkem Solar på Herøya søker vikarer til produksjonen.
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Teamleder - Logistikk

Elkem Salten søker teamleder!
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Teamleder - Knuse-, sikte- og pakkeanlegg

Elkem Salten søker teamleder for KSP-anlegget!
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Trainee blog

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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From university to heavy industry: A slow transition

It is nearly winter holiday, and us first year trainees is already halfway through our first trainee period in Elkem. My first placement has been at Elkem Technology in Kristiansand where I have had the privilege of being welcomed by many engaging colleagues, and working with a few remarkably interesting projects with plenty of guidance from enthusiastic co-workers, and a lot to learn. Along with that, the past four months have offered an abundance of excitement through many courses, traveling, social gatherings, and even a trip to Venice.
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Leaving Iceland with a heavy heart

Hello faithful readers of the Elkem trainee blog! It has now been 8 months since I packed my bags and headed for Iceland, and I honestly have no clue where the time has gone since then. With only a few days left of my stay here, I thought I would use this opportunity to share some of my experiences from the land of ice and fire.
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