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About Nyrstar

Nyrstar N.V is a mining and metals business that specialises in zinc. Nyrstar has mining, smelting, and other operations located in Europe, the Americas, China and Australia. Nyrstar was created in 2007 by combining the zinc smelting and alloying operations of Zinifex (an Australian mining company, now merged with Oxiana Limited to form OZ Minerals) – 

We are Nyrstar

A global leader in zinc, lead and other metals Nyrstar is a global multi-metal business that can meet the demand for zinc, lead and other metals and products for many generations to come. Nyrstar has a market leading position in zinc and lead and has mines, smelters and other operations in Europe, the United States and Australia. Global presence Nyrstar boasts a rich history of metal processing. Our global presence and knowledge of the market combined with solid smelting and process technology experience enables us to mine, source, manufacture and sell the high quality products for which our customers worldwide know us. Our global operations are located close to key customers and major transport hubs to facilitate delivery of raw materials and distribution of finished products. In July 2019, Nyrstar’s operating business became majority owned by Trafigura, one of the world’s leading independent commodity trading companies. As an independent physical trading and logistics business, Trafigura is focused entirely on creating long-term value. They have the resources and the agility to configure their business to meet their markets and business partners' changing needs. Combining Nyrstar’s global footprint of production with Trafigura’s trading activities presents significant opportunities in the zinc market. The two companies bring together the best market practices and high standards of responsibility in their respective fields, as well as reliability and responsiveness to consumers. Our strategy Nyrstar’s management’s strategy is aimed at positioning the business for a sustainable future as a leading global multi-metals processing business. We do this by continuously improving each of our operations, seeking untapped value and excellence, and leveraging the passion and dedication of our people. Through its deep market insight and unique processing capabilities, Nyrstar aims to generate superior returns by extracting the maximum value inherent in the mineral resources and by-products it processes. Accordingly, Nyrstar has developed a coordinated approach to redeveloping and operating its asset portfolio to optimize the concentrate feed into its smelters, maximise minor and precious metal extraction, and enhance the margins of its end-product mix. To realise its strategy, management has determined the following strategic priorities: * Maintain Nyrstar’s strong safety performance by improving visible safety leadership * Optimise the zinc smelters to deliver their full potential, underpinned by operational stability * Optimise the North American zinc mines to deliver their full potential * Ramp up the Port Pirie Redevelopment to deliver the guided earnings uplift * Maintain a strong balance sheet with an appropriate maturity and liquidity profile

Our Culture

Nyrstar’s skilled workforce At Nyrstar, how and why we do our work every day underpins what we do. We are committed to creating a healthy and safe work environment and building a culture that inspires our employees to work respectfully together as a team. Our approach We want to meet and exceed the expectations of our key stakeholders: our customers and employees. We aim to be responsible, reliable and consistent in our performance. Our customers know us for our quality and rely on the value we bring when it comes to understanding their requirements. We offer our employees opportunities for growth, development and advancement in a safe and healthy environment.

The Nyrstar Values

We believe we can only achieve this by living up to our values each and every day, because our people and our values are intrinsically linked. Our policies and values define what we expect of ourselves and our business partners throughout the world, to help ensure we conduct business according to our core values: - RESPECT -EXCELLENCE -INTEGRITY -TEAMWORK -OWNERSHIP Diversity & inclusion Nyrstar is an equal opportunity employer. Equality and diversity are central to who we are and how we operate. We value employees from all backgrounds and we rely upon diversity in order to inspire a culture of integrity, respect and innovation to drive our business, enhance our competitiveness and serve our customers across the world.


Be part of an exciting global organisation which provides a challenging and rewarding working environment and values its people. Vacancies Nyrstar is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we take pride in our diverse workforce. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or other employment practices for reasons of race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, medical condition or handicap, disability, or any other legally protected status. If you are interested in working for Nyrstar, please feel free to check our vacancies listed per site or fill out an application. How Nyrstar handles personal data of its job applicants and their rights under applicable data protection laws can be found in our Recruitment Privacy Notice.