What's our most important resource? Glencore is a global company that specialises in producing natural resources, but the resource that we value above all else is our people.

Watch our employment video.


Click here to read an interview (German original) with Gerda Schwindt, Glencore’s Head of Human Resources. Gerda answers questions on what it is like to work for Glencore and the attributes we are looking for in potential employees.

Peita Heffernan, an employee in our Australian coal business, describes what it is like to be a woman working in the mining industry. Watch her story.

Working with the best people

At Glencore, you will have the opportunity to work with some of the most experienced, capable and accomplished people in the industry. We encourage our people, at all levels, to develop their skills and expertise through providing exciting opportunities and experiences.

Delivering benefits

Our natural resources play an essential role in people’s everyday lives. The employment opportunities we provide benefit the communities in which we operate and creating enduring relationships with our stakeholders.

Our people have an ongoing commitment to look for new and innovative ways to improve our operations and the environments in which we operate. We foster an environment that encourages energy and supports initiative taking.

Culture and commitment

Our entrepreneurial spirit runs across over 50 countries in which we operate, supported by a culture that minimises red tape and bureaucracy. Our decentralised approach offers our people greater responsibility and accountability to make the right decisions for the businesses and communities in which they operate.

At Glencore, our Company-wide attitude attracts visionary people. We expect a lot, but we give a lot in return. And we recognise and reward exceptional work.