Careers at Omya

Join our diverse team of talented people and find your next challenge in our global network.

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Omya is a leading global producer of industrial minerals and a worldwide distributor of specialty materials. Our company was founded 140 years ago and remains a privately-owned, independent company headquartered in Switzerland but with offices and plants in more than 50 countries.


When you join Omya, you become part of a global team that uses its creativity, expertise and experience to make a difference to people's lives. Thinking of Tomorrow means focusing on the challenges of the future and how we can develop mineral products to solve them. This is a collaborative environment where people work towards common goals, with a common purpose.

Making life better through our passion for minerals and chemistry

Our purpose, combined with our values of modesty, courtesy, integrity and perseverance, is the foundation of our business. Our values are relevant to our lives, not just our work. 

All Omya employees, partners and suppliers are bound by a Code of Conduct which reflects our values and guides our behavior.

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Be yourself. Expand your horizons

Diversity is an integral part of Omya, in our people, products and services. We encourage everybody to be their true selves, because diversity in approach and thinking leads to creativity and innovation.


Omya offers continuous training and development combined with international opportunities spanning functions, markets and geographies. There is no limit to what can be achieved if you have the talent, determination and passion to succeed.

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Looking after ourselves, our planet, our future

An important part of Thinking of Tomorrow is working towards a more sustainable future. Our minerals play a valuable role in reducing the carbon footprint of many products and processes that we all rely on in our day to day lives.

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Start your career at Omya

Many of our leaders joined Omya as trainees. Our graduate program provides 15 months’ on-the-job training in one of our locations worldwide, supported by a mentor throughout.

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Omya facts & figures

Omya takes a long-term approach to business.
  • CHF 4

    billion turnover
  • 160

  • 50

  • 9000

  • 17

    dedicated laboratories
  • 325

    patent families

Your contact in the Omya world

Omya has over 160 plants in 50 countries. Find your location here: