Jobs & Careers


Whether you are a student, recent graduate, or experienced professional, Calderys is the ideal place to embark on an exciting and rewarding career path. We are the world leader in monolithic refractories and a wholly - owned subsidiary of Imerys—the world leader in industrial minerals, listed on the Paris Stock Exchange.

With over a hundred years of experience in refractory technology and installation, coupled with modern production facilities, Calderys is a reliable and innovative supplier of refractory solutions. With a worldwide network spanning across 15 countries, the career possibilities are endless. Encouraging our employees to reach their full potential, we provide career development and customized training sessions to help fine-tune their areas of expertise.

Opportunities for Professionals

With over 2,200 employees, Calderys operates a global network of 17 plants spanning across 15 countries—making it an ideal company where one can build an international profession. Due to our success in the global marketplace and our advancements in refractory technology, there is a continuous supply of new and exciting opportunities. Our goal is to not only expand and thus create new professional opportunities, but also to allow our current employees to realize and achieve their full potential. We are looking for individuals who are seeking to cultivate their expertise and grow with a dynamic company. For more information on our career development and training sessions, please see our Career Development and Training section.

Students and Recent Graduates

Are you ready to put your training and talents to the test? Come join us at Calderys. We have a strong commitment to education and we have the resources to offer a highly competitive internship program as well as exciting entry level opportunities for recent graduates. We take pride in setting individuals on a promising career path and providing each person with the necessary tools to be successful at our company. With Imerys’ strategic web of locations around the globe, the career possibilities are endless.

Here at Calderys, there is a continuous need to inject new talents into the various businesses in order to achieve our long-term goals for growth and new business development. Our internship program allows you to advance your professional abilities, work on important projects, build your leadership skills and prepare you for the future job market.

The global multi-discipline intern program runs year-round; offering internships ranging from 3 to 12 months. We accept applications from students and graduates with a wide range of expertise including, but not limited to, the following fields: ceramic engineering, materials science, mechanical engineering, process engineering, finance, business, and marketing.

Training and Development

At Calderys, we have a culture of continuous learning. Our aim is to invest in the growth of our people and have our employees reach their full potential. Designed to accelerate our employee’s careers and provide them with invaluable insight into the Calderys business, we have developed The Calderys Academy.

The main goals of the program include the following:

  • Transfer and disseminate knowledge about refractory solutions
  • Create a common Calderys culture
  • Integrate newly acquired companies
  • Improve and maintain people’s employability

The courses are taught by in-house experts that pass on their know-how built up over years of experience in the company. Currently, the academy offers training programs in Sales, Technical, Project Management, and Negotiations.

Additionally, we have designed lectures and workshops to focus on specific areas of expertise such as: Customer and Supplier Training, Materials Knowledge, and Installation Techniques. In order to promote a risk and hazard free workplace, EHS training is also integrated into each of our programs.More about our Calderys Academy.

Job opportunities in calderys group

EHS, Global Capex, Opex & I-Cube Manager10/21/2016

Function: EHS, Global Capex, Opex & I-cube Manager Experience: min. 10 years, including international work experience Job type: Permanent Division: Monolithic Refractories Hierarchical attachment: Calderys General Manager Area/Country: Europe / Belgium City: La Hulpe (close to Brussels) Travel: The position requires 50% of travel, mostly 2-3 day trips Publication date: 21.10.2016

Purchasing & Technical Director10/19/2016

The Calderys Purchasing & Technical Director reports directly to the Monolithic Refractory General Manager (Calderys) and is part of the Calderys management team. He/she is fundamentally responsible for the technical, quality control, incremental innovation and purchasing operations worldwide.

Global Markets, Marketing & Communication Director10/06/2016

Function: Global Markets, Marketing & Communication Director Experience: min. 10 years (5 years min in industrial marketing / sales function) including international work experience Job type: Permanent Division: Monolithic Refractories Hierarchical attachment: Calderys General Manager Area/Country: Europe / Belgium City: La Hulpe (close to Brussels) Travel: The position requires 40% of travel, mostly 2-3 day trips Publication date: 04.10.2016

Sr. Manager Operations08/26/2016

The Sr. Manager of Operations is responsible for the areas of production, safety, quality, purchasing and logistics (supply chain). This position develops and oversees the manufacturing plan and establishes procedures for maintaining high standards of manufacturing operations to ensure that products conform to established customer and company quality standards.

Generalist HR Apprentice07/13/2016

With over €500M sales turnover, 18 production sites and presence with affiliates in 29 countries and a workforce of 2.400 employees, Calderys is a world leader in monolithic refractory solutions and services. At Calderys, our mission is to deliver value to our customers. Our value proposition to you is built on combining our world-class refractory product portfolio with our ability to deliver high-quality project management services - from planning and installation, to turnkey delivery and commissioning. For more information refer to Calderys is a division of the Imerys Group – the world leader in industrial minerals, listed on the Paris Stock Exchange.

Marketing & Communications Manager06/23/2016

The Marketing & Communications Manager is responsible for all internal and external communications released by the Global Markets team. The focus is on establishing a digital presence for Calderys – embracing the use of “the cloud” to establish Calderys as a clear industry leader in use of digital tools for external communication. The ambition is to lift up significantly our quality level in this field and in order to do so, the person in charge is expected to actively collaborate with the market segment managers to define clearly the value proposition of the Calderys offering  - products, engineering services or full contract. Champion the deployment and ongoing continuous improvement of Spider CRM. Establish product management process that ensures to promote successful products across regions.

IT Manager03/02/2016

In close collaboration with the Calderys management team, the IT Manager defines, plans and implements the IT strategy of Calderys applications, in order to enhance the performance of all functions of the business. He/she works in strong coordination with and in the frame of the policies of Imerys IT function. He/she also supports and take an active role in the changes to mutualise resources, and in cross-Divisional initiatives led by the Imerys IT function.

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