Nyrstar Reviews

13 Reviews
13 Reviews
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Roland Junck
9 Ratings

    Untapped potential

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Zürich (Switzerland)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Zürich (Switzerland)

    I have been working at Nyrstar full-time (less than an year)


    Tremendous opportunities to improve a company with unlimited potential in an industry with a bright future.


    Constant change and instability. Both in processes and employees. People come and go as quickly as ideas.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    There is a significant disconnect between senior management and the rest of the work force.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

Nyrstar Interviews

Updated Oct 14, 2014
Updated Oct 14, 2014

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Interview Experience


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Getting an Interview


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Interview Difficulty




    Operations Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Zürich (Switzerland)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Zürich (Switzerland)
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Nyrstar.

    Interview Details

    Quick and easy hiring process in front of a group of people. Some of them were managers and others future colleagues.
    This experience is weird since some of the people who were at the interview would be later people who were going to report to me.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Very quick. They needed people to replace the big number of employees who had resigned or in the process of resigning.
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

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Website www.nyrstar.com
Headquarters Zurich, Switzerland
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 2007
Type Company - Public (NYR)
Industry Mining & Metals
Revenue $2 to $5 billion (USD) per year

Nyrstar has taken the world (of zinc) by storm. The company already claims to be #1 in the global zinc market. Its business is smelting concentrated zinc -- some of which is sourced from company-owned mines -- into alloys that are used for die-casting toys, locks, and zippers and for galvanizing steel in cars, buildings, and bridges to protect them from rust. It also produces lead that is sold and used in batteries. Nyrstar processes more than one million tons of zinc per year, with more than half of its global production sold to Europe. In 2011 Nyrstar acquired Breakwater... More

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