About Glencore

Glencore International AG (acronym for Global Energy Commodities and Resources). Formerly Marc Rich + Co AG is a Swiss trading company, one of the world's largest suppliers of commodities and rare earth materials. In 2006, the company was the 6th largest European company by turnover. It is one of the world's largest oil trading companies.

Representing extractive industries and companies around the world, Glencore supplies metals, minerals, crude oil, refined products, coal, and agricultural products to its customers in the automotive, metals, food processing, and energy industries.

Headquartered in Baar, Switzerland.

Glencore recruitment process in 2024

  1. Online application form
    • One of the first stages of the recruitment process is filling in the application form on Glencore Careers website.

    • The online application form is usually presented as a questionnaire with the option of importing data from a LinkedIn or CV file.

    • The applicant is required to provide information about work experience, education, skills and other necessary details.

    • There may be questions both about job preferences (e.g. desired type of employment, country and city of residence) and more personal questions (e.g. race and ethnicity, religion, disability)

  2. Online tests
    • The next stage of the Glencore recruitment process is an online assessment. The candidate will be sent an email invitation to complete Glencore tests.

    • Glencore uses different types of recruitment tests to assess candidates and their suitability for the position they are applying for.

    • Candidates are most often asked to complete the following tests:

  3. Phone / Video Interview
    • Successful candidates are invited for a 15-20 min. phone call.

    • Soft skills are usually assessed during this call by the Glencore recruiter.

    • In some cases, Glencore hiring manager may invite you for a video interview (most commonly conducted with HireVue.) For software engineering positions, candidates may be asked to complete a coding challenge (problems on algorithms + take-home challenges.)

  4. Assessment centre
    • Successful candidates are invited to visit the nearest Glencore headquarters or office.

    • Candidates will have a chance to personally meet the hiring manager, team leaders and seniors during the assessment day.

    • Glencore may organise a group exercise with candidates as part of the hiring procedure.

  5. Partner interview
    • The final stage of the recruitment process.

    • The candidate will have a chance to meet the hiring manager, department director and/or division lead.

    • Normally, there is no assessment at this stage.

    • Candidates are mostly expected to demonstrate soft skills and a desire to join Glencore.

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