Working at Norðurál
We come from all over
Norðurál is an international workplace. We don’t discriminate on the grounds of sex, origin, religion or sexuality. A diverse workforce strengthens our operation and is a key ingredient in our outstanding results.
Human rights and equality policy: Norðurál emphasizes the equal rights of employees to careers, wages and rights, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, religion or origin. Norðurál is responsible for its activities and business with respect for human rights. Norðurál is committed to continuous reform and complies with human rights and equality laws and regulations.
Human rights and equality goals: Prevention of bullying, harassment and other violence. Promote gender equality. Equal pay for comparable jobs.
Ambition and Skill
We firmly believe that our hiring process is fair and equitable, aimed at identifying the most qualified and ambitious candidates for all positions. After a warm welcome and the appropriate training, all our people get regular and supportive feedback.
We are proud of our people, our Company, and our role in the community. While we respect our employee’s rights to a life outside work, we recognize our responsibilities for their well-being and that of their families.
Training and Career Development
The employees of Norðurál have various opportunities to educate themselves further and develop their careers. The need for training and career developments is assessed every year in accordance with the ambition and competence of the individual and the needs of the company. Promising employees are encouraged to seek further development and training.
The Employee Association STNA
Norðurál’s Employee Association, STNA, manages social work and organizes entertainments, travel, education and other events.
The association oversees Christmas preparations, annual and summer festivals and supports the activities of various independent staff members — fishing company, golf club and football club.
Nothing is more valuable than the people who come here to work each day and the families they return to. They are the reason we take care of each other and perform our work safely. Teamwork gets us home, every day, because safety is our first priority.