Current Vacancies

We value dynamic and motivated professionals with considerable experience of the demands and practices of the multi-metals industry. We offer a challenging and rewarding career in a global company that focuses on growth, operational excellence and industry leadership. We look for talented individuals who can demonstrate the elements of the Nyrstar Way.


We’re on the lookout for two bright new stars in Tasmania

Are you a highly motivated and energetic recent graduate in metallurgy, chemical or mechanical engineering who aspires to a leadership role within a global business?


Who is Nyrstar?

Nyrstar is an integrated mining and metals business with market-leading positions in essential resources like zinc and lead, and growing positions in other metals such as silver, gold and copper.  Our Australian smelters are in Hobart, Tasmania and Port Pirie, South Australia.  We also have smelters in Europe and a smelter and mines in North America.

Nyrstar Hobart marked its centenary of operations in 2017. We recently embarked on a three-year program of transformational initiatives that will allow us to realise our full production potential and guarantee a sustainable future for our business and our community.

We are located on the banks of the River Derwent, a five-minute drive into the vibrant city centre and in close proximity to beaches, walking and cycling trails and world-class restaurants and galleries.


 What does the graduate program involve?

Graduates will participate in a structured, two-year program that focuses on developing both technical and leadership skills.  The program involves challenging on-the-job assignments as well as formal leadership development. 

Your professional growth will be fostered with formal mentoring and support from experienced professionals, and a very competitive remuneration package is provided.

During your graduate period you will be primarily based in Hobart, with potential to be placed at other smelters and mines.


How do I apply, or find out more information?

All applications should be made via SEEK. You are also welcome to contact Nyrstar Hobart Human Resources at

Applications close on 29 January 2018, with an expected start date of March 2018..

Australian citizenship or permanent residency is essential.

Nyrstar is an equal opportunity employer. We particularly encourage female graduates to apply so that we can increase gender diversity at our Hobart site.