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Today, Arkema is a global innovator and a leader in its markets, thanks to its people, their development, and their everyday involvement.

By joining us, you will become part of a company that values its talents.

The profiles we are looking for

The possibilities available to you are vast. We recruit entry-level, experienced, and expert profiles.

We hired 322 people on permanent contracts in 2020 in France.

We offer more than 200 jobs in various fields, such as research and development, processes, manufacturing, finance, marketing, and human resources.


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More than 200 jobs divided into four main areas:
industrial, R&D, business, and support

Why choosing Arkema?

Joining Arkema means joining a global,
innovative, and responsible company

The values we stand for

We base our global strategy and everyday operations on strong values and principles:


Individual talent is little or nothing without collective strength. And solidarity is one of Arkema’s great strengths. It is the foundation of One Arkema. Knowing how to work as a team without butting egos but listening to each other, is vital.


Performance is the cornerstone of any business. Arkema is very demanding in this area. Financial performance and operational performance, of course, but also a more qualitative and collective performance. Performance means excellence. It also evokes the performance of our materials.


This is the contract of trust. The ability to know how to delegate and to be convinced that each person, whatever their level, can and must make a difference.


Simplicity is a way of being, a state of mind. It means remaining humble and knowing how to question oneself. It is a particular way of operating, all the more important in today’s complex world. It’s knowing how to manage your priorities and go straight to the essentials, presenting things simply so as to encourage agility and efficiency.


The social role of the company is increasingly evident. And it cannot just stop at the company’s doorstep. It includes all stakeholders. Diversity and inclusion go hand in hand. We must be exemplary in this area. Everyone must be involved, because diversity is an essential asset for the Group to achieve its ambitions.

Arkema, a recognized and certified employer

Arkema certified Top Employer 2022

Top_Employer_France_2022.pngArkema has been officially certified as a Top Employer for the first time in France, and also in China, the United States and Brazil. This Top Employer certification is given in recognition of the excellence of our HR practices in these four countries, which account for two-thirds of our employees and recruitments worldwide.

The Top Employer audit covers all aspects of human resources: recruitment of talent, quality of life at work, career management, training and skills development, as well as our efforts to promote diversity and inclusion.

"France represents 35% of Arkema's workforce. This Top Employer recognition is a real reward for all the HR teams that support our employees on a daily basis.” Raphaële Grivel, Head of HR development for France.

Under the provisions of decree No. 2019–15 of January 8, 2019, aimed, in particular, at eliminating the differences in compensation between men and women, Arkema France, with more than 1,000 employees, achieved a result of 83 out of 100 for the reference year 2021.

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Our latest HR news

Jan 20 2022
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Arkema is proud to be Top Employer 2022 certified in four countries

On January 20, 2022, Arkema was officially certified Top Employer for the first time in France, ...

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Dec 18 2020
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Arkema in top tier of 2020 HR rankings

In 2020 Arkema has featured prominently in four HR rankings by international and French magazines ...

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Dec 06 2018
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Arkema’s new employer brand: Go beyond your discoveries!

Time to challenge popular thinking and assumptions! The chemical sector does not hire men and ...

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