The German mining industry experienced an 8% drop in new job postings in Q2 2023 compared with the previous quarter, with the highest share accounted for by Heraeus with 395 job postings according to GlobalData’s analysis of mining company job postings. GlobalData’s Digging Deeper into Sustainability: Key Disruptive Forces in Mining report explores disruptive forces and innovation in the sector. It offers insights into the latest trends, deals, patents, and real-world innovations. Buy the report here.

Notably, Management Occupations jobs accounted for a 9% share of the German’s mining industry new job postings in Q2 2023, up by 48% over the prior quarter.

Management Occupations drive mining hiring activity

Of the industry's total hiring activity, the highest number of new job postings were for Management Occupations, which accounted for 9% of the total new job postings in Q2 2023 and were up by 16% year-on-year. Second highest were Office and Administrative Support Occupations, which accounted for 7% and rise by 23% year-on-year, and third highest were Architecture and Engineering Occupations, which were 25% of the new job postings and 0.91% lower year-on-year.

Top five companies in mining accounted for 38% of hiring activity

The highest number of jobs were posted by Heraeus with 395, followed by Wacker Neuson with 158, while the highest increase was at Atlas Copco at 142%.

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This content was updated on 24 July 2023

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