Mar Wed, 2021
A course for metalwork process operators, sponsored by CBA, is the first of a series that will foster diversity and inclusion of women in the sector
São Paulo, March 2021 – Companhia Brasileira de Alumínio (CBA) is hiring 45% of people graduating from its first Women’s Training course to work as Metalwork Process Operators. Administered by the National Industrial Learning Service of São Paulo state (Senai-SP) – Alumínio plant, the Company sponsored the course as part of its initiatives supporting diversity and inclusion of women in the workplace. The initiative is aligned with Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the UN’s Global Compact, which CBA is party to. The new employees will work in the Smelters, where the aluminum oxide is transformed into liquid aluminum at the Alumínio Plant.
About the course
Focusing on preparing women for the market in general, the course took place between October and December 2020 and provided 160 hours of technical teaching: 24 hours of training in social and emotional skills, simulating job interviews and workplace conduct; and a further 16 hours in occupational safety issues.
Founded in 1955, Companhia Brasileira de Alumínio (CBA) is a vertically integrated, sustainable producer of high-quality aluminum products. With hydroelectric generation capacity for nearly 100% of our energy requirement, CBA’s mines bauxite, processing it into primary aluminum (ingots, billets, rod and slabs) and semi-fabricated products (plate, sheet, foil and profiles). Working closely with customers, CBA also develops tailored solutions and services for the packaging and transportation markets, helping customers to produce more lightweight, durable and sustainable products.
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