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Engineers in process and tech­nology development

Job description

We are now building a new team of engineers to develop the ore processing plants in Kiruna. The aim for the team is to overlap the gap between LKAB´s long term strategic development and the operative daily work. As a first step the team will consist of seven engineers and a manager. The focus for the team is development of our existing production systems to ensure that LKAB reaches the objectives regarding production volume and stability, energy consumption and environmental performance.

The development activities are estimated to a period of 5-10 years into the future and are depending on the strategy for the ore processing plants. The team will support and work closely with our operative colleagues in the ore processing plants such as the process, maintenance, automation, environmental and quality engineers. Therefor the team that we now are building will have to consist of several experienced engineers with different background and skills.

Qualifications and experience

We are looking for you who are ready to establish the new team together with your colleagues and your manager. To do this you need to have several years of experience of working with development in the mining or process industry. You will probably be facing challenges outside of your main technical experiences and therefor you need to be curious and able to take personal responsibility for the tasks given to you and cooperate with your co-workers in the organization.
You have a B.Sc. or M.Sc. degree in engineering in some of these technical fields below:

  • Mineral processing
  • Chemical engineering with focus on water chemistry
  • Tailings and slurry technology
  • Energy engineering, combustion and flue gas cleaning technologies
  • Control engineering and process automation
  • Mechanical and materials engineering
  • Geotechnical engineering

To be able to work and collaborate with your colleagues and other personnel in the company you will have to communicate in both Swedish and English. Taking part in Swedish language lessons will be asked from you in your role if you are not speaking Swedish today. Driver's license for car (B) is mandatory for this position.

To learn more and apply

Submit your application, marked with "Engineer Process Technology development", by email to recruitment@lkab.com no later than 20th October 2019. Selection takes place continuously.

For more information, please contact manager Johan Siikavaara, tel: 0980-78325 mail: johan.siikavaara@lkab.com or HR Business Partner Carina Marttala, tel: 0980-64992 mail: carina.marttala@lkab.com.