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LKAB is looking for a Head Mining Engineer for LKAB's mine in Malmberget.

LKAB is an international and high-tech mining and minerals group that mines and processes the unique iron ore of northern Sweden for the global steel market. Sustainability is the core of our business, and our ambition is to be one of the industry's most innovative, resource-efficient and responsible companies. The group had sales for more than SEK 16 billion (USD 1.8 billion) in 2016 and employs about 4,200 people in 13 countries. Further group business includes industrial minerals, drilling systems, rail transport, rockwork services and property management.

About the position

You will have overall responsibility for the mine's engineering work and will head a workplace whose primary task consists of ensuring personal, facility and production safety for the mine in Malmberget. The workplace is made up of eight mining engineers, whose tasks include creating reinforcement plans, performing inspections in the field and working on the operation and monitoring of the mine's seismic system. The workplace is part of the section for mine planning, but also works closely with other sections at the mine, as well as LKAB research and development.

We work on developing mine planning using new tools and processes. There, you will play a key role in the areas that affect mine safety.

Your qualifications

We are seeking a Master of Engineering or equivalent with education in mining and civil engineering. You have experience from supervisory positions in this technical field. It would be considered an additional qualification if you have more advanced education and practical mining experience.

The position requires you to take great responsibility, have the ability to collaborate well with others and the willingness to lead and develop others.

You will be based in the city of Gällivare. Our minetowns Gällivare and Kiruna are situated in Swedish Lapland, above the Arctic Circle. The cities are spread out over vast areas and offer great opportunities for fantastic outdoor activities, such as hunting, fishing, hiking, skiing, ice climbing, etc.
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If you find these opportunities interesting, please send your application to our e-mail: and write "application: Head Mining Engineer" as subject. Selection and interviews are ongoing so please send us your application as soon as possible.

If you would like to know more about the positions, do not hesitate to contact:
Magnus Abrahamsson, Senior Manager Mine Planning.
Phone: +46 (0)970 761 40. E-mail: