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LKAB is looking for a Competent Person Mineral Reserves (PERC) LKAB02626

LKAB is looking for an experienced mining engineer that can act as the company’s Competent Person regarding the annual reporting of mineral reserves.

About LKAB

LKAB is an international and high-tech mining and minerals group that mines and upgrades the unique magnetite ores 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, which had a turnover of close to 26 billion SEK in 2018 and employs about 4 200 people in 12 countries, also includes industrial minerals, drilling systems, rail transport, shotcrete and explosives manufacturing, mining related services and property management. More information can be found on our website https://www.lkab.com/eng/.

LKAB has recently started to report mineral resources and reserves according to the European reporting standard PERC (Pan-European Standard for Reporting of Exploration Results, Mineral Resources and Reserves).

About the position

We are now looking for an experienced mining engineer that can act as the company’s Competent Person regarding the annual reporting of mineral reserves. The work includes coordinating the reporting of the company’s mineral reserves, signing of the company’s report of mineral reserves, and support the work of developing working methods and reporting in the company together with colleagues on the exploration/mineral resources side. The work also includes, when time permits, to manage the early project phases of mining-related expansion projects.   

Your qualifications

You must have at least five years relevant experience in the style of mineralization or type of deposit under consideration and in the activity which you will be undertaking.  You must also be authorized to act as Competent Person by a recognized professional organization. Since the Competent Person estimates, or supervises the estimation of Mineral Reserves, your relevant experience must be in the estimation, assessment, evaluation and economic extraction of Mineral Reserves. The relevant experience must also be current and, where practical, continuous within the industry. It is presumed that you are qualified in mining engineering and mineral processing.  

You have strong integrity, adhere to code of ethics, have a well-developed ability to cooperate and to communicate with other people, and an interest in and experience from leadership. You are systematic, structured and self-propelled. You express yourself well in written and spoken English and/or Swedish. The position as Competent Person belongs to the corporate support unit of Exploration, Strategy and Business Development, and will report directly to the unit manager and to the CEO of the company. You will be based in Kiruna or Gällivare, close to the mines. Travel will be a natural part of the job.

We welcome all applicants and strive for diversity.

To learn more and apply

Submit your application, marked with “Competent person LKAB02626”, by email to recruitment@lkab.com no later than 31st January 2020. Selection takes place continuously. If you have any questions regarding the recruitment process or application please contact HR Business Partner Alicia Stewén: alicia.stewen@lkab.com

For more information about the position you are welcome to contact:

Åsa Sundqvist, Strategy and Business Development, telephone no +46 70 319 67 52 or e-mail asa.sundqvist@lkab.com

LKAB has already made decisions regarding recruitment channels and marketing. We are therefore not interested in any contacts with media sales persons, recruitment sites or similar.  

Union representatives:

Sakari Alanko, Unionen, +46 (0)980 725 08

Peter Johansson, Akademikerföreningen +46 (0)980 622 39

Ingegerd Kyrö, Ledarna, +46 (0)980 710 50


Unionen Södra - Per Ola Eriksson, +46 (0)920-38076

SACO-klubben Södra - Annika Taavoniku,+46 (0)970-79532

Ledarna Södra - Stefan Tallfjärd, +46 (0)970-79561