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LKAB is looking for junior and senior R&D Engineers LKAB02491

Want to join us on our exciting journey?

LKAB is facing an important challenge on how to mine our massive orebodies at greater depths. This requires an extensive development work for the next-generation production systems.
Smart and fossil-free mining systems form an important part of this challenge.

We are now looking for junior and senior R&D engineers who want to be part of our journey towards the future. As a person you are genuinely interested in technical development and research in mining. Experience in different methods, design and rock mechanics for underground mining will be of great value.

About the position

The position requires a strong interest in identifying and overcoming the challenges of mining on increasingly deeper levels. Qualities fundamental to this job are a passion for technology and problem-solving, an interest in suggesting and testing new solutions and good analytical abilities. You enjoy teamwork, have good communication skills and are interested in creating an international network of contacts.

Your qualifications

You hold a MSc or a PhD in a relevant field and industrial experience is of great importance. You should also be familiar with standard mine planning software and numerical tools.

You will be based in the city of Kiruna or Gällivare situated in Swedish Lapland, above the Arctic Circle. Great opportunities for fantastic outdoor activities both in summer and winter time exist. For more information, please visit Lapland's website www.kirunalapland.se or www.welcometogallivare.com

To learn more and apply

To learn more visit lkab.com and sustainableundergroundmining.com.

Submit your application, marked with "R&D Engineer LKAB02491", by email to recruitment@lkab.com no later than 20th October 2019. Selection takes place continuously.

Contact information

For further information about this position, please contact Matthias Wimmer, Mining Technology Section Manager, +46 (0)980 622 64, matthias.wimmer@lkab.com or Jordi Puig, Head of Department Mining Technology, +46 (0) 72 560 26 95, jordi.puig@lkab.com

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