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Mine Planning Engineer for the Sustainable Underground Mining Project LKAB02494

LKAB wish to recruit an experienced Mine Planning Engineer to join the Sustainable Underground Mining Project.

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 13 countries, also includes industrial minerals, drilling systems, rail transport, shotcrete and explosives manufacturing, mining related services and property management.

The SUM Project is one of Sweden's largest ever industrial investments, and brings together five major Swedish companies to design and implement new sustainable and world-leading mining solutions.
The successful candidate will be part of the team that helps to secure the long-term sustainable future of LKAB's deep underground mines.
See: www.sustainableundergroundmining.com

About the position

Based at the Konsuln Test Mine in Kiruna, the successful candidate will join a multi-disciplinary team who are developing systems and ways of work for LKAB's mines far into the future.

Knowledge of all aspects of mine planning is required, and in particular the linkages between resources and reserves, the Life of Mine Plan, and scheduling from a long-term focus right down to daily and shift plans. Creating production stability and compliance with the mining plan will be one of the key aspects of the job.

Experience in mine planning and scheduling using software such as Deswik is essential.

The successful candidate will be expected to help set up planning, scheduling and production systems that embrace all available modern technology, and work in a team that delivers next-generation mine control systems for LKAB and the SUM Alliance.

Your qualifications

A degree in Mining Engineering or equivalent is essential, as well as a minimum of 5 years' experience as a planning engineer in a production environment.
You will have the ability to work within a team environment and possess excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills. Good net-working and team-building attributes will be essential. You express yourself in written and spoken English and/or Swedish. The position as mine planning engineer belongs to the Test Mine in the Marketing and Technology Division. You are based in Kiruna.

We welcome all applicants and strive for diversity.

To learn more and apply

Submit your application, marked with "Mine Planning Engineer LKAB02494" by email to recruitment@lkab.com no later than 20th October 2019. Selection takes place continuously.

For more information on this very exciting mining project you are welcome to contact:
Mike Lowther, Test Mine Manager, telephone +46 72-588 27 26, or email michael.lowther@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
•Akademikerföreningen Kiruna/Svappavaara - Peter Johansson, +46 980 62239
•Unionen Norra - Sakari Alanko, +46 980 72508
•Ledarna Norra – Ingegerd Kyrö, +46 980 71050