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LKAB is an international, high-tech mining and minerals group that mines and processes iron ore in northern Sweden for the global steel market. You will find more information on our website, 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.

The position LKAB is seeking a Senior Geologist for the Exploration Department with a focus on iron ore deposits. The department is in an expansive phase with responsibilities in exploration in our underground mines and open pits and their close surroundings in Malmberget, Kiruna and Svappavaara, as well as green field exploration and resource estimation. You will be expected to independently work on minor projects from the early exploration stage onwards and as a project leader in larger projects were we work as a team. As a Senior geologist you will support the junior employees and act as a specialist in geological issues.

We offer an interesting workplace with opportunities for development and challenging duties.
The position is permanent.

Skills & Competencies

We are looking for a Senior Geologist with a B.Sc. or higher with a minimum of 10 years' of experience within exploration, mining or project development. Resource estimation according to international standards and knowledge of common software such as Leapfrog and Vulcan is beneficial.
As a person you should be responsible and driven, but also percipient and flexible. The position includes much contact with others both in and outside the company where good collaboration is essential.
A Driving license is a requirement for the position. You possess both written and spoken English, and additionally Swedish, at least as a beginner and eager to learn.

You will be based in Malmberget, close to the mining operation and city of Gällivare, situated in Swedish Lapland above the Arctic Circle. The area offers great opportunities for fantastic outdoor activities, such as hunting, fishing, hiking, skiing, ice climbing, etc. See
If you find this opportunity interesting, please send your application to our e-mail: and write "application: Senior Geologist" as the 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 position, do not hesitate to contact:
Monika Sammelin, Section Manager Geology, Exploration department.
Phone: +46 (0)970 79 135. E-mail: