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LKAB is seeking a Senior Geologist for the Exploration Department. We offer an interesting workplace with opportunities for development and challenging duties. You will be based in Kiruna or Malmberget, close to the mining operation and city of Kiruna / Gällivare, situated in Swedish Lapland above the Arctic Circle.

Abotu the company

LKAB is an international, high-tech mining and minerals group that mines and processes iron ore in 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 23 billion (USD 2.5 billion) in 2017 and employs about 4,100 people in 13 countries. Further group businesses include 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 where 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 Kiruna or Malmberget, close to the mining operation and city of Kiruna / 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 http://www.welcometogallivare.com/ and https://www.kirunalapland.se/en/

More information about the position

For more information about the position please contact:
Monika Sammelin, +46 970 79135, monika.sammelin@lkab.com

Union representatives

  • Akademikerföreningen Kiruna/Svappavaara - Peter Johansson,
    +46 980 62239
  • Saco Södra – Annika Taavoniku, +46 970 79532
  • Unionen Norra - Sakari Alanko, +46 980 72508
  • Ledarna Norra – Ingegerd Kyrö, +46 980 71050
  • Ledarna Södra – Stefan Tallfjärd, +46 970 79561
  • Unionen Södra – Per Ola Eriksson, +46 920 38076


Welcome to an exciting possibility!

We can offer positions with many interesting challenges and a possibility to interact with colleagues from many different disciplines. There are many chances for outdoor recreation around Kiruna and Malmberget. The ongoing urban transformation in these communities also creates a dynamic and exciting atmosphere.

Application

If you find this position interesting, please send a cover letter and a CV to the e-mail address "recruitment@lkab.com" and write "Application for position as Senior Geologist" in the subject header.  The deadline for application is January 21, 2019.


Questions about the application can be directed to Lisa Rapp, HR Business Partner, phone number +46 980 53263.


LKAB do not wish to have any contact from recruiting or advertisement agencies regarding these positions.