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Om företaget / verksamheten

LKAB is an international and high-tech mining and minerals group that mines and upgrades the unique iron ore of northern Sweden for the global steel market. Sustainability is core to our business and our ambition is to be one of the industry’s most innovative, resource-efficient and responsible companies. The group had sales of more than SEK 23 billion in 2017 and employs about 4,100 people in 13 countries. Other group business include industrial minerals, drilling systems, rail transport, rockwork services and property management.

Om tjänsten

LKAB is currently engaged in an important process to increase production, develop and streamline the existing production systems in our mines, and design new smart and fossil-free mining systems below our current main levels in our underground mines in Kiruna and Malmberget. These great challenges and opportunities will require additional talented mining engineers.
Therefore, we are looking for mining engineers that are interested in being part of our journey towards the future, and are interested in technical development, innovation, and research in mining, with a focus on mine design, mining methods, rock mechanics, autonomous mining and underground logistics.

Dina kvalifikationer

All positions require a strong interest in identifying and overcoming the challenges that will be faced when mining below the present mining system. Qualities fundamental to these jobs are a passion for technology and problem-solving, a strong interest in suggesting and testing new solutions, and good analytical abilities. You enjoy teamwork and have good communication skills, and are interested in creating an international network of contacts.
You hold a MSc or a PhD in one of the following areas:

mine design

mining methods

rock mechanics

geotechnical numerical analysis

mine seismology

autonomous mining

mining systems or

underground logistics
Industrial experience is of great importance but all candidates will be considered. Those with similar backgrounds are also welcome to apply for one of the positions. You will be based in the city of Kiruna or Gällivare, close to the mining operations. Kiruna and Gällivare are situated in Swedish Lapland, above the Arctic Circle. The cities are spread out over vast areas and offer great opportunities for fantastic outdoor activities, such as hunting, fishing, hiking, skiing, ice climbing, etc.
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Övrig information

If you would like to know more about the positions, do not hesitate to contact Matthias Wimmer +46(0)980-62264 or email You are welcome to submit your CV and personal statement by 2018-08-12 at the latest.