Kaunis Iron operates the iron ore mine in Pajala. We do it with respect, commitment and curiosity for both people and the environment. Together, we build a sustainable and long-term mining industry that creates value for the local community. Our unique iron ore concentrate is in high demand among the world's steel mills. Thanks to sustainable production, skilled operations and world-class facilities, Kaunis Iron occupies a strong position in the global market.
During the summer period, we need your help when our regular staff goes on vacation. We are therefore looking for a number of people who can support the business during the summer.
The work means that you are responsible for an area under constant change that places high demands on protection awareness and security.
We are now looking for a driven and committed production geologist who wants to join and contribute to a sustainable mining operation in Pajala. As a production geologist, you are part of the planning department at the mine, which is responsible for both the short-term and long-term mining planning, measurement, geology and grade control. The work means that you will work in an area under constant change that places high demands on protection awareness and safety. As our business is conducted in the mining area in Kaunisvaara, we see that you are stationed on site there.
As a production geologist, you work in a team that is responsible for mining planning at the Kaunisvaara mining area, where you will work to develop documentation/recipes to correspond to planned ore levels versus outcomes. The production geologist also ensures that the correct material mix and sufficient ore is available for the primary crusher. You work in close collaboration with the mine's production staff, so an important part of the work is to convey updated information regarding the mine's geology, verbally as well as in writing. The basis of the work is diamond drilling and cuttings sampling where the results must be processed, interpreted and result in a grade control.
Education and qualifications
We are looking for you who have a university education in geology. Additional specialized training or experience in the specialized area of data quality control, structural geology and/or block modeling is a plus. Ability to handle Microsoft Office programs, mine planning software and/or other CAD programs is also an asset. The job requires the ability to communicate orally and in writing in Swedish and English. For employment, a driver's license, class B for manual transmission is required.
The role requires you to have an interest in production issues and be committed and interested in solving day-to-day problems. You are flexible and take responsibility for your tasks, which you structure, plan and run in an efficient manner.
As a person, you are calm, attentive and accommodating and you have an interest and ability to help others and make an effort to deliver solutions. You have a high level of cooperation, you listen, communicate and resolve conflicts in a constructive way.
Terms of employment
Substitute during regular staff holidays.
As part of the recruitment process, background checks may be carried out.
We want to work for an equal workplace where diversity is seen as a strength. Therefore, we welcome applicants who contribute to this.
You can find more information about us at www.kaunisiron.se.
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Recruitment is ongoing, so please apply as soon as possible.
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We dare to say that we are different. We are the mine of the new generation with a focus on every aspect of sustainability – environment, community, and the individual. We have an engaged team of people who share our values. A team without baggage who together are blazing their own trails and writing their own story.
Our ambition is to build a business that is durable in the long term and operates sustainably. To us, this means mining that retains its local roots, creates value for Norrbotten and contributes to community development in Pajala, at the same time as we take a strong position on the world market. Every year, we produce about 2.2 million tonnes of iron ore.