Supervisor mining production
Pajala, Sverige
Type of Employment Full-time
Job position Supervisor, mining and metal production
Work model On location
Application due date 14 July 2024
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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.

About the service:

As a supervisor in production, you are part of the mining department.

You are responsible for the daily production of waste rock and ore as well as associated work such as scrapping, road construction, cargo and tipping sites. The work is carried out close to production in the mine. As a supervisor in the mine, you manage production and distribute the work in shifts. You collaborate continuously with other departments and contractors. The position involves personnel responsibility for the production staff. Your immediate boss is the operational production manager in the mine.


The work means that you will work in an area under constant change that places high demands on protection awareness and safety. The role also includes being responsible for the handling of machines, facilities and processes being carried out in a safe and efficient manner with a working environment, cost and maintenance perspective.

You carry out daily management at the start of the shift and provide information to production staff and contractors. As a supervisor in the mine, you are responsible for reporting deviations and ongoing work at meetings with other departments.

You report deviations and work actively in the GRIA system as well as participate in the investigation of production deviations in the area of ​​responsibility.

You ensure the personnel needs for your area of ​​responsibility and participate in the recruitment of new personnel.

You ensure that policies, rules, routines, instructions and other governing documents are followed, that the company's values ​​and principles are adhered to. You use it actively as a guide and it should permeate the daily work.

Education and qualifications :

To be successful in the role of supervisor, you must have a suitable high school education or equivalent skills and at least two years' experience of working in the mining industry or land and construction. We would like for you to have previous experience in managing operations, personnel, projects or the like. You have basic IT skills and can handle Microsoft Office products. In addition, a B driver's license and the ability to communicate orally and in writing in basic Swedish are required.

Education with a specialization in the mining and metal industry is meritorious, as is relevant college or university education. If you have experience of working in open pit mining, that is a plus.

Personal characteristics

The role requires you to be self-motivated and take responsibility for and structure your tasks and drive the processes forward. You plan, organize and prioritize work well. You easily adapt to changing circumstances and see the possibilities in changes. You are goal-oriented and quality conscious. You have high integrity and can stand up for decisions made.

As a person, you are attentive and accommodating. You have an interest, desire and ability to absorb new knowledge and share your competence with others and make an effort to deliver solutions. You have good cooperation skills, you listen, communicate and resolve conflicts in a constructive way.

You have the ability to start, lead and close smaller projects.


Full time, shift work

Access :

By agreement, preferably as soon as possible.

We want to work for an equal workplace where diversity is seen as a strength. We therefore welcome applicants who contribute to this.

Advertising and recruitment companies are excluded.


Individual wage setting, according to collective agreements with the Union, Leaders and Sweden's engineers

Terms of employment

Permanent employment. Probationary employment may be relevant.

The last day for the application is 2024-07-14, but recruitment is ongoing, so please apply today.

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About the employer
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.