Group Manager Operations Kiruna Enrichment
Kiruna, Sverige
Type of Employment Full-time
Job position Team leader
Work model On location
Application due date 1 August 2024
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About the business

Kiruna Malmföräðling's mission is to refine ore from mine to finished product. The main parts of the process are souring, enrichment and pelletizing. The department consists of a total of eight sections, of which four are part of the main process and the other four are support sections within maintenance, quality, technology and process development and material processes. Read more about us on processing here:

The enrichment consists of two enrichment plants, KA1 and KA2, which produce concentrates and additives for the pellet plants and KMR. The organization is currently divided into four technical areas, operation, maintenance, electricity/automation and facilities. An extensive reorganization is underway within ore processing, which means that all technical branches apart from operation will be centralized and included in the new Maintenance section.

Your role

As Group Manager of operations in the enrichment plants, you will handle tactical and operational issues in consultation with your employees, as well as propose and discuss issues of a strategic nature with the section manager. Currently, you are the immediate manager of two production managers, three production managers and one production technician. During the autumn, the three production managers will be replaced by three production managers and possibly you will also be the immediate manager of six operation operators (K3).

The following tasks will be included in your position:

· Responsibility for the operation being conducted according to established work environment and safety requirements.

· Run delegated work environment tasks.

· HR manager for direct reports with responsibility for recruitment, training, skills development, rehabilitation and adaptation within the framework of LKAB's established policy.

· Machine owner responsible for operator maintenance being carried out and established targets for TAK and the environment being achieved.

· Development of production and prioritization of maintenance efforts in the work order process.

· Establish and manage budget for operation KA1/KA2 and ensure efficient use of resources

· Produce documentation for investments, 5-year plans/LOMP

· Responsibility for there being improvement activities

· That routines in the operational system within own area of ​​responsibility are established and developed

· Ongoing operational reporting to the section manager

· Request and complete MBL negotiations according to the negotiation procedure

· Good role model and clear setter of requirements: Ensure that the code of conduct is complied with in the business.

You have this with you

We are looking for a committed and driven leader who is a good role model. You like people, are present in the business, take great responsibility and are confident in the role of leader. You are motivated by lifting and leading people. You coach them to achieve both their own and also the business's goals. You have an organizational eye and it is easy to prioritize and structure your tasks. You must have the will to develop your own leadership and you will receive leadership training and support in your role.

This is what you get

At LKAB, we believe that a functioning combination between work and private life is a key to being an attractive and sustainable company!

· Motivation program that rewards success.

· Health care and study support as well as access to an art association, leisure association, mountain cabins and family activities.

· Enhanced parental allowance with up to 90 percent of your regular salary for up to six months (after employment for one year).

· Help and support in case of illness or in matters of work environment, health, wellness and rehabilitation.

· Protective and terminal glasses and compensation for dental care.

· Possibility to apply for scholarships during studies for both you and your children.

· Possibility to join our pension and insurance program with favorable prices.


If you want to know more about the service or have questions about it or the organizational change:

Contact Section Manager Sofia Waaranperä 0703875184

Union contacts:

Sakari Alanko, Unionen, 0980-725 08

Ingegerd Kyrö, Ledarna, 0980-710 50

Peter Johansson, Academic Association, 0980-718 79

About LKAB

LKAB is an international mining and minerals group with northern Sweden as its base and the whole world as its workplace. We lead the way towards carbon-free production and we do it together - in an open, warm and safe work environment with technology and development in focus. We welcome challenges, innovative ideas and initiatives, always with equality and diversity in focus.


Do you work at LKAB today but are interested in a new role?

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