Maintenance manager for Svappavaara crusher and sleeper
Kiruna, Sverige
Type of Employment Full-time
Job position Maintenance manager
Work model On location
Application due date 15 August 2024
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As a maintenance manager with us, you will have the opportunity to lead and develop a committed team, where your initiative and drive for continuous improvement will make a difference every day.

The most important job of the future

We want to lead the transformation of our industry towards a sustainable future. And in the same way that we want to change the world, we want to develop everyone who is with us on the journey, personally and professionally. Do you want to help shape the future of the world's mining and mineral industry?

LKAB's open-pit mines are located in Svappavaara, four miles southeast of Kiruna. In these open pits, we loosen iron ore and waste rock by drilling and blasting, and then load, crush and sow the ore into a raw material for pellet production. In Svappavaara, we offer you a workplace in a family environment with strong cohesion where you can develop in your position, combined with great opportunities for outdoor life.

Your role
As a maintenance manager, you lead and coordinate the operational mechanical maintenance within Leveäniemi Sovring . You are responsible for ensuring that the maintenance activities are carried out in accordance with LKAB's maintenance manual.

We are looking for a leader who effectively collaborates and solves problems together with his team, while offering strong support and clear leadership. In our pursuit of continuous improvement, it is crucial that you take the initiative and are committed to driving development forward.

Your everyday life as a maintenance manager:

  • Work proactively to prevent risks, incidents and accidents.
  • Coordinate and prioritize maintenance measures together with production managers, production managers, planners/preparers, maintenance technicians and other groups within Leveäniemi Sovring.
  • Initiate and participate in maintenance and production meetings.
  • Follow up and document deviations and disturbances.
  • Plan, lead and distribute operational maintenance within given frameworks and goals.
  • Maintain order and order according to workplace rules.

You have this with you

  • Experience in industry
  • Secondary education or equivalent
  • B driver's license
  • You must master the Swedish language in speech and writing
  • It is advantageous if you have experience in leading roles.

This is what you get

  • Motivation program that rewards success
  • Health care and study support as well as access to art association, leisure association, mountain cabins and family activities
  • Enhanced parental allowance with up to 90% of your regular salary for up to six months. (After employment for one year)
  • Help with support in case of illness or questions about the working environment, health, wellness and rehabilitation
  • Protective and terminal glasses and compensation for dental care
  • Opportunity to apply for scholarships for both you and your children
  • Possibility to join our pension insurance program with favorable prices

Other information

Submit your application by clicking "apply now". Attach a CV and preferably a justification as to why you would be suitable for the job. Due to summer holidays, feedback may be delayed until the end of August.

Start: according to agreement

Location: Svappavaara

Scope: Full-time with shift form 7/7

Contact for questions: Production Manager Hampus Saari, or Recruiter Tilda Eriksson, . Please note that we do not accept applications via email.

Union contact:

Unionen Norra – Sakari Alanko, 0980-725 08

Akademikerföreningen Kiruna/Svappavaara – Peter Johansson, 0980-718 79 Leaders Kiruna/Svappavaara – Ingegerd Kyrö, 0980-710 50

If you want to get an insight into what life is like for our employees in Svappavaara, click on the link below:

Svappavaara - LKAB

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.


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