Section manager for maintenance Svappavaara
Kiruna, Sverige
Type of Employment Full-time
Job position Section manager, mine
Work model On location
Application due date 30 June 2024
Are you the one?

Do you want to drive change? We are now looking for a section manager in maintenance for the processing plant in Svappavaara.

About the business

LKAB's open-pit mines are located in Svappavaara, four miles southeast of Kiruna. In these open pits, we extract iron ore by drilling, blasting, and then crushing and crushing the ore into a raw material for pellet production. Our operations include ore processing in our beneficiation plant and pellet plant. In Svappavaara, we offer you a workplace in a family environment with strong cohesion combined with great opportunities for outdoor life, to develop in your service and make friends for life.

About the service

As a maintenance manager in Svappavaara, you have the overall responsibility for operational safety in the facility with the facility's availability in focus. In the assignment, great importance is placed on the development of work environment work. Furthermore, responsibility for staff development, work environment work and financial performance follow-up is included. To help you, you have production managers, maintenance managers, technicians and engineers as well as committed, experienced employees. You also have close cooperation with other sections and support functions such as HR, finance and work environment.

You work according to LKAB's leadership vision and value relationship-oriented leadership. You are part of the management group for Svappavaara processing and report directly to the head of department for Svappavaara processing.

We offer an exciting challenge where no two days are the same, you get the opportunity to develop your managerial and leadership skills, where cooperation and the ability to delegate are a prerequisite for the work.

You have this with you

In Svappavaara, we have started a developing work with cultural change. We want to create a climate where everyone feels respected and welcome, it should be fun to go to work. That is why we are looking for you who dare to challenge norms and cultures in our workplace and want to be part of driving our change forward!

As section manager, you are confident in your role as a leader and you are driven to lift and lead people and motivate them to reach their own and the business's goals. You like people, are committed, present in the business and take great responsibility. You find it easy to prioritize and structure your tasks.

You have:

  • Previous work experience as manager/leader
  • B driver's license
  • Good communication skills.
  • General knowledge of LKAB's operations.
  • Meritorious college/university education, preferably in leadership/personnel or similar.

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
  • Possibility to apply for scholarships for both you and your children
  • Possibility to join our pension insurance program with favorable prices


The position is full-time with daytime and trust time.

For more information about the workplace and what it's like to live and live in Svappavaara

Svappavaara – LKAB

A warm welcome with your application containing a personal letter and CV as well as a justification for why you are applying for the position. Recruitment is ongoing, so don't wait with your application!

Do you want to know more about the service?

Contact head of department Carina Lejon, tel. 0980-718 86,

Questions about the recruitment process, HR BP Theresia Sturk,

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 mineral group with northern Sweden as a base and the whole world as a workplace. We lead the way towards carbon dioxide-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 initiative, always with equality and diversity in focus.

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

Then we would like you to submit your application via our internal career page. Log in to your Workday account and go to "Jobcenter", there you can search for all available jobs and send your application.

Prior to recruitment, LKAB has taken a position on recruitment channels and marketing. We politely but firmly decline all contact from media marketers, recruitment sites and the like.

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Global greenhouse gas emissions must be reduced significantly and within a short period of time. Tackling the climate problem will require a transformation – a significant challenge as global energy consumption is heavily linked to fossil fuels. It requires systemic changes that will take time and require a high degree of collaboration between industry and policy makers.