Mining Engineer to Talga Sweden

Mining Engineer to Talga Sweden

Yrke: Utvecklingsingenjör, gruv
Arbetsgivare: Talga
Arbetets ort: Kiruna, Norrbottens län
Senaste ansökningsdatum: 2021-05-12
Publiceringsdatum: 2021-04-28


This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of an innovative company!


Are you our new Mining Engineer?

Our vision is to use new technologies and to make the advanced battery materials needed for the world to conserve and store energy. We are positioned in the exciting region of Northern Sweden where we are building a supply chain for the battery industry. We have a world class deposit with great technology and we want to turn it into a first class mining operation.

At this very moment we are in the middle of an exciting expansion phase and are looking for a Mining Engineer that can help us grow. Talga is growing like you wouldn’t believe, and we have some aggressive production plans. So, we need your planning skills and your capabilities in mine designs.

We will be developing a workplace where our people’s safety, well being and health are essential to the success of our business. You will contribute strongly to a new industry in Sweden and the setting up of new systems and technologies. We are pioneers who thrive in response to the new and exciting challenges we face to combat climate change.

What you'll do?

Reporting to the Group COO, we are looking for a Mining Engineer to optimize mine designs and liaise with engineering and mining personnel to ensure the mine plans are executed efficiently and safely. You will focus on developing a new mining project with medium, long-term and LOM plans. You will also be undertaking necessary engineering work for gaining mining approvals. You will provide guidance and support on the development of the mining contract for the new mine. The role will include doing calculations and 3D modeling to design the actual mine.

What you'll bring:

You are a Mining Engineer with a collaborative mindset focusing on the team effort and what we are all trying to accomplish together. You can also work independently, driving your own processes while understanding your role in the organization. You are a self-starter, seeking solutions and raising new ideas, where there is ambiguity and be adaptable in a changing work environment. It is important you create an environment that leads to an incident free operation.

Who are you?

To succeed in this role you will need to have:

- a degree qualification in Mining Engineering

- minimum 7 years working experience in a mine planning role with operational mining experience in both open cut and underground mining

- considerable mine design skills, scheduling life-of-mine planning and site-based production planning.

- experience with mine software packages, preferably Surpac / Vulcan / Deswik.

- high technical document writing skills

- driver's license

Ability to provide technical data for mining contracts and experience in contractor management will be highly regarded. You are going to work with a mixed citizen & expatriate workforce and need to be communicative and understanding to different cultures. This role requires that you are engaged and meticulous in your work.

What will you get?

Talga is offering a role where you will take a lot of responsibility and have the opportunity to grow together with and be a big part of setting up a new and sustainable industry in Sweden. You will be part of a Global company with a flat organizational structure and high goals to grow on the European market. This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of an innovative company that shape the future scalability & landscape of the northern region of Sweden

About Talga

Talga Sweden develops smart innovation material with the help of raw materials from their own mines. They use proprietary and patent-protected technology for enriching graphite ore for graphite and graphene materials and products that in turn are used in smart and environmentally friendly solutions, such as batteries for electric cars, high-performance carbon fiber composites, coating on many materials for increased durability, and much more. Talga also has rights to cobalt deposits in Sweden.

Their ambition is to become one of the world's most sustainable innovation materials companies - and their strategy based on vertical integration with wholly owned mines in Sweden is the key to success in this. Learn more about Talga Sweden at

Talga is a battery anode and graphene additives company. The Company is building an European source of battery anode and graphene additives, to offer graphitic products critical to its customers’ innovation and the shift towards a more sustainable world. Read more at

The mine is based in Vittangi and when the mining approvals are done you need to be positioned in the area.

What you need to do now

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