Senior Strategic Mining Planner

Senior Strategic Mining Planner [OBS denna annons har utgått]

Annons: 25397620
Yrke: Civilingenjör, produktion, gruv, metallurgi
Arbetsgivare: Kaunis Iron AB
Arbetets ort: Pajala, Norrbottens län
Senaste ansökningsdatum: 2022-01-31
Publiceringsdatum: 2021-12-08


Språk: Engelska


About the Position:

Kaunis Iron is now looking for a Senior Strategic Mining Planner. In this role you will be part of the Planning Department, which is responsible for both the Company's short and long-term mining planning, mining measurement, geology and grade control. The work means that you will operate in an area under constant change that places high demands on safety awareness and safety.


As a Strategic Mining Planner, you will work in a team with responsibility for the Company's long-term planning and play a key role in our work to develop mining alternatives for a long-term Life of Mine Plan. You will also work with quality assurance regarding the data and calculations that form the basis for our mineral reserve and associated reporting according to PERC.

An important part of the job will be to support, involve and share knowledge with your colleagues. As the responsible Strategic Mining Planner, you will lead the group in the department that works with mining planning and have the overall responsibility for all planning, both long-term and short-term, as well as drilling and blasting planning. The position is a key position for Kaunis Iron's future development and strategic work and involves close collaboration with the Company's leadership team.

Education and Qualifications:

We are looking for candidates with a university degree as a mining or rock engineer. Having the ability to manage Microsoft Office programs, Deswik or other mining planning software is a requirement and other CAD programs, as well as Leapfrog, are a merit.

Experience of long-term mine planning, open pit optimization and open pit design is a requirement. It is an advantage to have additional experience in structural geology and / or block modelling. Our preferred candidate will have at least 6-8 years of experience within the mining industry.

Personal Characteristics:

Our ideal candidate will have good leadership qualities, be goal-oriented and driven and have excellent communication skills. In order to succeed, strong collaboration is necessary in combination with clarity of thought and previous experience of similar tasks.

The role requires that you are meticulous, interested in production issues and energetic. You are analytical, well aware of goals and quality standards and attach great importance in achieving these. You manage complex issues well by analysing and solving complex problems.

You take responsibility for your tasks and you structure, plan, involve and share your skills. As a person, you are communicative and express yourself well in English, both in speech and writing.

You are calm, attentive, accommodating, strive to deliver solutions and have an interest, willingness and ability to help others. You work collaboratively, listening, communicating and resolving conflicts constructively.

As a person, you are grounded and calm in stressful situations and maintain a realistic perspective whilst focusing on the right things.

Our operations are conducted in the mining area in Kaunisvaara, which is where the position will be based. The position will report into the Mining Planning Manager.

Contractual Hours:

Full time.


By agreement.


We want to work for an equal workplace where diversity is seen as a strength. Therefore, we are happy to see applicants who contribute to this.

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Monthly salary, individual salary setting.

Terms of employment:

Permanent employment, 6 months probationary employment can be invoked.

Application deadline:

Last application date 2022-01-31. Selection will take place on an ongoing basis, so do not wait to submit your application.

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