Engineer, Chemistry/Hydro Metallurgy

Engineer, Chemistry/Hydro Metallurgy [OBS denna annons har utgått]

Annons: 25466022
Yrke: Civilingenjör, kemi
Arbetsgivare: LKAB Minerals AB
Arbetets ort: Luleå, Norrbottens län
Senaste ansökningsdatum: 2022-01-31
Publiceringsdatum: 2021-12-24


LKAB is an international high-tech mining and mineral group offering sustainable iron ore, mineral and specialty products. We are one of Sweden's oldest industrial companies and are 100 percent owned by the Swedish state. Since 1890, we have been developed through unique innovations and technology solutions and are driven forward by more than 4,500 employees in 12 countries. The LKAB Group had sales of approximately SEK 34 billion in 2020. With fossil-free technology,

LKAB will extract critical minerals such as rare earth metals for electric cars and wind turbines as well as phosphorus for mineral fertilizers from today's waste from the mine. We plan to invest more than SEK 10 billion in a new industry that creates more than 500 jobs in the production of circular, critical and climate-efficient minerals.

Sustainability is at the heart of our business concept and our ambition is to be one of the most innovative, resource-efficient and responsible companies in the industry.

The position

LKAB are the leading the transformation of our industry towards a sustainable future. One important business development focus is creating value from our secondary products. One important part of this is technology- and process development. Now we need to strengthen our resources within Chemistry and Hydro Metallurgy. Your main objective We are looking to strengthening our innovative and creative team.

Your main objective is to work on minerals related business development projects, with the aim to prove the concept and evolve them from a theoretical business case to a full-scale industry. One of several important projects right now is the ReeMAP project extracting apatite from tailing material and producing mineral fertilizers.


You have a solid competence base and probably a network within the fertilizer industry, engineering companies or academia. You have experience of practical laboratory and pilot-scale experimental work. It would be a strong merit if you also had competence in relevant analytical techniques such as ICP-OES, AAS and ion chromatography, etc. and knowledge of modelling in e.g., HSC to create models of the process based on trial data.

Suitable background Chemistry/Hydro metallurgy Previous experience from process development.

We offer

In this role you will be a key contributor of developing a new sustainable industry in the north of Sweden. LKAB is a established company, and market leader in sustainable mining which offers competitive terms.

Full time permanent position.

The project team is based in Luleå which is the optimal job location. However, alternative locations can be considered.

Other information

Please send in your application for this job asap and no later than 31 january. The selection and interview process may start before the end of this deadline.

Please contact Technical Director Business Area Special Products, Lars Vikström, 0703738164, lars, or CHRO BASP, Jonas Jones, if you have questions about the position.

LKAB trade union contacts: Unionen Södra: Per-Ola Eriksson, 0920-380 76 SACO Södra: Annika Taavoniku 0970- 795 32 Leaders South: Annica Kaati 0970-767 65

LKAB has already taken a position regarding recruitment channels and marketing in relation to this recruitment. We therefore firmly avoid offers from media sellers, recruitment sites etc. Thank you.