Laboratory technician, LKAB Minerals

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LKAB is a leader in the transformation of our industry towards a sustainable future. An important business development focus is to create value from our secondary products and in connection with that build for the future, which includes developing, building, and deploying new industries. One of several important projects right now is the ReeMAP project which extracts apatite from waste materials and produces mineral fertilizers, critical minerals such as rare earth elements and gypsum for the construction industry. LKAB Minerals is a part of LKAB Business area special products.

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

About the position

LKAB is establishing a new laboratory on Svartön in Luleå. With the goal to perform hydrometallurgical research and development. This will strengthen and develop internal competence towards in the phosphoric acid production process.

We are now looking for you who wants to be a part of the startup of the laboratory. As one of the first colleagues of the lab you will be taking part in developing routines, analasys methods, and setting the standard for the culture.

A typical working day as a laboratory technician may include:

Your qualifications

To suit this role you hold an education as a process operator, laboratory technician or a university degree within chemistry, chemical engineering or related fields. Experience in hydrometallurgy is metorious. It is a merit if you have prior experience working in an industrial research laboratory. Introduction and work tasks will be based on your education, background and experience.

A systematic and independent way of working is a prerequisite, in addition to that you need to be flexible, adaptive in changing situations, analytical and open to exchange of experience. If you have knowledge of pilot scale test runs and related analytics it is an advantage.

Other information

In this position, you will be part of the development of a new sustainable industry in northern Sweden. LKAB is an established company and market leader in sustainable mining that offers competitive conditions such as part of the Group’s reward system, benefits such as dental care, wellness activities as well as other benefits linked to outdoor life and art. The role provides the opportunity to be involved and influence an ongoing transition and growth journey that will contribute to a broader and stronger LKAB with a focus on sustainability. A job in a high-tech, international mining and minerals group with large-scale operations in a global, competitive market where you will develop in your professional role.

You are welcome to submit your application, CV, and personal letter, no later than October 8th. Please do not wait with the application as selection takes place on an ongoing basis and the position may be filled before the last application date.Location Luleå.

If you have any questions about the position, you are welcome to contact Technical Manager Pär Jonsén +46 70-6829160 or HR-Business Partner Johan Vyöni +46 70-3158071

Prior to the recruitment work, LKAB has taken a stand on recruitment channels and marketing. We therefore firmly avoid contact with media sellers, recruitment sites and the like.

Due to the design of the work, we will conduct background checks before employment.

We Offer

Our unique operations require employees with unique knowledge. Regardless of the position, we help and support one another – across departmental and organizational boundaries – throughout the group. It is important to us that you want to contribute to the warm and inclusive culture that is the basis for our success. We are all driven by a strong commitment and want to create value for our customers. We like challenges and welcome new ideas. We build trust by taking responsibility, and with us safety always comes first. Our values are thus Commitment, Innovation and Responsibility. In addition to becoming part of our broad organization with plenty of opportunities for learning and development in your day-to-day work, we offer all employees an attractive range of benefits.

At LKAB, we value and strive for diversity and gender balance within the departments. Apply by clicking the link at the top of the page. Attach a personal cover letter and your CV. Interviews and selections take place on an ongoing basis, so do not wait to submit your application. We’re looking forward to hearing from you!

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