Development Engineer, Minerals Engineering

We assume that you share our basic values; enthusiasm, responsibility and personal commitment. In Boliden, all employees are actively involved in achieving a safe and good work environment and Health & safety issues are top priority. Boliden Mines staff function has approximately 300 employees and includes, among other departments: HR & Sustainability, Finance, Technology, Business Development and Exploration.

Work duties

Metals are found and needed everywhere. Boliden extracts minerals and produces high-quality metals in a cost-effective manner. The work is characterised by care for people, the environment and society. Boliden Staff Function Mines has around 300 employees and includes the Technology, Exploration and HR & Sustainability departments. 

Boliden aims to be one of the technologically leading players in the mining industry globally. Therefore, the Process Technology Department is now looking for someone who wants to help develop the minerals engineering processes of the future for extracting high-tech metals, for instance cobalt.

The Process Technology Department, with its 24 employees, is part of Boliden Technology. The primary task of the department is to support the concentrators within the Business Area Mines in everything from problem solving in operations to feasibility studies on new facilities and processes. Process Technology also works extensively with Boliden’s own environmental department to develop and improve water purification and reclamation technologies. We also carry out many projects that involve the exploration department in surveys for new deposits. In order to solve these tasks, Process Technology has a very well equipped pilot plant and laboratory.

Education and qualifications

As a development engineer in minerals engineering, you will get the opportunity to develop and design new processes for grinding, flotation, gravimetry, etc. as well as optimise the existing process systems. You will also participate in feasibility studies on new deposits.

The work is conducted as assignments or in project form, and your role may involve being both project manager and participant in the project group. This work is mainly focused on the concentrators and our own R&D programme, but there may also be other clients, both internally and externally. 

This will be a permanent full-time position. You will initially be based at Boliden, but other ocations may become relevant, depending on the needs of the applicant. The position will also involve some travel. The starting date is subject to agreement.


For more information please contact Andreas Berggren, Department Manager Process Technology, tel. +46 (0)910-77 43 52,

Trade union information

Holger Rilinger (SACO), tel. +46 910-70 57 59, Magnus Filipsson (Unionen), tel. +46 910-77 33 29, Peter Markström (Ledarna), tel. +46 910-77 40 09.


We strive to achieve diversity among our employees and therefore welcome all applicants. Your application will be processed in accordance with the GDPR. Any questions regarding your application should be directed to Peter Sundkvist, Human Resources, tel. +46 70-300 99 99.

Contact from recruitment and staffing companies, and media sales persons is declined without exception since Boliden manages the entire recruitment process itself.

Applications will be considered following the latest date for application which is 7 january 2019


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Sista ansökningsdag : 7 januari . Arbetsort : Boliden . Publicerat : 6 december

Kategorier : Teknik & Ingenjör

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