Senior Mine Planning Engineer

to the Mining Engineering Department


The Mining engineering department supports all Boliden’s mines in Sweden, Finland and Ireland. The mining engineering department includes the sections for Rock Mechanics, Mine Planning and Production Technology. Our tasks include problem solving and methodological support in operations, evaluation and implementation of new technologies, project planning for new areas in the mines and evaluation of new deposits.


We assume that you share our basic values; care, courage and resposibility. 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

The mine planning section supports and develops Boliden’s planning methods and administers the systems for mine design, surveying and planning. The section’s engineers participate in the choice of mining methods, mine design, strategic mine planning and calculation work for the company’s feasibility studies as well as supporting Boliden´s mines planning departments.


As a Senior Mine Planning Engineer you will:

• Be a project manager in feasibility studies

• Cooperate with project leaders in other disciplines

• Be an operational support to the mine sites on their day to day work

• Support the mines in current processes and routines

• Develop and implement new processes and routines

• Develop and implement new technology


As a project manager, it is important to pursue issues and deliver results on time. It is important that you can work in a group and be a driving force in issues regarding mine planning towards the rest of the organization.


You will also be part of a network of mining engineers within the Mining Business Area, where you are expected to participate actively in developing the business.


This positions is full-time, permanent positions based in Boliden. Some business travel will be required, as the assignments for the mines are to some extent carried out at the relevant mine. The starting date is subject to agreement.



Education and qualifications

You should be a graduate engineer with training in mining engineering, or the equivalent, with a minimum of 10 year´s experience in the mining industry as a mine planning engineer. To be considered for this position you have to be able to read underground maps and design underground mines in 3D.


Previous experience within project management, mine planning and design of underground mines is a requirement. Skills using the Deswik or similar mine planning software is an advantage, as is experience from feasibility studies.


You should be able to express yourself well in both spoken and written in English. If you are proficient in Swedish that is a merit.


Category B driving licence is a requirement.




For more information please contact Hilmi Pehriz, Section Manager Mine Planning,


Trade union information

Holger Rilinger (SACO), tel. +46 910-70 57 59, Andreas Mårtensson (Unionen), tel. +46 910-77 42 39, 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 Jonas Lindgren, Talent Acquisition,


Selection and interviews takes place on an ongoing basis and we may close the recruitment before the last day of application. So please send in you application as soon as possible.


Applications will be considered following the latest date for application which is on the 23rd of may 2021.



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Sista ansökningsdag : 23 maj . Arbetsort : Boliden . Publicerat : 23 april

Kategorier : Projektledning Teknik & Ingenjör

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