Senior Mine Planning Engineer

to Mine Technical Service in Aitik, Gällivare



Work duties

The Mine Technical Service Team in Aitik consist of 20 professional that assists the mining department in Aitik with all engineering and geological support needed to run the operations. The group is divided into smaller teams of Geology, Mine Planning, Drill and Blast, Survey and Projects. The Senior Mine Planning Engineer will overlook all planning horizons for the mine and guide and supervise the engineers and technicians in the planning group.


Key accountabilities as a Senior Mine Planning Engineer will include:

• Overseeing all planning horizons from the 48-hour plan to the life-of-mine plan.

• Supervising a team of 4 personnel, consisting of short-term and long-term planners.

• Optimize value at all planning horizons through strategic, tactical and operational plans.

• Guide and approve all mine designs and scheduling practices.

• Set and refine key mine planning assumptions.

• Provide mine planning technical support to operational staff.

• Maintaining and improving Boliden standards and planning processes.

• Drive continuous improvement in a challenging arctic environment.

• Mentoring and coaching team members.

• Engaging all necessary internal and external stakeholders.


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.


This position is full-time, permanent positions based in Aitik. The starting date is subject to agreement.



Education and qualifications

You should be a graduate engineer in mining engineering, or the equivalent, with a minimum of 8 years of experience in open pit mining.


You have previous experience in operations, short-term and long-term planning. Skills in using Deswik or equivalent for mine design and scheduling software is an advantage, as is experience from business improvement processes. You have the ability to create high quality mine plans, to effectively communicate planning objectives.


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 license is a requirement.




Further information is available from Patrik Gillerstedt, Mine Manager, tel +46 (0)70 601 76 09 


Trade union information

Anders Johansson Ledarna tfn +46 970-72 95 63, Anders Karlsson Unionen tfn +46 970-72 92 69, Holger Rilinger, SACO tfn +46 910-70 57 59.




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 Partner,


Applications will be considered following the latest date for application which is 31st of October 2021.


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



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