Career

To work here

For us, it is important to create a corporate culture based on trust, safety, having fun and well-being at work. The goal is to empower all employees and have an open and accepting environment which leads to people daring to take initiative, act and make decisions without being afraid of making a mistake. We strive to create a culture in which every employee feels motivated and no issue is too large or too small to raise. Personal and professional development is achieved through discussions and openness.

We aim to be an attractive workplace for everyone, irrespective of gender, ethnicity, or sexual orientation. As a result of this, internal policies are being produced the coming years and benefit packages will be arranged; all to create added value for employees and employers. It should feel meaningful to work here and fun to come to work every day!

Meet our people

Read more about what our management team has to say about the years to come at Copperstone.

“During the year, our primary focus is on applying for an environmental permit in Q4 2021 that will be as well thought-out and thorough as possible. Our work is based on the goal of having an environmental permit approved within 12–18 months following the application, and we will continue to pursue the project in a responsible manner throughout this period. If the permit is approved, the project will enter a new phase focusing on detailed planning, project design and procurement activities. In addition, we will continue to recruit vital expertise to the company.

I look forward to further work with the open consultation and maintaining frequent communication with Sami communities, associations and the residents of Kiruna. Finally, I look forward to continuing to spread the word about our fantastic project and the potential it has, not only for Copperstone, but particularly for the city of Kiruna and all of its inhabitants. I am proud of the work we are doing today, and we strive to continue to contribute to the city of Kiruna.”

“We see it as an opportunity to produce copper in an environmentally sound manner, applying the latest and best environmental standards to operations that concluded 25 years ago at a time when antiquated after-treatment technology and less stringent requirements were applied. We will conduct operations in the area in accordance with modern legislation and deploy new technology, enabling improved environmental performance compared with the current situation. This is something that I am very proud of!

Since we will be operating mining activities partly in an area where the old mine was located (brownfield land), less untouched land (greenfield land) will be mined, thereby reducing the environmental impact of the operations. Producing copper in an area where the environment was previously impacted enables us to – with the help of new resources – tackle existing environmental problems and rectify a historical environmental debt.  Copperstone’s intention is to leave the land in a better environmental state than it inherited.”

“Copperstone’s establishment here is important for the community as we can create security and faith in the future for the entire district and for future generations. Kiruna currently has one major employer, and more opportunities will open up in the future in the same industry. Our ambition and something that is important to me, is to create solid relationships with the business community and other parties in the surrounding area.

For the year to come, I look forward to continuing to work with production, modelling and mineral resources, with the hope of expanding the resource models, which would also lead to a longer lifespan for the entire mine. We hope to obtain an environmental permit in accordance with our timeline, and we will continue the work with our great team.”

Career

Copperstone anställer. Företagets mål är att bli ett modernt och ansvarsfullt producerande gruvbolag genom återöppningen av Viscaria gruvan i Kiruna, Sverige. Sedimentets höga nivåer av koppar och den geografiska positionen ger extremt goda förutsättningar för bolaget att bli en viktig leverantör av kvalitativt och ansvarsfullt producerad koppar till kunder som driver den globala förändringen mot ett elektrifierat samhälle. Vårt växande team av kvalificerade experter har en intensiv agenda för de kommande månaderna och vi rekryterar. Är du rätt person för oss? We have the chance to create a unique Swedish industrial project – a modern copper extraction with sustainability in focus and 250-300 new local jobs when the mine is in full operational production.

Interested in applying for a job at Copperstone Resources? Send us an introduction about yourself, and we’ll get in touch if there is an open position that we see as a match.

Current open positions

13 October 2021

Mining engineer with specialist skills in mining planning

Copperstone continues to strengthen its organisation and is now looking to hire a driven and committed mining engineer with specialist skills in mining planning who wants to contribute to a sustainable mining business in Kiruna, Sweden. The position is a great opportunity to be involved and shape the business from the beginning.

As a mining engineer, you are part of the planning department, which is responsible for both short and long-term mining planning. The work means that you will operate in an environment of constant change, placing high demands on safety and safety awareness.

Duties:

As a mining engineer, you work in a team responsible for mining planning in the Viscaria area. You are responsible for developing the long-term plans for the mine and participate in design and strategic planning. You also participate in the development of production plans for budget work and follow-up of forecasts.

Education and qualifications:

  • Master of Science in Engineering with a relevant specialisation
  • Solid experience in previous roles within mine planning is an advantage
  • Experience in mine planning software and / or other CAD programs
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office 
  • Proficiency in either Swedish or English

Personal qualities that facilitate success in the role:

  • Production oriented 
  • Analytical
  • Meticulous
  • Good awareness of goals and quality standards
  • A strong drive that ensures goals are achieved
  • Strong sense of responsibility for tasks
  • Structured and with good planning skills
  • Motivated by complex tasks

To be an ideal candidate for this role you are calm, attentive and accommodating and have an interest, will and ability to help others and deliver solutions. You possess good teamwork skills and listen and communicate carefully to resolve conflicts in a constructive way. You are able to maintain a realistic perspective and focus on the right things also in stressful situations.

How to apply

Submit your application together with a CV to Stefan Strömberg at SES Consulting: stefan@sesconsulting.se.

More information

For more information, contact Stefan Strömberg at SES Consulting, +46 70 255 71 11 or stefan@sesconsulting.se. For technical information that concerns the position, you are welcome to contact Recruiting Manager Niklas Åberg at +46 70 595 00 07 or niklas.aberg@copperstone.se

About Copperstone

Copperstone Resources AB is a Swedish listed exploration company with headquarters in Kiruna. The company is building a modern mining company from the ground up with a positive corporate culture based on trust, security and wellbeing. The goal is to produce metals in a sustainable way in consultation with the local community and contribute to the global change towards an electrified society. In addition to the Viscaria copper mine in Kiruna, Copperstone holds a number of other exploitation concessions and exploration permits in Norrbotten and Dalarna.

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