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About the Unit
The mine is located in Siilinjärvi, next to Kuopio which is the center city of Eastern Finland. The mine produces annually approximately one million tons phosphate concentrate being delivered as raw material to Yara’s NPK and feed phosphate production in Nordic as well as some bi-products from the phosphate production. The mine shares support functions with the Siilinjärvi chemical plants. The Plant Manager of the chemical plants acts as the legal head of all the operations in Yara Siilinjärvi site.
The mine has about 90 Yara employees. Drilling, loading and haulage of ore from mine to concentrator is out-sourced on a long term contract, and the contractor currently employ about 180 people for this activity. The current contract expires by end of 2021 and future set-up is under evaluation.
There are two open pits in production. The concentrator is located by the main pit. For captive use there is an emulsion plant and two charging trucks. Mining in Siilinjärvi has been started in 1979. The current mining pit has an estimated lifetime up to 2035. A project is started for extension of the mining area prolonging lifetime to after 2060.
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The Head of Mine reports to the Head of Yara Mining and is based in Siilinjärvi.
For additional information please contact Torgeir Kvidal, Head of Yara Mining, via email firstname.lastname@example.org or Marc Van Hijfte, HR Business Partner, via email email@example.com.
Please send your application at www.yara.com/careers by 24th October 2018.