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Head of Section, Mine Vehicle Workshop (Korjaamopäällikkö)
Boliden Kevitsa

Alkuperäinen julkaisupäivä 18.9.2018

Boliden Kevitsa operates an established mining operation at the Kevitsa Copper and Nickel Mine in the Finnish Lapland.  Mining at Kevitsa is by conventional open pit methods, using large electric shovels and drills with mechanical/AC drive haul trucks. Kevitsa will be expand the processing capacity from 7Mt to 9,5 Mt over the next few years. In addition to nickel and copper, Kevitsa produces platinum, palladium, gold, and cobalt. The production is expected to be approximately 10.000 tonnes of nickel and 20.000 tonnes of copper per annum.

Boliden Kevitsa is now looking for a

Head of Section, Mine Vehicle Workshop (Korjaamopäällikkö)


The mobile fleet workshop of Boliden Kevitsa is located right next to the open pit area. The workshop directly employs a maintenance planning team and 40 Mechanics specializing in mining equipment unique in Finland. Mobile fleet maintenance is coordinated in close co-operation with the mine production and maintenance sub-contractors of heavy trucks, shovels and drills. We are now looking for a Head of Section, Mine Vehicle Workshop to lead the workshop of the biggest and fastest growing copper and nickel mine in Finland. This is the career opportunity you have been waiting for – are you ready for the challenge?

Your responsibility is to ensure that our large-scale mining vehicles and equipment are maintained to a high safety, productive and reliable standard. We are looking for an experienced professional, who makes sure that the efficient maintenance of the mobile fleet results in maximum overall availability and reliability.

The Head of Section promotes safe, healthy and fair work environment for a team of 50 employees, actively developing procedures and taking part in HSE initiatives while ensuring that the necessary maintenance tasks and planned services will be carried out. He/she ensures the availability of reasonable and trained resources as well as effectively manages the involvement of contractors to even the workload mainly related to services and projects. Having excellent communication skills in both Finnish and English, the manager develops, communicates and successfully implements the mobile fleet maintenance strategy as well as promotes a continuous improvement mindset in various projects to ensure outstanding quality and efficiency. Head of Section, Mine Vehicle Workshop reports to Engineering & Maintenance Manager of Boliden Kevitsa Mine.

Education and qualifications

A successful candidate has:

  • MSc. or BSc Degree in Mechanical Engineering or relevant technical management education
  • Over five years of experience in a leadership role
  • High commitment in organization development
  • Good skills in departmental planning and budgeting
  • Knowledge of preventive, predictive and lifecycle maintenance activities
  • Knowledge of computerized maintenance management systems
  • Experience of managing OEM and dealership relationships
  • Leading experience with large mechanical / electric mining fleet or equal experience with heavy vehicles will be seen as an advantage.


For more information, please contact Jari Kujala, Engineering & Maintenance Manager, at jari.kujala(at)boliden.com. For questions concerning the application process, please contact Anna Sundquist, HR Manager, at anna.sundquist(at)boliden.com.

Welcome to an interesting job!

A successful candidate will be self-motivated, ambitious and resilient with a history of successful team leadership and goal achievement.


Please submit your application letter and CV online at www.boliden.com/career by 15 October 2018.