Quality Developer

Boliden Kevitsa located in Sodankylä, Finland, is seeking a

Quality Developer

The Kevitsa open-pit mine in northern Finland was acquired by Boliden in June 2016. The operation, which comprises a mine and a concentrator, went into operation in 2012. The Kevitsa deposit – first discovered in 1987 – is one of the largest mineral discoveries in Finland. Currently, Kevitsa has 500 employees who work together with around 300 contractors.


Boliden Kevitsa is looking for a Quality Developer to support and develop the Site in line with the company strategies with a focus on developing processes according to the New Boliden Way (NBW)*. A key performance area will be to plan, execute and follow up NBW/quality related activities in order to improve the long-term competitiveness of the mine. The Quality Developer is responsible for ensuring that the NBW efforts are sustained on a high and ambitious level in the operations and that the organization holds a good understanding of what the ambitious are with the NBW and for the visualization of the progress of the work.

*Boliden’s organizational and production philosophy based on the LEAN concept.

Key areas of responsibilities and duties include:

  • Develop analyse, evaluate and improve the Operational Management System (OMS)
  • Function as a catalyst for systematic quality improvements in the line organization
  • Support the organization in the field quality/ NBW
  • Carry out training within the OMS and its tools
  • Management of the Internal Audit program
  • Together with the management team identify and initiate process/functions
  • Provide methodology support for the NBW tools, e.g. 5S
  • Provide training, facilitation and coaching to the operational departments

Education and qualifications

The appointee will have:

  • University degree in Engineering with minimum three years of relevant mining and/or quality experience
  • Mining industry or other heavy industry experience for understanding the nature of the work
  • Good speaking, reading, writing and presenting skills in Finnish and English
  • Basic understanding of mining
  • Basic knowledge of LEAN and/or other related methodologies
  • Clear and logical thinking
  • Quality and accuracy of work


For more information, please contact Johanna Holm, EHSQ Manager, johanna.holm(at)boliden.com

Welcome to an interesting job!

We can offer you a modern workplace and excellent opportunities to expand your skillset in a professional environment. In Sodankylä, you will have an opportunity enjoy the pristine nature and the wealth of hobbies Lapland has to offer.




Please submit your application letter and CV online at https://www.boliden.com/career/ latest by 21.7.2019.

Boliden produces metals that make modern life work. Our work is characterised by care for people, the environment and society, and we are an industry leader in the sphere of sustainable metals production and a dominant player in the recycling of scrap metals. The combination of long experience and development based on best available techniques has given our mines and smelters a strong position in a challenging market. Boliden has 5,700 employees in Sweden, Norway, Finland and Ireland and a turnover of SEK 50 billion. 



Rekrytoija: Boliden Kevitsa Mining Oy

Toimipaikka: Kevitsan kaivos

Kotisivut: www.boliden.com

Ilmoitus jatetty: 28.6.2019

Haku päättyy: 21.7.2019 klo 23:55

Työ alkaa: 19.8.2019

Kategoria: Lapin lääni