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Product Lifecycle Engineer - CHILI

Älmhult, Kronoberg - Explore location Engineering & Technology Full Time

Job description

Company description

Can you really reach out to the whole world, creating a better everyday life for the many people? In Älmhult, Sweden you can. Älmhult is home to IKEA of Sweden. Here the IKEA range is developed and made available to stores and customers all over the world. At IKEA of Sweden you will work in a truly international and dynamic environment. You will have different opportunities to learn new skills and where the goal always is to create a better everyday life for the many people.

Business Area Children and Lighting is having ambitious plans to continue developing and securing our top position. 

We are now looking for a Product Lifecycle Engineer.

Job description

As a Product Lifecycle Engineer, you will secure that the product documentation is correct, up-to-date and according to IKEA guidelines and standards. You will also contribute to secure that our products are legally compliant in all markets throughout product lifecycle. You will also support in activities connected to new IKEA markets as well as planned and un-planned activities like changes in marking of the product, certificate renewals. 
Are you up for the challenge? Then this just might be for you!


To be successful in this role, you will work closely with the engineers in the product development teams as well as to have a close dialogue with the purchasing organization, suppliers, and third-party test laboratories to secure for the successful product- implementation. You will be working with several teams and product areas in parallel. 
You will be having good insight into IKEA specifications and test methods and keep them updated on changes in legislation and other external requirements that may influence the product areas. You will work with documentation for new product developments as well as with improvements in the running range.

We believe that you are highly committed and self-driven person. You have a university degree in Engineering or equivalent. Experience in working with product development and/or creation and maintenance of product documentation. You will have advantage if you have experience in working with kitchen and dining products appliances   or electrics and electronics. 

Your knowledge in 3D drawings and SolidWorks will be considered as an added advantage. You work in a structured way with analytical skills and to take the lead in your own work as well as in your contacts with internal and external stakeholders. You have basic supply chain knowledge and are skilled in requirement management and verification planning. 
Furthermore, you have strong communication skills and the ability to create confidence and build relations. You are self-motivated and a goal- and delivery-oriented person with a passion for details. 

IKEA of Sweden is a truly global environment, with colleagues from all over the world and you therefore need to be fluent in English both verbal and written. 

More Information

Sounds interesting? 

The position is located in Älmhult, Sweden. Älmhult has excellent commuting possibilities with hourly trains to Malmö, Lund and Växjö and an IKEA shuttle bus back and forth to Helsingborg two times a day.

If you have any questions about the position please contact Hiring Manager Johan Ferner at, and regarding the recruitment process, please contact People and Culture Recruiter Aivita Grockyte at 

We look forward to receiving your application in English, at the latest 24th April 2021. Please submit your CV and Cover letter in English.