IKEA Range & Supply has the responsibility to develop, design, produce and supply IKEA stores with home furnishing solutions available to the many people. Each year IKEA Range & Supply introduces 2,000 new products in the IKEA stores. The total range is almost 10,000 products.
IKEA has an exciting future ahead! We want to inspire and enable our customers to live a more convenient and beautiful life at home. We are making homes smarter by combining new technology with our knowledge in life at home! We are looking ahead and strengthening our business offer. To fulfil our customer’s needs in Life at Work even better, we introduced a growing offer of innovative Sit & Stand solutions and Office approved furniture.
We are looking for a Product Requirement Engineer to join us on our exciting journey.
Home Furnishing Business Workspace is looking for a Product Requirement Engineer to support the development process for different IKEA workspace products use combined with advanced mechatronic solutions.
About the role
As a Product Requirement Engineer, in the product development process, you will be responsible to identify and create product requirements and to choose verification methods for the product areas under your responsibility. You will also initiate additional development tests for product validation which will contribute to better and safer products with higher customer satisfaction.
About the assignment
As Product Requirement Engineer for Business area Livingroom and Workspace you will work closely to a product development team. Being the requirement specialist, you set and document the relevant product requirements, you also have a close dialogue with the purchasing organization and suppliers to secure successful implementation. You need good insight into IKEA specifications and test methods and keep updated on changes in legislation and other external requirements that may influence the product areas under your responsibility. You will work with new product developments as well as with improvements to the running range.
Are you up for the challenge? Then this just might be for you!
You have a University Degree in Engineering and experience from working with product development and/or creating and documenting product requirements as well as knowledge of certification and testing at 3rd party test laboratories. You have experience from development and certification of electronical devices. You are passionate and knowledgeable when it comes to mechatronic and systems engineering.
You have excellent communication skills and the ability to take the lead in your own work as well as in your contacts with internal and external stakeholders. You have supply chain knowledge. Experience from working with test and verification is a prerequisite as well as the ability to understand, interpret and apply technical requirements in the product development. IKEA of Sweden is a truly global environment, with colleagues from all over the world. You therefore need to be fluent in English.
IKEA of Sweden offers an exciting and empowering working environment in a global marketplace with co-workers from all over the world and in environment that is constantly changing and developing. As the world’s leader at life at home, you have exceptional opportunities to grow and develop together with us. At IKEA we believe that when you as an individual grow - IKEA grows!
The position is permanent and 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.
Sounds interesting? Submit your application in English as soon as possible, we will conduct interviews on a rolling basis. If you have any questions about the position you are welcome to contact Deputy EQR Development Manager Alfard Jansen (+46 728862740).