IKEA Range & Supply has the responsibility to develop, design, produce and supply the IKEA stores with home furnishing solutions available to the many people. Each year IKEA Range & Supply introduce 2 000 new products in the IKEA stores. The total range is almost 10 000 products.
We are now looking for a Product Requirement Specialist within the are of Chemical requirements IKEA of Sweden in Älmhult
Safe and healthy products is the number one priority for IKEA. It has always formed an essential part of our vision “To create a better everyday life for the many people”. We believe that all people have the right to safe and healthy products that are free from harmful chemicals.
As a Product Requirement Specialist you will provide specialist support and together with other roles within the organization, set the pre-conditions to secure safe and healthy products that comply with market requirements and standards that fulfil or even exceed customer expectations in all our sales markets. More specifically you will:
Take leadership for gathering information externally about existing and proposed product requirements for existing and future life at home products.
Lead the development of product requirements and secure that they are documented and communicated in a clear and simple way.
Support the organization with competence development activities and implementation of product requirements.
Share your competence, experience and learning’s with colleagues.
Establish your internal and external network needed to succeed in your assignment.
To be successful in this role you need to be able to navigate in a complex international organization, taking leadership and responsibility within your assignment. You have the ability to communicate in a clear and simple way with experts and non-experts. You are driven by a strong curiosity and have a desire to find better ways together with others, always with the business and our customers in focus. Since we are working in an international environment you need to be strong in communicating in English.
We believe that you have a university degree within the area of chemistry, or similar, and that you have experience from regulatory and product requirement/compliance-related work. Ability to work in a structured way is a pre-condition, as well as good communication skills. Acting and leading according to the IKEA values is crucial.
Does this sound like your next challenge? We look forward to receiving your application in English no later than 10th of December.
For questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact Recruitment Specialist Jonas Levin at +46 728 865 384