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Product Requirement Specialist – multiple areas - Food-contact, RoHS and general chemical requirements

Älmhult, Kronoberg County - Explore location Legal & Governance Full Time

Job description

Company description

IKEA of Sweden AB has the assignment to determine and develop the IKEA Product Range, including products, packaging solutions and service products. 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. To secure compliance as well as safe products, we are now looking for three Product Requirement Specialists within the areas of Food-contact, RoHS, and general chemical requirements to our team.  

Job description

As a Product Requirement Specialist (PRS) you will, together with your stakeholders, take lead for setting the pre-requisites for safe, healthy, compliant, and environmentally friendly products for all our products, globally. You will monitor regulatory movements, and scientific data on chemicals of relevance for your specific product or material area. Furthermore, you will secure that the product requirements are documented and communicated in a clear and simple way. You will also provide specialist competence to the organization by supporting them in the implementation of the requirements. 

In this important key role, you will have the possibility to take part in long-term strategic work related to the global IKEA Chemical Strategy.

Right now, we have openings within the following areas and on the next page you get to select the one that you believe would suit you the most:  

  • Product Requirement Specialist - Food-contact materials and products
  • Product Requirement Specialist - RoHS, chemicals in electronics
  • 2 Product Requirement Specialists - General chemical requirements on materials 


We are now looking for you who know how to navigate in a complex international organization, where you take lead and the responsibility within your assignment. You have a university degree within the area of Chemistry, Chemical engineering, toxicology, Environmental science, or similar, and have experience from regulatory and product requirement/compliance-related work. You have knowledge in the main relevant regulations related to the specific area and you have knowledge in chemical risks with various materials.

As a communicator, you can reach out to experts and non-experts, in a clear and simple way. 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. Ability to work in a structured way is a pre-condition and of course share our values and vision to create a better everyday life for the many people.  

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Does this sound like your next challenge?

 We look forward to receiving your application in English as soon as possible but not later than June 27th. The position is located in Älmhult, Sweden. If you have any questions about the position you are welcome to contact our hiring manager Therese Lilliebladh ( and if you have any questions about the process please contact People & Culture Recruiter Maria Fröberg Larsson, +46 766 190 996.

Älmhult is an inspirational working environment, based on creativity and innovation, which gives you the opportunity to work and interact with people from all around the world.