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Production Engineer - Flatline

Älmhult, Kronoberg Production Full Time

Job description

Company description

Co-workers within Purchasing lead an exciting life! The mission is to develop business with suppliers in order to deliver IKEA products to our stores located around the world. The goal is to meet the price, quality and quantity expectations of our customers. In our Purchasing & Logistics Area we are working with suppliers in northern Europe and have offices in Älmhult, Kaunas, Moscow and Dortmund.

For us at IKEA, the most important thing is that our co-workers share our values, such as togetherness and enthusiasm, constant desire for renewal and simplicity. We offer a fun, dynamic and challenging position in a global organization.

Our attitude towards our colleagues is very simple – honest and frank employees always get a chance to grow both in their personal and career life, so all of us can contribute to a better everyday life for us and for our customers. We listen to our colleagues, we understand their needs and we support their ambitions and skills.

Job description

As a Production Engineer you lead the engineering and quality agenda with the overall goal to improve the customer satisfaction. You are the main contact towards the suppliers and works as part of the business team together with the supplier to develop and secure the production process, handling of quality deviations and secure compliance to all IKEA requirements. You develop and secure the engineering and quality needs to deliver products which satisfy customer expectations.

Amongst others you:

  • are responsible for Quality Assurance
  • perform Product audits and production risk assessments at suppliers
  • are responsible for Supplier development

Travelling is a part of the assignment since our Engineers spend a lot of time with our suppliers. You are interested to take your next step in a big global company to develop yourself further and see how far you can go!


Do you have a solid base in manufacturing and quality improvement methodologies? Would you like a position where you work with one of the best manufactures in the world? Then this might be a chance for you!

For this position holder it is important to know how to build and maintain business relations, having excellent communication skills, being a good team worker and empathetic, respecting values and being persistent. You are able to prioritize. Easy adaptation to changes and willingness to take responsibility is also necessary.

We believe that you have:

  • a background in engineering, quality and production development
  • preferably having an engineering education and at least 2-5 years of working experience
  • good communicative skills and speak fluently English

More Information

Please send us your application – CV and letter of motivation – in English. We really want to get to know you, so make sure you tell us why you would be a good fit for this role. The last day to send your application is April 5th, 2020.

If you have any questions about the role, please contact the hiring manager Viktoriia Liusikova, +46 72-971 71 32.

If you have about the recruitment process contact People & Culture Recruiter Jakob Bergström, +46 70-147 48 90

IKEA offers well-designed, functional home furnishings at prices so low that as many people as possible can afford them. The role of the supply process is to buy, produce and distribute the IKEA range at the lowest total cost, making high quality available to the customer under good social and environmental conditions. Purchasing & Logistics Area North Europe is one of total of 9 Purchasing & LogisticsAreas within IKEA, and our co-workers are based in Älmhult, Dortmund and Kaunas.