The Product Engineer within Purchasing Development is responsible to lead the development and implementation of new products, the moves of products from one supplier to another one and the improvement of existing products based on quality performances and customer expectations. The Product Engineer is responsible to ensure that suppliers meet the requirements and tolerances required, secure quality and are compliance to all requirements.
Your tasks will include:
Secure the product development projects are delivered on time, with quality and with full compliance.
Lead product development at the factory floor from a technical point of view and secure scalability for further implementation at other suppliers.
Define in cooperation with our headquarter (IKEA of Sweden) the evaluation & test requirements that suppliers have to fulfil during the development stage, follow up that requirements are fulfilled before production start and secure that the product is at correct quality level according to IKEA Documentation (including packaging, tests and comply with relevant standards, demands and guide lines).
Actively identify, put forward and lead/execute Product Improvements with priority to satisfy customers, as well to utilize material and energy in an efficient way.
Conduct Production Risk Assessments for new products together with supplier and production engineer.
Register product, arrange for Gate check before First Delivery, secure 1st batch production and first delivery inspection are completed and approved before handover to Production Engineer (PNE).
For internal IKEA: Experience as Engineer in Purchasing Development, IoS or other IKEA Organisation.
For external IKEA: at least 3/5 years experience in the engineering field in product development.
Preferred experience in development of plastic products.
University background in engineering or equivalent experience.
Preferred knowledge of product development tools (Solidworks).
Excellent Project Managemt skills.
Capability to manage complexity.
Excellent communication skills.
Travelling time: up to 50%
We are looking forward to receive your application in English within 9th December 2019.