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HR Generalist (f/m/d) at Purchasing and Logistics Area North, fulltime, temporary with possibility of prolongation (permanent)

Dortmund, North Rhine-Westphalia People & HR Full Time

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Company description

IKEA offers well-designed, functional home furnishings at prices so low that as many people as possible can afford them. The role of IKEA Purchasing & Logistics 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 (PLAN) is one of 8 Purchasing & Logistics Areas in the world, and our co-workers are based in Älmhult, Dortmund and Kaunas. PLAN consists of several functions, such as Purchasing Development, Transport, Customs Service Centre, Quality Support Centre and Warehousing Logistics.

Job description

About the job

The role of the Human Resource Department is to establish IKEA as the preferred employer by attracting those who share the IKEA values, ensuring development for all co-workers, inspiring them to perform and remain with IKEA by:

  • Working in partnership with the business staff functions

  • Ensuring the appropriate HR processes and tools are implemented

  • Actively contributing to the growth of business through people

As a member of our unit HR function, you are expected to be a strong contributor to the development of managers and co-workers, providing HR expertise and ensuring that the HR strategies are locally put into practice in the most effective and efficient way.

About the assignment

  • Understand business context, issues and challenges to provide specific advice and support to managers and co-workers

  • Ensure HR-related compliance and take actions in case of deviations or improvement potentials

  • Support in attracting, recruiting and maintaining talents based on business needs and facilitating competence flow within and cross-category areas

  • Being a role model for IKEA Culture & Values and by that secure legal, ethical and moral perspective in people management and leadership situations


About you

To be successful in this role you need to have:

  • At least 5 years’ experience as an HR or an equivalent role.

  • Ability to communicate confidently and clearly with various audiences in English, both verbally and in writing.

As a person you need to be passionate about people and to have a strong belief in individual’s potential. You need to be genuinely interested in and have a solid understanding of IKEA business dynamics. You are self-reliant and motivated with the ability to work as part of a team as well as independently and have the ability to establish trustful relationships. Furthermore, you have good communication, documentation and communication skills. And last but not least are you passionate about the IKEA culture and values and the IKEA Brand.

If you have lots of energy, a strong drive and high commitment and you enjoy working in a divers and changing environment where there is still time for laughter every day, this could be the job for you.

More Information

IKEA offers an exciting and empowering work environment in a global marketplace. And as the world’s leader at life at home, you have exceptional opportunities to grow and develop together with us.

We are looking forward to hearing from you soon!

For more information or any questions regarding this position and the recruitment process, please send a message via our recruitment system. The position is a fulltime and temporary assignment with possibility of prolongation (permanent), located in Dortmund. We will interview candidates continuously, so please send us your application online as soon as possible, but on March 11th the latest.

Our culture and values are based on equal opportunities and we are happy to consider applications from individuals with disabilities.

Internally we offer a mobility package according to the IKEA guidelines.