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Production engineer - Category Food (Animal based products), Dortmund, Germany (m/f/d)

Dortmund, North Rhine-Westphalia Engineering & Technology Full Time

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You see things a little differently. So do we. We believe that what you value is more important than what your CV says. We offer positions that will challenge your skills and let you grow. Come see things a little differently with us.

Would you like a position where you will have a great impact on the way IKEA is working together with our suppliers’ manufacturing sites across the world? A position where you will lead the work of securing high quality of our products to millions of customers each year? Then this might be a chance for you!

Job description

Job Description

IKEA Food develops and provides the food sold and served in all IKEA Restaurants, Bistro’s, Swedish Food Markets and the IKEA co-worker restaurants. IKEA Food has 389 restaurants in 49 markets and every year 650 million guests are enjoying the IKEA Food.

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.

About the assignment
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 processes, handling of quality deviations and secure compliance to all IKEA requirements. Amongst others you:

• are responsible for quality assurance and follow up
• perform product audits and production risk assessments at supplier sites
• are responsible for supplier development
• are leading the continuous improvements agenda from a production perspective



For this position it is important to know how to build and maintain business relations, having excellent communication skills, being a good team worker, respecting values and being persistent. You are able to prioritize, set a clear agenda and like to deliver high quality results on time.

You have a background in engineering, quality and production development; preferably having an engineering education and 2-5 years of relevant working experience within the food industry preferable dairy or animal industry. Since we are working in a global context, you need to have good communicative skills and speak fluently English. 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!

More Information

We are looking forward to hearing from you soon!

If the above appeals to you, you might be the one we are looking for!   

For more information or any questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact us via smart recruiters and we will come back to you as soon as possible.

The position is fulltime and permanent. The salary is based on Tarifvertrag Groß- und Außenhandel Nordrhein-Westfalen..

Please note that we will interview continuously, so please send us your English application  online as soon as possible.

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 Inter IKEA guidelines.

Change is our reality, come and join us on our way to reach even more excellence performance.