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Solution Owner Warehouse Management Systems (WMS) (m/f/d, permanent, fulltime)

Dortmund, North Rhine-Westphalia Business Development Full Time

Job description

Company description

IKEA offers well-designed, functional home furnishing 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 is one of total eight Purchasing & Logistics Areas within IKEA, and our co-workers are based in Sweden, Germany, Lithuania and Russia. 

Job description

Solution Area Handling & Storage as part of the IKEA Supply Organisation connects internal IT specialists and external Service Partners to develop, operate and maintain need oriented, innovative IT solutions that are kept up to date – both from technical and functional perspective. Furthermore we globally support a number of Supply Chain Projects to make IKEA available for the many.

As additional support for our team in Dortmund we are looking for a Solution Owner for our Warehouse Management Systems steering the handling and storing of our goods.

As Solution Owner WMS:

  • You are accountable for all aspects of Solution delivery for our Warehouse Management System according to established ways of working
  • You drive continuous improvements of the Solution in regards to functionality, cost and quality
  • You identify and support user needs 
  • You create and manage budget
  • You are responsible for Solution compliance according to relevant rules and standards and secure legal compliance
  • You are responsible for release management incl. functional, technical and life cycle management related changes 
  • You manage business development activities
  • You steer our external software partner


How you fit to IKEA:

  • You have solid knowledge of end-to-end Solution or Application Management and an understanding of related Information Technology
  • You have knowledge and skills in software development, requirement management, test methods and tools
  • You have experiences in release- and project management with the ability to estimate costs and complexity and plan activities
  • You have experience in vendor- and contract management
  • You have excellent moderation and organizational skills and are able to interact and align with stakeholders from different functional and regional areas
  • International travelling is no problem for you and you strive for working in IKEA’s multicultural team
  • You have a German driving licences and fluent German and English verbal and written skills

More Information

We offer you a variety of tasks both in the office and at IKEA suppliers with a fun, friendly, non-hierarchical, open and international team atmosphere. Moreover, you have a wide range of education and self-development possibilities. We also hope you want to contribute with your unique competence to IKEAs future growth!

Sounds interesting?

Submit your application online via our recruitment system SmartRecruiters as soon as possible but latest on 21st of August 2019. If you have any questions about the actual recruitment process, please send an email to the recruiting team via SmartRecruiters and we will come back to you.

Please note that this position is in Dortmund, Germany. We look forward to receiving your application IN ENGLISH. We only accept applications via SmartRecruiters.

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

In some cases recruitment processes may take time, so we kindly ask you to be patient in this regard.

Looking forward to receiving your application!