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Talent Pool Supply Planner

Istanbul, Istanbul Logistics & Supply Chain Full Time

Job description

Company description

IKEA Range & Supply has the responsibility to develop, design, produce and supply IKEA stores with home furnishing solutions available to the many people. Each year IKEA Range & Supply introduce 2,000 new products in the IKEA stores. The total range is almost 10,000 products.

Job description

You see things a little differently. So do we. We believe in discovering and developing the talent in each of us. We offer positions that challenge your skills and inspire you to grow. Come see things a little differently with us.

The Supplier Planner contributes to secure availability for our customers at lowest possible landed cost.

Supply Planner leads activities focused on achieving excellence in running logistic operations in accordance with Category Plan, leads operational capacity planning at supplier level and develops logistic performance through common action plans with suppliers.

Talent Pool Supply Planner is a trainee position with future possibilities as successors for critical vacancies. Talent Pool Supply Planner will shadow an existing Supply Planner and be ready when the business needs them.

In accordance with the current needs, Category Textile / Carpets will be a hosting team. The position can be moved to a different category by agreeing with the role council.


Your knowledge, skills and experience will include:

• At least 2-3 years experience in Supply Chain
• University degree
• Strong knowledge of supply chain logistics including different replenishment, delivery solutions and inventory management
• Good understanding of capacity planning, supplier logistic, transportation and purchasing
• Strong communication skills, ensuring clarity in the direction, the frameworks and goals related to suppliers
• Strong analytical skills
• Fluent in English
• Ability to travel


Your tasks will include:

• Take the leadership on achieving full customer perceived availability at lowest landed cost and constantly looking for business improvements towards these goals.
• Be responsible to ensure supplier has goods ready in time in order to fulfil IKEA and customers need.
• Contribute to identifying best logistical offer.
• Set and maintain regular communication forums with concerned operational Supply Chain stakeholders.
• Contribute in the planning and execution of the best set-up for range changes at suppliers, constraint periods and activities.

More Information

Last day to apply is November 22, 2019.