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Sustainability Compliance Auditor

Kaunas, Kaunas Sustainability 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 and Logistics Area North (PLAN) is one of total eight  Purchasing Operations Areas within IKEA, and our co-workers are based in Älmhult, Dortmund, Moscow and Kaunas.”

Job description

We seek a Sustainability Compliance Auditor for the Sustainability Compliance team in Purchasing & Logistics Area North based in Kaunas, Lithuania.

In this position you support and develop our business with suppliers primarily in the Baltic countries to safeguard that the manufacturing of IKEA products meets world-class standards in the area of environment and social & working conditions. 

‘IWAY’, The IKEA Way on Purchasing Home Furnishing Products, is our code of conduct and our guiding principles together with our Group Sustainability Strategy ‘People and Planet Positive 2020’.

Your assignment

  • Plan and perform IKEA Way audits and initial assessments, in accordance with IKEA Way Working Method and IKEA Supply Chain Audit Procedure
  • Update relevant IKEA systems, in accordance with IKEA Way Working Method
  • Support and challenge IKEA Way implementation follow-up by suppliers and business teams
  • Support business development by combining sustainability expertise with a sound business sense
  • Being a good IKEA Ambassador and living our values


Your knowledge, skills and experience include: 

  • A passion for Social & Environmental questions and Sustainable development
  • Analytical, systematic and a good communicator with a convincing style
  • Understanding the IKEA Business Idea and Social Responsibility Code of Conduct, and how they meet customer’s requirements
  • Previous auditing experience is an advantage
  • Knowledge in/understanding of business and industry/supply chain processes
  • Driver’s license, type B
  • Good knowledge of local legislation is an advantage
  • Fluent in Lithuanian and English. Fluency in Russian is a plus.

More Information

If you are the right person for this position, we can offer you an assignment in a global organisation with great development potential, where your ideas are heard and where the goal always is “to create a better everyday life for the many people”! 

Please send your application in English only!
If you want to be part of something big, this could be the right challenge for you. We are looking forward to getting to know you soon!