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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 the IKEA Way Working Method and IKEA Supply Chain Audit Procedure
  • Update relevant IKEA systems, in accordance with the 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 (business trips will take a big part of your monthly tasks)
  • Good knowledge of local legislation is an advantage
  • Fluent in Lithuanian and English. Fluency in Russian is a plus.

More Information

Please note that we will be interviewing continuously, which means that we may close the application process earlier than stated if we find the right candidates. So do not delay, please send us your application in English today.

For more information or any questions regarding this position, please contact Mattias Lövgren, Sustainability Compliance Manager via e-mail at If you have any questions about the actual recruitment process, please contact Giedre Cesnulyte, People & Culture Generalist via e-mail at