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Category Purchaser Energy, Water, Waste

Malmö, Skåne County - Explore location Purchasing & Sourcing Full Time

Job description


Can you see yourself as a true ambassador for the IKEA Culture and values?
Do you have skills in stakeholder management and networking? Do you have great experience from either strategic purchasing and/or from the Energy and Waste business together with a genuine interest in sustainability?
Then we want you to come join our journey!

To thrive in this position we see that you have:

• Strong knowledge in strategic purchasing practices and related processes conditions and/or good knowledge of cost drivers and the value chain within Energy and Waste.
• Speaking and writing skills in English. Using at least one Nordic language is an advantage.
• Experience of supplier management and supplier development.
• Strong negotiation skills.
• Experience from working within a global organization.
• Experience of SAP procurement tools such as ARIBA/S4Hana is a great advantage.


We offer you an exciting and developing position as purchaser within Group Procurement, INGKA. With our sourcing and tendering process you will be given the opportunity improve and develop energy, water and waste areas, to bring innovation through partnering with suppliers to meet Ingka development needs in a cost-efficient way with sustainability built in from the start.

You will:
• Be project portfolio responsible for waste management negotiations and energy sourcing.
• Be responsible for purchasing of related equipment such as waste balers, containers, energy saving equipment, on-site production and innovative solutions.
• Through proactive market monitoring give input about sourcing options, supplier market, market trends and contributing to the development of the plans and achieving the goals within the Category Area Real Estate.
• Take fully responsibility for following and securing the Group Procurement purchase process end-to-end.
• Build long term partnerships with key suppliers based on shared business model.
• Build trusted relationships through IKEA way of doing business, secure compliance of IWAY and Code of Conduct.

Hej! We are Ingka Procurement, part of Ingka Group. We bring IKEA into the lives of the many people in more than 30 countries around the world. As IKEA grows it will be increasingly important that we have a way of sourcing and supplying that is fit to grow with IKEA. Together with colleagues all over the world we work to identify and understand all kinds of needs related to IKEA operations. Together with our suppliers we meet those needs innovatively, cost-effectively and with sustainability built in from the start. We secure a high-performing supplier base that can contribute to and grow together with IKEA in the future. The category shall secure business objectives according to IKEA Strategy and Category Business Plan through: establishing & developing supplier base which can meet the needs of our business and customer; contributing to optimizing our value chain that can make better service at lower total cost for the many people; delivering excellent results to meet goals. Our ambition is to develop meaningful and better procurement!


If you have job-specific questions please contact Atanas Stamov ( If you have questions regarding the recruitment process, please reach out to Recruiter Gürkan Gamlı (

We look forward to receiving your application as soon as possible, but please no later than the 10th of August. We do not accept applications through email so please apply through our career website.

Please note that we will be reviewing applications on a continuous basis, but the process can take longer than usual due to the summer holidays.

Warmly welcome with your application!