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Category Purchaser for Logistics & Equipment Category Ingka Procurement

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

Job description


We are looking for a person comfortable in navigating in an international business environment, with a desire to find new opportunities to improve business performance and have the capability to communicate the vision, influence decisions and secure the deployment of business cases.

To become successful in this role you need to have:
-Minimum of 2-3 years purchase experience
-A university degree in business administration, engineering or corresponding
-Fluency in spoken and written English
-Stakeholder and supplier management experience
-Big inner self-drive

We believe your fact-based business capabilities supports you making the right decisions and you have an understanding about cost drivers and how they impact the total value chain. You lead your area of responsibility with a holistic view, always acting with the Customer, Supplier, and total IKEA in mind.

You have an eagerness to build trust and partnership with suppliers, stakeholders, colleagues and within Ingka Procurement. You identify very much with our values and enjoy creating an environment where the IKEA culture and values are a strong and living reality.


As a Category Purchaser you will have the full responsibility for securing the Group Procurement purchase from end-to-end perspective in the area of Packaging (Machinery & Consumables). You will be responsible for building long term partnerships with Key Suppliers and create trustful relationships with Stakeholders to identify business needs. You will be responsible for supplier management and supplier performance and delivering results based on Category strategy. You will actively monitor the external market conditions to find new business opportunities within your subsegment.

Please note, that this is a temporary assignment with location Malmö, Sweden and you will report to Sourcing Manager, Lucia Axelsson.


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. Our ambition is to develop meaningful and better procurement!


Please note that this is a temporary assignment around 8 months.

We look forward to receiving your application as soon as possible, but no later than 14th of May. Please note that we will be reviewing applications on a continuous basis and that your application should be written in English.

If you have any questions about this vacancy you are welcome to contact the recruiting manager Lucia Axelsson, For other questions regarding the recruitment process, you are welcome to contact Recruiter Johanna Kelenc-Fridlund at

Warmly welcome with your application!