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IKEA Alexandra - Carpenter

Singapore - Explore location Interior Design & Visual Merchandising Full Time

Job description

Company description

The IKEA vision is to create a better everyday life for the many people. We do this by offering a wide range of well-designed, functional home furnishing products at prices so low that as many people as possible can afford them. We operate in Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand – and have an ambitious expansion plan to bring a little bit of Sweden to new markets in the region. We are part of the Ikano Group of companies and the only IKEA franchisee owned by the Kamprad family that founded IKEA.

We also develop, own and operate Shopping Centres that are anchored by IKEA and create walkable communities by including residential, office and other types of real estate in our development plans.

We work towards making sustainability a natural part of our everyday work. We are active in our communities, driving and supporting social initiatives that benefit children, women and the environment.

Job description

About the job

To support the Com&In team in securing high quality carpentry and paintwork throughout the store in a simple, safe and cost- and time-effective way. This will contribute to consumers' perception of the IKEA brand and the IKEA retailer as a high-quality and affordable home furnishing specialist.

Your assignment

  • Use knowledge of people’s life at home, range presentation and the IKEA visual identity to support the Com&In team in presenting and communicating the IKEA product range.

  • Prioritise work to meet the needs and expectations of store visitors and minimum disruption when working on the shop floor.

  • Secure high quality, simplicity and cost-consciousness in the execution of work by using best practises and following routines.

  • Implement the agreed Com&In/store action plan with a sense of urgency and an eye for detail in order to support the creation of a strong visual impression in the store.

  • Be conscious of the importance of safety at all times while working on the shop floor and take fast action when safety is compromised.

  • Plan and order materials and resources and ensure costs are accurate and agreed.

  • Reduce the environmental footprint and minimise costs by working consciously with resources and materials, and maximising opportunities to recycle and reuse materials.

  • Stay up to date with knowledge about carpentry to increase quality and efficiency.


Your profile

  • You have relevant experience in carpentry related with craftsmanship and competence; ideally in a commercial business, retail and home furnishing, or exhibition installation and assembly.

  • Ability to work together with others in a team.

  • Confident in approaching and communicating clearly with different people in various situations.

  • Possess a flexible, hands-on approach to responsibilities as well as the ability to meet set deadlines.

  • You have general painting, decorating and other trade skills experience.

  • Ability to visualise and present an ideas.

More Information

Please apply by 31 March 2021