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Purchaser in Category Facility management (w/m/d)

Wallau, Hesse Purchasing & Sourcing Full Time

Job description

You see things a little differently. So do we. At IKEA we believe in keeping our workplace human and informal. We give you freedom with responsibility and we’ve got flexible contracts to meet the way you want to work. Our leadership style is humble, informal and it inspires you to discover the best in yourself. Sometimes the best discussions start over a cup of coffee or tea. Come see things a little differently with us.
About you
Can you see yourself in a role where you are in the driving seat for better procurement? Are you passionate about business, the environment and people? Then we are looking for you.

  • You have a university degree in Engineering, Business Administrationor corresponding.
  • You have 3+ years of experience from an international organisation, preferable within the area of Facility management (hard/soft FM, security, waste, energy) and/or Procurement.
  • You are fluent in English, both written and verbal.
  • You are willing to travel internationally.
You are a natural in building and maintaining good relationships with people and you have a strong business mindset and drive. New ways of working and change motivate you to find new possibilities and better solutions. Experience from procurement projects and driving business on a global level with multiple business partners is an advantage. To enjoy working with us you are open-minded, straightforward and share our IKEA values.
About the job
In your role you will:
  • Execute category strategies to support the Ingka Group on a global basis.
  • Apply a thorough understanding for supplier market dynamics and cost drivers including Procurement methodologies and techniques.
  • Be responsible to drive supplier analysis & selections, build excellent supplier relations and develop relevant conditions for an increased service level to our business partners.
  • Negotiate large scale complex agreements, and together with the Ingka team you will secure the best buy for Ingka.
In this position you will be working across countries and regions in a global IKEA network that opens up for many possibilities. You will represent a strong brand with a big social and environmental responsibility and you will be in the forefront to drive change. The team consists of trustworthy and innovative co-workers encouraged to give and take responsibility.

In our workplace we cherish diversity of experience, perspectives, background and an environment where everyone is welcome to be themselves and allowed to make mistakes. When you grow IKEA grows!

Learn more and apply with us at The selection process will take place on an ongoing basis and please note that we do not accept applications via email.

If you have any questions about the position you are welcome to contact David Vasseur: +33618015008 or If you have questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact
We are on an exciting journey with a big growth agenda and we have an inspiring plan how to reach our goals. If you want to be part of something big, this could be the right challenge for you! Follow us on Instagram @ikea procurement and on IKEA Group, LinkedIn.

IKEA is a world leader in the home furnishing business. We are a values-driven company and our vision is to create a better everyday life for the many people. In order to run the everyday IKEA business there is a need for various products and services (everything from shopping trollies and forklifts to IT-solutions and marketing services). These products and services are supplied by the Procurement function in IKEA Group, which consists of a global network with more than 500 co-workers located in Älmhult, Malmö, Wiesbaden, Philadelphia and Shanghai and in most countries where IKEA operates. Together with key competences across the world we contribute to a greater customer experience.