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Supply Planner - Pine & Spruce Category

Warsaw, Mazovia Logistics & Supply Chain Full Time

Job description

Fixed-term contract – 1 year.

You see things a little differently. So do we. We believe in discovering and developing the talent in each of us. We offer positions that challenge your skills and inspire you to grow. Come see things a little differently with us.

About you

We believe that you are a person who take the lead and drive your area of responsibility and interacting with people comes very natural to you. You are self-reliant and motivated to be a part of the development of IKEA and like to work efficiently and with continuous improvements. To have excellent communication and interpersonal skills is critical for this role.

For us in IKEA, the most important thing is that you share our values. As a person you value modesty and have strong willpower. You also have the ability to create togetherness and enthusiasm around you. Furthermore we see that you have:

  • At least 2 years experience in the logistic field.
  • University background in Logistic, Transportation field is preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of supply chain logistics including different replenishment, delivery solutions and inventory management.
  • Good understanding of capacity planning, supplier logistic, transportation and purchasing.
  • Strong communication skills, ensuring clarity in the direction, the
    the frameworks and goals related to suppliers.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Fluent English.

About the job

IKEA is on an exciting growth journey becoming more accessible to the many people. We are investing heavily to develop and digitalize IKEA into the future.

IKEA Purchasing & Logistics Area Central Europe is part of IKEA Range & Supply and in this role you will be part of an international team.

You will support this journey by delivering expertise while safeguarding running business. This way, together we empower our co-workers, customers and suppliers with the right solutions to optimize the customer experience and contribute to a growing IKEA.
The Supply Planner contributes to secure availability for our customers at lowest possible landed cost.

Supply Planner leads activities focused on achieving excellence in running logistic operations in accordance with Category Plan, leads operational capacity planning at supplier level and develops logistic performance through common action plans with suppliers.

Position requires travelling up to 30% of working time.

About the assignment

Your tasks will include: 

  • take the leadership on achieving full customer perceived availability at lowest landed cost and constantly looking for business improvements towards these goals;
  • be responsible to ensure supplier has goods ready in time in order to
    fulfill IKEA and customers need;
  • contribute to identifying best logistical offer;
  • set and maintain regular communication forums with concerned operational Supply Chain stakeholders;
  • contribute in the planning and execution of the best set-up for range changes at suppliers, constraint periods and activities.
  • take the role as IKEA ambassador when communicating with external parties.

About the company
IKEA Range & Supply has the responsibility to develop, design, produce and supply IKEA stores with home furnishing solutions available to the many people. Each year IKEA Range & Supply introduce 2,000 new products in the IKEA stores. The total range is almost 10,000 products.

More Information

We are looking forward to receiving your application in English. Submit your application as soon as possible however not later than June 28th 2019. 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 candidate.