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Product Requirement Engineer - Living Room

Ansök    Jun 3    IKEA of Sweden AB    Produktutvecklare
Company Description At Business area Living Room, we are a diverse group of down-to-earth, straightforward people with a passion for home furnishing. We come from all over the world, but we share an inspiring vision: “to create a better everyday life for the many people”. We develop safe and affordable products for a beautiful, playful and more convenient life at home. Everything we do is based on a spirit of togetherness and enthusiasm, and now we are loo... Visa mer
Company Description
At Business area Living Room, we are a diverse group of down-to-earth, straightforward people with a passion for home furnishing. We come from all over the world, but we share an inspiring vision: “to create a better everyday life for the many people”. We develop safe and affordable products for a beautiful, playful and more convenient life at home. Everything we do is based on a spirit of togetherness and enthusiasm, and now we are looking for someone who share our positive attitude and values.
The product range – our identity and Range & Product Engineering is one of the most important enablers to ensure that we live up to the IKEA vision.
The Product Engineering organization enables, thru innovation and together with other organizations, us to live up to and strengthen our democratic design and thereby support the Business Areas to deliver to better homes and better products.


The living room is the heart of the home and where we shape our lives together with family and friends – we relax, socialize and organize our living – and the sofa, armchair or sofa bed are central to many of the activities taking place in this important space. Our seating offer should also be affordable, beautiful and comfortable, and we are now on a journey to become the destination for living room seating. And it’s a journey where we don’t compromise on our Loving room spirit, where we build on our strengths while constantly improving where we need to, and we do it together!
Job Description
We are looking for a Product Requirement Engineer that can translate customer’s wishes into technical requirements. You will be responsible to identify and develop product requirements that will make products safe, loved by our customer and sellable on all our markets.
As Product Requirement Engineer you will work in the product development team as a requirement specialist. You will create a strong relationship with IKEA’s Requirement development department as well as engineers from the purchasing organization to secure understanding of the product requirements and a successful implementation.
You will have a good knowledge into IKEA specifications, standards and test methods relevant for the product areas you are responsible for.
In this assignment your main responsibilities will be:
To develop product requirements for sustainable, safe and functional products
To identify and connect legal and market specific requirements on products
To develop durability and functional tests that resembles real life usage over the lifetime of the product
To communicate technical requirements/test methods to stakeholders e.g., product development team, engineers from Purchasing Organization, Test labs and Suppliers.
Responsible to identify applicable requirements and develop customer-based requirements.
Responsible for the product documentation and to verify product performance during development.

Qualifications
You probably have a University Degree in Engineering and a couple of years of experience from working with product development and requirement engineering. In the product requirement engineering field, you are regarded as experienced with the ability to lead yourself, take great responsibility and drive initiatives from start to finish. You have good analytical skills and high ability to coordinate, lead and inspire others.
You have a passion for sharing knowledge and the ability to explain complex matters in an easy way. You are good at creating your own network and at working in teams and making things happen by involving and engaging people. Finally, you are experienced and motivated to work in a rapidly changing environment
Additional information
The position is located in Älmhult, Sweden. Please apply in English before June 14th. 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 candidates. So don't delay, please send us your application today.
For further information regarding the assignment, please contact Hiring Manager Jessica Nilsson via [email protected] If you have any questions about the recruitment process, please contact People & Culture Recruiter Jakob Bergström on +4670-147 48 90. Visa mindre

Product Owner - Sound | IKEA Home Smart

Ansök    Aug 1    IKEA of Sweden AB    Produktutvecklare
At Business Area (BA) IKEA?Home?Smart? you will join an amazing group of talented, passionate people with an entrepreneurial mindset who are set on democratizing the smart home.?  We develop smart products to enable a smarter life at home for people all over the world. We are curious?and passionate about creating solutions that solve real-life problems,?helping?people realize their dreams, all on their terms because we believe everyone deserves a smart ho... Visa mer
At Business Area (BA) IKEA?Home?Smart? you will join an amazing group of talented, passionate people with an entrepreneurial mindset who are set on democratizing the smart home.? 

We develop smart products to enable a smarter life at home for people all over the world. We are curious?and passionate about creating solutions that solve real-life problems,?helping?people realize their dreams, all on their terms because we believe everyone deserves a smart home.? 

To succeed, we look for new ways of integrating technology and digital solutions into furniture and life at home. We explore opportunities throughout the home, and we work closely with other Business Areas to both drive transformation of the existing range and develop new smart products to attract new customers to IKEA. We’re still at the beginning,?there’s lots more to come.? 

The Product Owner is a crucial role in our Smart Sound value stream: working together with global leading audio brands, partners, and suppliers and leading the development of audio products from the concept to the production start,

Give a look at some products you are going to work with!
Furthermore, you are going to: 
Lead the team in charge of current and future development projects, make sure that all the development projects are carried through and delivered in time 
Implement the strategic roadmap for technical solutions into the Home furnishing offer. 
Contribute to the business needs into the development plan to ensure we have a balanced portfolio of initiatives to support our business objectives 
Facilitate and coordinate the strategic technical discussions with internal and external partners and stakeholders 


Please submit the application – CV and a letter of motivation,  in English. With questions about the recruitment process, you are welcome to contact People & Culture Recruiter Aorui via [email protected] 

Last day to apply is August 5th. We are looking forward to getting to know you! Visa mindre

Produktansvarig till lyftaggregat för tunga containerlyft

Om ELME ELME Spreader AB grundades 1974 och är idag en av världens ledande tillverkare av lyftok för containerhantering. Huvudkontoret med marknad, konstruktion, utveckling, inköp och tillverkning finns i Älmhult. ELME Spreader AB omsätter 400 MSEK med 200 anställda och har en exportandel på ca 90% varav ca 65% på direkt exportförsäljning. För mer information se: www.elme.com Det stora lilla företaget Att vi är ett familjeföretag speglas i arbetsklimatet –... Visa mer
Om ELME
ELME Spreader AB grundades 1974 och är idag en av världens ledande tillverkare av lyftok för containerhantering. Huvudkontoret med marknad, konstruktion, utveckling, inköp och tillverkning finns i Älmhult. ELME Spreader AB omsätter 400 MSEK med 200 anställda och har en exportandel på ca 90% varav ca 65% på direkt exportförsäljning. För mer information se: www.elme.com
Det stora lilla företaget
Att vi är ett familjeföretag speglas i arbetsklimatet – välkommen till en arbetsplats där det är korta beslutsvägar och en genuin familjär känsla. Här hjälps vi alla åt och jobbar som ett team, oavsett vilken jobbtitel du har. Även med våra stora lokaler och många anställda finns kollegorna alltid nära till hands och går du igenom lokalerna så möts du alltid av ett hej och ett leende från dina kollegor.
Vårt hållbarhetsarbete
På ELME strävar vi efter att ständigt minska vårt ”Carbon footprint”. Vi arbetar kontinuerligt med energieffektivisering, har ett fullt utbyggt system för källsortering  och den metall som blir stålskrot från tillverkningen, skickas för återanvändning till stålbruken.
ELME Spreader AB har i sitt förhållande till kunder och leverantörer antagit supplier code of conductsom behandlar frågor om mänskliga rättigheter och korruption. För oss är mänskliga rättigheter självklara och korruption är absolut inte accepterat i affärer med Elme Spreader AB.
Vårt arbetssätt när det gäller att tidigt förebygga skador och ohälsa till följd av arbetet bygger på lyhördhet och snabbhet. Konceptet är utformat i samarbete med företagshälsovården. Företaget har noll-tolerans mot kränkande särbehandling, sexuella trakasserier samt diskriminering och arbetar proaktivt istället för reaktivt vilket stärker vår fina sammanhållning ytterligare.
Huvudsakliga ansvarsområden
Produktansvarig ansvararför alla tekniska- och designrelaterade frågor för sin produkt. Det innebär tät kommunikation med övriga teknikgrupper såsom hydraulik, mekanik, el, beräkning och även med marknadsavdelning, kvalitet, produktion och inköp. Befattningen har i dagsläget inget lönesättande personalansvar, men som produktansvarig leder och samordnar du det tvärfunktionella arbetet med produkten.
Projekten har tyngdpunkt på linjeprojekt, snarare än utvecklingsprojekt. I jobbet ingår att rita i Cad (Solid Works) och arbetsfördelningen är ca 70% konstruktion, 30% ledning. Våra produkter säljs alltid tillsammans med våra kunders containerhanteringsutrustning (truck eller hamnkran). Försäljning till slutkund sker genom våra kunders återförsäljare spridda över hela världen. Som produktansvarig är du ett viktigt stöd och bollplank till marknadsavdelningen då de utbildar våra kunder och deras återförsäljare på ELMEs produkter. Vidare är du delaktig vid kundbesök (på ELME eller hos kund), mässor och andra events.  
Produktansvarige rapporterar direkt till Teknikchefen.
Grundläggande kvalifikationskrav
Du har en ingenjörsexamen, minst 3 års erfarenhet inom mekanikkonstruktion (helst rörliga delar), god kompetens i CAD-konstruktion, god kunskap i svenska och engelska i såväl tal- som skrift.
Meriterande
Erfarenhet av att konstruera svetsade konstruktioner. Erfarenhet från fordonsindustrin. Någon form av ledarerfarenhet/erfarenhet av att koordinera. Erfarenhet av produktimplementering.
Personliga egenskaper
Vi värdesätter att kunna ha roligt tillsammans när vi skapar framgång för företaget! Vi uppskattar att du är nyfiken, drivande, kreativ och känner dig bekväm både i informella och formella sammanhang. Som produktansvarig behöver du trivas med och ha lätt för att skapa förtroendefulla relationer. Du är bekväm med att leda och samordna dina kollegors arbete inom ramen för produktansvaret.
Övrigt
Tjänsten innebär planerade resor i viss utsträckning.
Placering och omfattning: Älmhult, Heltid
Frågor och ansökan
För rekryteringen ansvarar Head Consulting Group AB och det är till dem du skickar din ansökan. Om du har frågor om företaget eller om tjänsten är du välkommen att kontakta Ewa-Marie Åström på telefon 0738 – 01 04 46. Sista ansökningsdatum är den 15 juni, men tjänsten kan komma att tillsättas innan ansökningstiden har gått ut så vi rekommenderar att du inte väntar med din ansökan.
Välkommen med din ansökan!
För den här rekryteringen har ELME Spreader gjort sitt val av rekryteringspartner och undanber sig erbjudanden från CV-leverantörer eller rekryteringsföretag. Visa mindre

Produktutvecklare till Trio Perfekta

Ansök    Maj 5    Inpeople Sverige AB    Produktutvecklare
Dina arbetsuppgifter Nu söker vi en driven och kreativ produktutvecklare till Trio Perfekta! Trio Perfekta tillverkar funktionella och säkra detaljer och komponenter till VVS-branschen. Som produktutvecklare arbetar du brett med både produktförbättring och framtagning av helt nya produkter. Med lyhördhet och förståelse för kundernas och marknadens behov så driver du kreativt processen hela vägen från behov och idé till färdig och kostnadseffektiv produkt.... Visa mer
Dina arbetsuppgifter
Nu söker vi en driven och kreativ produktutvecklare till Trio Perfekta!

Trio Perfekta tillverkar funktionella och säkra detaljer och komponenter till VVS-branschen. Som produktutvecklare arbetar du brett med både produktförbättring och framtagning av helt nya produkter. Med lyhördhet och förståelse för kundernas och marknadens behov så driver du kreativt processen hela vägen från behov och idé till färdig och kostnadseffektiv produkt. I rollen ingår även att göra konkurrentanalyser, arbeta som projektledare i olika produktutvecklingsprojekt samt medverka vid mässor och kundbesök. Du utbildar och stöttar också säljorganisationen med din produktkunskap i samband med deras marknadsaktiviteter.

Ditt främsta arbetsredskap är Inventor CAD och du samverkar i ett sammansvetsat team tillsammans med produktchef och ytterligare en produktutvecklare.

Din profil
Vi söker dig som är genuint intresserad av produktutveckling, är affärstänkande och som drivs av att hitta nya kostnadseffektiva lösningar. Du har minst 3-5 års erfarenhet av produktutveckling och du är en van CAD-användare. Din utbildningsbakgrund är på högskolenivå med teknisk inriktning, alternativt har du arbetat dig till motsvarande kunskaper. Som person är du kreativ, teknisk och inte minst en trevlig kollega som trivs med att arbeta såväl teambaserat som självständigt. Det är viktigt för oss att du delar våra kärnvärden mod, engagemang och ansvar.

Starkt meriterande är tidigare erfarenhet av att arbeta ledande med hela produktutvecklingsprocessen, inklusive att sätta budget och tidsplan. Har du dessutom kunskap inom VVS samt att utveckla produkter i rostfritt, mässing och koppar så är detta en stor fördel.

Tjänsten är på heltid och arbetstider är vardagar, dagtid. Självklart finns det möjlighet till att flexibelt anpassa arbetsveckorna med arbete på kontoret i Lönsboda i kombination med distansarbete. Tillträde sker snarast efter överenskommelse och med beaktande av eventuell uppsägningstid.

I denna rekryteringsprocess samarbetar Trio Perfekta med Inpeople. Eventuella frågor om den aktuella tjänsten går till ansvarig rekryterare Emil Thomasson som nås på 044-122002. Anställning sker direkt hos Trio Perfekta.

Vi arbetar med löpande urval och tjänsten kan därför komma att tillsättas innan sista ansökningsdag. Din ansökan välkomnas därför redan idag!

Om företaget
Trio Perfekta i Lönsboda ingår i den familjeägda koncernen BLS Industries, en väletablerad aktör i VVS-branschen. Tillverkningen sker främst i Sverige, där Trio Perfekta är en av koncernens tre produktionsenheter. Vi utvecklar och tillverkar rör, kopplingar och fästen som leder vatten fram till blandaren och till slangen i trädgården. Företaget har en lång historia och har varit verksamt sedan 1938. Koncernens omsättning uppgår till ca 700 MSEK med säljbolag i Norden och England. Trio Perfekta kännetecknas av korta beslutsvägar med fokus på kvalitet, produktutveckling och ett nära samarbete mellan produktion, marknad och sälj. Läs mer på www.trio-perfekta.se

Om oss
Sedan 2010 är vi specialister på skräddarsydda lösningar inom personaluthyrning och rekrytering. Vår mission, vårt uppdrag som vi jobbat med sedan start, är att hjälpa människor leva livet så som de själva vill leva det. Missionen leder oss på vägen mot att alltid hitta rätt person till rätt plats. Med en kultur som präglas av omtanke och snällhet driver vi Inpeople med passion och ansvar för att bidra till våra kunders framgång.

Inpeople är ett auktoriserat rekryterings – och bemanningsföretag med ambitionen att bidra till en bättre och mer hållbar värld. Vi är en del av Ingroup och har ett nära samarbete med vårt systerbolag Head Consulting Group. Vårt huvudkontor finns i Växjö och vi har cirka 300 hel- och deltidsanställda.

Välkommen till ett annorlunda HR-företag! Visa mindre

Produktutvecklare till Trio Perfekta

Ansök    Apr 21    Inpeople Sverige AB    Produktutvecklare
Dina arbetsuppgifter Nu söker vi en driven och kreativ produktutvecklare till Trio Perfekta! Trio Perfekta tillverkar funktionella och säkra detaljer och komponenter till VVS-branschen. Som produktutvecklare arbetar du brett med både produktförbättring och framtagning av helt nya produkter. Med lyhördhet och förståelse för kundernas och marknadens behov så driver du kreativt processen hela vägen från behov och idé till färdig och kostnadseffektiv produkt.... Visa mer
Dina arbetsuppgifter
Nu söker vi en driven och kreativ produktutvecklare till Trio Perfekta!

Trio Perfekta tillverkar funktionella och säkra detaljer och komponenter till VVS-branschen. Som produktutvecklare arbetar du brett med både produktförbättring och framtagning av helt nya produkter. Med lyhördhet och förståelse för kundernas och marknadens behov så driver du kreativt processen hela vägen från behov och idé till färdig och kostnadseffektiv produkt. I rollen ingår även att göra konkurrentanalyser, arbeta som projektledare i olika produktutvecklingsprojekt samt medverka vid mässor och kundbesök. Du utbildar och stöttar också säljorganisationen med din produktkunskap i samband med deras marknadsaktiviteter.

Ditt främsta arbetsredskap är Inventor CAD och du samverkar i ett sammansvetsat team tillsammans med produktchef och ytterligare en produktutvecklare.

Din profil
Vi söker dig som är genuint intresserad av produktutveckling, är affärstänkande och som drivs av att hitta nya kostnadseffektiva lösningar. Du har minst 3-5 års erfarenhet av produktutveckling och du är en van CAD-användare. Din utbildningsbakgrund är på högskolenivå med teknisk inriktning, alternativt har du arbetat dig till motsvarande kunskaper. Som person är du kreativ, teknisk och inte minst en trevlig kollega som trivs med att arbeta såväl teambaserat som självständigt. Det är viktigt för oss att du delar våra kärnvärden mod, engagemang och ansvar.

Starkt meriterande är tidigare erfarenhet av att arbeta ledande med hela produktutvecklingsprocessen, inklusive att sätta budget och tidsplan. Har du dessutom kunskap inom VVS samt att utveckla produkter i rostfritt, mässing och koppar så är detta en stor fördel.

Tjänsten är på heltid och arbetstider är vardagar, dagtid. Självklart finns det möjlighet till att flexibelt anpassa arbetsveckorna med arbete på kontoret i Lönsboda i kombination med distansarbete. Tillträde sker snarast efter överenskommelse och med beaktande av eventuell uppsägningstid.

I denna rekryteringsprocess samarbetar Trio Perfekta med Inpeople. Eventuella frågor om den aktuella tjänsten går till ansvarig rekryterare Emil Thomasson som nås på 044-122002. Anställning sker direkt hos Trio Perfekta.

Vi arbetar med löpande urval och tjänsten kan därför komma att tillsättas innan sista ansökningsdag. Din ansökan välkomnas därför redan idag!

Om företaget
Trio Perfekta i Lönsboda ingår i den familjeägda koncernen BLS Industries, en väletablerad aktör i VVS-branschen. Tillverkningen sker främst i Sverige, där Trio Perfekta är en av koncernens tre produktionsenheter. Vi utvecklar och tillverkar rör, kopplingar och fästen som leder vatten fram till blandaren och till slangen i trädgården. Företaget har en lång historia och har varit verksamt sedan 1938. Koncernens omsättning uppgår till ca 700 MSEK med säljbolag i Norden och England. Trio Perfekta kännetecknas av korta beslutsvägar med fokus på kvalitet, produktutveckling och ett nära samarbete mellan produktion, marknad och sälj. Läs mer på www.trio-perfekta.se

Om oss
Sedan 2010 är vi specialister på skräddarsydda lösningar inom personaluthyrning och rekrytering. Vår mission, vårt uppdrag som vi jobbat med sedan start, är att hjälpa människor leva livet så som de själva vill leva det. Missionen leder oss på vägen mot att alltid hitta rätt person till rätt plats. Med en kultur som präglas av omtanke och snällhet driver vi Inpeople med passion och ansvar för att bidra till våra kunders framgång.

Inpeople är ett auktoriserat rekryterings – och bemanningsföretag med ambitionen att bidra till en bättre och mer hållbar värld. Vi är en del av Ingroup och har ett nära samarbete med vårt systerbolag Head Consulting Group. Vårt huvudkontor finns i Växjö och vi har cirka 300 hel- och deltidsanställda.

Välkommen till ett annorlunda HR-företag! Visa mindre

Product Engineering Developer

Ansök    Mar 10    IKEA of Sweden AB    Produktutvecklare
IKEA is on a journey, developing digital capabilities for product development to meet the future need of our customers. As an important part of that journey, we take next steps in our PLM journey – connecting the value chain via tools, competence, and ways of working. This is a new role, and it will be an important part of the implementation of our new PLM system. Or if you want, this assignment is a key role in our digital transformation, because that is ... Visa mer
IKEA is on a journey, developing digital capabilities for product development to meet the future need of our customers. As an important part of that journey, we take next steps in our PLM journey – connecting the value chain via tools, competence, and ways of working.
This is a new role, and it will be an important part of the implementation of our new PLM system. Or if you want, this assignment is a key role in our digital transformation, because that is what it is all about. We are looking for a candidate who is going support our product development organisation on the implementation journey, that has already started. You are going to handle all kinds of different needs and tasks that are coming up during our implementation. In other words, you may say that this assignment is a kind of “guide of the galaxy” where a lot is unknown, and you are going to take part of building it up – from scratch. Keywords for this assignment is support and enabler.
You are going to work close to our Implementation Leader, as well as to many other stakeholders in our organisation, from colleagues at the IT department to Leaders out in the engineering network who are involved in the project.
Furthermore, you are going to be responsible for:
Lead the planning, organization and prioritization of activities within R&P Engineering to create ways of working related to PLM
Development of different topics such as IKEA part standard and part classification Keeping together the planning and organization of learning activities
Keeping together the planning and organization of learning activities



Qulifications
We are looking for you who have solid knowledge from working with PLM system. If you have been working with Windchill it´s a merit and if you have been part of implementation of a PLM system in the past it be considered as highly interesting. You have an engineer background, probably from working with product development yourself, or at least you are well versed in how it´s working in this kind of work environment and what kind of prerequisites that is needed. You will be an integral part of IKEAs product development organisation with a lot of colleagues and stakeholders, so you are not unfamiliar with showing your face, both on and off screen. This is a role for the one who thrives in the middle of the movement, where you find your way forward and see the unknows as a great chance to have impact. Your communication skills are the kind that help you build good and trustful relations, and of course – your skills in English are excellent, both written and verbal.
Still following? Feel like this is you? Have previous experience from similar role? Then please reach out to us with an application.
Additional Information


Please send us your application – CV and letter of motivation – in English. Last day for application is March 24th. We are working with continuous selection, so don´t hesitate to apply. If you have any questions regarding the recruitment process, you are welcome to contact Maria Fröberg Larsson +46 766 190 996.
The product range is our identity and Range & Product Engineering is one of the most important enablers to ensure that we live up to the IKEA vision of creating a better everyday life for the many people! Visa mindre

Product Design Developer - Living Room

Ansök    Feb 14    IKEA of Sweden AB    Produktutvecklare
Company Description Would you like to be part of creating a better everyday life for the many people? By developing affordable products and solutions for people all around the world? Älmhult is home to IKEA of Sweden and here the IKEA range is developed based on the Democratic Design process and made available to stores and customers across the world. In BA Living Room we are a diverse group of down-to-earth, straightforward people with a passion for home ... Visa mer
Company Description
Would you like to be part of creating a better everyday life for the many people? By developing affordable products and solutions for people all around the world? Älmhult is home to IKEA of Sweden and here the IKEA range is developed based on the Democratic Design process and made available to stores and customers across the world.
In BA Living Room we are a diverse group of down-to-earth, straightforward people with a passion for home furnishing. We come from all over the world, but we share an inspiring vision: “to create a better everyday life for the many people”. We develop safe and affordable products for a beautiful, playful, and more convenient life at home. Everything we do is based on a spirit of togetherness and enthusiasm, and now we are looking for someone who share our positive attitude and values.
Job Description
We are looking for you who have both curiosity and insights into the needs and dreams of consumers and their life at home and know how to lead design processes with an entrepreneurial approach.
As a Product Design Developer at IKEA of Sweden, and specifically for BA Living Room, you bring product ideas to life through attention to all dimensions of the IKEA Democratic Design process, form, function, sustainability, low price, and quality. You will be part of engaging the full capabilities of the value chain to deliver democratic design products with unique IKEA identity. You will be developing our storage range, is central in the living room, solving a lot of problems and needs connected to the activity around storing and organizing
You will work together with a multifunctional team of experts in design, sourcing & supply, engineering, marketing & communication, and sales. Together, you co-create the final home furnishing product through a holistic and customer centric approach.
As a Product Design Developer for Business Area Living Room you are responsible for:
Leading the design development of better products delivering to all 5 dimensions of Democratic design being the specialist in form and function always starting with the price tag
The content of the product development project with both vision and action
Securing IKEA unique identity and Democratic Design in each and every product
Transforming knowledge in life at home to insights on a product level
Co-creating with development partners throughout total value chain, from consumer to supplier
When applicable, utilizing existing platforms, shared solutions, standard colours and materials to design for the lowest price possible
Identifying and enabling stories of the product design development to be used in communication
Contributing in creating a high performing project team through trustful relationships
Contributing in creating the Range and Product plan

Qualifications
To be successful, you need to work closely with your team members and be capable of visualizing ideas and concepts in a simple, clear and inspirational way to bring people on board in the product development process. You will work in close collaboration with other project teams within the business area as well as across others.
We also see it as meritable if you have proven experience from working with product development for storage and understand the complexity of constructing an attractive, desirable storage range.
A Product Design Developer is someone who has a genuine interest in people, their life at home and developing products; someone who can see things from a customer’s perspective and conceptualize things that don’t exist. To be successful in the job as a Product Design Developer, we expect you to have a university degree in a design discipline or product development or equivalent knowledge. You also have several years of experience in working with product development.
A Product Design Developer is innovative, curious and likes to challenge the existing. Someone with the ability to work with conceptual ideas, who can turn these into final solutions and to lead the content of the project from start to end.
You have an eye for design and get motivated by finding new ways of working. You love to work with future trends, needs, colors, materials etc. You are energetic, driven and determined, enjoy working closely with people, at a fast pace and have great communication skills.
Additional information
We look forward to receiving your application – CV and letter of motivation – in English latest 6th of March. 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 candidates.
If you have any questions about the position or the recruitment process, please contact People & Culture Recruiter Jakob Bergström at +46 70-147 48 90. For questions regarding the position, please contact Hiring Manager Malin Ljungström at +46 766190982 Visa mindre

Product Design Engineer IKEA of Sweden

Ansök    Feb 11    IKEA of Sweden AB    Produktutvecklare
Right now IKEA Business Area Kitchen, Bathroom & Home Appliances (BA KBA) is looking for a Product Design Engineer (PDE), which is a vital role for our product development. Sometimes, in other organisations outside of IKEA, this role is called Technical Project Leader and it´s more or less what this role is all about. As a PDE you will lead the process of developing new products, as well as contributing to continuous improvements of the quality, customer e... Visa mer
Right now IKEA Business Area Kitchen, Bathroom & Home Appliances (BA KBA) is looking for a Product Design Engineer (PDE), which is a vital role for our product development. Sometimes, in other organisations outside of IKEA, this role is called Technical Project Leader and it´s more or less what this role is all about.
As a PDE you will lead the process of developing new products, as well as contributing to continuous improvements of the quality, customer experience and compliance of our existing products range. The IKEA product range is created and produced for a global market. In this case your focus area will be home appliances that will be offered to our customers around the globe. This is part of what we call making a better everyday life for the many people.
You will bring the required engineering competencies into the projects and secure that all the technical deliverables are at place on time. In a collaborative and multifunctional environment, you will lead a team of highly skilled Engineers through the product development process. This is a role with great impact. Your work influences every stage of the product development, from idea to seeing the product in our stores. You work together with vast variety of people, involved in not only the product development, but also the business side.
Your key responsibilities are (among others):
Lead project teams and engineering teams through development projects from brief to final product available on the sales floor
Enable collaboration and involvement of engineering competences and development partners across the value chain
Be involved and actively contribute to various innovation & cost out projects and initiatives
Drive for the development of new features, technology, and materials as well as risk assessments
Take part of the sustainability agenda and drive it forward to make it happen

And of course – it will be a lot of fun!
Qualifications
We are looking for you who are a skilled leader, who have experience from product development and from leading projects. It´s a plus if you are having experience from development of home appliances. The fundament of your leadership is a strong believe that your biggest asset is the people working with you and the network inside and outside of the company. You are good at spreading enthusiasm and energy, as well as being an excellent communicator with a strong passion for people. An analytical mindset in combination with a holistic view on strategic business decisions is essential. By always having the customer in focus, with a sound business mind and a problem-solving approach, you are creating the prerequisite to secure the development of innovative products for the many people. You have a university degree in Engineering, or other experience and education which we can consider as equal. You have experience in leading technical development of physical products, as well as experience from agile development methods of products/solutions. IKEA of Sweden is a truly global work environment; therefore, we expect you to be fluent in written and spoken English.


Additional information
At IKEA we believe that we’re better when we’re physically together for collaboration, dialogues, and conversations. We believe in the power of human interactions; the informal chats, the energy, belonging, and creativity generated by people being in the same place. Our approach is that we spend most of our time in the IKEA workplace and with flexibility to work from home when relevant. This particular role is based in Älmhult, Sweden.
Please send us your application – CV and letter of motivation – in English latest 25th of February. We are working with continuous selection, so don´t hesitate to apply. If you have any questions regarding the process, you are welcome to contact Maria Fröberg Larsson +46 766 190 996. Visa mindre

Product Design Engineer - Living Room

Ansök    Mar 8    IKEA of Sweden AB    Produktutvecklare
Job Description It is about leading and executing the engineering product design part end to end in the product development of sofas and sofabeds. The role of the Product Design Engineer (PDE) is therefore to: Identify the need for and outline technical concepts and solutions within a scoped project Plan detailed engineering activities in a project Deliver activities to agreed plans Secure performance of a product regarding all technical aspects before exe... Visa mer
Job Description
It is about leading and executing the engineering product design part end to end in the product development of sofas and sofabeds. The role of the Product Design Engineer (PDE) is therefore to:
Identify the need for and outline technical concepts and solutions within a scoped project
Plan detailed engineering activities in a project
Deliver activities to agreed plans
Secure performance of a product regarding all technical aspects before execution
Verify the final technical solution based on customer needs and technical requirements
Deploy the latest technical developments connected to industry and categories
Execute engineering activities end to end independently

The PDE is highly involved in defining, executing and delivering the product development project as well as securing the right competence and resources from a technical perspective. Delivery, leadership, communication and working with people are a large focus in this role.
Are you someone who brings enthusiasm and by empowering people around you exceed expectations? Are you driven by developing new innovative products, which meet the future needs of our customers? Do you see solutions rather that problems? Then the PDE role might be for you. You are curious, with an easy going, straight forward approach, and is driven by creating pre-requisites for innovation, problem solving and have a sound business mind. But most importantly – always with the customer in focus.
Qualifications
To be successful in this role you need to be an excellent communicator, capable of taking decisions in an ever changing environment and have a strong passion for people - to lead, manage and motivate. To achieve efficient, flexible, highly motivated and successful teams the PDE shows the way by stepping in not only leading but also doing engineering tasks depending on the need in the project and the portfolio. This means a broad rather than deep engineering competence profile is preferable. You are able to create togetherness by working with and through others, as well as stepping in and working hands on when the situation calls for it. An analytical mind-set in combination with a holistic view on strategic business decisions and the capability to build strong relations, trust and having fun with stakeholders and team members is essential. You will interact and work together with stakeholders from all around IKEA and the world. Our corporate language is English, so fluency both verbally and in writing is required.
We see that you have:
University Degree in Engineering or equivalent
Project Management experience (planning, execution, risk management)
Product engineering knowledge (CAE tools, prototyping, documentation and verification methods)
Democratic design awareness and a good understanding of the IKEA Business Model
Supply Chain knowledge (cost drivers, handling of goods and raw material)
Product Area knowledge

IKEA offers an exciting and empowering working environment in a global marketplace. And as the world’s leader at life at home, you have exceptional opportunities to grow and develop together with us. At IKEA we believe that when you as an individual grow - IKEA grows!
Additional information
Please send us your application – CV and letter of motivation – in English before March 19th. We really want to get to know you, so make sure you tell us why you would be a good fit for this role. We will review applications continuously and might close the job posting earlier than stated, therefore don't wait and submit your application today!
If you have any questions about the role, please contact Hiring Manager Camilla Rööst at +46 72-193 70 04. For questions about the recruitment process, please contact People & Culture Recruiter Jakob Bergström at +46 70-147 48 90 Visa mindre

Product Owner - Smart Energy |IKEA Home Smart

Ansök    Feb 3    IKEA of Sweden AB    Produktutvecklare
At Business Area (BA) IKEA?Home?Smart? you will join an amazing group of talented, passionate people with an entrepreneurial mindset who are set on democratizing the smart home.?  We develop smart products to enable a smarter life at home for people all over the world. We are curious?and passionate about creating solutions that solve real-life problems,?helping?people realize their dreams, all on their terms because we believe everyone deserves a smart ho... Visa mer
At Business Area (BA) IKEA?Home?Smart? you will join an amazing group of talented, passionate people with an entrepreneurial mindset who are set on democratizing the smart home.? 

We develop smart products to enable a smarter life at home for people all over the world. We are curious?and passionate about creating solutions that solve real-life problems,?helping?people realize their dreams, all on their terms because we believe everyone deserves a smart home.? 

To succeed, we look for new ways of integrating technology and digital solutions into furniture and life at home. We explore opportunities throughout the home, and we work closely with other Business Areas to both drive transformation of the existing range and develop new smart products to attract new customers to IKEA. We’re still at the beginning,?there’s lots more to come.? 

In this role, as Product Owner for Smart Energy value stream in BA IKEA Home smart, you will lead the range and product development work of creating solutions around smart energy and secure improvements on the existing energy range. You will do this while ensuring that the smart energy range builds on the IKEA Home smart ecosystem, delivering a Better Everyday Life to the many people.  

Your focus will be on affordable, easy-to-use products. You will always start from the home furnishing context and the needs of the people.  

You will work together with the different competencies in your value stream, as part of the BA IKEA Home smart range team, cross-organization, and with external key partners.  

Furthermore, you are going to: 
Lead the team in charge of current and future development projects, make sure that all the development projects are carried through and delivered in time 
Implement the strategic roadmap for technical solutions into the Home furnishing offer. 
Contributing to the business needs into the development plan to ensure we have a balanced portfolio of initiatives to support our business objectives 
Facilitate and coordinate the strategic technical discussions with internal and external partners and stakeholders 


This role is a temporary assignment for the period of 12 months based in the Älmhult office.

Please submit the application in English, for questions about the recruitment process, you are welcome to contact People & Culture Recruiter Aorui via [email protected] Visa mindre

Product Design Developer trainee program

Ansök    Jan 25    IKEA of Sweden AB    Produktutvecklare
Do you want to Develop products to improve life at home for the many people with small wallets? Are you a little obsessed with life at home and how to solve people´s needs, how to best utilise our material and production capabilities to reach the lowest price? Are you a true team player who sees possibilities and have a hands-on approach? Do you say why, why not and what if… We are looking for candidates to our Product Design Developer trainee pro... Visa mer
Do you want to Develop products to improve life at home for the many people with small wallets?
Are you a little obsessed with life at home and how to solve people´s needs, how to best utilise our material and production capabilities to reach the lowest price?
Are you a true team player who sees possibilities and have a hands-on approach?
Do you say why, why not and what if…
We are looking for candidates to our Product Design Developer trainee program where you during a year will attend the program and at the same time learn and develop into the role while being together with an experienced PDD and their team with your own development project/s.
What are you going to do?
As a Product Design Developer (PDD) in IKEA of Sweden, you lead the product development from idea to a final product, ready to meet our customers. Together with a multifunctional team of specialists, you will secure that our products have the IKEA identity and fulfil all the five dimensions of Democratic Design, as great form, function, quality, sustainability and low price. You interpret people’s needs and dreams into IKEA products for today and tomorrow and you are constantly striving to utilize all the capabilities throughout our value chain to reach the lowest price. To deliver on time and within budget are both priorities in this role. You use your imagination and entrepreneurship to find great solutions for people´s needs, and thereby generate growth through a sustainable business.
Qualifications
You get energy from our vision to create a better everyday life for the many people built on deep knowledge about life at home and customer needs. You have a curious and courageous mind set and an urge to continuously improve, change and influence. You get energy from making things better and at the same time create what we have not done before. When you spot a great idea, you know how to inspire people and create a good collaboration with your team and people across an organisation that delivers a good result - because you have done it before.
We are looking for someone who has:
Experience in product and business development
Experience from leading creative processes and bringing different functions together
Good understanding of IKEA identity and Democratic Design
Ability to go from knowledge and insights, via imagination, to make it happen
Good understanding of IKEAs total value chain

As you are going to work in an international context, you are fluent in English, both verbal and in written. Get behind the scenes of IKEA product development and experience what we are working on and how we make it happen!
Additional Information
We look forward to receiving your application in English as soon as possible but not later than February 8th. The position is located in Älmhult, Sweden. If you have any questions about the process please contact People & Culture Recruiter Maria Fröberg Larsson, +46 766 190 996.
Älmhult is an inspirational working environment, based on creativity and innovation, which gives you the opportunity to work and interact with people from all around the world. Visa mindre

Product Quality Navigator – BA Living Room

Ansök    Jan 28    IKEA of Sweden AB    Produktutvecklare
Company Description Here it is. Your chance to develop business and together with people across the organisation put focus on quality and growth opportunities in the most influential small town in the world. In Business Area Living Room we are a diverse group of down-to-earth, straightforward people with a passion for home furnishing. We come from all over the world, but we share an inspiring vision: “to create a better everyday life for the many people”. ... Visa mer
Company Description
Here it is. Your chance to develop business and together with people across the organisation put focus on quality and growth opportunities in the most influential small town in the world.
In Business Area Living Room we are a diverse group of down-to-earth, straightforward people with a passion for home furnishing. We come from all over the world, but we share an inspiring vision: “to create a better everyday life for the many people”. We develop safe and affordable products for a beautiful, playful and more convenient life at home. Everything we do is based on a spirit of togetherness and enthusiasm, and now we are looking for someone who share our positive attitude and values
Do you want to join our fantastic team?
We are looking for a Product Quality Navigator who will contribute to further develop our growth by increasing quality of the range and the total customer experience perception.
Job Description
As a Product Quality Navigator within BA Livingroom you will perform quality and safety related activities, both proactively by contributing to the product development and reactively by managing product deviations within the BA (such as Safety & Quality alarms, Sale stops).
Assignment:
Coordinate and manage Quality Alarms as well as root cause analysis and follow ups.
Manage Safety alarms including safety investigation and collect data for authority reportings when needed.
Initiate and coordinate direct actions on the selling range (sale stop, blocked goods) and act as main contact person
Evaluate stock correction actions and priorities; approve Buyer Claims (Buyer Claim Facilitation IOS)
Facilitate Root Cause Analysis and Product Safety Risk Assessment
Monitor, analyse and report quality and safety performance of current range.
Translate findings into product improvement potentials and give input to action plans
Analyse customer feedback and translate findings into actions and learnings for future developments
Contribute to BA action and portfolio plans by insights and analyses of current range and performances
Act as main contact towards Quality Support Center (QSC) and Quality Stores on Business Area level
Contribute to develop methods and tools in the BA that support quality, safety and continuous improvements
Capture learnings and actively share knowledge connected to product quality and deviations.

Qualifications
We are looking for a person with interest in and experience from quality deviation handling, quality improvements and measurements through the eyes of the customer. Who has the leadership ability to lead but also to delegate, trust and give others responsibility in a humble way. Are fluent both in spoken and written English. We see that you have:
A strong will to influence and make a difference
Passionate about securing that the IKEA customer get high quality and safe products
Analytical skills and critical thinking with the ability to transform data into concrete actions and learnings
Work both re- and pro-active, keeping the customer perspective
Communication abilities - argumentation, negotiation and presentation

As a person you are a natural leader, team-oriented and straight forward. You are able to work in a changing and fast-moving environment, you have a problem solving approach with an accuracy for details and you work in a structured way. You have a high ability to coordinate, act and follow up. Quality is always in your mind!
We work in a global environment with co-workers from all over the world. As a company we are constantly developing which requires the ability to drive change in a complex, fast paced, international environment to achieve outcomes that contribute to the overall goals of IKEA.
Additional information
Please send us your application – CV and letter of motivation – in English before February 9th. We really want to get to know you, so make sure you tell us why you would be a good fit for this role. We will review applications continuously and might close the job posting earlier than stated, therefore don't wait and submit your application today!
If you have any questions about the role, please contact Hiring Manager Camilla Rööst at +46 72-193 70 04. For questions about the recruitment process, please contact People & Culture Recruiter Jakob Bergström at +46 70-147 48 90 Visa mindre

Product Requirement Engineer - BA CEDO

Ansök    Dec 1    IKEA of Sweden AB    Produktutvecklare
Company Description We have a new IKEA direction with many opportunities within our reach and we are taking next steps together to set ourselves up for success. Over the next few years, all of us need to be better than ever. We will strengthen the core of what we do in Range & Supply. The product range – our identity and Range & Product Engineering is one of the most important enablers to ensure that we live up to the IKEA vision. Join our group of passio... Visa mer
Company Description
We have a new IKEA direction with many opportunities within our reach and we are taking next steps together to set ourselves up for success. Over the next few years, all of us need to be better than ever. We will strengthen the core of what we do in Range & Supply.
The product range – our identity and Range & Product Engineering is one of the most important enablers to ensure that we live up to the IKEA vision.
Join our group of passionate and highly skilled colleagues that are as curious and eager as you to explore and make things better, always searching for new simple and smart solutions!
Right now, we are looking for a Product Requirement Engineer who together with us will strengthen our offer.
Job Description
As PRE - Business Area Cooking Eating Decoration Home Organization, you will:
Create product documentation that will ensure compliance to legislation in all markets where the products are sold.
Be responsible to secure product requirements.
Navigate in an environment where the target is constantly moving and will require attention to detail and patience.
Identify the customer demands and translate them into measurable attributes.
Set up verification plans and analyze the test results in order to define the performance of the product.
Be part of developing the team of Product requirement engineers and make us a little better day by day.

In addition to what has been mentioned above:
Take part in product development projects
Prepare prototypes and make them available for test labs
Develop new verification methods and test methods when needed
Create a large part of the technical documentation for new products with focus on compliance and quality

This is a temporary assignment until September 1st, 2022
Qualifications
We believe that you are a highly committed and self-driven person.
You have probably studied Engineering.
You have experience from working in product development in different kind of materials and production methods, it is very good if you have experience from- or interest in product testing, verification and validation.
You are a goal- and delivery oriented a problem solver with strong communication skills and the ability to build relations.
In your mind a failure is just another idea that did not work and you are not afraid to try, again and again.
When needed, you can conduct repetitive, low complexity tasks with attention to details.

What you will get
You will get a ton of trust from leaders and colleagues and there will be super high expectations on you to perform and develop yourself and the business.
You will get support and trust so that you can succeed in your job and develop towards your best self -at work and most importantly: You will be part of a team with smart, hardworking, caring and down to earth people.

Additional information
We look forward to receiving your application – CV and letter of motivation – in English latest 12th of December. 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 candidates.
Preferred starting date is as soon as possible.
If you have any questions regarding the position, please contact Product Engineer Manager Christoffer Ahnell at [email protected] If you have questions regarding this role or recruitment process, please contact Recruiter Jakob Bergström on +46 70-147 48 90
We are looking forward to your application! Visa mindre

Range & Product Design Leader – Material & Appearances

Ansök    Dec 8    IKEA of Sweden AB    Produktutvecklare
Älmhult is the home of IKEA of Sweden. Here the IKEA range is developed and made available to stores and customers all over the world. We are here to offer a wide range of well-designed, functional home furnishing products at prices so low that as many people as possible will be able to afford them. That is our vision and ambition. Today at IKEA we are on an exciting journey to offer desirable and affordable design, create better products and better homes ... Visa mer
Älmhult is the home of IKEA of Sweden. Here the IKEA range is developed and made available to stores and customers all over the world. We are here to offer a wide range of well-designed, functional home furnishing products at prices so low that as many people as possible will be able to afford them. That is our vision and ambition. Today at IKEA we are on an exciting journey to offer desirable and affordable design, create better products and better homes for many more customers around the world as we continue our expansion, meet new needs and challenge 

The product range is our identity, and one of the most important tasks of the Range & Product Design matrix is to enable and ensure that we live up to the IKEA vision - To create a better everyday life for the many people. As a part of the Range and product design matrix organisation, you will find yourself amongst passionate colleagues that in different ways lead, facilitate and inspire the IKEA vision to come alive. Co-creating a more surprising, forward-leaning affordable and desirable offer in close collaboration with partners and stakeholders throughout the entire value chain. 

Are you passionate about colours, materials, patterns and finishes? Is your dream to contribute to and influence on new materials and finishes to enable the development of better products and life at home? Are you a true collaborator and love sharing your knowledge with others? 

Then this might be the job you have been waiting for! 

In this assignment you lead, promote and inspire the material appearance design agenda throughout IKEA with the purpose to secure the preconditions for HFBs to deliver a complete and inspiring range offer that truly represents IKEA identity at the lowest price. 

Your main task is to create prerequisites for working with styles and trends in colours, materials, patterns and finishes (CMF), to unleash creativity, build competence, stretch innovation and enable the development of better products that strengthen the IKEA Identity.? 

You are a key player in the transformation of knowledge and insights in life at home, into materials, finishes, patterns and colours, and you act as competence centre / ambassador for how to interpret and implement global styles and CMF trends in the IKEA context, always promoting a strong IKEA Identity. 

You facilitate and enable common decisions to happen across HFBs in connection to styles and CMF trends with the ambition to secure a rich and well-coordinated offer across the total range, and in close collaboration with the Production and Samples team, you are a key contributor to the pre-production and development of patterns, colours, materials and surfaces to be utilized by the HFB`s across the total offer. 

You are a main contributor to the development of material expression frameworks and other sub-strategies within Range and Product Development and have a close collaboration with IKEA’s internal capabilities, development teams, innovation teams, manufacturers and suppliers to identify, evaluate and qualify new materials and finishes for future use. 

To make a difference in this assignment you are inspired by the IKEA Identity and able to forward that inspiration and energy to others. You are also a positive, including and curious development partner with a strong can do attitude. You enjoy working with and through others and to find new and creative ways to ensure execution. We would like you have a strong interest in and ability to formulate yourself both visually and verbally. 

You are well organised and hold the ability to manage and overview the complete range offer, on a holistic as well as on a detailed level 

In this role you report to Product Design Manager.? The position is located in Älmhult, Sweden.? 

Does this sound like something you would love to be part of?  

We really want to get to know you, so make sure you tell us why you would be a good fit for this role. 

We look forward to receiving your application – CV and letter of motivation – in English latest 9th of January, 2022. 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 candidates. 

If you have any questions about the assignment, please contact hiring manager, Henrik Heegaard Christensen via [email protected] or People & Culture Recruiter Jakob Bergström at +46 70-147 48 90 Visa mindre

Product Requirement Engineer BA TESEC

Ansök    Dec 17    IKEA of Sweden AB    Produktutvecklare
Company Description Älmhult is home to IKEA Range & Supply that has the responsibility to develop, design, produce and supply IKEA retail channels with home furnishing solutions available for the many people. Each year IKEA Range & Supply introduces around 2,000 new products around the world and the total range is almost 10,000. So what happens in Älmhult definitely doesn't stay in Älmhult. It reaches practically every corner of the globe. We have a new IK... Visa mer
Company Description
Älmhult is home to IKEA Range & Supply that has the responsibility to develop, design, produce and supply IKEA retail channels with home furnishing solutions available for the many people. Each year IKEA Range & Supply introduces around 2,000 new products around the world and the total range is almost 10,000. So what happens in Älmhult definitely doesn't stay in Älmhult. It reaches practically every corner of the globe.
We have a new IKEA direction with many opportunities within our reach and we are taking next steps together to set ourselves up for success. Over the next few years, all of us need to be better than ever. We will strengthen the core of what we do in Range & Supply.
Range & Product Engineering is part of Range & Product Development in Inter IKEA. The Product Engineering organization enables, thru innovation and advanced engineering to live up to and strengthen our democratic design and thereby support the Business Areas to deliver to better homes and better products.
Business Area TESEC consists of Textiles, Collections and Social entrepreneurs’ business development. In BA TESEC we are a group of down-to-earth, straightforward people with a passion for home furnishing and making the impossible possible. We come from all over the world, but we share an inspiring vision: “To create a better everyday life for the many people”.
Job Description
Do you want to be part of developing great products that will take IKEA into the future where we even stronger position ourselves as a leader in life at home? Do you want to be responsible to capture technical, safety, legal and market demands for the product area you work in, as well as develop new tangible, technical requirements built on the insights of customer’s needs, expectations and behaviors?
In BA TESEC we develop time limited collections which include articles surprising with new design, functions and materials. Here you will have the opportunity to work with a wide range of product types and face many technical challenges every day.
As a Product Requirement Engineer you will be as technical specialist in product development team with assignment to deliver collections. Below is main part of your job responsibilities:
Identify and assign relevant product requirements to products in development
Develop part of the technical documentation for new products with focus on compliance and quality.
Secure all relevant documents are connected to product documentation and maintain it up to date throughout product life.
Develop test plans based on product requirements
Prepare prototypes and make them available for test labs
Make test orders, analyze and draw conclusions from test results and take decision on next step in the development together with other members in the development teams
Develop new requirements and test methods when needed
Have a close dialogue with the purchasing organization and suppliers to secure successful implementation of product documentation and create understanding for the technical agenda.

Qualifications
Knowledge:
University Degree in Engineering or equivalent work experience.
Fluent in English, both spoken and written
Knowledge and ability to work with technical requirements, market requirements, customer requirements, technical solutions and innovation.
Product engineering, such as design for cost, circularity, manufacturing
Knowledge in digital tools (CAD, virtual prototyping and visualizations)
Product documentation and verification methods
Previous experience from textile, natural fibers industry is advantage
IKEA specific: IKEA vision, Democratic Design, IKEA business model and IKEA value chain.

Motivation:
IKEA vision.
Problem solving and bringing technical solutions into products.
A passion to develop new, better and sustainable solutions for the customers.
Reaching goals/plans and to see the result of a team effort.
A strong will to influence and make a difference.

Capabilities:
Technical project leading capabilities (facilitate, inspire, stimulate and coach)
Build relationships, intercultural and cross functional collaborations
Problem solving skills and ability to apply creative and analytical thinking
Communicate effectively in both technical and non-technical terms
Translate project ambitions into technical product solutions
Drive multiple projects simultaneously
Ability to scope & plan detailed development tasks
Prioritize, take decisions and delegate

Additional information
Sounds interesting?
The position is permanent and located in Älmhult, Sweden. Älmhult has excellent commuting possibilities with hourly trains to Malmö, Lund and Växjö and an IKEA shuttle bus back and forth to Helsingborg two times a day.
Please send us your application in English – CV and motivation letter – no later than Jan. 7th, 2022. We really want to get to know you, so make sure you tell us why you would be a good fit. 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.
If you have any questions regarding the position, please contact Product Engineering Manager Nikolay Pishiev at [email protected] . If you have questions regarding recruitment process, please contact Recruiter Katie Pettersson on +46 702 99 42 48.
We are looking forward to your application! Visa mindre

Product Requirement Engineers - Product Development Platform

Ansök    Maj 21    IKEA of Sweden AB    Produktutvecklare
We are looking for two people that has a passion for working with the core of the IKEA products. This is a hands-on assignment with minimal administrative tasks, using your skills to their full potential to nail the customer demands, translate them into hard targets, setting up verifications plans and analyze the statistical data to define the performance of the product. Join our group of passionate and highly skilled colleagues that are as curious and ea... Visa mer
We are looking for two people that has a passion for working with the core of the IKEA products. This is a hands-on assignment with minimal administrative tasks, using your skills to their full potential to nail the customer demands, translate them into hard targets, setting up verifications plans and analyze the statistical data to define the performance of the product.

Join our group of passionate and highly skilled colleagues that are as curious and eager as you to explore and make things better, always searching for new simple and smart solutions!

Product development platforms is a central development unit, pre-developing modules for the textile, seating, sleeping & storage product ranges.

As a product requirement engineer you will lead the verification work within the strategic development of more innovative solutions for IKEA in either one or two of the platform areas.

This work provides a head start and unleashes the potential of outstanding development of our final products, fulfilling all aspects of IKEA Democratic Design.

You are part of the Product Development Platform team in IKEA of Sweden. Together with your team and collaboration partners, you always strive to work closely with the Business Areas in order to understand the business and the consumer needs and turn these into solutions. Some of your most important tasks will be to:

·         Identify customer needs

·         Translate customer needs into hard engineering targets

·         Define a verification strategy for each development project

·         Develop verification methods and tools

·         Making test plans and anchor them with test institutes

·         Based on verification tests, analyse data and present statistical analysis

·         Validate the solutions so it matches the customer needs

You will in your role lead the development towards clear targets, make sure that we verify the potential application area and defines the performance of the solution.

You will report to either Product Engineering manager Gustav Kamf or to Range & Product Engineering manager Matti Pettersson.

In this process we are looking for 2 Product Requirement Engineers to join us!

Please send us your application – CV and letter of motivation – in English. Last day for application is 6th of June

If you have any questions regarding the position, please contact Matti Pettersson +46 723 527 713 or Gustav Kamf +46 732324025. For questions regarding the recruitment process, you are welcome to contact People & Culture Recruiter Jakob Bergström +46 70-147 48 90

 

Product Development Platforms is a business unit within IKEA of Sweden that has the assignment to contribute to a richer and smarter product offer by providing a head start in Product development. We identify, develop and deploy platforms which span across multiple range and product segments such as storage and comfort platforms, finding scale advantages and lowering costs significantly. These are savings we can pass on to the customer. Platforms are also a key enabler for reaching our sustainability goals outlined in our IKEA direction. Visa mindre

Product Design Engineer IKEA Home smart

Ansök    Maj 25    IKEA of Sweden AB    Produktutvecklare
Company Description At Business Area (BA) IKEA Home smart you will join an amazing group of talented, passionate people with an entrepreneurial?mind-set?who are set on democratizing the smart?home.?We?develop?smart products to enable a smarter life at home for people all over the world. We are curious and passionate about creating solutions that solve real-life problems and help people realize their dreams. All on their terms. Because we believe everyone d... Visa mer
Company Description
At Business Area (BA) IKEA Home smart you will join an amazing group of talented, passionate people with an entrepreneurial?mind-set?who are set on democratizing the smart?home.?We?develop?smart products to enable a smarter life at home for people all over the world. We are curious and passionate about creating solutions that solve real-life problems and help people realize their dreams. All on their terms. Because we believe everyone deserves a smart home. To succeed, we look for new ways of integrating technology and digital solutions into furniture and life at home. We explore opportunities throughout the home and we work closely together with other Business Areas to both drive transformation of?the?existing range and develop new smart products to attract new customers to IKEA. We’re still at the beginning – there is lots more to come.


Job Description
As a Product Design Engineer (PDE) in IKEA Home smart, you are the Technical Project Leader.
You will be responsible for developing new physical products in the area of embedded software and Internet of Things (IoT) and continuously improve the quality and compliance of our existing products range. The PDE is accountable for bringing the required engineering competencies in to the projects and secure that all the technical deliverables are on time. In a collaborative and multifunctional environment, you will lead a team of highly skilled Engineers through the technical product development process. Your focus area will be the connectivity and control products, our smart gateway, and all the connected control devices.
Your responsibilities are (among others):
Be involved in different innovation projects and initiatives
Drive for the development of new features, technology, and materials as well as risk assessments
Take part of the sustainability agenda and drive it forward to make it happen

And of course – it will be a lot of fun!
Qualifications
We are looking for you who are a senior leader, who have experience from product development, leading projects and have an interest for IoT and consumer electronics. You strongly believe that your biggest asset is the people working with you and the network inside and outside of the company. You are good at spreading enthusiasm and energy, as well as being an excellent communicator with a strong passion for people. An analytical mindset in combination with a holistic view on strategic business decisions is essential. By always having the customer in focus, with a sound business mind and a problem-solving approach, you are creating the prerequisite to secure the development of innovative products for the many people. Solid experience from product development in the IoT or consumer electronics industry is required, as well as an University degree in Engineering preferably from Electronics, or other experience and education as we can consider as equal. You have experience in leading technical development of connected physical products, including embedded hardware and firmware, as well as experience from agile development methods of products/solutions. IKEA of Sweden is a truly global work environment; therefore, we expect you to be fluent in written and spoken English


Additional information
The position is located in Älmhult, Sweden.
If you have any questions about the role please contact our Hiring Manager Luca Colciago at +46 (0) 709 707 533 or [email protected], and for questions about the recruitment process you are welcome to contact People & Culture Recruiter Maria Fröberg Larsson at +46 (0) 766 190 996. Please send us your application – CV and letter of motivation – in English. Please note that we will review applications as they come through so do not delay, send in your application today! The last day to send your application is June 8th.
IKEA of Sweden AB has the responsibility to design and develop the IKEA range and offers an inspirational working environment, which gives you the opportunity to work and interact with people from all around the world. Visa mindre

Product Requirement Engineer - Living Room

Ansök    Okt 8    IKEA of Sweden AB    Produktutvecklare
Company Description At Business area Living Room, we are a diverse group of down-to-earth, straightforward people with a passion for home furnishing. We come from all over the world, but we share an inspiring vision: “to create a better everyday life for the many people”. We develop safe and affordable products for a beautiful, playful and more convenient life at home. Everything we do is based on a spirit of togetherness and enthusiasm, and now we are loo... Visa mer
Company Description
At Business area Living Room, we are a diverse group of down-to-earth, straightforward people with a passion for home furnishing. We come from all over the world, but we share an inspiring vision: “to create a better everyday life for the many people”. We develop safe and affordable products for a beautiful, playful and more convenient life at home. Everything we do is based on a spirit of togetherness and enthusiasm, and now we are looking for someone who share our positive attitude and values.
The product range – our identity and Range & Product Engineering is one of the most important enablers to ensure that we live up to the IKEA vision.
The Product Engineering organization enables, thru innovation and together with other organizations, us to live up to and strengthen our democratic design and thereby support the Business Areas to deliver to better homes and better products.
Job Description
We are looking for a Product Requirement Engineer that can translate customer’s wishes into technical requirements. You will be responsible to identify and develop product requirements that will make products safe, loved by our customer and sellable on all our markets.
As Product Requirement Engineer you will work in the product development team as a requirement specialist. You will create a strong relationship with IKEA’s Requirement development department as well as engineers from the purchasing organization to secure understanding of the product requirements and a successful implementation.
You will have a good knowledge into IKEA specifications, standards and test methods relevant for the product areas you are responsible for.
In this assignment your main responsibilities will be:
To develop product requirements for sustainable, safe and functional products
To identify and connect legal and market specific requirements on products
To develop durability and functional tests that resembles real life usage over the lifetime of the product
To communicate technical requirements/test methods to stakeholders e.g., product development team, engineers from Purchasing Organization, Test labs and Suppliers.
Responsible to identify applicable requirements and develop customer-based requirements.
Responsible for the product documentation and to verify product performance during development.

This is a temporary assignment for 1 year.
Qualifications
You probably have a University Degree in Engineering and a couple of years of experience from working with textile/comfort materials. In the product requirement engineering field, you are regarded as experienced with the ability to lead yourself, take great responsibility and drive initiatives from start to finish. You have good analytical skills and high ability to coordinate, lead and inspire others.
You have a passion for sharing knowledge and the ability to explain complex matters in an easy way. You are good at creating your own network and at working in teams and making things happen by involving and engaging people. Finally, you are experienced and motivated to work in a rapidly changing environment.
The candidates with a background and passion in textiles/comfort are especially encouraged to apply for this position.
Additional information
The position is placed in Älmhult, Sweden.
We look forward to receiving your application – CV and letter of motivation – in English latest 19th of October. 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 candidates
If you have any questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact Recruiter, Jakob Bergström on +46 70-147 48 90 Visa mindre

Product Design Developer - BA Bedroom

Ansök    Mar 26    IKEA of Sweden AB    Produktutvecklare
Do you want to be a part of creating a better everyday life for the many people? In Älmhult, Sweden you can. Älmhult is home to IKEA of Sweden. Here the IKEA range is developed and made available to stores and customers all over the world. We are here to offer a wide range of well-designed, functional home furnishing products at prices so low that as many people as possible will be able to afford them. That is our promise, and we do this every day with gre... Visa mer
Do you want to be a part of creating a better everyday life for the many people? In Älmhult, Sweden you can. Älmhult is home to IKEA of Sweden. Here the IKEA range is developed and made available to stores and customers all over the world. We are here to offer a wide range of well-designed, functional home furnishing products at prices so low that as many people as possible will be able to afford them. That is our promise, and we do this every day with great passion and energy.

Business Area Bedroom is a stable and successful business and has been for many years. To secure a future as successful as the past, we are building a renewed, improved and wider bedroom offer for the future for an ever-changing complete bedroom business. 

Do you have a passion for home furnishings and creating a great offer? Are you inspired by people’s real life at home? Are you motivated by reaching more of the many people through a desirable and affordable range offer? Are you interested in leading product development, change and improvements keeping the consumer and the business in focus? 

Right now we are looking for a Product Design Developer for our Business Area (BA) Bedroom.

In BA Bedroom we are a group of down-to-earth, straightforward people with a passion for home furnishing. We come from all over the world, but we share an inspiring vision: “to create a better everyday life for the many people”. 

We develop safe, affordable quality products for a beautiful, relaxing and more organised life at home. Everything we do is based on a spirit of togetherness and enthusiasm, and we are now looking for someone who shares our positive attitude and values. As a Product Design Developer, you play a key role in our quest to improve everyday activities and needs connected to sleeping and organising shoes & clothes.

Do you want to join our fantastic team?

We are looking for you who love delivering, coordinating and reacting to current and future trends; needs, colours, materials etc. You who have deep insights into the needs and dreams of consumers and their life at home, and know how to lead design processes with an entrepreneurial approach.

As a Product Design Developer at IKEA of Sweden you bring product ideas to life through attention to all dimensions of the IKEA Democratic Design process; form, function, sustainability, low price and quality.

As a Product Design Developer you will be part of engaging the full capabilities of the value chain to deliver democratic design products with unique IKEA identity to create a better everyday life for the many people. You will work together with a multifunctional team of experts in design, sourcing & supply, engineering, marketing & communication and sales. Together, you co-create the final home furnishing product through a holistic and customer centric approach.

As a Product Design Developer for BA Bedroom you are responsible for:
•    Leading the design development of better products delivering to all 5 dimensions of Democratic design being the specialist in form and function always starting with the price tag
•    The content of the product development project with both vision and action
•    Securing IKEA unique identity and Democratic Design in each and every product
•    Transforming knowledge in life at home to insights and into actions on a product level
•    Co-creating with development partners throughout total value chain, from consumer to supplier
•    When applicable, utilising existing platforms, shared solutions, standard colours and materials to design for the lowest price possible
•    To feed needs into development of platforms, shared solutions, standard colours and materials
•    Identifying and enabling stories of the product design development to be used in communication
•    Contributing in creating a high performing project team
•    Contributing in creating the Range and Product plan

Please send us your application – CV and letter of motivation – in English. We really want to get to know you, so make sure you tell us why you would be a good fit for this role. The last day to send your application is 29 of March 2021.

If you have any questions regarding the position, please contact the Range & Product Design Manager, Nina Hughes at [email protected] If you have any questions about the recruitment process, please contact the Recruitment Specialist Christina Appelqvist +46766113408. 

We welcome your application! Visa mindre

Range Engineering Leader - Textile Platform

Ansök    Maj 21    IKEA of Sweden AB    Produktutvecklare
Product Development Platforms is a business unit within IKEA of Sweden that has the assignment to contribute to a richer and smarter product offer by providing a head start in Product development. We identify, develop and deploy platforms which span across multiple range and product segments such as storage and comfort platforms, finding scale advantages and lowering costs significantly. These are savings we can pass on to the customer. Platforms are also ... Visa mer
Product Development Platforms is a business unit within IKEA of Sweden that has the assignment to contribute to a richer and smarter product offer by providing a head start in Product development. We identify, develop and deploy platforms which span across multiple range and product segments such as storage and comfort platforms, finding scale advantages and lowering costs significantly. These are savings we can pass on to the customer. Platforms are also a key enabler for reaching our sustainability goals outlined in our IKEA direction.

The PDP Range Engineering Leader for textile is an interesting job with a mix of operational hands-on leading innovation projects and strategic setting the future portfolio for textile.  Your assignment is to lead the planning of innovative solutions for the complete Textile platform portfolio, working together with the textile team and Platform management team. You do this by utilizing the full potential of the network in our value chain, ensuring that all solutions deliver to set objectives and goals in connection to strategies and business plans. The other important part and the biggest share of the job is to lead innovative platform projects together with the textile team.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
•    Interpret strategies & insights and contribute to the portfolio plan
•    Plan projects of innovative solutions and new materials
•    Identify and brief gaps in technology areas based on sustainability mapping and more
•    Contribute to Project Scope and brief projects
•    Follow up and act on deviations
•    Deployment of material and innovations contributing to a more sustainable offer
As a Range Engineering Leader leading projects: 
•    Project leading innovation platform projects
•    Deliver according to set goals and scope

•    Use your creativity to find better solutions or better ways of working

If you have any questions regarding the position, please contact Matti Pettersson +46723527713. For questions regarding the recruitment process, you are welcome to contact People & Culture Recruiter Jakob Bergström, +46 70-147 48 90

Please send us your application – CV and letter of motivation – in English before June 6th. We really want to get to know you, so make sure you tell us why you are interested in this role, and why you would be a good fit for this role. 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 candidates. Visa mindre

Product Design Developer - BA KBA

Ansök    Apr 21    IKEA of Sweden AB    Produktutvecklare
IKEA thrives when our passion for home furnishing and leading IKEA into the future comes together with excellent business sense and ambition to really move the business. Business Area Kitchen, Bathroom and Home Appliances are leading the range and business agenda for these areas across the IKEA value chain. We are now looking for new colleagues to join us in Business Area Kitchen, Bathroom and Home Appliances (KBA). We are a team of around 150 passion... Visa mer
IKEA thrives when our passion for home furnishing and leading IKEA into the future comes together with excellent business sense and ambition to really move the business. Business Area Kitchen, Bathroom and Home Appliances are leading the range and business agenda for these areas across the IKEA value chain.

We are now looking for new colleagues to join us in Business Area Kitchen, Bathroom and Home Appliances (KBA).

We are a team of around 150 passionate co-workers who together strive to meet the ever-changing emotional and functional needs of modern living and be truly relevant for our customers all over the world. As a Product Design Developer, you play a key role in our quest to improve everyday activities connected to kitchen, bathroom and laundry.

Would you like to join our fantastic team? 

As a Product Design Developer (PDD) at IKEA of Sweden you bring product ideas to life through all the dimensions of IKEA Democratic Design – form, function, sustainability, low price, and quality. You will work together with a multifunctional team of specialists in innovation and design, engineering, sourcing, supply marketing and communication and sales.

Together, you co-create the home furnishing offer through a customer centric approach and IKEA Democratic Design to deliver the IKEA identity. 

Your main tasks and responsibilities include:
•    Leading the development team to ensure our products deliver to all 5 dimensions of Democratic design and the content specialist in form and function, always starting with the price tag
•    Leading each product development project with both vision and action to deliver a clear customer value proposition derived from transforming knowledge of life at home in to actionable insights on a product level
•    Use applicable existing platforms and technical solutions, standard colors, materials and finishes to design for lowest price
•    Visualizing and communicating of the ideas and product movements before and during the development process (mood boards, drawings, pictures, prototypes, storytelling) with an aim to bring people on board, as well as reaching out to the customer in the end
•    Feed into the development of new, platforms, technical solutions and finishes

Sounds interesting?

Please submit a portfolio of your work either as a link or as a PDF, so that we can get to know your work. Applications with a portfolio are more likely to be considered.

If you have any questions about the recruitment process, please contact People and Culture Recruiter Christina Appelqvist +46-766-113408. We are looking forward to your application! Please submit both your CV and motivational letter in English  at the latest by 6 of May 2021.

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 candidates. So, don’t delay, please send us your application today. Visa mindre

Product Design Developer - BA Bedroom

Ansök    Mar 8    IKEA of Sweden AB    Produktutvecklare
Do you want to be a part of creating a better everyday life for the many people? In Älmhult, Sweden you can. Älmhult is home to IKEA of Sweden. Here the IKEA range is developed and made available to stores and customers all over the world. We are here to offer a wide range of well-designed, functional home furnishing products at prices so low that as many people as possible will be able to afford them. That is our promise, and we do this every day with gre... Visa mer
Do you want to be a part of creating a better everyday life for the many people? In Älmhult, Sweden you can. Älmhult is home to IKEA of Sweden. Here the IKEA range is developed and made available to stores and customers all over the world. We are here to offer a wide range of well-designed, functional home furnishing products at prices so low that as many people as possible will be able to afford them. That is our promise, and we do this every day with great passion and energy.

Business Area Bedroom is a stable and successful business and has been for many years. To secure a future as successful as the past, we are building a renewed, improved and wider bedroom offer for the future for an ever-changing complete bedroom business. 

Do you have a passion for home furnishings and creating a great offer? Are you inspired by people’s real life at home? Are you motivated by reaching more of the many people through a desirable and affordable range offer? Are you interested in leading product development, change and improvements keeping the consumer and the business in focus? 

Right now we are looking for a Product Design Developer for our Business Area (BA) Bedroom.

In BA Bedroom we are a group of down-to-earth, straightforward people with a passion for home furnishing. We come from all over the world, but we share an inspiring vision: “to create a better everyday life for the many people”. 

We develop safe, affordable quality products for a beautiful, relaxing and more organised life at home. Everything we do is based on a spirit of togetherness and enthusiasm, and we are now looking for someone who shares our positive attitude and values. As a Product Design Developer, you play a key role in our quest to improve everyday activities and needs connected to sleeping and organising shoes & clothes.

Do you want to join our fantastic team?

We are looking for you who love delivering, coordinating and reacting to current and future trends; needs, colours, materials etc. You who have deep insights into the needs and dreams of consumers and their life at home, and know how to lead design processes with an entrepreneurial approach.

As a Product Design Developer at IKEA of Sweden you bring product ideas to life through attention to all dimensions of the IKEA Democratic Design process; form, function, sustainability, low price and quality.

As a Product Design Developer you will be part of engaging the full capabilities of the value chain to deliver democratic design products with unique IKEA identity to create a better everyday life for the many people. You will work together with a multifunctional team of experts in design, sourcing & supply, engineering, marketing & communication and sales. Together, you co-create the final home furnishing product through a holistic and customer centric approach.

As a Product Design Developer for BA Bedroom you are responsible for:
•    Leading the design development of better products delivering to all 5 dimensions of Democratic design being the specialist in form and function always starting with the price tag
•    The content of the product development project with both vision and action
•    Securing IKEA unique identity and Democratic Design in each and every product
•    Transforming knowledge in life at home to insights and into actions on a product level
•    Co-creating with development partners throughout total value chain, from consumer to supplier
•    When applicable, utilising existing platforms, shared solutions, standard colours and materials to design for the lowest price possible
•    To feed needs into development of platforms, shared solutions, standard colours and materials
•    Identifying and enabling stories of the product design development to be used in communication
•    Contributing in creating a high performing project team
•    Contributing in creating the Range and Product plan

Please send us your application – CV and letter of motivation – in English. We really want to get to know you, so make sure you tell us why you would be a good fit for this role. The last day to send your application is 29 of March 2021.

If you have any questions regarding the position, please contact the Range & Product Design Manager, Nina Hughes at [email protected] If you have any questions about the recruitment process, please contact the Recruitment Specialist Christina Appelqvist +46766113408. 

We welcome your application! Visa mindre

Product Design Developer - BA Bedroom

Ansök    Mar 16    IKEA of Sweden AB    Produktutvecklare
Do you want to be a part of creating a better everyday life for the many people? In Älmhult, Sweden you can. Älmhult is home to IKEA of Sweden. Here the IKEA range is developed and made available to stores and customers all over the world. We are here to offer a wide range of well-designed, functional home furnishing products at prices so low that as many people as possible will be able to afford them. That is our promise, and we do this every day with gre... Visa mer
Do you want to be a part of creating a better everyday life for the many people? In Älmhult, Sweden you can. Älmhult is home to IKEA of Sweden. Here the IKEA range is developed and made available to stores and customers all over the world. We are here to offer a wide range of well-designed, functional home furnishing products at prices so low that as many people as possible will be able to afford them. That is our promise, and we do this every day with great passion and energy.

Business Area Bedroom is a stable and successful business and has been for many years. To secure a future as successful as the past, we are building a renewed, improved and wider bedroom offer for the future for an ever-changing complete bedroom business. 

Do you have a passion for home furnishings and creating a great offer? Are you inspired by people’s real life at home? Are you motivated by reaching more of the many people through a desirable and affordable range offer? Are you interested in leading product development, change and improvements keeping the consumer and the business in focus? 

Right now we are looking for a Product Design Developer for our Business Area (BA) Bedroom.

In BA Bedroom we are a group of down-to-earth, straightforward people with a passion for home furnishing. We come from all over the world, but we share an inspiring vision: “to create a better everyday life for the many people”. 

We develop safe, affordable quality products for a beautiful, relaxing and more organised life at home. Everything we do is based on a spirit of togetherness and enthusiasm, and we are now looking for someone who shares our positive attitude and values. As a Product Design Developer, you play a key role in our quest to improve everyday activities and needs connected to sleeping and organising shoes & clothes.

Do you want to join our fantastic team?

We are looking for you who love delivering, coordinating and reacting to current and future trends; needs, colours, materials etc. You who have deep insights into the needs and dreams of consumers and their life at home, and know how to lead design processes with an entrepreneurial approach.

As a Product Design Developer at IKEA of Sweden you bring product ideas to life through attention to all dimensions of the IKEA Democratic Design process; form, function, sustainability, low price and quality.

As a Product Design Developer you will be part of engaging the full capabilities of the value chain to deliver democratic design products with unique IKEA identity to create a better everyday life for the many people. You will work together with a multifunctional team of experts in design, sourcing & supply, engineering, marketing & communication and sales. Together, you co-create the final home furnishing product through a holistic and customer centric approach.

As a Product Design Developer for BA Bedroom you are responsible for:
•    Leading the design development of better products delivering to all 5 dimensions of Democratic design being the specialist in form and function always starting with the price tag
•    The content of the product development project with both vision and action
•    Securing IKEA unique identity and Democratic Design in each and every product
•    Transforming knowledge in life at home to insights and into actions on a product level
•    Co-creating with development partners throughout total value chain, from consumer to supplier
•    When applicable, utilising existing platforms, shared solutions, standard colours and materials to design for the lowest price possible
•    To feed needs into development of platforms, shared solutions, standard colours and materials
•    Identifying and enabling stories of the product design development to be used in communication
•    Contributing in creating a high performing project team
•    Contributing in creating the Range and Product plan

Please send us your application – CV and letter of motivation – in English. We really want to get to know you, so make sure you tell us why you would be a good fit for this role. The last day to send your application is 29 of March 2021.

If you have any questions regarding the position, please contact the Range & Product Design Manager, Nina Hughes at [email protected] If you have any questions about the recruitment process, please contact the Recruitment Specialist Christina Appelqvist +46766113408. 

We welcome your application! Visa mindre

Product Design Developer - BA Bedroom

Ansök    Mar 16    IKEA of Sweden AB    Produktutvecklare
Do you want to be a part of creating a better everyday life for the many people? In Älmhult, Sweden you can. Älmhult is home to IKEA of Sweden. Here the IKEA range is developed and made available to stores and customers all over the world. We are here to offer a wide range of well-designed, functional home furnishing products at prices so low that as many people as possible will be able to afford them. That is our promise, and we do this every day with gre... Visa mer
Do you want to be a part of creating a better everyday life for the many people? In Älmhult, Sweden you can. Älmhult is home to IKEA of Sweden. Here the IKEA range is developed and made available to stores and customers all over the world. We are here to offer a wide range of well-designed, functional home furnishing products at prices so low that as many people as possible will be able to afford them. That is our promise, and we do this every day with great passion and energy.

Business Area Bedroom is a stable and successful business and has been for many years. To secure a future as successful as the past, we are building a renewed, improved and wider bedroom offer for the future for an ever-changing complete bedroom business. 

Do you have a passion for home furnishings and creating a great offer? Are you inspired by people’s real life at home? Are you motivated by reaching more of the many people through a desirable and affordable range offer? Are you interested in leading product development, change and improvements keeping the consumer and the business in focus? 

Right now we are looking for a Product Design Developer for our Business Area (BA) Bedroom.

In BA Bedroom we are a group of down-to-earth, straightforward people with a passion for home furnishing. We come from all over the world, but we share an inspiring vision: “to create a better everyday life for the many people”. 

We develop safe, affordable quality products for a beautiful, relaxing and more organised life at home. Everything we do is based on a spirit of togetherness and enthusiasm, and we are now looking for someone who shares our positive attitude and values. As a Product Design Developer, you play a key role in our quest to improve everyday activities and needs connected to sleeping and organising shoes & clothes.

Do you want to join our fantastic team?

We are looking for you who love delivering, coordinating and reacting to current and future trends; needs, colours, materials etc. You who have deep insights into the needs and dreams of consumers and their life at home, and know how to lead design processes with an entrepreneurial approach.

As a Product Design Developer at IKEA of Sweden you bring product ideas to life through attention to all dimensions of the IKEA Democratic Design process; form, function, sustainability, low price and quality.

As a Product Design Developer you will be part of engaging the full capabilities of the value chain to deliver democratic design products with unique IKEA identity to create a better everyday life for the many people. You will work together with a multifunctional team of experts in design, sourcing & supply, engineering, marketing & communication and sales. Together, you co-create the final home furnishing product through a holistic and customer centric approach.

As a Product Design Developer for BA Bedroom you are responsible for:
•    Leading the design development of better products delivering to all 5 dimensions of Democratic design being the specialist in form and function always starting with the price tag
•    The content of the product development project with both vision and action
•    Securing IKEA unique identity and Democratic Design in each and every product
•    Transforming knowledge in life at home to insights and into actions on a product level
•    Co-creating with development partners throughout total value chain, from consumer to supplier
•    When applicable, utilising existing platforms, shared solutions, standard colours and materials to design for the lowest price possible
•    To feed needs into development of platforms, shared solutions, standard colours and materials
•    Identifying and enabling stories of the product design development to be used in communication
•    Contributing in creating a high performing project team
•    Contributing in creating the Range and Product plan

Please send us your application – CV and letter of motivation – in English. We really want to get to know you, so make sure you tell us why you would be a good fit for this role. The last day to send your application is 29 of March 2021.

If you have any questions regarding the position, please contact the Range & Product Design Manager, Nina Hughes at [email protected] If you have any questions about the recruitment process, please contact the Recruitment Specialist Christina Appelqvist +46766113408. 

We welcome your application! Visa mindre

Product Design Developer

Ansök    Nov 25    IKEA of Sweden    Produktutvecklare
Company Description Would you like to be part of creating a better everyday life for the many people? By developing affordable products and solutions for people all around the world? Älmhult is home to IKEA of Sweden and here the IKEA range is developed based on the Democratic Design process, and made available to stores and customers across the world. We are now looking for a new colleague to join us in Business Area Children’s and Lighting, working wit... Visa mer
Company Description
Would you like to be part of creating a better everyday life for the many people? By developing affordable products and solutions for people all around the world? Älmhult is home to IKEA of Sweden and here the IKEA range is developed based on the Democratic Design process, and made available to stores and customers across the world.


We are now looking for a new colleague to join us in Business Area Children’s and Lighting, working within HFB 10 Lighting & Home electronics.. In BA Children’s & Lighting we are a diverse group of down-to-earth, straightforward people with a passion for home furnishing. We come from all over the world, but we share an inspiring vision: “to create a better everyday life for the many people”. We develop safe and affordable products for a beautiful, playful and more convenient life at home. We are passionate about how light and atmosphere can make us feel at home. Everything we do is based on a spirit of togetherness and enthusiasm, and now we are looking for someone who share our positive attitude and values. As a Product Design Developer, you play a key role in our quest to improve everyday activities connected to furnishing you home with light.


Do you want to join our fantastic team?


Job Description
We are looking for you who love delivering fast HFA products, coordinated across HFBs, reacting to current and future trends (colour, material etc), who have deep insights into the needs and dreams of our customers in their life at home and know how to lead design process through an entrepreneurial approach. As a Product Design Developer at IKEA of Sweden you bring product ideas to life through attention to all dimensions of the IKEA Democratic Design process – form, function, sustainability, low price and quality.


As a Product Design Developer you will be part of engaging the full capabilities of the value chain to deliver democratic design products with unique IKEA identity and commerciality to create a better everyday life for the many people. You will work together with a multifunctional team of experts in innovation and design, engineering, sourcing, supply marketing and communication and sales. Together, you co-create the final home furnishing offer through a holistic and customer centric approach according to the IKEA Democratic Design principles and the IKEA identity.


As a Product Design Developer for Children’s and Lighting, you are responsible for:
Design development of better products delivering to all 5 dimensions of Democratic design being the specialist in form and function always starting with the price tag
Content of the product development project with both vision and action
Securing IKEA unique identity and Democratic Design in each and every product
Transforming knowledge in life at home to insights into actions on product level
Co-creating with development partners throughout total value chain
To when applicable use existing platforms, shared solutions, standard colours and materials to design for lowest price
To feed in to development of platforms, shared solutions, standard colours and materials
Identify and enable stories of the product design development to be used in communication
To contribute in creating a high performing project team
To contribute to creating the Range and Product plan

In order to be successful you need to work closely with your team members and be capable of visualizing ideas and concepts in a simple, clear and inspirational way to bring people on board in the product development process. You will work in close collaboration with other project teams within the business area.


Qualifications
A Product Design Developer is someone who has a genuine interest in developing products; someone who has the ability to see things from a customer’s perspective and conceptualize things that don’t exist. In order to be successful in the job as a Product Design Developer, we expect you to have a university degree in a design discipline or product development or equivalent knowledge and several years of experience in working with product development.


A Product Design Developer is someone who is innovative, curious and likes to challenge the existing. Someone with the ability to work with conceptual ideas, who is able to turn these into final solutions and to lead the content of the project from start to end.


You are curious with an eye for design and get motivated by finding new ways of working. You are energetic, driven and determined, enjoy working closely with people, at a fast pace and have great communication skills.


Additional information
If you have any questions about the recruitment process, please contact Recruitment Specialist Jakob Bergström at +46 70-147 48 90. Last day to send in your application is December 9th. Visa mindre

Product Design Developer

Ansök    Nov 26    IKEA of Sweden    Produktutvecklare
Company description Would you like to be part of creating a better everyday life for the many people? By developing affordable products and solutions for people all around the world? Älmhult is home to IKEA of Sweden and here the IKEA range is developed based on the Democratic Design process, and made available to stores and customers across the world. Job description We are looking for you who have deep insights into the needs and dreams of our custome... Visa mer
Company description
Would you like to be part of creating a better everyday life for the many people? By developing affordable products and solutions for people all around the world? Älmhult is home to IKEA of Sweden and here the IKEA range is developed based on the Democratic Design process, and made available to stores and customers across the world.


Job description
We are looking for you who have deep insights into the needs and dreams of our customers in their life at home and know how to lead design process through an entrepreneurial approach. As a Product Design Developer at IKEA of Sweden you bring product ideas to life through attention to all dimensions of the IKEA Democratic Design process – form, function, sustainability, low price and quality.


As a Product Design Developer you will be part of engaging the full capabilities of the value chain to deliver democratic design products with unique IKEA identity and commerciality to create a better everyday life for the many people. You will work together with a multifunctional team of experts in innovation and design, engineering, sourcing, supply marketing and communication and sales. Together, you co-create the final home furnishing offer through a holistic and customer centric approach according to the IKEA Democratic Design principles and the IKEA identity.


As a Product Design Developer, you are responsible for:
Design development of better products delivering to all 5 dimensions of Democratic design being the specialist in form and function always starting with the price tag
Content of the product development project with both vision and action
Securing IKEA unique identity and Democratic Design in each and every product
Transforming knowledge in life at home to insights into actions on product level
Co-creating with development partners throughout total value chain
To when applicable use existing platforms, shared solutions, standard colors and materials to design for lowest price
To feed in to development of platforms, shared solutions, standard colors and materials
Identify and enable stories of the product design development to be used in communication
To contribute in creating a high performing project team
To contribute to creating the Range and Product plan

In order to be successful you need to work closely with your team members and be capable of visualizing ideas and concepts in a simple, clear and inspirational way to bring people on board in the product development process. You will work in close collaboration with other project teams within the business area.


Qualification
A Product Design Developer is someone who has a genuine interest in developing products; someone who has the ability to see things from a customer’s perspective and conceptualize things that don’t exist. In order to be successful in the job as a Product Design Developer, we expect you to have a university degree in a design discipline or product development or equivalent knowledge and several years of experience in working with product development.


A Product Design Developer is someone who is innovative, curious and likes to challenge the existing. Someone with the ability to work with conceptual ideas, who is able to turn these into final solutions and to lead the content of the project from start to end.


You are curious with an eye for design and get motivated by finding new ways of working. You are energetic, driven and determined, enjoy working closely with people, at a fast pace and have great communication skills.


More Information
If you have any questions regarding the position or recruitment process, please contact HR Generalist Charlotte Johansson 072-352 7946. Last day to send in your application is 8 December.


Warm welcome with your application! Visa mindre

Product Requirement Specialist

Ansök    Okt 7    IKEA of Sweden AB    Produktutvecklare
Product Requirement Specialist - Chemical Requirements for food-contact material and products Company Description IKEA of Sweden, or IoS, is responsible for developing the IKEA range and making it available to stores and customers all over the world. IoS is leading business development at IKEA and the core IKEA matrices Range, Supplying, Technical and Commercial. At IKEA of Sweden you will work in a company with endless opportunities to develop in differ... Visa mer
Product Requirement Specialist - Chemical Requirements for food-contact material and products


Company Description
IKEA of Sweden, or IoS, is responsible for developing the IKEA range and making it available to stores and customers all over the world. IoS is leading business development at IKEA and the core IKEA matrices Range, Supplying, Technical and Commercial. At IKEA of Sweden you will work in a company with endless opportunities to develop in different operational areas and countries.
Safe and healthy products is the number one priority for IKEA. It has always formed an essential part of our vision “To create a better everyday life for the many people”. We believe that all people have the right to safe and healthy products that are free from harmful chemicals.
To secure the global chemical requirements for products that handle food we are looking for a Product Requirement Specialist for our team that handle Chemical requirements.
Job Description
As a Product Requirement Specialist you will provide specialist support and together with other roles within the organization, set the pre-conditions to secure safe and healthy products that comply with market requirements and standards that fulfil or even exceed customer expectations in all our sales markets.
More specifically you will:
Take leadership for gathering information externally about existing and proposed product requirements for existing and future life at home products.
Lead the development of product requirements and secure that they are documented and communicated in a clear and simple way.
Support the organization with competence development activities and implementation of product requirements.
Share your competence, experience and learning’s with colleagues.
Establish your internal and external network needed to succeed in your assignment.

Qualifications
To be successful in this role you need to be able to navigate in a complex international organization, taking leadership and responsibility within your assignment. You have the ability to communicate in a clear and simple way with experts and non-experts. You are driven by a strong curiosity and have a desire to find better ways together with others, always with the business and our customers in focus. Since we are working in an international environment you need to be strong in communicating in English.
We believe that you have a university degree within the area of chemistry, or similar, and that you have experience from regulatory and product requirement/compliance-related work.
Preferably we see that you have knowledge in chemical risks related to various materials, such as plastics, metals, paper and ceramic. And having experience from work related to food-contact materials and requirements specifically is seen as a strong plus.
Ability to work in a structured way is a pre-condition, as well as good communication skills. Acting and leading according to the IKEA values is crucial.
Additional information
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.
Älmhult is an inspirational working environment, based on creativity and innovation, which gives you the opportunity to work and interact with people from all around the world. Älmhult has excellent commuting possibilities with hourly trains to Malmö, Lund and Växjö, and an IKEA shuttle bus run back and forth to Helsingborg two times a day.
We look forward to receive your application in English no later than the 18th of October!
IKEA Range & Supply has the responsibility to develop, design, produce and supply the 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. IKEA of Sweden is a part of IKEA Range & Supply. Visa mindre

Project leader - Water Solutions

Ansök    Okt 7    IKEA of Sweden AB    Produktutvecklare
Range & Product Innovation, New Innovation Do you want to work to make better how water is used in the many people’s homes today? It is the world’s most important resource and we are looking for a new Innovation colleague with expertise in this area to help us lead the way! At IKEA of Sweden in Älmhult the IKEA range is developed and made available to customers all over the world. It is also here we explore the future to create ideas and innovations for ... Visa mer
Range & Product Innovation, New Innovation

Do you want to work to make better how water is used in the many people’s homes today? It is the world’s most important resource and we are looking for a new Innovation colleague with expertise in this area to help us lead the way!

At IKEA of Sweden in Älmhult the IKEA range is developed and made available to customers all over the world. It is also here we explore the future to create ideas and innovations for a better everyday life at home for the many people.

With the IKEA vision – to create a better everyday life for the many people - as a starting point, we focus on creating capabilities and solutions that are relevant in the life at home today and tomorrow.
With the task to capture the opportunities of a changing world, Range & Product Innovation has the responsibility to enable IKEA to meet the future. We are here to explore the big problems in life at home, creating solutions relevant for the many people Using Democratic Design as our guide, we collaborate with partners and customers and together challenge known truths in the world of ideas and technology.

As Project leader for Water Solutions you will utilize your wide experience and knowledge in this field to provide innovative solutions that will create wellbeing and save water, energy and money for our many customers.
In this role you will be responsible to lead the collaboration with our different development and innovation partners in their field of expertise.

You will take the lead to deliver the solutions all the way to the market, going beyond customer expectations. Ýou do this by establishing and leading collaborations with innovative start-ups and major industry leading partners within the area of water.
By developing new concepts and solutions following our roadmap you will take an important role to enable as many people as possible to create their water positive home! Visa mindre

Product Design Developer

Ansök    Maj 30    IKEA of Sweden    Produktutvecklare
Can you really reach out to the whole world, creating a better everyday life for the many people? In Älmhult, Sweden you can. Älmhult is home to IKEA of Sweden. Here the IKEA range is developed and made available to stores and customers all over the world. We are here to offer a wide range of well-designed, functional home furnishing products at prices so low that as many people as possible will be able to afford them. That is our promise, and we do this e... Visa mer
Can you really reach out to the whole world, creating a better everyday life for the many people? In Älmhult, Sweden you can. Älmhult is home to IKEA of Sweden. Here the IKEA range is developed and made available to stores and customers all over the world. We are here to offer a wide range of well-designed, functional home furnishing products at prices so low that as many people as possible will be able to afford them. That is our promise, and we do this every day with great passion and energy.Job Description• To transform the knowledge and insights in life at home to action on range level• To lead creative process for better homes solutions within assigned range area and when applicable cross Home Furnishing Business• To identify and co create othe strategic range design stories• To visualize and communicate of the range and product movements before and during the development process• To contribute in creating and securing deliveries to cross HFB range and product plan including Launches and activities in accordance to the One IKEA Range and product plan• To involve the development teams in creation of range and product plan for best possible hand over of development projects• Together with all members of Range and product team to create preconditions for Product Development teams to develop better products delivering to all 5 dimensions of Democratic Design• To secure that decided color, pattern and material directions are utilized to ensure IKEA identity• To secure that decided platforms, shared solutions and standard materials are utilized to ensure IKEA identity and lowest price• To feed in to development of platforms, shared solutions, standard colours and materials.• To secure that each development project deliver to better homes with better solutions• For IKEA unique identity on assigned range and product areaQualificationsTo join us in this mission, we believe that you have a university degree in design dicipline or product development. You have extensive experience with product development through complete value chain in a global environment. You have proven track record of sucessfully leading and working in multidisciplanatory teams. You have strong ability to work on strategic, tactical and operational level and communicate and visualise concepts and ideas. You have a passion and deep knowledge about life at home and customer needs. You have the ability to explore different perspectives, be innovative and be comfortable in the unknown and a constant urge to improve, develop, change and influence. You are truly curious and have a courageous mindset. As you will work in truly global environment, fluency in English is a must, both spoken and written.Send us your application in English by June 11th. We are looking forward to hearing from you! Visa mindre