Product Requirement Engineer
- Älmhult, Sweden
IKEA Range & Supply has the responsibility to develop, design, produce and supply IKEA stores with home furnishing solutions available to the many people. Each year IKEA Range & Supply introduce 2,000 new products in the IKEA stores. The total range is almost 10,000 products.
Business Area Free Range & Vitality team has an exciting future ahead! Within Vitality team we cooperate with famous designers and bringing fashion and vitality to our customers! We are people that dares to be different, strives for simplicity and are constantly on the way! Are you that person too?
Product Requirement Engineer
Free Range & Vitality
IKEA of Sweden, Älmhult
Are you driven by a constant urge to improve, develop and challenge? Are you passionate about creating solutions for a better everyday life for the many people? Do you have a solid technical knowledge and experience? Then this may just be for you!
About the role
As a Product Requirement Engineer you are responsible for the full documentation of product during the product development process. You will work to secure that products meet both customer as well as the legal requirements of the products in the Vitality range. You will work closely to the taskforce team as the requirement specialist responsible to set and document the relevant product requirements as well as to have a close dialogue with the purchasing organisation and suppliers to secure successful implementation. You need to have good insight into specifications and test methods and keep updated on changes in legislation and other external requirements that may influence the product areas under your responsibility. You will work with documentation for new product developments as well as with improvements to the running range.
You have a University Degree in Engineering and solid technical experience from a relevant field. You have experience in product development and/or creating and documenting product requirements as well knowledge of certification and testing.
You have excellent communication skills in English and the ability to take the lead in your own work as well as in your contacts with internal and external stakeholders. You are confident working in an environment where processes aren’t necessarily in place.
You have supply chain- and production knowledge and are skilled in requirement management and verification planning. Experience from working with test and verification is a requirement as well as the ability to understand, translate and apply technical requirements in the product development. IKEA of Sweden is a truly global environment, with colleagues from all over the world. You therefore need to be fluent in English.
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!
This is a permanent position based in Älmhult, 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.
IKEA of Sweden is a truly global environment, with colleagues from all over the world. You therefore need to be fluent in English, both spoken and written.
For questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact Recruitment Specialist Johanna Hansson +46 (0)73 376 1744.
We look forward to receiving your application in English by 24th September 2017!
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 based in Älmhult – the heart of IKEA and the centre of IKEA range development and Supply chain.